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See How One Family Lives Well On $20,000 a Year

NBC's Today profiles one American family living just above the poverty line, but quite happily and comfortably. Watch author and self-professed cheapskate Jeff Yeager's take on such extreme thriftiness to see if you can learn anything from Jennifer and Michael, who claim to have found a simpler, more satisfying existence.

Activists Target Trader Joe's Over a Trashy Practice

Lots of people adore Trader Joe's, but it's not always perfect in its corporate citizenship. One failing in particular has the activists at Change.org and documentary filmmaker Jeremy Seifert picking fight with the funky grocer: They're accusing the chain of wasting tons of food.

Dumpster diving in the suburbs

Times are getting tough for some. And that can mean putting off the purchase of a new piece of furniture, or even toys for your kids. Well, here's...