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5 Money Moves That Will Ruin Your Mortgage Application

You're ready to be a homeowner — but if you make these missteps with your money, you can kiss your mortgage application goodbye.

6 Weird Things to Sell on eBay for Extra Cash

Spring cleaning is more fun when there's a market for your trash. Find out what people will pay for the stuff in your recycle bin and junk drawer.

The Best Credit Cards For Military Personnel and Families

Military families can get special benefits from credit cards, such as waived annual fees. Check out these great cards for service men, women, and their families.

Selling Your Groupon Coupons

If you've bought a Groupon or Living Social coupon but can't (or don't want to) use it, these sites will help you sell it to someone who wants it.

14 Dumb Things Holding You Back From Losing Weight

Been dieting and exercising but still can't shed the fat? One of these dumb things might be keeping the weight on.

Travel and Money: Carrying Decoy Wallets

Here’s a technique for protecting your cash — and your identity — from being stolen in one fell swoop when you're traveling.

3 Stellar Reasons to Hire a Life Coach

Sometimes we know we want to make a change, but we need help to make it happen. Enter the life coach!

7 Traps to Avoid With Your 401(k)

Your 401(k) is a powerful retirement savings tool, but that doesn't mean it's perfect.

6 Reasons It's Never Too Late for a Career Change

Career stuck in a rut? Climb out!

25 Ways to Say Thanks

A sincere "thank you" can mean a lot — here are 25 wholehearted, creative, and frugal ways to make it happen.

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.

Got a New Job? Here's Your Financial To-Do List

A new job means a new boss, new co-workers, and new financial decisions to make. Make smart ones with this handy checklist.

Big List of Birthday Freebies

It's your birthday, time to take advantage of the one day of the year that people have to be nice to you. Take a look at all the things companies are willing to give you for free!

6 Cloud Tools for Small Business

These six cloud-based productivity tools allow you to take your office with you, for better or worse.

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 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.

The 5 Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers

Finding the perfect cup of joe to start your day isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these cold brew coffee makers and your mornings will begin boldly.

The 4 Worst Mistakes Good Parents Make

Parenting is hard! Are you making it harder than it really is?

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.

12 Side Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads

Being a stay-at-home parent can put a strain on your budget, but these side jobs allow you to take care of the kids while generating additional income.