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Ask the Readers: What Money Advice are You Sick Of? (Chance to Win $20!)

Tell us what financial advice you're tired of hearing for a chance to win a $20 Amazon GC!

13 Problems You Can Solve With Duct Tape

If you're stuck in a jam, duct tape might just be able to save you.

Ask the Readers: Do You Buy or Pack Your Lunch?

Tell us if you buy or pack your lunch and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, By the Month

Not sure which fruits and vegetables are 'in season'? Here's a handy list to help you out!

3 Ways Millennials Can Avoid Financial Fraud

Elders aren't the only targets of financial fraud. Even young folks need to know how to protect themselves.

20 New Things You Can Make With Old Denim Jeans

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

Figuring the Size of Your Emergency Fund

The usual rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months' income. Of course that's silly--the size of your emergency fund needs to be based on your spending, not your income. But even 3

Horizon Organic Milk: Is it All Just Lies?

There are some misleading and downright deceptive statements on Horizon Organic's packaging. Let's deal with them one at a time.

16 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer Without Spending Big

Use these tips to help extend the life of your clothes.

How to Start Investing With Just $100

Investing isn't just for the wealthy. All it takes is $100 — or less! — to get started.

3 Things You Should Consider Before Selling Your House for Cash

You just got a cash offer for your home! Before you sell, consider these important things first.

I Just Think Things Should Work Properly too, Mr. Dyson. UPDATED 7/7/09

I don’t own a lot of stuff that’s considered top of the line. Hardly anything in fact. But I do have the “Rolls Royce” of vacuum cleaners – The Dyson DC14 Complete (well, it was to

Quickly Remove Scratches From CDs and DVDs

Here are the results of my exploration to remove scratches from my CDs and DVDs, complete with my own experience with each remedy.

5 Steps to Successful Budgeting

Ready to build your best budget? All it takes is five steps to clear financial control.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

Best Lenders for Personal Loans

Whether you face unexpected expenses or are just shopping the best rate, there's a personal loan available to suit your needs.

4 Things You Need to Know About Gift Tax

There's a tax on financial gifts? Of course there is — and guess what else? It's very convoluted.

7 Ways to Reuse Clothes That No Longer Fit

Dust off those ill-fitting clothes taking up space in your closet and give them a new purpose!

14 Ways to Make Your Yard Look Awesome for Under $100

Yardwork is a pain, and can hurt you in the wallet, too. Try some of these easy ways to spruce up your yard without spending a lot of money.

Banks Still Offering Free Checking and Savings with Great Interest Rates

Tired of fee-gouging from your old bank? Here are the banks with the best checking and savings terms.

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