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Time for Congress to Smarten Up and Reduce Student Loan Debt

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics
LeeAnn Hall

We already knew this debt was harming the economy by undercutting young graduates' ability to buy homes and cars, hampering consumer demand in two key sectors of the economy.

Will Your Free Credit Score Soon Be on Your Bills?

MyBankTracker | Posted 05.18.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) wants banks, particularly credit card lenders, to provide consumers with their free cr...

Image Disruptor: Flag Looks To Upend Photo Printing Through The Magic of Free

Turnstyle | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Flag, a photo printing start-up that is holding a barnstorming 14-day Kickstarter campaign right now, turned up on m...

Becoming an Elder in the 21st Century

Martha Pasternack | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

I have expanded, contracted, imploded and tried. I have tried again a million times. I have succeeded and I have failed. I have cried a river of tears. I have healed my wounds. I have been wounded again. I have suffered, and I have served. I have forgiven and I have been forgiven.

Want to Be Free? Truly Free? Here's How

Steve McSwain | Posted 02.17.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Until you and I detach from all things, until we can let go of the illusion of control, we remain incarcerated, as it were, incapable of knowing the "abundant life" as Jesus called it -- which explains much of the division that is our world.

Wake on the Wild Side: Lou Reed to Be Celebrated at London Memorial Service

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 12.31.2013 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

"This would be a very different world without Lou Reed. There are many people who feel a distinct need to say goodbye" says Pakula. "This is event is intended for anyone and everyone whose life has been touched by his music and poetry, be they old rock stars, young musicians or just ordinary folk."

Bucket List Adventures You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 10.28.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Custer State Park is located just an hour's drive south of Mount Rushmore and is one of those places where reaching it is half the fun. There very few places on earth where you can actually get stuck in traffic because a herd of buffalo decided to cross the road.

Ten Reasons Artists and Authors Should Still Get Paid in the Age of the Internet

Eva Claudia Schweitzer | Posted 12.23.2013 | Books
Eva Claudia Schweitzer

We live in the age of the internet, and the age of free content. And free music. And free books. Free blogs. Free news. Why should artists, musicians, authors, and journalists be paid at all, even less so since what they produce is invisible, immaterial, and ubiquitous?

How to Rack Up Miles to Fly for Free

Off Track Planet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Racking up miles may feel like clipping coupons, but knocking down the cost of airfare is one less barrier to discovering the world. You'll be glad you held up the check-out line with your thousands of pudding cups like a senior citizen when boarding that flight the fuck out of here.

10 Free Restaurant Apps You Need to Have

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.02.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There's an app for that.

Are Those "Free" United Tickets Part of a Broken System?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 09.13.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Should we really have to deal with these super-complex rules that the airline industry throws in our way? We shouldn't have to absorb pages of complex information in order to fly with a little class. The fix is pretty simple. It is equal parts reform and disclosure.

You Deserve It: Enter To Win A Rejuvenating Spa Package For Ultimate Serenity

Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living

As much as we'd like to fully unplug on our days away from the office, for many of us, reality looks more like catching up on work and never entirely ...

Interviewing The Rides' Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Barry Goldberg, Plus Talking with John Waite, and Exclusives by Sanders Bohlke and Cameron McGill

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"As big as rap is with the R&B community, that's how blues was back in the day. It was the hot thing. We're talking about a genre that is a hundred years old and is still relevant today."

3 Free Ways To Get Your Pop Culture Fix In London

Budget Travel | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of traveling around Ireland and London with my mother and sister during a 12-day vacation we'd been planning since I was in high school.

You Can Find Free WiFi (Almost) Anywhere

GalTime | Posted 10.02.2013 | Technology
GalTime

Whether on a trip or just out and about in town you can find free WiFi just about anywhere, especially if you check out these tips and tricks.

5 FREE Things To Do In Helsinki

AP | ELISA MALA | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

HELSINKI -- Helsinki is known as an international capital of design and Finland is one of the eurozone's wealthiest nations. But despite that upscale ...

LATE JUNE, 1970: An Amazing Autograph, Heatwave in London, Granny Takes A Trip, Thunderclap Newman Shows Up and, Yes, 'Gimme Dat Ting'

Binky Philips | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The epicenter of Rock Cool on planet Earth. Not hyperbolic whatsoever, actually.

4 Tips for Finding Free Activities as a 'Poor College Student'

Uloop | Posted 08.06.2013 | College
Uloop

While this poverty is a bit of an exaggeration, it still behooves students to save as much money as possible. With the help of three college students, I compiled a list of free activities to look for while in college.

Most Buzzed About Shows This Week

My Social List | Posted 08.06.2013 | New York
My Social List

Whether you're swinging by a DIY warehouse sauna or headed out to Randall's Island for a weekend of agoraphobia-inducing port-a-john lines, make sure you remember the SPF and PBR, because once this starts, it can't be stopped.

10 Free Things to Do in Cagliari, Sardinia (That Won't Suck)

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.23.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

From incredible beaches to flamingo-filled parks, Cagliari, the capital of Italy's feisty little island of Sardinia, is all about its history and shares its love for food, culture and music for free.

Breaking the Rules to Do Things Right

Don McNay | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business
Don McNay

Pricing for professional services isn't easy. You can charge too little, charge too much or charge for the wrong thing. I've done all three.

20 Ways to Enjoy Free Online Learning and Classes: MOOCs and More

Scott Steinberg | Posted 06.04.2013 | College
Scott Steinberg

Here's a look at several of the best websites, services and solutions that can help you tap into the benefits these online lectures and lessons offer.

Goals With Soul Video For You

Danielle LaPorte | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Danielle LaPorte

The best place to begin is always with gratitude. Don't wait until you feel better to do this work. Now is the time. You will never arrive. You will never get where you think you're going, because life will always take you in a direction you couldn't have imagined.

Fabulous Family Vacation Freebies

MiniTime | Posted 02.14.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Cheap is good, but free is better -- especially when it comes to family vacation deals. Truth is, if you know where to look, you'll discover that there really is such a thing as a free lunch -- and deals that let you stay free, ski free and even cruise free.

You Won't Believe What This Building Is!

Posted 11.15.2012 | Miami

Talk about incongruous! A virgin has inspired an incredible architectural design for a parcel of land near a Miami mall. Or make that 27 virgins: ...