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6 Ways Life is Wonderful When You're Debt-Free

Living life free of debt can be really awesome. And we mean really.

10 Hidden Housing Costs New Homeowners Don't Expect

Buying a house comes with tons of hidden costs — and newbie buyers tend to overlook these 10 big ones.

7 Ways to Decorate an Apartment Without Losing Your Deposit

Get all the comfort, charm, and style you deserve in your rented space without the risk of losing your security deposit. It doesn't cost a lot, either!

8 Ways You're Being a Terrible Customer

The customer is always right, right? Wrong! Don't be a terrible customer.

10 Credit Card Truths You Wish You Could Tell Your Younger Self

If you could hop in a time machine, chances are you'd visit your younger, less responsible self to share some advice about smart credit card use.

11 Spring Break Budget Busters to Avoid

Before you get your party on this spring break, make sure these major budget busters don't end up being a buzzkill.

5 Things You Should Never Buy on Groupon or LivingSocial

The venerable daily deal sites offer big savings, but from counterfeit cosmetics to pointless promos, these Groupon and LivingSocial deals aren't.

How to Choose the Best Tax Preparer

April 15 is almost here! Can you trust your tax preparer?

All the Modern Ways You Can Order Pizza

Using a telephone to order a pizza is so 10 years ago. These days, all you need to have a fresh pie delivered to your door is an emoji.

The Only 9 Things You'd Really Need If You Lost Everything

If, God forbid, you were to lose everything, what would you need to get by? Start with the basics and work your way up.

6 Career Moves You'll Never Regret

Nervous to take that next big leap at work? Don't fret, because taking risks is just one career move you'll never regret.

10 Smart Ways I'm Spending My Tax Refund

Is Uncle Sam giving you a little something back this tax season? Here's how one Wise Bread writer is spending his to tie up some loose financial ends.

Is a Balance Transfer Offer a Good Deal?

Balance transfer credit cards can be a good way to consolidate debt. Here's what you need to know before signing the dotted line.

The 7 Best Objects to Pawn

If a quick buck is what you're after, these household dust-collectors may net you a pretty penny at the pawn shop.

12 Surprising Things You Can Have Delivered

It's 2016 and the livin's easy, especially when you can have basically ANYTHING delivered to your doorstep.

12 Green Living Habits That'll Save You Every Month

With just a few small tweaks to your routine, soon you'll be treading lightly and carrying a heavy wallet.

Smart New Uses for These 14 Kitchen Gadgets

Oh, you thought that coffee maker was just for your morning cup of joe? It can also make hot dogs, steamed veggies, and lots more!

7 Everyday Things That Are Surprisingly Awesome Investments

It's not every day a thrift store find turns out to be a DaVinci, but that doesn't mean your everyday finds aren't worth something. What's hiding in your attic?

6 Money Misconceptions About Millennials

Despite coming of age in an age of burgeoning student loan debt, weak economies, stagnant wages, the kids these days are pretty savvy about money.

When Is It Okay to Share Your Social Security Number?

There are very few times when giving out your Sosh is a good idea. Find out when it's okay — and when it absolutely isn't.