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Pay Yourself First: What It Means, and How to Do It

Can't save money? Think again. Try this technique to automate your savings and reach your financial goals.

18 Cool Jobs for Fashion Lovers

Put your killer fashion sense to work and get a gig in the fashion world.

30 Unexpected Uses for Mineral Oil

From removing beach tar to bleeding mountain bike brakes, mineral oil has lots and lots of uses. Here are 30 to try.

5 Reasons Not to Use Debit Cards When You Shop Online

Before you place an order through your favorite online retailer, consider these reasons to use credit instead of debit.

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.

50 Fun Things to Do When You're Stuck Inside During Winter

Snowed in or rained out — again? Stave off cabin fever with this collection of creative, fun, and frugal indoor activities.

The Best and Worst Nuts, by Nutrition and Price

Nuts are healthy, make easy snacks, and pack a lot of protein. But not all nuts are created equal. Discover the best nuts in terms of cost and health benefits.

How I Scored Tons of Free Stuff By Building a Small Social Media Audience

You don't need a million followers to score tons of free goodies. Tweet faster!

The 5 Best Anti-Itch Creams

Finding the right itch cream when your skin is irritated isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these five anti-itch creams and you can say goodbye to that itch.

The 5 Best Jump Starter Kits

There are few things worse than car trouble, but the right tools can minimize the misery. Use any of these jump starter kits the next time your car won't start.

The 5 Best Long Lasting AA Batteries

Are those batteries dead again? Replace them with one of these long-lasting options.

The 5 Best Hair Growth Products for Men

The truth is that science still hasn't found a miracle hair growth serum, but these five hair regrowth products will help men with thinning hair.

The 11 Best Parking Apps for Your City

"Parking in the big city is easy," said no one ever. Let these apps find you an affordable spot in no time.

Fun and Cheap Ways to Get Creative When You’re Bored

Tired of your humdrum routine and feeling sapped of all creative energy? Try out these inexpensive tips to get your creative juices flowing.

6 Ways to Avoid Sneaky Online Price Changes

Don't let "dynamic pricing" steal your deal. Keep an eye out for sneaky ways online retailers (legally!) overcharge their customers.

No Signal? 6 Ways to Boost Your Cell Phone Reception

I have been researching and testing methods to boost my phone in case of emergencies. Here are the five methods that worked, with varying success, for me.

7 Ways to Reuse Clothes That No Longer Fit

Dust off those ill-fitting clothes taking up space in your closet and give them a new purpose!

Is Green Tea All It's Cracked Up to Be? It's close.

I've been enjoying the snarky articles at Slate.com recently focusing on the commoditization of Eastern traditions, such as yoga. [more]

10 Ways to Improve Your Decision-Making Skills

Whether it's something as big as a career move or as small as what you're having for dinner, follow these tips to help make great decisions.

What to Do About a Terrible Airbnb Stay

When your hotel room is terrible, you know who to call. Who do you call when your Airbnb stay is awful?