Americans spend more on staying connected than on utilities
January 12, 2012, 1:50 p.m. by David Mielach, BusinessNewsDaily
An increase in the number of devices that can connect to the Web, such as smartphones and tablets, is driving people to spend more on monthly bills.
'Layaway angels' pay off customers' tabs
December 23, 2011, 10:10 a.m.
Video: NBC's George Lewis reports that generous people, dubbed 'layaway angels,' have been paying off families' accounts at stores such as K-Mart and Wal-Mart as they spread some cheer this holiday season.
See how one family lives well on $20,000 a year
December 15, 2011, 12:14 p.m.
Video: Self-professed cheapskate Jeff Yaeger takes a look at one American family living just above the poverty line and highlights the lessons other families can learn from their creative thriftiness.
8 well-rated green charities to kick start your holiday giving
November 21, 2011, 4 p.m. by Clint Williams
A charitable donation as a gift is thoughtful, easy, beneficial and — perhaps best of all — tax-deductible. Here is a sampling of environmental-minded charities that get high marks.
'The Story of Broke': Annie Leonard's latest video investigates our financial frustrations
November 9, 2011, 11:09 a.m. by Starre Vartan
The 'Story of Stuff' creator takes aim at how our government spends our tax dollars.
New landscape (and fewer fees) for big banks (Infographic)
November 4, 2011, 10:06 a.m.
As U.S. banks bow to public pressure on debit card fees, MNN takes a look back at how this rare consumer victory unfolded.
Infographic: How to spend $0 on gas next month
October 10, 2011, 8:54 a.m.
By putting solar panels on your roof and an electric car in your garage, you could essentially drive for free. How soon can you start?
How your 'slow money' can make a difference
September 20, 2011, 12:42 p.m.
Let's do with money what the slow food movement did with food. By investing in local businesses, you can turn a profit and change your community for the better.
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