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5 Hair Conditioners You Can Make at Home

No matter what kind of hair you have, you can keep it beautiful naturally with one of these five simple, natural homemade hair conditioners.

The Pros and Cons of Paying Cash for a House

Just like any financial decision, there are pros and cons to paying cash for a house.

25 Gifts You Can Make Today

Have a last-minute celebration? There's still time to craft an affordable, meaningful homemade gift with one of these 25 awesome ideas.

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

The 5 Best Hair Clippers

Daunted by the rising costs of haircuts? Cut your hair with your own personal set of hair clippers, and save yourself some time and money.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

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.

How to Turn Unwanted Gift Cards Into Cash

What to do with that stack of gift cards you're never gonna use? Sell them for cash, or trade them for gift cards you really will use. It's easy!

How to Buy and Sell Airline Miles

Frequent flyer miles are great, but you can't always use them when you need them. Learn how to buy, sell, and otherwise make use of your airline miles.

25 Great Movies About Money

Get ready to update your Netflix queue. From documentaries to comedies and more, here is the ultimate list of movies about money.

Figuring the Size of Your Emergency Fund

The usual rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months' income. Of course that's silly--the size of your emergency fund needs to be based on your spending, not your income. But even 3

8 Vile Craigslist Scams to Watch Out For

Although 99% of the ads on Craigslist are legit, some are designed to scam you. Recognize these eight common Craigslist scams and avoid becoming a mark.

How to Launder Money

Money laundering is not a simple concept. It's two simple concepts, because there are two different activities that are called money laundering. Here's how to do both of them.

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.

Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians

Too often pop superstardom comes with superstar profligacy. Not so for these five frugal musicians whose smart money habits offer lessons for the rest of us.

The Simplest Way to Live Simply — And Cheaply

Simple living starts from a single action — prioritize what matters. Learn how to take that basic step and the ones that follow come easy.

7 Personal Finance Tips for Animal Lovers

We love our pets — too much sometimes — and it can cost us plenty. Get smart about caring for Fido and keep him from tearing a hole in your budget.

Repair the Car or Spend the Cash?

Your car has cosmetic damage after a crash. Do you get it repaired or use the insurance money for something else? There could be serious ramifications.

5 Best Credit Cards for People With Excellent Credit

Have great credit? Then you have an opportunity to get high-reward credit cards that offer 2% or more cash back, double points, and more.

20 Gifts for the Guy Who Has Everything

What do you get for the guy who seems to have everything (or, at least, wants almost nothing)? Check out this list of practical and experience-based gifts.