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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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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?

9 Ways Staying on Budget Can Be Fun (Really!)

Let's face it: Staying on budget is hard. But if you make it fun, you'll get some short-term kicks while you're saving for long-term goals.

Want to Cut Costs on Your Next Vacation? Go Green

Greener travel shaves costs and it brings tourists closer than ever to their destination. Lighten your carbon footprint with these simple steps.

How an Expensive Wardrobe Saves You Money

Sure, an expensive suit costs more upfront, but over time it pays its wearer back in dollars saved — and possibly in dollars earned.

The 7 Dumbest Big Purchases People Make

Remember when 3D TVs were all the rage? Sometimes even smart people make bad purchasing decisions. Consider that and six other doozies.

The 5 Best Solar Chargers

Do your gadgets always run out of battery in the middle of the day? These five solar chargers let you use the sun to recharge them on the go.

Best Money Tips: The Home Edition

Today we found some of the best articles around the web on everything related to your home!

19 Things Most Tourists Overpay For, and How You Can Avoid Them

Why does travel always seem to cost more than expected? Spot these ripoffs and discover the cheaper alternatives you should buy, instead.

The 5 Best Photo Printers

While there are many ways to print photos, a home photo printer is still the most convenient, especially if it's one of these top picks.

The Guide to Staying at Hostels for People Over 30

Hostels aren't just for 20-somethings. No, really, even adults can slash the cost of lodging by staying at hostels instead of hotels.

Zooey Deschanel Never Pays Late Fees and 5 Other Smart Money Lessons From Celebrities

You don't have to be a spendthrift just because you're rich and famous. Here's how six super thrifty celebs get by.

15 Ways to Save the Most During a Hawaii Vacation

A resident shares his best tips and secrets to enjoying a Hawaiian vacation without emptying your bank account. Aloha!

Best Money Tips: The Cheap Eats Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on ways to keep your food expenses low.

Improve Your Social Skills With Highlights From 5 Great TED Talks

People with good social skills share cool things they've found — like these five great TED talks on building better social skills.

Convert Your Crap Into Cash Without a Garage Sale

A yard sale is one way to get rid of your old stuff, but it's a pain. Fortunately, the Internet (and your "Friendnet") both offer an easier way.

14 Things Good Hosts Never Do

You're sure to be the host with the least if you're doing any of this at your next gathering.

The 5 Best Bluetooth Earphones

Time to cut the cord on your music buds! These five Bluetooth earphones omit those annoying wires so that you can rock out in complete freedom.

7 Tricks to Get More Out of Your Slow Cooker

A slow cooker is a great way to prepare easy, time-saving meals. Make the most of your crock with these surefire, low fire cooking secrets.

Castles, Ranches, and Other Weird, Affordable Hotel Alternatives

Hotels and vacation rentals are fine, but dull. For the most memorable travel adventures, look for these fun, frugal, and freaky lodging options.