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Stylish but Cheap Gift Wrap Ideas

Skip the pricey gift wrap. You've got everything you need to DIY perfectly presentable presents kicking around the house!

4 Things to Consider Before Hiring Household Help

Outsourcing chores can help you maximize your free time and earning potential. Figure out whether hiring some help is the right choice for you.

Best Money Tips: Saving Money at Restaurants

Today we found some great articles on saving money at restaurants, steps to lower a cell phone bill, and ways to give gifts people want.

Stocking the Perfect Love Nest

Plan a romantic date night in with a little attention to detail.

How I Got Over My Haggling Hatred

I used to really hate haggling. That vain, self-conscious part of me that doesn't want to appear cheap, or worse, stingy, has always had an aversion to haggling. [more]

5 Easy Ways to Save on Groceries in a Pinch

Smart food budgeting is an essential skill. When you need to cut back even more — and fast! — get creative with what you have, and what you buy.

Best Money Tips: Items to Buy and Avoid at the Drugstore

Today we found some great articles on items to buy and avoid at the drugstore, cashing in on unwanted gift cards, and year-end financial planning tips.

The State Sales Tax Holiday is coming...

...if you're lucky enough to live in Tennessee. [more]

Best Money Tips: Family Activities for Winter

Today we found some great articles on family activities for winter, earning travel rewards without a credit card, and how to start an emergency fund.

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Best Money Tips: Making Fast, Healthy Meals on a Budget

Today we found some handy tips for making healthy meals, boosting your energy, and writing professional emails.

Are Groupon Getaways a Good Idea?

Travel vouchers from daily deal sites are a hot commodity, offering hotels, food, and entertainment at a discount. But are they worth it?

The 5 Best Foundations

A good foundation covers blemishes and evens skin tone. These five best foundations do that, plus they nourish and protect your skin, too.

Art on the Web: 3 Resources for Getting Into Indie Art

It's always been easy for me to say that I support indie art, but it's been a lot harder to actually do. [more]

To Start or Not: The Entrepreneurial Debate

Let's face it: most of us have ideas that we think might sell. And most of us think we'd love to work for ourselves. But is that really a good idea? Here are 10 things to consid

Saving money while hosting guests

Having just spent the last 48 hours desperately scrubbing my home from top-to-bottom in anticipation of the arrival of some house guests, I appreciated The Simple Dollar's post thi

When to Buy Disposable

It's a difficult question to struggle with — when should you buy disposable, and when should you buy stuff made to last?

Share your brilliant burst (or dashed dream) as a consumer advocate

Ever protested an unfair retail policy, pointed out that an advertisement is misleading, organized a boycott, or somehow advocated for yourself or another consumer? Whether you won

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 7/23, 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

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Best Money Tips: 10 Things to Skip at the Grocery Store

Today we found some great articles on things you shouldn’t buy at the grocery store, ways to maximize credit card rewards for travel, and how to treat the toughest summer stains.