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12 Awesome Things You Didn't Know You Could Get at the Library

Your local library shares a lot more than books and old movies these days. Find out what you're missing by not renewing your library card.

6 Time-Tested Ways to Make a Relationship Work

There is no secret to a perfect relationship — but there are some guidelines that can help make any relationship great.

How a Big Family Survives in a Home With One Bathroom

Sharing a single bathroom with a large family or several roommates isn't ideal. Here's how a family of seven (and growing!) makes it work.

Create Your First Shared Budget Without Blowing Up Your Relationship

Sharing your life with someone can be one of the most exciting and fulfilling things you ever do. Sharing your budget? Well...here are some suggestions.

Free Online Tools That Help Organize People

Organizing people ought to be easy, but there's good reason why the phrase "like herding cats" is so popular. Make things run smoothly with these tools.

Frugality: Are You Still in the Closet?

Are you open about your frugal lifestyle? If you've been keeping it hidden, maybe it's time to celebrate your thrifty ways. Here's why.

10 Tips for Balancing Love and Money

When it comes to money in relationships, love alone isn't enough to build a life together — it also takes communication and honesty.

The Benefits of Having a Roommate (Besides Saving on Rent)

Living with someone else means cheaper rent, but that's not all. Learn all the reasons why a roommate is great for your wallet AND your well-being.

The Best 10 Items to Borrow

Sharing seldom-used items among friends and neighbors is a great (and earth-friendly!) tactic for saving money. Here are the best things to borrow, not buy.

Five Tips for a Smooth Nanny Share

Nanny sharing is a great way to save money on child care...if you do it right. Here's how to make sure you get the most of out your nanny share.

Nanny Sharing: Lowering the Cost of Personal Childcare

With nanny sharing, you can save money while giving your baby both the individualized attention of a nanny and the social benefits of a day care.

What I've been trying to say

You can choose how you want to live. If you choose to live simply, you gain a certain kind of freedom. In particular, you're free to choose to do the work that's the most satisfy

Does your culture support saving?

My brother told me once that, when he was in college, he handled money this way: "When I got paid, I set aside enough money for cigarettes, then spent the rest buying pizza and bee

13 Ways To Be Nice That Will Cost You Barely Anything

It's not expensive to be nice -- in fact, it often costs nothing as Paul mentioned last week. Here are 12 easy ways to be nice that cost zero and a bonus idea that will set you

Help yourself to amazing photos from The Library Of Congress

I'm must confess, I'm a bit of a history junkie. I can often be found digging through The History Channel On Demand shows, all too often because we can learn valuable lesso

Why don't people share more?

I saw an article recently suggesting that neighbors share a garbage service. One neighbor hires the service, the other kicks in to cover half the bill, and both bring their stuff