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5 Turkey Alternatives That Won't Break Your Holiday Budget

Sure, turkey is traditional but there's no reason you can't celebrate the harvest with an affordable and delicious alternative.

13 Dumb Little Purchases You Need to Stop Making Today

All small purchases add up quickly and ruin budgets, but these wastes are just silly — or even harmful. Find out what not to buy.

5 Surprising Ways the Rich Get Richer

The rich get richer. You could get jealous, or you could get inspired to find out how wealthy stay that way, and copy them?

9 Times Choosing an Unpopular Color Will Save You Big

If you don't need to be on trend, buying stuff in the "wrong" color can save you a ton of money. Get your sample cards ready.

6 Ways to Score a Black Friday Deal Without Leaving Home

Skip the lines and score great Black Friday deals and doorbusters from the comfort of home. No camping out required.

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.

4 Best Jobs for Work Life Balance

If your work-life balance has got you off-kilter, it's time to look for a job that will put you back on track.

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.

10 Depressing Jobs That Aren't Worth the Money

There are a lot of ways to earn your keep, but not all of them are good for mind, body, and soul. Do you work one of these depressing gigs?

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.

The 5 Best Secured Credit Cards

If you have no or a bad credit history, getting a secured card could help you build or rebuild your credit score. Find out if one of these cards is right for you.

Insights From the World's 9 Most Frugal Cultures

In every corner of the globe, there are people that spend less and save more than we do. Let's follow their lead.

The 8 Things That Are Always Cheaper at Target

Target is hitting the bullseye for ultra-low pricing on these eight products. Shop smart and save with these choices.

Is It Ever Okay to Cosign a Loan?

Conventional wisdom says cosigning a loan is a major money no-no. But are there exceptions?

Best Money Tips: Genius Ways to Use Leftover Fruits and Veggies

Today we found genius ways to use leftover produce, the best stores for Black Friday this year, and simple tricks to cut costs over the holidays.

20 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About

When a finance blunder make you cringe, you're not alone. We're all guilty of some of these money mistakes.

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.

8 Friendsgiving Hacks That'll Make Everyone Feel at Home

If you're hosting all the Thanksgiving "orphans" in your circle, make your gathering extra homey with some added welcoming touches.

5 Surprising Ways to Save Money During Your Pregnancy

Save thousands of dollars with these tips from a mom who has been through it all.

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.