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How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

9 Essential Personal Finance Skills to Teach Your Kid Before They Move Out

Your child is ready to leave the nest. Have you armed them with the right money skills they need to flourish?

The Best Credit Cards for People With Excellent Credit

Have great credit? Then you have an opportunity to get high-reward credit cards that offer 2% or more cash back, double points, and more.

8 Vile Craigslist Scams to Watch Out For

Although 99% of the ads on Craigslist are legit, some are designed to scam you. Recognize these eight common Craigslist scams and avoid becoming a mark.

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47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

The Fastest Way to Pay Off $10,000 in Credit Card Debt

Want to know how to get rid of your credit card debt fast? Here's our two-step method.

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.

Interest Rates Are Rising: Here's Where to Keep Your Cash

It's important to have some cash on hand. But where should you be keeping it?

10 Things You Should Never Buy From Aldi

We love Aldi's — most of the time. So many of the products are unique, high quality, and, above all, well-priced. These are not those.

Is living on one income a status symbol?

Recently CNN published an article titled "No kids, no jobs for growing number of wives ". This article profiled two women who are stay at home wives with no kids. A quote from the

The Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

McCain or Obama? Who’ll be better for your wallet?

I want to keep this factual. This is not an article on who should be the next President, or as these campaigns usually go, who shouldn’t be President. This is a simple presentation

25 Secrets From the World's Most Frugal Frequent Travelers

From booking to baggage, these frequent travelers have been there and done that. Here are their best tips for taking the hassle and hidden expenses out of travel.

How to Eat Well on Just $20 a Week (With Meal Plans!)

If you shop smart and keep your recipes simple and healthful, you really can eat for a whole week on just $20. Here's how.

Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe From Golf Course Groundskeeper

The lawn tonic recipe came from a former groundskeeper at a golf course. All you need are 5 common household ingredients and a 10-gallon hose-end sprayer.

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

The 5 Best Hair Growth Supplements

Promote healthier locks and repair damaged hair with the right hair growth supplement, like one of these best five choices.

8 Ways Clutter Keeps You Poor

Clutter looks bad, stresses you out — and it costs you money. It's time to start moving your stuff from lots to profit.

Why there's no reason NOT to buy store brand baby formula.

There’s nothing like starting an article with a double negative is there? Sorry, but it was the easiest way to get my point across. As a father of a 3-year old and a soon to be 1-y