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10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

4 Money Moves Every College Freshman Should Master

There will be lots of things to learn during your first year of college. Make sure you master these money moves between classes.

9 Simple Acts of Self-Care for the Sandwich Generation

When caring for your parents and your children at the same time, stress is bound to find you. Remember to take care of yourself, too.

The Easy Way to Negotiate a Cheaper Hotel Room

Most hotels and inns are willing to negotiate their rates. All you have to do is be willing to ask.

6 Pitfalls of Down Payment Assistance Programs

Before you apply for a down payment assistance program to help pay for a house, make sure you understand all the potential downsides.

Keys Locked in the Trunk? Here's What to Do

A moment of absent-mindedness, and now your keys are locked in the trunk. Don't panic! Follow this guide to get back on the road.

Book Review: How to Be a Geek Goddess (Win a Copy!)

If you’re a Twitter-fiend, a long-time blogger, or you customize PC’s in your spare time, this book is probably too elementary for you. If there’s a special lady in your life who

Why We Spend More When We Pay With Credit Cards

It's true — people spend more with credit cards than cash. Learn the psychological reasons why we tend to pay more when we use plastic.

The 4 Worst Kinds of Debt to Have in 2019

Debt can be a necessary evil when it comes to building credit, but in 2019, these are the worst kinds of debt to carry.

Almost 2000 uses for a can of WD-40

My dad always sang the praises of WD-40. "It's not just for a squeaky hinge or a rusty bolt" he'd say. Alas, my memory is not all that sharp and I couldn't quite remember how

Ask the Readers: What's In Your Wallet?

We want to know what you currently carry in your purse or wallet.  By sharing the contents via comments or Twitter, you will be entered to win a $20 Amazon

The 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.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Eat Healthy on a Budget? (Chance to win $25!)

We want to know how you eat healthy on a dime. With so many of us living such busy lifestyles, it can be difficult to implement good eating habits -- especially

Ask the Readers: If You Could Have One Wish (Chance to win $20!)

What is your most longed-for financial wish? Let us know your thoughts in order to be entered to win one of three $20 Amazon gift cards!

Are You Withholding the Right Amount of Taxes from Your Paycheck?

Does tax time leave you with a huge refund or a huge bill? Your withholding is off. Here's how to fix it.

Ask the Readers: Do You Use eBay?

Tell us if you use eBay and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Pay Yourself First: What It Means, and How to Do It

Can't save money? Think again. Try this technique to automate your savings and reach your financial goals.

Ask the Readers: Do You Still Have a Landline?

Tell us whether or not you have a landline and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

15 Lucrative Side Hustles for City Dwellers

You can find just about anything you need when you're a city slicker — including one of these great side gigs!

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!

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