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How to Get Netflix and Hulu to Play on Your TV

Dropping your cable subscription and switching to content streamers like Hulu and Netflix is complicated. Or is it? Cutting the cord has never been easier.

How a $700 billion bailout became a $800 billion "rescue plan"

You might have thought that the $700 billion bailout bill seemed a bit excessive. You'll be relieved to hear that the bill that the President will sign tonight is worth a mere $800

How to Gather Free Marketing Intel

These free and inexpensive approaches to marketing intelligence can help you better understand your target customers.

5 Business Lessons From These Child Entrepreneurs

What can you learn from kid entrepreneurs? Just about everything you need to know to launch a successful business!

7 Certifications That Add Big $$ to Your Salary

Expand your skills and education without stepping foot in a classroom. These seven certifications will help you score the big bucks!

15 Ways to Make Money Outside Your Day Job

You've only got so many hours in the day to sell to the Man. But if you're creative with what you've got, you can still give your finances a boost.

10 Gifts for Your Boss

You don't have to be a suckup to give your boss a nice gift. Follow a few simple rules, then choose one of these 10 great gift ideas.

13 Ways to Make a Good First Impression at Your Next Job Interview

You did something right on your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile and landed the interview. Don't blow it know by making a bad first impression.

Borrowing from Friends: The Friendship Killer

Friendships are regularly damaged or lost from loans going sour. These are loans that were given and received with the best of intentions, yet few friendships can bear this pressur

20+ Freebies for College Students

Making ends meet on a student's budget is challenging, but these 25 freebies make it at least it alittle easier.

8 Simple Ways to Take Stunning Travel Photos

Master these simple photography hacks, and you can relive your favorite travel spot — anytime, anywhere.

Should You Use Peer-to-Peer Lending to Pay Down Credit Card Debt?

Depending on your debt situation, a peer-to-peer loan may be an affordable — and sensible — way to retire debt. Here's what you should consider.

How to Handle a Sudden Loss of Income

Don't let a sudden loss of income cause financial paralysis. Take these smart steps to handle the situation and minimize the damage.

9 Things to Know Before Retiring Abroad

The retirement of your dreams might include becoming an expat. Before you leave the U.S., it's important to know what to expect.

Jar of Nothing: the perfect present for the picky prick in your life

The next time someone says they want "Nothing" for a gift, we've got the perfect solution — enter the Jar of Nothing!

Ask the Readers: Where Did You Learn to Budget?

Tell us where you learned to budget and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The 5 Best Thermoses

Keeping your beverage perfectly hot or cold isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these thermoses and your drink will remain the right temperature.

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 Smart Ways to Organize Old Photos

If you have old photo albums collecting dust in the closet, take them out, dust them off, and put them to good use!

7 Things Non-Members Can Get at Costco (Including Cheap Eye Exams!)

Some stuff at Costco — like health care services — is available to members and nonmembers alike. Read on to learn how to get the deals without the card.