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7 Household Jobs Vodka Can Do

Don't throw out leftover vodka from holiday parties. Pour it into a spray bottle and tackle these household jobs.

6 Ways to Save More on Groceries

If you have promised to do a better job slashing your grocery budget, you don't have to do anything extreme to improve your supermarket saving skills. Try these simple tips.

12 Ways to Dine Out on the Cheap

By joining restaurant loyalty clubs and taking advantage of online coupons, you can save a lot of money on a night out dining with friends.

Her Financial Goal: Cutting Back on an Online Shopping Habit

Everyone has things they want to improve about their financial lives -- and we at DailyFinance are no exceptions. So we asked money expert Jean Chatzky for advice on how to reach our goals. Today: An real estate reporter with an online shipping habit.

How This Family Beat the Recession -- and You Can Too

The recession was brutal to the typical American family: On average, household net worth fell by 39% between 2007 and 2010. But reporter Chuck Saletta's family bucked that trend with these four simple strategies.

Can a Spending Splurge Help You Reach Savings Success?

Every dieter knows you sometimes have to give in to your cravings on the long road to a weight loss goal. Turns out the same principle applies to personal finance: A splurge now and then can actually help you attain your budget and savings goals.

Guess Who Clips the Most Coupons?

You might think that less wealthy households would be more active coupon users than their affluent counterparts, but you'd be wrong. The folks at Coupons.org recently released some startling data on trends in coupon usage in America. Here's what they found.

More Gen Xers Are Pinching Pennies, Harris Poll Shows

A recent poll shows that penny-pinching is still on the rise in the wake of the Great Recession: 62% of American surveyed are buying more generic brands, and 45% are brown-bagging lunch to save cash. Moreover, the direction of the poll numbers suggests permanent changes in the way Americans spend.

The top 10 women in money

Elizabeth Warren. Suze Orman. Maria Shriver. Sheila Bair. These women -- and the remaining six on WalletPop's (unscientific) list of the TOP TEN...