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Quickly Remove Scratches From CDs and DVDs

Here are the results of my exploration to remove scratches from my CDs and DVDs, complete with my own experience with each remedy.

6 Strange Ways Online Shopping Has Changed the World

The Internet has made shopping more convenient, easier, and way more fun. But there have also been some strange side effects...

10 Foods You Need in Your "Emergency" Pantry

This isn't prep for the zombie apocalypse — it's how to save money and time by stocking up on 10 frugal foods for quick "emergency" dinners.

5 Things Never to Bring Up in a Job Interview

Ready to ace that job interview? Of course you are, but just be sure you don't bring up one of these no-no topics.

Pre-Approved for Credit Card Offers: Are You Pre-Qualified?

What does it mean when you get a preapproved or prequalified credit card offer in the mail?

Best Ways to Count (and Cash in) Your Change

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

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.

5 Times You Can Score a Great Deal on a New Car

While a brand-new car is not the most frugal way to buy a new-to-you set of wheels, if you must, let the calendar help you save some money.

Science Says You Don't Need a Standing Desk, After All -- You Only Need This

Recent studies show that sitting all day actually will not kill you. Desk sitters, rejoice!

The 7 Best Credit Card Debt Elimination Strategies

You want out of credit card debt, and you want out fast. You have several options — which will work for you?

16 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer Without Spending Big

Use these tips to help extend the life of your clothes.

4 Ways to Buy a House Without a Mortgage

No mortgage? No problem. You can still purchase the home of your dreams.

31 Essential Kitchen Tools All Frugal Cooks Need

If your tiny kitchen space doesn't have these essentials, you're not living your best life.

5 Times You Shouldn't Refinance Your Mortgage

Thinking of refinancing your mortgage? Hang on — usually a refinance is the right choice, but not always.

The 5 Best Credit Cards With No Annual Fees

A card with more modest benefits and no annual fee can be better than one with extra features you don't use but have to pay an annual fee for. These are our favorites.

5 Best Credit Cards with Free Airport Lounge Access

Even if you're not a frequent traveler, access to the airport lounge can be a godsend while traveling.

5 Amazing, Cheap Places to Live as an Expat

Looking for adventure overseas but don't know how to afford it? These five places welcome expats, and you may even fly home with more in savings.

The 4 Best Investments for Lazy Investors

You really don't need a lot of money to get started investing. And you don't need a lot of time, either.

Jobs That Offer Free Room and Board

If you're looking for a job with some non-traditional perks, check out these gigs that not only provide a salary, but also free accommodations.

Banks Can Manipulate Your Transactions, Then Charge You 1750% Overdraft Fee

Learn how your bank's tricky policies can deplete your account.