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The Fastest Way to Pay Off $10,000 in Credit Card Debt

Want to know how to get rid of your credit card debt fast? Here's our two-step method.

Coupon of the month! $30 off a $30 purchase at ShopNBC.

It's not often a deal of this magnitude comes along, so grab it while you can folks. Right now (for a limited time, but I don't know how long...sorry) ShopNBC accepts a coupon that takes $30 off a minmium purchase of $30. [more]

The 10 Offensive Phrases No One Is Telling You About

A lot of the stock phrases we use have much darker meanings than we probably intend. Be careful what you say!

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.

Why invest in the stock market?

The conventional reason for investing in the stock market--perhaps offered with a bit less confidence now that we're in the midst of a stock market crash--is, "It offers higher ret

Can You Really Make a Living as an Ebook Writer?

Ever wonder if you could make a living as an ebook author? Us too! Find out what we learned about it.

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.

Everything You Need to Know About Frequent Flyer Miles

If you're lost in the confusing world of frequent flyer programs, Find your way with this simple guide to accumulation, management, and redemption.

11 Essential Documents You Should Keep in Your Safe

Keep the necessary documents to establish your identity and financial history in a safe, so you can recover from identity theft, fire, or home invasion.

Not driving your less-frugal friends crazy

A while back, I heard an interview with a guy who, troubled by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, decided the right response was to quit driving. The bit of the interview that stuck with

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.

Gadzukes! 10 Ways to Use Up Your Zucchini Bounty

And by "bounty", I mean "curse". It's the end of the summer. And once again you are suffering from that chronic malaise common to the home gardener: Zucchini Fatigue. Instead of d

35 Grocery Items You Should Make at Home (and 5 to Buy)

Homemade protein powder? Yep, you can make that and 34 other grocery staples cheaply and easily at home. (And discover the five you should DEFINITELY skip.)

The Meaning of Milk Label Colors

Can you tell the difference between 1% and skim milk based on the color of the cap? It depends on where you shop.

Should You Pay Your Kids For Good Grades?

Have you ever considered rewarding your kids' good grades with money? Or is that a terrible idea? Let's discuss.

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.

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!

Is it worth paying more for faster shipping?

"Free shipping" is often advertised as attractive bait for you to take action and buy something! That is, until you find out it's not free after all. Here are tips & tricks to help

8 Times You Should Never Feel Guilty at Work

Has something at work recently left you feeling guilty? Here's the green light to shrug off those feelings.

The Best Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards offer the convenience of a regular credit card...with some unexpected benefits. Learn more about these financial tools.