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Tasty, Healthy Breakfast Cookies With Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

Begin the day right with these healthy, bake ahead breakfast cookies that pack just enough caffeine to get you out the door.

Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: Would You Ding Your Credit to Get Out of Debt?

Tell us if you would ding your credit to get out of debt and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $150 or one of two $25 Amazon Gift Cards!

Life Without Television

I haven't owned a television in over 7 years. I haven't lived in a house with a set in over 5 years. I spend my days largely television-free, and I actually like it.

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: What Splurge Has Most Improved Your Life?

Tell us what splurge has most improved you life and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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.

Ask the Readers: Do You Meal Plan?

Tell us whether you meal plan and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Do You Keep a Budget?

Tell us whether you keep a budget and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you're fighting to reduce your credit card debt, a balance transfer card can be a powerful tool. Read this list to find the best card for you.

The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

Jason's family has been earning free travel for over 20 years. These are his favorite travel rewards cards.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Splurge On?

Tell us what you splurge on and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How Big of a House Do You Really Need?

For my entire life, I have never lived in a place bigger than 1400 square feet. The smallest dwelling I had was a studio less than 400 square feet which I shared with my parents.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money on Valentine's Day?

Tell us how you save money on Valentine's Day and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Holiday Gifts?

Tell us how you save money on holiday gifts and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Deal With Collection Agencies

Turn the collections process to your advantage by following these 9 suggestions.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Show Love Without Spending Money?

Tell us how you show love without spending money and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Advice to Your Younger Self: What Would You Say?

If you could go back and give your younger self some life-changing advice, what age would you pick and what would you say? Would you change careers, college majors, or perhaps eve

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Valentine's Day on a Budget?

Tell us how you celebrate Valentine's Day on a budget and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The Best Cash Back Credit Cards

If you're responsible with your credit, a rewards credit card can be a nice perk -- free stuff! If you don't want to bother with points programs, choose a cash rewards card.

Ask the Readers: What Is The Best Gift You've Ever Received?

Tell us about the best gift you've ever received and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!