Here's several recommended articles from those sites that share links with Plugged in Finance. I hope they are of use to you.
The Digerati Life. "Family Finances: How is Your Financial Status?"
Free Money Finance. "10 Ways to Lower Your Taxes."
Fund My Mutual Fund. Three CNBC World videos that present "real" world assessments of the U.S. Economy.
Continuation video (discusses a proposed invisible hand affecting TARP stocks)
Continuation video discussing unemployment rate, etc.
Mighty Bargain Hunter. "Before You Hire a Computer Geek, Check Out This Free Website."
My Two Dollars. "The Big List: 1,019 Different Ways to Save Money."