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Gift Giving Etiquette to Get You Through the Holidays

Gifts are great, but exchanging them can also lead to some awkward faux pas. Make sure you know the ins and outs of gift giving etiquette this holiday season.

8 Simple Ways to Travel Greener That Could Save You Money

Believe it or not, you can travel like Captain Planet and save money, all at once.

Best Money Tips: Last-Minute Money Tips for the Holidays

Today we found articles on last-minute money tips for surviving the holidays, reasons why single people need life insurance too, and dollar-store DIY projects to try.

13 Financial Steps to Take Before Retiring Abroad

A retirement overseas can be a wonderful way to live out your golden years. But before you take off for your next chapter, make these money moves first.

Credit Cards that Make Scoring Free Airfare Easy

Tired of jumping through hoops to use your airline miles? Check out this list of travel rewards credit cards that make flying free easy.

9 Affordable Winter Getaways for the Family

While summer is the traditional season for family travel, winter offers plenty of opportunity, too. Book now — we've already done the research!

5 Affordable Vacations to Please Every Age Group

Learn about the best and most affordable vacation options for group trips and multi-generational families.

7 Ways Families Can Travel Like Minimalists

It's easy for the solo traveler to travel light, but what about for families?

The 5 Best Camping Coffee Makers

Enjoying a hot cup of joe in the great outdoors isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these camping coffee makers and you can sip your java in the midst of nature.

6 Ways to Make a Snowbird Retirement Affordable

So you want to pack your bags and spend the cold winter months of your retirement somewhere warm? Here's how to do it on a budget.

8 Reasons to Skip the Big Holiday Dinner This Year

Here's why big holiday meals are such a drag — along with some pointers about where to learn more about overcoming it all.

How to Spend Less On Last-Minute Holiday Travel

You don't need to empty your bank account just to get out of town for the holidays.

How to Stack Credit Card Rewards to Earn Even More

Earning credit card rewards is great, but being able to stack them and save big is even better.

Best Money Tips: 30 Things You Should Buy on Black Friday

Today we found articles on things that are worth buying on Black Friday, time-tested rules for civil conversation, and how to reduce your Internet presence.

The 5 Best Travel Cable Organizers

Keeping your tech cables organized isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these travel cable organizers and you'll be able to grab the right charger the moment you need it.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Must-Have Thanksgiving Dishes?

Tell us about your must-have Thanksgiving dishes and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: How to Eat Healthy Even During the Holidays

Today we found articles on ways to eat healthy during the holidays, the best dollar store finds, and how the save money on car expenses.

13 Ways to Cut Costs on Holiday Feasts

Preparing big holiday dinners often means spending big bucks. Here's how to lay out a holiday spread without busting a button on your budget.

5 Excuses We Need to Stop Making About Overspending

You deserve it. It's on sale! There are dozens of excuses for overspending, and it's time to stop making them.

8 Secrets to a Debt-Free Holiday Season

The holidays should be about family and fun and celebration — not about acquiring debt. Here's how to enjoy the former while avoiding the latter.