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15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

What can you do with witch hazel, the mightily useful little medicinal marvel? Here's a rundown.

Top 7 Reasons Why I Use My Credit Card for Everything

I charge absolutely everything to my credit card. Everything. Here are the reasons why I am a credit card junkie.

10 Most Breathtaking Day Hikes in the U.S.

Make sure your travel bucket list includes these thrilling and majestic hiking spots across the U.S.

19 Frugal Ways to Entertain Teenagers

Teens can be a tough audience to entertain. But even the most restless and demanding teenagers will have fun with one or more of these activities.

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 Pros and Cons of Paying Off Your Debt Early

You dream of being debt-free, but is it all it's cracked up to be?

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

30 Easy Ways to Unstick Something That's Stuck

Need a sticky label removed? A frozen zipper released? Before you run off to buy a pricey chemical "remover," try these common household unstickers first.

What's the silver lining in this recession? Share your answer to win $10

All we hear these days are doom and gloom news about layoffs, bankruptcies and stock market dips. But it can't be all bad out there. So we're asking you: What are some silver lin

Share a money tip & win $10: What do you buy to thrive in a recession?

What are you spending money on to thrive in this recession? What should I buy to save money? Share your tips for spending our way out of this recession, and be entered to win one

A Secured Credit Card Can Repair Your Credit Score — Here's How to Pick the Best

A secured credit card can help improve your creditworthiness, but some secured cards do more harm than good. Here's how to choose one that's right for you.

6 Ways My Family Scores Free Travel With Credit Cards

Want to travel the world for free? Take advantage of my insider tips that took me years to learn!

Everything You Need to Know About Airline Dining Rewards Programs

Wait, you can rack up airline miles by eating out at your favorite restaurants? Yes, it's true!

14 Things You Should Do When You Move to a New Town

Welcome to the neighborhood! Here's how to plant your roots in the new town you call home.

11 Simple Rules of Excellent Houseguest Etiquette

Being a great houseguest requires more than a parting gift upon departure. See what it takes to really make sure you get invited back.

The 5 Best AAA Batteries

Got a lot of electronics that run on AAA batteries? Our top 5 picks will give you long-lasting power for your gadgets without breaking the bank.

How Much?! A Breakdown of Concert Ticket Prices

Where does the money go when you buy a concert ticket? And what's with all the service charges? Learn exactly what your ticket purchase is paying for.

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School

While the kids are away, SAHMs and SAHDs can earn some extra pay!

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.