Help Fund the Internet's Best Drugs Database

Several times a week, someone logs onto Erowid and writes about getting high. They've just eaten some weed and experienced "extreme amplified worry," for instance, or downed an insane cocktail of hallucinogens and discovered that god loves fractals. It's probably the most comprehensive database of drug experiences out… » 9/29/14 4:51pm Yesterday 4:51pm

The Clock Is Ticking: How to Save Money Booking Your Holiday Travel

The holiday season is fast approaching, and if you're planning a trip out of town to visit family or friends, time is running out to get the best price on airfare, rental cars, and hotels. If you haven't made your travel arrangements, set aside a little time now to save hundreds of dollars that you don't have to… » 9/26/14 4:30pm Friday 4:30pm

The U.S. killed the half-penny when it was worth what a dime is today

It seems like every week there's a new argument to remove the penny from circulation. But did you know that the U.S. once had a half-cent? When the U.S. stopped making them in 1857, they had the buying power of over a dime by today's standards. Which makes the most excellent case to scrap the penny, right now. And… » 9/25/14 5:29pm Thursday 5:29pm

Why You Should Never Feel Self-Conscious About Being Frugal

Almost everyone tries to save money when they can, but it can be embarrassing to reach for your coupons when you're out with your friends. It's like there's something uncool about saving money. But frugality doesn't mean the same thing to everyone, and you should never feel self-conscious about it. » 9/25/14 2:00pm Thursday 2:00pm

How to Grow an Emergency Fund from Modest Savings

An emergency fund is cash you've saved for one purpose: to help you cope with the emergencies that life hands you, without disrupting your everyday routine. It could be an accident or a health issue—with your fund you have room to breathe. The key, however, is to leave the fund alone until you need it. Deposit your… » 9/24/14 10:00am Wednesday 10:00am