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Why Our Brains Want to Buy New Stuff, Even When We Don't Need It

Overspending on stuff you don't need is a problem for many Americans. Learn why the solution is not so simple as "spend less," and what you can actually do to help.

How to Manage Your Money — No Budgeting Required

Nobody likes budgeting. Here's how to keep track of your money without one.

16 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer Without Spending Big

Use these tips to help extend the life of your clothes.

6 Signs You Should Refinance Your Student Loans With a Private Lender

Is it time to refinance your student loans with a private lender? Here are six signs it might be.

4 Paint Colors That Can Boost Your Home's Value

Want a quick, easy way to raise the value of your home? The right color paint in the right room can do the trick.

Ask the Readers: Are You Saving Up for an Emergency?

We want to hear your thoughts on food storage. Do you do it for emergency insurance? Do you have it only as a result of amazing CVS deals gone wild? Is it something you feel is imp

11 Creative Ways to Use Golf Balls Around the House

Do you have a lot of extra golf balls lying around but no time to hit the links? Put them to use with these creative options for your home.

8 Things You Need to Know About Debt Management Plans

Debt management plans can help you work your way out of debt, but they aren't for everyone.

What to Do Now to Prepare for Tax Season

Tax Day may seem far away, but after we celebrate the new year, it'll be here before you know it. Here's what you can do now to get ready.

6 Ways You Can Get Paid to Watch TV

Love to kick back, relax, and watch TV? Good news: You can get paid for that.

5-Minute Finance: Create Financial Goals

Deciding on a goal is a critical first step in every endeavor. Here's how to set financial goals that will lead to a brighter future.

7 Everyday Situations That Introverts Ace

The Internet loves an introvert — and you should too! Our more introspective friends are total aces in these social settings.

Boost Your Home's Value With These 5 Projects

What's a bathroom addition worth to you (besides a shorter wait for the shower)? As much as 20% of your home's value!

Cooking great meals with your car engine. The heat is on.

Ladies, gentlemen, start your engines. But only after you've loaded them up with sausages, chicken, crabs, Cajun shrimp and plenty of vegetables. [more]

Ask the Readers: What's In Your Wallet?

We want to know what you currently carry in your purse or wallet.  By sharing the contents via comments or Twitter, you will be entered to win a $20 Amazon

Investing Is Great, But Saving Is Even Better

The key to a healthy investment portfolio isn't great returns — it's saving a lot of money.

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.

Here's Why Credit Scores and Reports Are Not the Same

Do you know the difference between a credit score and a credit history? You need to — here's how to break it down.

Here's What You Need to Know About 529 ABLE Accounts

If you're the parent of a special-needs child, the 529 ABLE account can be a valuable resource in helping your child thrive.

I Just Think Things Should Work Properly too, Mr. Dyson. UPDATED 7/7/09

I don’t own a lot of stuff that’s considered top of the line. Hardly anything in fact. But I do have the “Rolls Royce” of vacuum cleaners – The Dyson DC14 Complete (well, it was to

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