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Funny Money: The Finer Points of Getting Rid of Your Junk for Profit

Since you read awesome personal finance blogs like this one, surely you're aware of the mystical powers of compound interest. But did you realize that the same principles apply to stuffed animals and squeeze bottles? It's true. When you're not … [Read more...]

Funny Money: Trashy Ways to Save on Your Garbage Costs

When you spend money on trash disposal, you're throwing your money out with the garbage. The wastefulness of garbage bins filled with bags of discarded refuse would make our caveman ancestors — who would make use of every part of the mammoths they … [Read more...]

Funny Money: Arguing Over Money with Your Significant Other

You try your best. You soak in knowledge from personal finance blogs with catchy names. You live and die by a budget. You max out your Roth IRA contributions. And none of it matters. Because no matter how good you happen to think you are with … [Read more...]

Funny Money: Spotting Wastes of Money Disguised as Good Deals

Marketing wizards spend their days conjuring up hypnotic spells meant to part you with your money. These spells, which are cast via marketing pitches, trick you into thinking you're getting something extra for your money by taking advantage of a … [Read more...]

Funny Money: How to Work Hard at Seeming to be a Hard Worker

We've all noticed slacker co-workers who always seem to get the breaks when it comes to raises and promotions. It's easy to resent these folks, but what you should be doing is learning from them. Though books have been written on the subject, their ar … [Read more...]

Funny Money: 8 Tips For Smart Gambling

Blackjack, craps and roulette do not a savvy investment portfolio make. Unless, of course, you own a casino, in which case they are all smart investments, helping you pick off easy money from desperate, get-rich-quick types who think they've got "a … [Read more...]

Funny Money: A Field Guide to Money-Sucking Friends, Family Members, and Acquaintances

You know the movie "It's a Wonderful Life"? Remember the part at the end where it shows that no man is poor as long as he has friends? It's all lies. Sure, there may be some people in your life who stand ready to shower you with money when … [Read more...]

Funny Money: Cut Costs, Not Cake at Weddings

The wedding and funeral industries have much in common. Both prey on emotion, sentiment and guilt to separate people from obscene sums of money for one giant, flowery party. One is filled with angst and sobbing, while the other features the atrocity … [Read more...]

Funny Money: 5 Weird Yet Edible Foods That Got Me Through Absurd Poverty

There's a certain charm to being young and poor; full of ideas and empty of experience. The hard part of winning real-life hunger games is finding out how to get by with an empty stomach and wallet. Everyone warns you about the dreaded freshman … [Read more...]

Funny Money: Check Out These Ways To Adventurously Whip Grocery Costs

Some people see grocery shopping as a monotonous chore, unaware of the wild, dangerous adventure it really is. That’s no grocery cart — it’s an abandoned mine cart you’re pushing through dark tunnels filled with treasures such as laundry detergent … [Read more...]