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The Simplest Way to Live Simply — And Cheaply

Simple living starts from a single action — prioritize what matters. Learn how to take that basic step and the ones that follow come easy.

Should You Trust Your Money With These 4 Popular Financial Robo-Advisers?

More and more investors are choosing "robo-advisers" to manage their retirement and other investment accounts. Here are four to consider.

4 Times a Handwritten Letter Can Save You Big Bucks

Don't ditch your stationery and penmanship skills just yet. They could save you real money.

4 Times It's Okay to Borrow From Your Life Insurance Policy

Borrowing from a life insurance policy is rarely a good idea, but the potentially lower borrowing costs can really help you out in a jam.

12 Free Software Tools for Your Small Business

Your small business doesn't need the latest high-cost software to get up and running. There are plenty of great options online for free.

Extra Income Opportunity: Online Tutoring

If you know your stuff, online tutoring can be a great, convenient way to earn some extra cash.

How Too Many Small Decisions Can Cost You Big

Small decisions might not seem taxing separately, but collectively, they can really weigh you down. Here's how.

Maximize the Value of Your Airline Miles and Points

Should you pay with points or pay with cash? Learn how to apply the Two Cent Rule and maximize the value of your travel rewards.

Double Coupons – They Could Cost You!

I recently tried (and failed) a recent Super Double Coupon promotion at my local Kmart. The bad news: I was unable to check out due to a glitch in their system, and I left all my

Ask the Readers: What Helps You Relax?

Tell us what helps you relax and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

25 Things to Do With Used Corks (Including Making Money With Them)

So you've popped open a bottle of wine...now, what do you do with the wine cork? You have a surprising number of options.

3 Sneaky Ways Identity Thieves Can Access Your Data

Identity thieves are crafty. Get the jump on them by protecting yourself from these underhanded attacks on your identity — and your money.

100 Small Things That Can Bring You Joy

Need a quick mood boost? No matter where you are or what's got you down, you're sure to find a pick me up in this big list of small joys.

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.

7 Soda Alternatives That Won't Bust Your Wallet — Or Your Waistline

Say "See ya" to your soda habit with these infinitely healthier (and much cheaper!) alternatives.

The Meaning of Milk Label Colors

Can you tell the difference between 1% and skim milk based on the color of the cap? It depends on where you shop.

10 Most Breathtaking Day Hikes in the U.S.

Make sure your travel bucket list includes these thrilling and majestic hiking spots across the U.S.

9 Things You Should Always Carry on an Economy Flight

You can make even the stingiest of economy flights comfortable and relaxing with a few carryons. Please enjoy your flight!

How to Do a Reconnaissance Trip Before Retiring Overseas

Thinking of retiring overseas? Do a thorough test trip before you make that big move.

How to Use Financial Anchors to Make Better Money Decisions

Using this mental trick can transform you into a money master.