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Five Super Cheap Yet Fabulous At-Home Spa Treatments

If you don’t happen to have an extra hundred bucks to enjoy a day at the spa, don’t sweat it.

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth Money in the Bank

Today’s topic is not pretty, but unless you have $8,000 earmarked for dental care, it could prevent a

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Ask Me Anything: Cheap Tickets | Bank vs Credit Union | Medical Records and More

Faithful readers know by now that I love to open my mail to find your thoughtful, interesting questions. And when a

No More Bad Hair Days

A recent post in which I wailed and whined about my very bad hair day started it. You may

The Wonders of Epsom Salt

I can recall vividly—and count on one hand—the migraine headaches I’ve had in my life, all of them before age

Best Inexpensive: Skin Care Products

How shocked was I? Speechless, but somehow I gathered enough strength to respond, “There’s no way!” Even so, I did

Best Inexpensive: Hair Conditioners

Considering the huge reader response whenever I mention that the most inexpensive shampoos can actually be good for your hair, but

Pricey Shampoo Means Money Down the Drain

Come on … ‘fess up. You feel guilty using $.99 shampoo because it’s really bad for your hair. And anybody

A Very Bad Hair Day

Apparently, my hair is my life. Believe me, I am as surprised by this fact of vanity as anyone. Had

Tap Water: Good for Your Health and Your Wealth

It’s difficult to pinpoint exactly when it happened, but sometime over the past decade or so, the general population of

Put a Big Smile on Your Face with a Dental Savings Plan

Last week I got a frantic letter from Lisa who’s facing an emergency dental situation with a $15,000 price tag

Tips to Save Money on Beauty and Grooming

Whether you want to look good or just to feel better, reaching your goal traditionally comes at a significant cost.

Dental Care is Not a Luxury Item

Recently I heard from the McBrides who live in Pennsylvania. “We’re a family of five living on a

Six Secrets for the Perfect DIY Manicure

I wish I had all of the money I’ve spent over the years on manicures—both professional and do-it-myself.

The Mystery of Hair Conditioners

Considering the huge reader response on a past article on how to know

You Really Need a Good Night’s Sleep

What would you pay for a good night’s sleep? I just read about a

Health Insurance, is There a Cheaper Option Out There?

This is a Guest Post by Nick Bautista, licensed insurance professional,

Stop Making These Costly Hair Mistakes


No one knows your hair better than you do. But is it possible that in your efforts to keep

The High Price of Sitting Down


Healthcare. It’s on everyone’s mind these days, and for good reason. Between the soaring cost of health insurance premiums,