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Local Currencies

Because the advantages of trade (lower prices) fall into the hands of the person making the decision (the buyer), there's a constant tendency to move toward freer trade, unless

When to Buy Brand Names: Sometimes, the Splurge Is Worth It

As important as it is to save money, it’s just as important to spend it wisely. And that means that sometimes, it makes sense to pay more for a brand-name item.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Reduce Stress at Work

Today we found some great articles on ways to reduce stress at work, things to do before you buy new clothes, and surprising ways to use tea bags.

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Fast and Easy Pizza Dough and Sauce

Pizza delivery for just two people can quickly top $30, depending on where you live, not to mention the hour that you usually have to wait for that delivery. Buying frozen pizza

How Inconvenience Helped Me Save Money

When one writer's local grocery store closed, she learned about planning, convenience, and how driving further can sometimes also mean spending less.

Best Money Tips: Save Money and Have Fun During the Holidays

Today we found some stellar articles on saving money and having fun at the holidays, ways to save $1 a day, and steps to make your money last a lifetime.

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Best Money Tips: Define Your Fashion Style Without Breaking the Bank

Today we found some stellar articles on defining your fashion style and saving money, tips for effectively using layaway, and cutting winter costs and saving for the holidays!

How to Escape Reward Card Spending Traps

Even savvy shoppers can get sucked into credit card traps. Get the benefits of a rewards card and avoid the pitfalls by developing these habits.

16 Best Baby Gifts on a Budget

"More expensive" definitely doesn't equal "better" when it comes to baby gifts. Bring one of these useful, frugal gifts to the next baby shower you attend.

Timeless Tips For College Students

Want to get good grades in college or help your favorite student thrive? My older sister gave me what I still consider the single best piece of advice on how to do well in college.

Unclaimed Assets: Is the Government Holding Your Money?

You might be entitled to some of the $42 billion in unclaimed property the government is holding. Find and reclaim your loot with these online tools.

Best Money Tips: Tax Loopholes for the Working Man and Woman

Today we found some stellar articles on tax loopholes, handling a part time side business, and beating burnout as a working grad student.

The "Pa-Doink" Principle of Personal Savings

"Pa-doink" is the sound you hear when something small and heavy hits water. Think about a child throwing a coin into the fountain at a shopping mall: a toss and a pa-doink later, t

12 DIY Ideas for Creating Inexpensive Art

Art doesn't have to be high-brow -- or expensive -- to wow. Channel your inner creative, keep your home decor budget, and fill your rooms with art.

Best Money Tips: Money Lessons From Star Trek

Today we found some fantastic articles on money lessons from the new Star Trek, budget travel 101, and sending your child to preschool for less.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Father's Day Gift Ideas

Today we found some fantastic articles on frugal Father's Day gift ideas, tips that will save you hundreds on your next trip, and ways to save on your beauty regimens.

4 Ways Being a Nomad Saves You Money

Life on the road has many upsides, but you might be surprised to learn that not having an address can save you money.

Are You and Your Spouse Planning the Same Retirement?

You expect to spend your retirement years living in Costa Rica. Your spouse expects to stay local and join the golf club. And you don’t figure this out until the day before you re