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The one site you must visit before buying anything online. Period.

Friends, deal hounds, bargain hunters, lend me your ears; if ye don't know about the best coupon site on the web, bar none, then this will indeed be a most glorious day for the

The weird logic of economic growth

Ever notice that we have names for a period when the economy isn't growing (recession or depression), but there's no name for when it is growing?  If they call it anything,

Find work worth doing

I worked at a non-profit--a local nature center--over the summer of 1979.  After we wrapped up our main task, those of us who wanted to were allowed stay on for the few weeks befor

The Great Coupon Debate

What's the one thing worse than talking about a budget with your spouse? Grocery shopping. I live with a coupon cutter who insists we buy nothing that isn't bought with coupons. Bu

Get out the Vote and Grab a Tall Starbucks Coffee for Free!

Voting anxiety is kickin' in big time. With only a couple days left until the final vote, many are more than ready to make their voices heard – and then head back to life as norma

Best Money Tips: How to Spend Less on Swiffer

Today we found helpful articles on ways to save money on Swiffer, remodels that don’t add value to your home, and the best travel tips from travel bloggers.

4 Brain Hacks for Better Investment Decisions

Investors may think they make rational decisions, but for many, emotions and psychology call the shots. Understand your biases to make better decisions.

Best Money Tips: How to Redecorate Without Spending a Dime

Today we found helpful articles on simple ways to redecorate without spending anything, body language mistakes we often make, and places to get free Wi-Fi.

15 Ways to Give to Charity That Fit a Holiday Budget

Charitable giving can be tough on a tight holiday budget. Allow yourself to give in to the holiday spirit with these low-cost, high-impact charity options.

Making Home Affordable expanded again - borrowers allowed to refinance loans up to 125 percent of value

When the Obama administration first announced the details of the Making Home Affordable program in March, the guidelines for the refinance portion stated that the loan refinanced c

Dreaming of a Frugal Christmas: 6 Things You Can Make That People on Your List Will Use and Want

You know sometime in November you'll be rushing around trying to think of cheap Xmas gifts to buy or make. Why the rush? Start now with some simple fun things to make that everyone

9 Great Stocks for Back-to-School Time

Back-to-school stocks are poised to have a strong autumn. Consider adding these strong cool-weather performers to your portfolio.

6 Thinking Skills Frugal People Should Master

You may be a smart shopper, but thinking frugally is much more than setting your sights on the lowest prices and clearance racks.

8 Ways to Track Your Diet and Fitness for Free

Fitness experts will tell you that tracking progress is a good motivator. These free tools will help you do that, without hurting your budget goals.

9 Costly Mistakes DIY Investors Make

Anyone can handle their own investments with the proper research. Anyone can also make these common DIY investor mistakes.

Best Money Tips: Do These Things in Your 30s to Be a Millionaire By 40

Today we found articles on things to do in your 30s to be a millionaire by 40, ways to make your produce last longer, and cheap and easy Halloween costumes for kids and adults.

Book Review: One Year to an Organized Financial Life

One Year to an Organized Financial Life is an organized approach to getting organized, breaking down the monstrous task of dealing with financial issues into small st

7 Decisions That Seem OK Now, but Might Ruin Your Finances Later

"It seemed like a good idea at the time," is not something you want to tell yourself about a money decision. Beware of these money traps!

5 Scary Thoughts Everyone Has During a Job Interview

Despite our best efforts at confidence, sometimes those second-guesses creep in. Learn to deal with those thoughts — and win the interview.

4 More Ways to Save on Maternity Clothes

After having five children, you learn a few things about saving on maternity clothes. Spend less on your pregnancy wear with these tips from an experienced mom.