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The 5 Best Bug Sprays for Home Pest Control

Keeping your home bug-free during the warmer months isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these bug sprays for home pest control and your sacred space will remain bugless.

10 Things You Should Never Buy at the Dollar Store (and 10 You Should)

You can get a lot of stuff you need at the dollar store at unbeatable prices — just as long as you know what products are real bargains, and which ones really aren't.

The 5 Best Dandruff Shampoos

Keeping your scalp moisturized and flake-free isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five dandruff shampoos and your hair will stay healthy, clean, and soft.

4 Ways to Buy a House Without a Mortgage

No mortgage? No problem. You can still purchase the home of your dreams.

How to Help Your Kid Build Their First Budget

Everything your teen needs to master their money starts with you. Teach them budgeting basics that will last a lifetime.

13 Things I Learned From Renting Out My Home on Airbnb

Ever wonder what it's like to list your place on Airbnb? Here's the real story.

Top 5 Ways Thieves Use Your Stolen Credit Card

Your credit card is gone. By the time you report the loss, it's likely one of the following crimes has already happened.

5 Ways Life Is Amazing With an 800 Credit Score

A credit score in the 700s is pretty good and the rewards are nice. But for those few who crack 800? The financial world is their oyster.

Five Reasons Why I Love Public Transportation

When I lived in Berkeley I loved taking public transportation, and since I was such a bus aficionado I did not learn to drive until I was 20. Right now I live in San Mateo where t

25+ Secrets to Keep Your Clothes Brighter, Whiter, and Lasting Longer

You can keep your timeless classics looking timeless and classic — just follow these simple laundry tricks.

Bookmark This: Save Money With an Easy to Follow Car Maintenance Checklist

If you want to keep your car running smoothly — and your savings account full — get proactive about regular maintenance.

Quickly Remove Scratches From CDs and DVDs

Here are the results of my exploration to remove scratches from my CDs and DVDs, complete with my own experience with each remedy.

10 Kicky Drinks Without the Caffeine

At one point or another, you may find yourself needing to cut caffeine from your diet (or at least scaling way back). As a tribute to all those who have had to do without, I gi

How to Get Rid of All Your Crap

In my journey from being a North American Entrepreneur to a Professional Hobo, I had to shed a lot of crap. For the purposes of this article I will fo

The 5 Best Carpet Stain Removers

With a house full of kids, pets, and food that could easily be spilled, you need the right carpet stain remover. Try any of these five as part of your regular cleaning routine.

The Pros and Cons of Paying Cash for a House

Just like any financial decision, there are pros and cons to paying cash for a house.

EcoUsable Ech2o Stainless Steel Filtered Water Bottle GIVEAWAY!

I feel the same way about plastic water bottles as Andrea (read here Bottled Water, Bottled Hype series), and many others who feel that it's disturbing that over 60 million plastic

The 6 Best Ways to Sell Your Car

Selling your car — even if it no longer runs! — has never been easier. Try these tips to make the process pleasantly painless.

50 Fun, Free Ways to Have a Great Time With Friends

Take your next friendly gathering from zero to fun with this collection of engaging and frugal group activities.

Is Pet Health Insurance Worth It?

Everyone is talking about the staggering costs of health care these days, but they don't talk about pet health care. And it's not cheap. Not even close.