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Is Your Favorite Charity a Scam? How to be Sure

If you care enough about making a difference in this world, sooner or later you’ll put your money where your heart is, and donate to a charity that touches you personally, or else succeeds in making a direct appeal you. Yet just because a charity c … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Career Based on Your Personality Type

Searching for the right career can be a stressful process. Not only do you have to look outward for new opportunities, but you must look inward to discover who you are — and what job will fit your personality. I remember when I was laid off from m … [Read more...]

10 Things Arrested Development Taught Us About Money

If you love the show Arrested Development as much as I do, you’ve already cleared your schedule on May 26 when the show returns on Netflix for a fourth season featuring 15 simultaneously released episodes. Frozen bananas? Check. Kidding aside, u … [Read more...]

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: 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...]

How to Find a Financial Mentor (And Why You Need One!)

A few weeks ago, we met Allison Beacham, a young woman who helped us negotiate the world of renting. Like many Money Under 30 readers, Allison knows quite a bit about money for someone still in college. In her case, there's a good reason … [Read more...]

Funny Money: The 7 Rules of Ridiculously Cheap Gaming

There are more degrading and addictive forms of entertainment than video games. Like maybe My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, crack, and … huh, did I mention crack? It’s hard to come up with anything more addictive than gaming. Unfortunately, con … [Read more...]

Funny Money: How to Watch HBO and Showtime for Free

I know what you're thinking when you read the headline. "How could there possibly be an entire article on that topic? Just do what everyone does and download episodes of Girls and Homeland on your roommate's computer!" Stop right there. Piracy is … [Read more...]