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Avoid Bank Fees

How do you avoid bank fees? Read the stuff from your bank and understand what services are free and what services aren't.

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.

37 Brilliant Ways to Reuse an Empty Milk Jug

Don't throw that empty milk jug away! Put it to good use with these fun craft ideas

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Credit Unions

Are you annoyed by your bank's tendency to add more fees and offer lower savings interest rates? Consider a credit union as an alternative; here are the benefits and drawbacks.

How Travel Rewards Cards Can Help You Score Luxury Travel Perks

Sure, travel rewards cards can help you see the world for free, but use your points right and you can do it in extreme comfort and luxury, too.

The 5 Best Sheet Masks

If you're new to the sheet mask scene, or are looking for a new one to try, these five are excellent picks that won't break your budget.

9 Childhood Collectibles Worth Big Bucks Today

Climb into the attic or visit your storage locker — those old toys and games you held onto for no reason may be worth thousands today.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Home Organization Hacks?

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

9 Problems You Can't Solve With Money

Many problems we face require us to spend money to solve them. Use the three-step plan to decide if the solution is worth the cost.

The 6 Absolute Worst Ways to Cash In Your Travel Points

Before you cash in your travel points on a whim, make sure you're getting the best value for them.

8 Truths From a Mystery Shopper You Must Read Before You Get Started

These eight tips are vital to making money in the somewhat misunderstood profession of mystery shopping.

12 Affordable Ingredients that Add Gourmet Flair to any Meal

Here is an expert list of a dozen common ingredients that will add some flair to your dish — for less than you'd expect.

Ask the Readers: Do You Have a Garden for Vegetables?

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

The 5 Best Stay-At-Home Haircare Essentials

Whether you're looking for a dry shampoo, or a root cover-up to hide those grays, you can have the best haircare products delivered right to your door.

Ask the Readers: What's In Your Pantry?

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

Capital One: What’s In Your Envelope?

Just when I thought credit card companies couldn’t get any more wasteful, I received the mother of all credit card offers in the mail. Excited by what I thought was something wort

10 Surprising Ways to Negatively Affect Your Credit Score

Even when you aren't applying for a credit card or loan, your credit score can be affected by a variety of actions — even forgetting to return your library books.

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.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Hobbies?

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

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.