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Decorate Your Walls on the Cheap

Thanks to websites like Etsy, 20 x 200 and I Need Nice Things, it’s easy to score inexpensive artwork—but framing them is still a pricey endeavor. Unless you can get away with not framing, that is. My top three solutions for filling your walls on...

Shop—But Don’t Drop Big Bucks This Fall

You can look stylish—and save—by making just a few smart additions to your wardrobe for fall, says fashion stylist Blair Brodar. What’s in—and how to make it work for your wallet:   Luxe looks. Fall 2011 is all about glamour. Think jeweled...

Saving for the Small Stuff

It’s easy to get overly focused on (and worried about) saving for the big purchases, the long-term goals. For balance, sprinkle your savings plan with things you can save for today: A new suit. That eco-skillet you’ve had your eye on. New...

Make Your Home Energy-Smart

Before the temps drop and your heating bill skyrockets this fall, find and fix problems in your home by conducting a home energy assessment. Here’s how:   Do a DIY assessment. Use the Department of Energy’s guide to do-it-yourself energy audits....

Wait to Celebrate Fiscal Feats

You know the drill: You get excited about a goal (a real vacation! new fall clothes!) and you plaster your brain with promises to save. Then you lose that kick-butt momentum and your plan falters. Are you a savings slacker? Nope, but you may be...

When A Curveball Account Isn’t Enough

In the last couple of weeks, my husband and I had two big, unexpected car repairs, an error on our 1040 (translation: we owe the IRS) and—say it ain’t so! but it is!—my husband’s laptop needs a repair. Our curveball fund is wiped out and I had to...

Buying a House on a Teacher's Pay

My name is Christine, and I’m going to buy a house this year. I’ve been saving for six months, but unplanned expenses have sucked away a lot of my extra cash. I want to close on my house when my lease is up in December, so I need to get serious...

Your Holiday Savings Plan Starts Now

Remember last year, when you vowed to start that holiday savings account sooner—to relieve stress and prevent a giant Visa hangover? Now’s your chance! Black Friday, the official start of the holiday shopping season, is 128 days away, on November...

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