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7 Apps That Make Budgeting Fun — No Really!

Budgeting can be a bummer. Take the bore out of the chore and manage your finances from your phone with these fun apps.

10 Must-See Museums in the U.S.

If you're looking for the perfect blend of culture and history, these 10 museums in the U.S. will blow your mind.

5 Times Personal Loans May Be Better Than Credit Cards

Sometimes getting a personal loan is a better choice than using your credit cards.

Ask the Readers: When Do You Take Down Your Holiday Decorations?

Tell us when you take down holiday decorations and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School

While the kids are away, SAHMs and SAHDs can earn some extra pay!

Root cause of the financial crisis

Several times recently, Treasury Secretary Paulson (and many others) have claimed that the "root cause" of the current financial crisis is "the housing correction." This is comple

Our high, high standard of living

In the 1950s and 1960s, a working man could support a family at a middle-class standard of living with just one income. It might surprise you to learn that one person working full

10 Surprising Benefits Of: A 10 Minute Walk

Got 15 minutes to spare? Spend five minutes reading this, and then take a walk to clear your mind and get these nine other health benefits.

How to Protect Your Credit After the Equifax Breach

In light of the major Equifax breach, a credit freeze is not your only option. There are multiple ways to keep a close eye on your credit reports.

How Cosigning On a Student Loan Could Impact Your Finances

Before you cosign on a student loan, these are four important things to keep in mind.

Ask the Readers: What Was Your Most Expensive Purchase, Ever?

Editor's Note: Congratulations to Steve, Diane, and Anna for winning this week's contest! For most frugal-minded people, everyday life is filled with many small purchases with a few mid-range expenses sprinkled in. [more]

5 Questions to Ask Before Sending Your Child to Private School

Not sure if private school is right for your child? Get the answers to these questions before you decide.

The Best and Worst Times to Go Grocery Shopping

Maximize your shopping efficiency and minimize your food spending by mastering the art of grocery store timing.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Thanksgiving Tradition?

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

How to Get a High Rating and Make More Money as an Uber Driver

If you're wondering how you can get a higher rating and earn more with Uber, here are some easy tips.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Valentine's Day Frugally?

Tell us how you celebrate Valentine's Day frugally and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Gas?

Tell us how you save on gas, and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How I Successfully Gambled in Las Vegas Without Losing My Shirt

I came. I saw. I conquered Las Vegas without losing my shirt. Success.

How to Maximize Rewards on Everyday Spending

If you're not using your travel or cash back card for certain expenses, you're leaving valuable rewards on the table.

6 Surprising Places Your Personal Info Is Shared

You protect your SSN, birth certificate, bank records, and financial documents. But watch out for these sneaky ways your personal information is shared.

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