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6 Thinking Skills Frugal People Should Master

You may be a smart shopper, but thinking frugally is much more than setting your sights on the lowest prices and clearance racks.

The 5 Best Cast Iron Skillets

Cooking meat to perfection isn't easy, but it can be. Get any of these five cast iron skillets and take your cooking to the next level of delish.

4 Sneaky Store Perks That Make You Overspend

Buyer beware! Those awesome shopping "perks" you love put you right where the store wants you — reaching into your pocket for more cash.

5 American Cities Where You Can Retire On Just Social Security

If Social Security is your primary post-retirement income, it may be time to move. Maybe to one of these five low-cost U.S. cities.

8 Times Cash Is Not King

Cash is super if you're 12 years old and want to go to the movies. But for the rest of us, the less cash, the better.

The 5 Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you're fighting to reduce your credit card debt, a balance transfer card can be a powerful tool. Read this list to find the best card for you.

5 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

Jason's family has been earning free travel for over 20 years. These are his favorite travel rewards cards.

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

You won't catch any of these spendthrift celebs on Frugal Lives of the Rich and Famous.

5 Best Cash Back Credit Cards

If you're responsible with your credit, a rewards credit card can be a nice perk -- free stuff! If you don't want to bother with points programs, choose a cash rewards card.

8 Ways Retailers Use Big Data to Track You

Big brother knows a lot about how you shop.

12 Everyday Money Tasks You've Been Doing Wrong

Minimum payments, retail therapy, yikes! Don't let these bad money blunders burn through your cash.

Can Your Spouse be a Dependent on Your Taxes?

We all want a lower tax burden. When your spouse earns much less, you may be tempted to claim them as a dependent. Should You?

10 Questions to Ask Before Signing a Lease

Renting a home is more than just finding the right place. Make sure you know everything up front by asking these important questions first.

10 Old Knick-Knacks You Can Flip for Easy Cash

In need of some extra cash? Look around your home for some flippable vintage knick-knacks like these.

The 5 Best Indoor TV Antennas

Most local TV stations broadcast in beautiful High Definition and other frequencies, for free, and anyone can watch. All you need is a good antenna.

13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar

Diabetics and non-diabetics alike can take positive steps to control blood sugar levels safely and naturally. Read on to find out what you can do.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries

Food is a huge part of most families' budgets. Maximize your supermarket spending by using one of these great grocery cash-back cards.

9 Old Kitchen Tools You Can Flip for Cash

What's hiding in the back of your kitchen drawers and cabinets? Cash, that's what.

8 top ways to care for your allergies without damaging the budget

I've had allergies for as long as I can remember. Which probably means that I've had them for longer than I can remember, since allergies aren't usually something that become possible with the advent of memory. [more]

Flashback Friday: 63 Best Cooking Hacks for Busy People

When your life is hectic, meal preparation should be quick and easy. With these cooking hacks, you can have dinner ready in no time at all.