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10 Fun, Creative Uses for Airline Miles

Airline rewards are good for more than just airfare. From charity to merch, here's what else you can do with your miles.

Abandon Losing Strategies

We're always told to keep going until we make it. But the truth is that sometimes, giving up is the right move. Learn why.

6 Healthy Homemade Yogurt Recipes

A tub of bacteria never tasted so good. Make these easy homemade yogurt recipes for your family and stop paying more for store-bought.

Free Music Lessons Online! For now...

Ever paid for private music lessons? Pricey, no? I know that my accordian lessons got to be too much for my feeble salary to cover. Now, you can learn music online. Through You Tube! Video lessons, all for free. [more]

Is Green Tea All It's Cracked Up to Be? It's close.

I've been enjoying the snarky articles at Slate.com recently focusing on the commoditization of Eastern traditions, such as yoga. [more]

My Personal Productivity Rules...What Are Yours?

What's the best way to get more productive? Your way. Here's my list of personal productivity rules, a starting point for you to figure out your own.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 2/9, 12pm Pacific for Chance to Win $200

Topic: How People Land in Debtsville. Join chat for chance to win $200 in prizes! Use #WBChat to participate!

A (by no means definitive) list of some cool (and free!) additions for your blog or website

As a supplement to my last post about using WordPress to set up a personal or business website for free (minus the price of domain name registration and/or hosting), here are some ideas for enhancing the functionality of your site or blog with some [more]

4 Psychological Traps Preventing You From Saving — And How to Fix Them

Saving money is hard — and your brain is not making it any easier. Overcome your psychology and start socking away more of what you make.

Beer Donuts and 11 Other Recipes You Can Make With Beer

Beer for breakfast? Sure, when it's in a donut. Learn how to make those and lots more delicious entrees and sides, all featuring brewskis.

Laughing at Ourselves elevated by Doug Marlette

When I first heard of Doug Marlette, he was an editorial cartoonist with The Charlotte Observer. He accepted an invitation to speak to high school students and personally

5 Tricks to Beating Budget Burnout

Creating a budget is hard but sticking to it might be harder. Don't let burnout ruin all your work so far.

When Avoiding Debt Is the Losing Strategy

It's almost always a good idea to stay out of debt. But sometimes, refusing to take on debt could hurt you in the long run.

Best Money Tips: Pay Off Student Loans Now

Today we found some fantastic articles on paying off student loans, personalizing your office space, and questions to ask before you quit your job.

Choosing Between Apples and Oranges

My family lives a fairly simple lifestyle. We live in a rural area, drive older cars, and rarely go out for dinner. But we also like to enjoy life. Given that we know approximat

Deal: 50" HDTV, XBox 360, Halo 3, 1600 XBox Live points AND a $100 NFLshop certificate, all for under $1100.

It's Friday, it's time for another deal. I must preface this by saying I'm not really a huge fan of the XBox 360, not because it's a bad console but I'm no fan of the reliability r

The Slow Bleed: Plugging Your Financial Leaks

Don't let your finances suffer death by a thousand cuts! Learn to stop the little leaks that add up to big bucks.

Book review: Retire on Less Than You Think

Halfway through Fred Brock's book Retire on Less Than You Think: The New York Times Guide to Planning Your Financial Future, I was already drafting a review that would

5 Best Secured Cards with No Annual Fee

Secured credit cards are known for their high fees, but there are a few cards with no fees, even no annual fee!

Organizers for a Dollar

Organizers for cell phones and ipods are going for under a dollar at Pacific Designs. But hurry - the sale is only on for a few more days!