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Top 10 scams of 2006

The internet can be a deep and dark place for criminals to hide. Don't get victimized by one of these common money scams.

Packing it in - The Independent of London issues a challenge

The Compact is giving up all new purchases in a year, bar food and medicine, to save the environment.

Being Frugal with Froogle

Online price comparison just got a whole lot easier with Google Shopping. Happy spending!

Adaptation: Lessons learned from being unemployed

Almost 3 years ago I quit my 9-6 job to "take a break." I quit not because I hated that particular job, but because I hated the 9-6 part. It also didn't help that my commute was 3 hours round trip and I didn't get paid well. [more]

The American Airlines Bankruptcy and Your Frequent Flier Miles

Now that AA has filed for Chapter 11, many consumers are wondering what will happen to their reservations and miles. Find out how it could affect you.

Gift Ideas for Practical People

What do you buy for people who hate to spend? These gift ideas will thrill the cheapskate on your list by saving them money.

6 Old School Beauty Products We Want Back

It wasn't so long ago that beer promised bouncy curls, and emotion was a scent you could wear. What do you wish they still made?

Online outlets

Some of the fondest shopping memories of my childhood involve outlet malls. The sheer number of stores managed to be exciting, enticing and overwhelming, all at the same time. [more]

7 Easy Lunch Ideas for Work

Don't be intimidated by brown-bagging it — having a fast, tasty work lunch can be easy and inexpensive. Just follow these tips.

Suze Orman's Approved Card Gets Mixed Reviews and Controversy

Suze's new debit card stirred up controversy when she called a critic an "idiot." Are you stupid for not using this card?

When Good Food Goes Bad Part VI: Apples

I hail from The Apple Capital of the World, so I know a thing or two about apples. For instance, eating three apples a day helps you lose weight. That is, if you can manage to eat three apples a day. [more]

Budgeting for People Who Hate Planning

Budgeting isn't that exciting — and it can be downright annoying if you hate planning. Here are some ways to make it bearable...and even fun.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Hire a Babysitter

Today we found some great articles on frugal ways to hire a babysitter, how to spend a tax refund, and ways to get money fast.

Best Money Tips: Motivation Tips With Big Results

Today we found some great articles on motivation tips that really work, ways to make a workout schedule that works, and warning signs to check for when you’re buying a used car.

TACO TOWN and the gut-busting tributes.

Have you guys ever seen Taco Town? C'mon, the parody of supersizing that is way too funny and agonizingly close to reality? [more]

10 Frugalfying Ways to get to $1 Million

This guest post is by Leo from Zen Habits. If you like this post, check out his site or subscribe to his feed. [more]

Best Money Tips: Stay Organized When Grocery Shopping

Today we found some great articles to help you organize your grocery shopping, write a better business letter, and overcome negative emotions.

The Cost of Meat—The Market Demand Argument

This continues from "The Cost of Meat—Too High To Pay." The Market Demand Argument describes the power consumers have to change policies. [more]

$6500 repair bill to remove a stone from a moon roof

How many times have you felt like someone was ripping you off? Hopefully, you can trust your gut instincts, just like the guy in this video below. You can watch the full 7 minutes for yourself, but the basic story is this. [more]

My dog's facelift

I just spent $1200 on a facelift for my dog. Before you go telling me that I should be put down, let me explain that it wasn't elective surgery. My dog is a Pekingese, and say w