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Personal Finance Lessons from Online Adventure Game (RuneScape)

A friend shared with me some strategies he's learned for playing RuneScape. Can these strategies be applied to personal finance? Let's see.

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The Quiet Millionaire: Part 3 - Money for Now, Money for Later

You've figured out how to have positive cash flow (aka spend less than you earn) for now; but will you have enough money for later? Funding for future requirements, such as

What to Do If Your Adult Child Is Moving Home

If your adult children are moving back or currently living at home, how much support should you be giving them? Here are some things to consider.

Best Money Tips: How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Today we found some stellar articles with tips to help you sleep better at night, save money while eating healthy, and spend less at the bar.

Miser v. Stunna: A Case Study

Miserly is derived from a Latin term that means "wretched." It is the linguistic blood relative of miserable. Stuntin' is when you spend too much money and w

12 Easy Ways to Save on Common Beauty Buys

Want to look like a million bucks without spending a million bucks? These beauty hacks will have you saving in no time.

Finding an Internship as an Adult

Just because you're not in college doesn't mean you can't have an internship. And while the pay might not be great, the experience can be.

6 Surprising Ways a Houseplant Can Save You Money

A little greenery can go a long way! Add a houseplant or two, and you might be surprised at the savings.

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: Tried and Tested Tips for a Frugal Life

Today we found some awesome articles on tips for a frugal life, free summer fun for kids, and cutting your cable bill 90%.

Three reasons to stop freaking out about socialism

McCain-Palin are trying to paint the Obama-Biden ticket as a bunch of socialist nutjobs. But 'socialism' isn't nearly the red menace that they are making it out to be, and McCain h

Important Habits of Very Frugal People

We've all read about (or heard about) the habits of highly effective people — but what about the habits of the fantastically frugal?

Would You Stop Coloring Your Hair?

As I got older, I started caring a bit more about the kinds of chemicals that I was putting on my hair and skin, so I decided to grow my gray out for a while.

What frugal lessons can we learn from the demoscene?

The "demoscene" loosely refers to an underground computer art movement where the emphasis is on creating amazing-but-compact demonstrations — hence the name. What can its evolution

Hungry? 20 Popular Online Grocers to Satisfy Every Craving

If you're too busy to go to the store or need something special, count on these Internet grocery stores to bring home the bacon (or the pineapple or bell pepper).

10 Smart Uses for Food That's About to Go Bad

Your brown bananas and flimsy fennel may look ready for the trash, but there's still lots of ways to enjoy these soon-to-spoil foods.

On Choosing and Defending Your Luxuries

How do you defend your luxuries? Easy: You defend them to yourself, not to some other guy.

12 Easy Ways to Wake Up Richer Tomorrow Than You Are Today

There are plenty of ways to make a quick buck, but none are easier — and more certain — than these. What are you waiting for?

xkcd & Imgur joins 4chan battle vs. AT&T

AT&T has effectively pissed off the mob and the net intelligentsia. Good luck folks!