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20 New Things You Can Make With Old Denim Jeans

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Don't toss that old denim! The durable and easy to work fabric is well-suited for a number of post-wardrobe uses.

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What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in August

Hard to believe summer is almost gone — almost as hard to believe as the deals you can find on lawn and garden supplies and LCD TVs.

12 Delicious and Cheap Nut Butter Recipes to Make at Home

Peanut may still be the king of nut butters, but there are plenty of nutty new challengers — most of which you can make right at home, for cheap.

14 Pricey Things You Shouldn't Buy (And What to Get Instead)

If you've got caviar tastes and a fishstick budget, buy domestic. That and 13 other great cheap alternatives on the other side of the click.

The 12 Herbs and Spices Every Pantry Should Have

Not sure what spices to stock in your pantry? These 12 herbs and spices cover most kitchen situations — whether cooking or baking.

The 9 Hidden Costs of Drinking

Drinking isn't cheap, especially if you aren't aware of these nine hidden costs.

Never Use Your Credit Card to Pay for These 10 Things

Paying with plastic can be really convenient — it can also be really, really expensive. Avoid the extra costs by avoiding these 10 purchases.

The 5 Best Woks

Want to make the best stir-fry recipes in the comfort of your own home? Then these five versatile woks deserve a spot in your kitchen arsenal.

10 Surprising Ways to Save Money on Hotels

Hotels are expensive! Cut the cost of a night's stay with these clever lodging cost cutters.

Best Money Tips: Save on Medical Costs and Improve Your Family’s Health

Today we found some amazing articles on saving on medical costs and improving your family's health, things you need to throw away, and remaining frugal while traveling.

10 Health Foods That Are Actually Making You Fatter

Just because a food is healthier than a bag of chips doesn't mean it isn't fattening. Watch out for these gut busting health foods.

The 5 Best Media Streamers

Want to watch your favorite TV shows and movies without needing to pay those high cable bills? These five media streamers let you do that and more.

How to Build a Downsized Wardrobe You Love

Maximize your look while minimizing your wardrobe (and spending on clothing) with a few simple rules that match your clothes to your lifestyle.

The 5 Best Tents

Don't let harsh weather (or complicated setups) keep you from enjoying your next camping trip. Check out our picks for the five best tents.

Best Money Tips: The Shopping Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on all things shopping!

How to Eat Well on Just $20 a Week (With Meal Plans!)

If you shop smart and keep your recipes simple and healthful, you really can eat for a whole week on just $20. Here's how.

4 Ways Stores Trick Us Into Impulse Buys (And How to Resist)

Retailers go to a lot of effort to make your purchases effortless. Watch out for these ploys designed to get you to buy more than you need.

Best Money Tips: The Travel Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on travel!

If You're Eating These 6 Things, Your "Diet" Is Doing Nothing

If you're trying to lose weight and still eat these six foods, it's time to rethink your diet.

10 Easy Pesto Recipes (And Only One Uses Basil!)

Go beyond basil with these 10 delicious pesto recipes that use everything from cilantro to beets!

10 Dark-Side Motivations to Get You Out of Debt

Getting out of debt requires determination and motivation. Does it matter if those motivations are inspired by our darker angels?