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21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Instead of buying that shiny new toy for your kiddoes, maybe they should pay for it.

7 Easy Ways to Build an Emergency Fund From $0

When your latest financial emergency is that you can't afford an emergency, it's time to start building that safety net — quickly!

Beginner's Guide to Reading a Stock Table

Getting stuck between the columns of a stock table? They're simpler than they look. Let's break down how to read one!

Why You Should Call Your Mortgage Lender Every Year

When was the last time you gave your mortgage lender a ring? If it's been a few years, you could be throwing money out the window.

8 Legit Ways to Use the Gym for Free

Don't want to pay for a full gym membership? Instead, follow these strategies that let you work out at the gym without paying a cent.

The 5 Best Stay-At-Home Skincare Essentials

If you've been missing your regular facials, or you're just looking to switch up your skincare routine, these items will give your skin a fresh glow without breaking your budget.

13 Simple Gardening Skills Anybody Can Master

Having a green thumb is not only a great skill to have — it can also save you big bucks!

5 Smart Strategies to Rack Up More Credit Card Rewards

Can't earn a sign-up bonus? These strategies will help you earn more rewards.

The 5 Best 9 Volt Batteries

If your battery-powered appliances are fading fast, quality 9 volt batteries are what you need. Upgrade to one of these next time you need to replace them.

8 Signs You Need a Social Media Detox

Social media is fun, until it becomes your whole life. If you can relate, it might be time for a social media detox.

Cooking great meals with your car engine. The heat is on.

Ladies, gentlemen, start your engines. But only after you've loaded them up with sausages, chicken, crabs, Cajun shrimp and plenty of vegetables. [more]

15 Jobs That Capitalize on the Growth in Rich Households

The rich keep on getting richer — which means there are more jobs than ever catering to the 1 percent. Is it time to brush up on your butler-ing skills?

11 Retail Gigs That Pay Well and Offer Benefits

Looking for a job that pays well and offers benefits? These retailers are a good place to start.

25 Ways to Use Frozen Mixed Vegetables

You could just toss that bag of frozen mixed veggies into the microwave and steam as a healthy side. But why when you can use that same chilly bag all these hot and delicious ways?

These 6 Costco Items Will Easily Cover Your Membership

Is the annual Costco fee worth the money? Yes, and then some — especially if you buy these common items.

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

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

A Denim Expert Reveals Why You Only Need 3 Pairs of Jeans

By following a simple routine, you can have denim jeans for every occasion and task, and you only have to buy a single pair per year.

12 Side Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads

Being a stay-at-home parent can put a strain on your budget, but these side jobs allow you to take care of the kids while generating additional income.

How to Launder Money

Money laundering is not a simple concept. It's two simple concepts, because there are two different activities that are called money laundering. Here's how to do both of them.