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5 Ways to Save Money When You Eat Out

Here are some easy ways you can make your eating-out dollars go further -- simple tips to help you cut your dining bill while still providing the experience you crave.

How Fast Should You Cut Your Debt?

Determining how fast you can and should pay off your debts starts with a few simple steps -- and first among them is understanding how you got into debt to start with.

President Obama's Weirdest New Taxes

To achieve $1.8 trillion in new revenue, President Obama has plenty of big taxes in his budget proposal. Here are some quirky maneuvers he suggests.

Obama Unveils $3.8 Trillion Spending Plan

Obama sends Congress a $3.8 trillion spending blueprint that seeks to tame runaway deficits by raising taxes further on the wealthy and trimming Social Security.

How This Family of 4 Lives Well on Just $14,000 a Year

Danielle Wagasky, her husband, and two kids live well and happily on just $14,000 a year: She's been sharing her efforts to live meaningfully and frugally on her blog, "Blissful and Domestic," since 2009, and was happy to tell us how she and her family make it work.