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Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life

In 20 minutes, you too can change your life in 100 different ways. Check it out!

7 Certifications That Add Big $$ to Your Salary

Expand your skills and education without stepping foot in a classroom. These seven certifications will help you score the big bucks!

DIY Mortgage Acceleration

Do-it-yourselfers who are weary of yet another trip to the home improvement store may like this DIY project. It has the possibilities of increasing home equity just as quickly as a bath remodel or new deck. [more]

8 Common Causes of Debt — And How to Avoid them

Millions of Americans are saddled with debt. To truly get rid of it, you need to get to the root of the problem.

6 Infuriating Ways You're Ruining Someone Else's Credit

Yep, you can totally wreck someone else's credit score. Don't be that person.

How to Pay for College When You Didn't Get a Scholarship

Worried that a lack of scholarships will stunt your college savings? Don't worry; there are other smart ways to afford your degree.

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy a New Car

Before you drop big bucks on a shiny new set of wheels, consider how much smarter it can be to buy used.

You’re Fired! 20 Signs That a Pink Slip is Coming

If you can answer yes to THREE or more of these questions, you may want to think about sprucing up your resume and dry-cleaning your best interview attire.

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.

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.

25 Hotel Hacks From Professional Travelers

From booking to bedtime, find out the shortcuts these pro travelers use to make hotel lodging cheaper, more convenient, and more comfortable.

20 Signs That You Were Raised By TRUE Money-Savers

Rising prices, as well as the current unemployment rate, and devaluation of the dollar, all seem to support the wisdom of previous generations’ more frugal ways.

10 Cool DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

Add some pizazz (and property value) to your home without breaking the bank. All you need is $20 and a few hours to yourself.

5 Everyday Routines of Wealthy People

There's no one trick to becoming fabulously wealthy, but a structured daily routine may be a step in the right direction.

5 Myths About Credit Cards That Won't Go Away

Credit cards have been around for a long time now — and so have all these myths about paying with plastic.

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.

101 Tax deductions for bloggers and freelancers

Anyone here like doing taxes? Didn’t think so. We all have to do them; we all have to pay money to Uncle Sam (although some get away with paying much less than others). But as

Should You Make Your Young Kids Pay "Rent?"

A viral Facebook post has parents everywhere wondering: Should you charge your young kids rent?

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

What can you do with witch hazel, the mightily useful little medicinal marvel? Here's a rundown.

7 Things Non-Members Can Get at Costco (Including Cheap Eye Exams!)

Some stuff at Costco — like health care services — is available to members and nonmembers alike. Read on to learn how to get the deals without the card.