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25 Painless Ways to Save $50 This Year

Little changes can add up to huge savings. From dating to driving, here are 25 painless ways to save $50 in the coming year.

Papa Murphy’s update: nice save.

As some of you are aware, I experienced the wait of all waits at Papa Murphy’s recently. Over one hour for a phone order, which left me fuming (partly at my own politeness for not

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Foreign exchange class action settlement

Did you travel overseas between 1996 and 2006? Or, did you charge anything on a credit or debit card in a foreign currency? If so, be sure to claim your share of a class action s

Why Is the Cell Phone Industry So Screwed Up?

From patent wars to fierce competition among carriers, it can seem like the cell phone industry is in constant turmoil — and consumers are paying the price.

419 baiting – keeping online scammers running in circles

How many of you have received an email telling you that you’ve one a lottery that you never even entered? Or, that a rich widow wants help distributing millions of dollars to the p

The Presenter’s Paradox: Why Less Really Is More

Whether you're getting something for free from a company or giving your significant other a gift, discover how our minds assign less value to more stuff.

Ask The Readers: Do You Have An Emergency Fund?

Tell us if you have an emergency fund and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

6 Compact Airplane Snacks for Frequent Fliers

Stow these cheap and satisfying travel snacks in your carry-on for a quick bite when the going gets delayed.

7 Money Fixes You Can Make When You're Stuck Inside Because of the Weather

Stuck inside on a snowy day is the perfect time to declutter and revamp your financial strategy.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Exercise Frugally?

Ask the Readers: How Do You Exercise Frugally?

Trent Reznor giving away new Nine Inch Nails album

Music fans of the world, unite. The very cool Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails (or who basically IS Nine Inch Nails), is letting fans download the entire new album The Slip free at

Ask the Readers: What DIY Projects Do You Do?

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Ask the Readers: What's the Best Money Move You've Ever Made?

Tell us about your best money move and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Money Management Lessons: Not Quite 10 Years to Life

I thank my lucky stars (and the patience of my husband) that it didn’t take me quite 10 years to get a handle on my financial situation. At 29, I’m hardly what you would consider

Ask the Readers: What Healthy Habits Do You Live By?

Tell us about your healthy habits and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Friends Don't Let Friends...

In the past few decades the Ad Council has been running an ad with the tag line "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk". This ad campaign has been instrumental in decreasing drunk

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Valentine's Day Frugally?

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

Control Your Debt With an Annual Clean Sweep

Do you use credit to manage cash flow fluctuations or to live beyond your means? Here's a simple, practical test for keeping your debt under control.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Dream Vacation?

Tell us about your dream vacation and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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