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How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

15 Chicken Leg and Thigh Recipes From Around the World

Tired of trying to make chicken breast interesting? The humble and affordable chicken leg quarter offers the frugal cook lots of flavor, lots of value, and lots of variety.

Breaking the Bread Code: How to Get the Freshest Loaf

Discover the color code that will lead you to the freshest loaf on the store shelf every time.

9 Ways to Earn Extra Cash When Money Is Tight

Whether you're unemployed or could just use some cash on the side, these gigs (ranging from oh-so-easy to kind of wacky) can help you make money fast.

20 Delicious Ways to Use Pineapple

Tough on the outside, sweet on the inside, delicious pineapple adds a tropical touch to dishes sweet and savory.

Best Ways to Count (and Cash in) Your Change

Try these free, fast, and easy options to turn coins into cash.

10 Lifesaving Skills Everyone Should Know

Do you know how to safely exit a sinking car? Help someone with an allergic reaction? Do CPR? Learn these skills, and be prepared to help save a life.

What to Eat Every Day: A Month of Frugal Meals

Planning ahead and cooking at home are two of the best ways to save money. Do both with this guide to one month of tasty, frugal meals.

25 Ways to Make Money Today

Need some cash now? Want to make a few extra bucks to buy something that isn't in your budget this month? Here are 25 ideas to get you started.

5 Places to Find Free or Cheap Mason Jars

Don't overpay for brand new canning jars! If you know where to find them, affordable used jars can help you preserve your garden bounty on the cheap.

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

The Best Low Interest Rate Credit Cards

If you need to pay off credit card debt, having a card with a low interest rate can help immensely. Here are your best options.

25 Things to Throw Out Today

Do you have any of these items lurking in your home that should be thrown (or given) away? Here's a list of 25 things to get rid of right now.

Cheaper and Healthier Than Store-Bought: 10 Great Freeze-Ahead Burrito Recipes

The Internet is awash in make-ahead frozen burrito recipes. These 10 favorites satisfy your need for a quick, nutritious meal on the go, however you roll.

Are You Tipping Wrong? This Is What You Should Be Leaving

Seems like every service counter we encounter includes a strategically placed tip jar. Find out who you should be tipping (and how much).

11 Attractive Standing Desks You Can Actually Afford

If you've thought about switching to a standing desk but have been put off by the price (or the appearance), consider this collection of affordable, attractive designs.

35 Delicious Rice and Bean Dishes

You know rice and beans are healthy and delicious. But did you know there are as many ways to prepare rice and beans as there are beans in the bag? Here're 35 to get you started.

How to Eat Well on Just $20 a Week (With Meal Plans!)

If you shop smart and keep your recipes simple and healthful, you really can eat for a whole week on just $20. Here's how.

Alternatives to Flying: Other Ways to Get From Here to There

Flying isn’t always the only way to go. You might be able to save time, money, and aggravation on your next trip with these alternatives to flying.

20 Great Body Weight Exercises (and Why You Should Do Them)

Body weight exercises seem simple, but they can be very challenging. Best of all? You don't need expensive fitness equipment to do them.