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Easter Eggs Aren't Only For Easter

Easter Eggs -- inside jokes, hidden messages, secret bonuses -- reward customers who pay attention to your products and services. They reward you by coming back for more.

7 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Stay-at-Home Parent

Being stay-at-home parent can prove beyond rewarding, but walking away from a job in this economy is a tough decision. Here are some factors to consider.

Best of the Week

Our round-up of the week's best can't-miss articles.

Nintendo Wii and Sony PS3 locator

This year's big-ticket gifts may be tough to track down. Let XP Bargain help you find the hottest gaming consoles with a few simple clicks!

My Pumpkin Lady’s Secret to Business Success

I've never bought a pie pumpkin before, but I walked away with two this weekend. Learn how the pumpkin lady's method can help your business.

Additional smart, frugal people

A raising tide lifts all boats. We're sharing the wealth with some other great blog articles on living life frugally. - Financial Tips from a Queer Perspective

Queercents founder, Nina Smith, talks about the importance of personal finance in the LGBT community. Have a read!

Best Money Tips: Hidden Costs of Buying a House

Today we found some awesome articles on the hidden costs of buying a house, vacations to take when your budget is low, and alternatives to traditional gift-wrapping.

When Good Food Goes Bad Part IV: Black Beans

Feijoada (pronounced "fayj-wada") is Brazil's national dish. Although it's simple enough to be eaten on a daily basis, feijoada is often prepared in huge batches for big parties. [more]

A Journey to Vocational Freedom: Focusing your Dreams with Goals

Instead of a how-to article, or even a "Top 10" list, I want to tell you part of my own story. I've tried to put this into a list, tried to make it into something else, and I just keep coming back to the story. [more]

The Freedom of the Independent Yeoman

The financial crisis has given rise to renewed interest in self-sufficiency, which means we can learn a lot from the yeomen who used to populate the U.S.

4 Self-Discipline Tricks I Learned From the Marathon

Don't worry if you're not a runner — these lessons can help you achieve your goals no matter what you're trying to do.

10 Ideas for Using Your FSA Before Year End

Need to use up the funds in your flexible spending account before 2012? Make it happen with one (or more!) of these 10 purchases.

The Photographer's Dilemma: Quintessential Tips for Frugal Photography

Digital photography is like a virus that is slowly overtaking my friends. Seriously. One person in my group of friends got a digital camera. He took some pictures and shared them with his friends. [more]

Best Money Tips: How to Book Cheap Flights

Today we found some awesome articles on how to book cheap flights, dividing expenses as a couple, and tips for saving on daily living.

Best Money Tips: How to Throw a Fun and Frugal Super Bowl Party

Today we found some awesome articles on how to throw a fun and frugal Super Bowl Party, encouraging nutrition in your family, and naming a guardian for your kids.

Business Plan Basics

I have a business and offer writing services so, on occasion, I have been asked to write business plans. Those making such requests are generally very eager, convinced of their

In With the Old: 4 Vintage Frugal Resources

From the USDA's out-of-print Home and Garden Bulletins to classic kids' books, Some of the best resources for frugality are decidedly low-tech.

Bad, bad China: a round-up

I've pretty much come to the conclusion that I need to stop buying Chinese goods. This is a tough one for me, mostly because so much of the cheap stuff I love to buy comes from Chi

Beyond the Mouth: 14 Uses for Dental Floss

Floss isn't just for freshening breath and fighting plaque; it's also amazing for DIY fixes and curing everyday problems. Discover these 14 great uses.