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How to Get Rid of Your Old Electronics

These four responsible ways to dispose of old electronics will keep them the out of landfills and may even put a little more money in your pocket.

10 Cheap Ways to Make Your Apartment Awesome (Without Losing Your Deposit)

Upgrade a drab apartment with some clever, frugal design ideas that won't leave a mark, so you can leave with your deposit.

How to Avoid (and Treat) Cold Sores

Cold sores are painful, ugly, and take a long time to heal. Here's how to avoid (and treat) these nasty little lesions.

Best Money Tips: Change Spending Habits to Increase Your Income

Today we found some amazing articles on changing spending habits to increase your income, the art of healthy discontentment, and creating a budget you'll stick with.

Stop Paying For Cable Television But Keep Up With Your Favorite Shows

Cable and satellite television subscriptions are expensive. Let's face it – are you really watching 352 channels and listening to 50 music stations via your television each month

Are You Paying These 6 Unfair Banking Fees?

Fees here, fees there, banking fees everywhere. Cut the expense of banking and other financial services by shopping smart and choosing fee-free.

16 Amazon Deal Hacks You May Not Already Know

You probably already purchase from online retail behemoth Amazon.com for savings and convenience. Find more of both with these Amazon shopping hacks.

10 Rules of Etiquette Everyone Should Know (and Follow!)

Etiquette is the grease that keeps the gears of civilization turning. Do your part by following these 10 basic rules of etiquette.

Save Money on Shaving With These Razor Tricks

Make your razor go the extra mile — and last up to a year — with these money-saving (and razor-saving) tricks.

20 Gluten-Free Lunch Ideas

It's easy to save money by packing a sandwich for lunch...unless you have a gluten allergy. Use these recipe ideas to brown-bag it while avoiding gluten.

Will Work For Food: The Primal Connection Between Food and Personal Finance

"Will Work For Food" by Wray Herbert Article reprinted with permission from Mr. Herbert's insightful blog We're Only Human... [more]

Volunteer to Travel: 11 Opportunities for Free or Very Cheap Travel

Here are 11 options for free or very cheap travel through volunteering.

5 Places to Get Cheaper Diapers

After having five children, I know a few things about finding diaper deals. Follow my suggestions, and you'll never have to pay full-price for diapers again.

21 Disposable Products You Can Reuse

Don't throw away those so-called "one-time-use" items. Here are some creative ways to reuse them — and save some money in the process.

25 Things to Do With Used Corks (Including Making Money With Them)

So you've popped open a bottle of wine...now, what do you do with the wine cork? You have a surprising number of options.

22 Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda

Most of us know that soda isn't good for us, but that doesn't mean we stop drinking it. Here are 22 financial, health, and other reasons to kick the habit.

The Five-Day Freeze: Batch Cooking for the Rest of Us

Here are my tips on batch cooking for those who work a full-time job, have tiny ones underfoot, or just generally hate cooking for days at a time.

10 Small Businesses That Are Free or Cost Little to Start Up

Rather than face an untimely layoff, why not join millions of savvy entrepreneurs and start a business of your own? Here’s how someone with no capital can create their own schedule

5 Best Online Savings Accounts

Some online banks have great service, while others offer great interest rates. These five have both.

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