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We all know that money makes the world go ’round. But want to know the real secret to financial success? Understanding the ins and outs of saving and spending money in the first place! The more you know, the more it will grow.

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    10 Mind-Blowing Hacks for 10 Beauty Products You Use All the Time

    Get double duty from the beauty products you already own.


    How to Always Win Ringtoss and Other Notoriously Tricky Carnival Games

    Carnival games are rigged even harder than slot machines, but not every game is equally unfair.


    18 Brilliant Ways to Use Bobby Pins You Never Thought Of

    Use bobby pins to clasp a bracelet, iron pleats, fix flip flops, and more.


    Host a Successful Yard Sale: 11 Tricks to Make Money and Get Rid of Junk

    Exactly how much change you'll need, where to place your big-ticket items, and creative ways to organize your merchandise.


    Frugal Tricks to Squeeze Every Last Drop Out of Tricky Containers

    Get the most out of your toothpaste tube, ketchup bottle, mascara, and more.


    Common Wardrobe Malfunctions: 19 Brilliant Tricks to Fix Them

    How a paper clip can attach a button and an eraser can fix your suede bag.


    8 Surprising Clothing Fixes You Didn’t Realize a Tailor Can Make

    Think beyond a pants hem. Your tailor can also replace the collar on a favorite button-down or raise the neckline...


    Make Household Cleaners Last Longer: 11 Thrifty Tricks to Try

    Extend the lifespan of everything from kitchen sponges to bars of soap.

    9 Clever Substitutes for Everyday Kitchen Gadgets

    If your whisk is in the dishwasher or you can’t stand forking out money for a cooking utensil you’ll only...


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    14 Things Nutritionists Always Do At the Grocery Store (That You Might Not)

    Looking to revamp your grocery store game plan? Take these tips for a healthy food list from registered dietitians on...


    Genius Tricks to Quiet Your Home’s Annoying Squeaks and Creaks

    Say goodbye to squeaky wooden floors and noisy bed frames.


    Upgrade a Supermarket Bouquet: 9 Tricks to Make Cheap Flowers Look Expensive

    Procrastinated again? Here, how to quickly turn a last-minute flower gift into a beautiful arrangement.


    Frugal Living: How to Squeeze More Out of Everything

    From the seemingly empty toothpaste tube to sympathy from your spouse, here's how to coax out a little extra.


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    Protect an Older Loved One From a Money Scam: 8 Savvy Steps to Know

    One in five people over the age of 65 are victims of financial exploitation. Here’s how to make sure your...


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    Here’s the Most Polite Way to Split a Bill (and Etiquette Advice for Other Modern Annoyances)

    Etiquette experts sound off on how to navigate some of life’s trickiest moments.


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    8 Tricks to Spot a Well-Made Piece of Clothing

    Don't let expensive shops fool you. To find well-made pieces of clothing, look for these hidden signs of quality.


    7 Ways to Have Gorgeous Hair Without Expensive Products

    We all know that to keep your hair looking good, you have to spend a little time on it. The...


    13 Secrets Your Card Store Doesn’t Want You to Know on Valentine’s Day

    Yes, you can buy greeting cards practically anywhere these days. You can even craft your own Valentines, but could you...


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    That Time I Tried to Scam a Radio Quiz Show (and Totally Blew It)

    In this true tale from the Moth, America's premier storytelling group, a young man reveals a funny game show scheme...


    Clean and Care for Sweaters: 6 Tips to Make Your Favorite Knits Last Forever

    Quality knits can last upwards of 10 years. Here's how to show your sweaters the TLC they deserve.

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    How Charities Spend Your Money: Eye-Opening Truths to Read Before You Donate

    Know what happens when you donate money to these four organizations, and how to make sure your giving counts.


    Save Money on Clothes: 13 Creative Tips That Won’t Cramp Your Style

    Insider secrets to get good deals on clothing and make your favorite duds last longer.


    Attention Early Birds! 12 Times Shopping Early in the Morning Can Save You Money

    Who knew that morning is the best time to save money? But it’s true: All kinds of stores and service...


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    13 Things Airlines Don’t Want to Tell You (But Every Flier Should Know)

    From how to get the best seats to disgusting airplane habits to avoid, get these insider secrets to a safer,...


    The 2015 Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands in America

    We asked more than 4,500 Americans to vote for the products they trust across 40 categories. Here, the brands you...


    8 Inventive Uses for Leftover Wrapping Paper You Never Thought Of

    There's no need to throw out leftover wrapping paper scraps. Reuse them, and it's like you're getting two gifts in...