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Software review: TurboTax

I wasn't looking forward to doing my taxes this year.  They were going to be more complicated than in years past, because I left my regular job and started working full-time as

Wanna Put Away Some Cash? Take A Vacation!

A cruise to the Bahamas or a trip to that luxury spa aren’t going to get you ahead financially. However, if you’re looking to sock away a coupl

10 Affordable Ways to Make Your Holiday Gifts Look Amazing

Don't blow your gift budget on the wrapping! These savvy alternatives are both adorable and frugal.

Best Money Tips: Last-Minute Shopping Tips

Today we found articles on last-minute shopping tips, ways to beat self-doubt, and year-end tax planning tips.

Great Ways to Save Money by Volunteering

Volunteering isn't just a great way to give back — it can also save (and even make!) you money.

Best Money Tips: Spring-Clean Your Closet and Make Money

Today we found some awesome articles on spring cleaning your closet and making money, requesting a tax extension, and getting on the road to riches.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Watch Movies for Less

Today we found some great articles on ways to watch movies for less, soon-to-be grad's game plan for securing a job, and shopping designer discount stores.

What To Buy (and Avoid Buying) in May

Spring has definitely sprung! Now's the time to buy spring supplies for next year, but it's definitely not the time to buy stuff for summer.

Best Money Tips: Budget Travel Tips You Haven't Heard

Today we found some stellar articles on budget travel tips you haven't heard, how to stop living paycheck to paycheck, and how today's grads can beat the odds.

Get Up and Get Out: How to Find Cheap Local Events

Whether you're in a city or a small town, chances are that fun and cheap local events are happening all around. Here's how to find them.

Why You Should Always "Get It in Writing"

"Get it in writing" may be the oldest piece of frugal living advice ever given. Learn why.

Frugality and the Myth of Self-Denial

Contrary to popular opinion, frugality isn't all about self-denial. Discover how little luxuries can help keep you frugal.

Why young investors should "Stay the Course" and continue to invest

With the recent upheaval in the financial markets, many individual investors are feeling the pain of shrinking investment accounts. In fact, over $2 trillion dollars have been wipe

Book review: Spend 'til The End

My wife spotted this book at the library and brought it home, suggesting (based on the title) that it might be a sort of anti-Wise Bread that I could read and mock. When I started

Five calls you can make now to save hundreds to thousands of dollars

In the current economic climate, everyone is trying to save a buck. I know some families that have budgets so tight that there is no room for saving, but I think it is possible for

17 Places to Find Investment Inspiration

Investing ideas are plentiful. Pay attention, and you'll recognize profitable possibilities wherever you are.

What can renters do if their landlords are in foreclosure?

Lately many tenants across the United States who faithfully paid their rents on time were surprised to find eviction notices tacked on their doors because their landlords have not

Why Can't You Ever Make On-Time Payments?

How frustrating is it to pay all of your bills each month when you finally get a minute to sit down and take care of things, only to find out later you got socked with penalties an

Stuff We Love: Chrome Messenger Bags — Carry Everything You Need for Biking and Beyond

A durable, comfortable Chrome messenger bag is just the thing for hauling a laptop to work or a casserole to a potluck.

Too broke to be frugal?

The first few years after I got out of college my finances were seriously out of control. I was making pretty good money, but I was spending all of it. Worse, I wasn't keeping tr