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Who Should Pay for the First Date?

If you're dating, the rules of who pays the first time you meet can get murky. One writer clarifies the situation (hint: always bring your wallet).

3 Ways Your Commute Is Killing You — And What to Do About It

Commuting, whether by car or public transit takes, its toll — in your health. Learn what steps to take to limit the effects of the daily drive.

Ask the Readers: When Do You Use Organic?

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

Book Review: The Post American World

Is there a link between having a modern society and having a western society? The vast economic and military power of the United States (and before that, the United Kingdom) has m

Easy, Frugal Ways to Have People Over (Even If You Don't Cook and Clean)

Don't get intimidated by hosting dinner parties. Instead, discover great ways to gather people together that require minimal cooking and cleaning.

10 Money Moves You Need to Make Before You Take a Side Job

You've launched your side gig — great! Now get your finances in order so your extra income doesn't become an extra worry.

Best Money Tips: Earn More From Your Garage Sale

Today we found some stellar articles on earning more from your garage sale, saving on wedding reception food, and investing lessons from Monopoly.

$500 Giveaway: How Do You Use Skype to Save Money on Calls?

Enter for your chance to win $500 and let us know how you use Skype to save money on calls!

Best Money Tips: Make Money Through Spring Cleaning

Today we found some great articles on making money through spring cleaning, who pays for what in a wedding, and things happy people do differently.

The 5 Best Pressed Powders

Keeping your makeup fresh all day long isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these pressed powders and you will always look your best.

Create a Business Plan by Answering 4 Simple Questions

There are a lot of would be entrepreneurs out there with a great idea, but are afflicted with Business Plan Paralysis. Instead of shipping product, they're "working" o

Build a Work Wardrobe for Any Job on a Budget

Don't be daunted by the cost of work clothes! There are lots of ways to create appropriate ensembles for any job that'll leave you plenty of paycheck.

6 Ways to Resist a Splurge

A sure way to bust a budget is to cave in to every wish and whim. Get control of your urge to splurge and regain control of your money.

Simplicity and being cheap

People might look at how I spend money and say I'm cheap or a tightwad. If they do, though, they're missing the point. The fact is, I'm much more interested in simplicity than I

New $100 Bill: Issue Date Set

After years of production problems, the new $100 bill finally has a date of issue — October 8th. Learn what's new and different.

Best Money Tips: Freeing Yourself From Debt

Today we found some awesome articles on freeing yourself from debt, reasons to not send professional emails after dark, and renting vs. buying stuff.

4 Ways to Reduce Your Tax Bill With Bonds

Everyone knows bonds can add diversity and stability to your portfolio. Even better? Many can reduce your taxes, too.

Our Productivity Obsession

I spent a few weeks being extremely productive. And by productive I mean that I worked many more hours than usual. I was consumed by work. I was focused, efficient, and produced go

Choosing the Right Mortgage Loan: 15 or 30 Years?

Getting a 15-year mortgage might seem like a no-brainer — it means you'll spend less overall — but there are good reasons to consider a 30-year as well.

9 Things That Cost More in 2016

If you're looking to be frugal in 2016, these price hikes certainly won't be helping your cause.