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How to Make Money by Creating YouTube Videos

Believe it or not, you can have a decent little side hustle by creating quality content on YouTube.

The mystery shopping scam that could cost you a fortune.

For many years now, thousands of folks have been earning a little extra cash by doing Mystery Shopping (aka Secret Shopping). [more]

The Best and Worst Places to Stash Cash in Your Home

We all agree that a buck has value, it is also a bit vulnerable when not hidden properly. Forget the $3000 hi-tech safe, and stick with these affordable tricks I picked up. Yo

7 Times to Update Your Homeowners Insurance

You probably haven't looked at your homeowners policy since you bought your house. You might want to; especially if you've made these changes.

7 Money Conversations Parents Should Have With Their Adult Kids

Your kids aren't babies anymore. It's time to sit down and talk finance.

The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)

One way to spend less is to take up a fun hobby. Try one of these great ones, and you may even improve yourself and your bank account along the way too.

12 Instant Pot Recipes That Will Save You Money

The Instant Pot just may be your perfect solution to easy, multi-purpose meal-making on the cheap.

35 Bizarre Things You Can Be Taxed On

Uncle Sam always seems to have his hand out — and even expects a cut for these 35 off-the-wall things.

How to Naturally Reset Your Sleep Cycle in One Night

Not eating for 16 hours can help you quickly reset your sleep-wake cycle. This trick can drastically improve your ability to cope with jet lag or adjust to working late shifts.

4 Ways to Avoid Awkward Moments at White Elephant Parties

It's better to give than to receive...especially when you're stuck with the worst gift at a white elephant party. Follow these tips to keep things fun.

12 Natural Remedies for Stomach Pain

Put away the Pepto-Bismol and Alka-Seltzer. From indigestion to constipation, here are 12 natural remedies to help ease stomach pains.

6 Ways Millennials Have Changed Money (So Far)

The kids these days are bringing money matters into the social media age, and reinventing some old tricks along the way.

The Fastest Method to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Yes, you can get out of credit card debt — and faster than you think. The sooner you start, the sooner you'll chip away at that financial burden.

17 Uses for Stale Bread

Using up leftover bread is not only frugal, it's delicious. Make sure you eat every last crumb of that aging loaf with these recipes.

The 5 Best Trekking Poles

Hiking through rough terrain isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these trekking poles and you can climb any mountain.

25 Quick, Cheap Lunch Ideas

You lunch doesn’t have to be a budget-buster or bland. These 25 fast and inexpensive lunch ideas will keep your midday meals interesting and easy.

What Does the Word "Recession" Mean to You? (Answer for a Chance to Win $10!)

Economists have it defined. News anchors provide ample commentary on what it is and how it affects us. But what about the "real" people living in today's economy? Do they "feel"

The 9 Secrets of Highly Successful Craigslist Sellers

From couches to cell phones, you can hock it on Craigslist. Follow these tips and go from Craigslist amateur to selling machine.

10 Ways to Combat "Impostor Syndrome"

Impostor syndrome — that feeling of being a fake in high stakes social situations — often stands in the way of success. Don't let it.

The 5 Best Air Fresheners

Life gets messy, and those messes can stink. Try any of these five air fresheners to combat unpleasant smells and keep life fresh.