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Take Our Reader Survey for a Chance to Win One of Five Amazon Gift Cards!

We’re looking for your feedback to help make our site better — and you could win a $200 Amazon gift card!

Our Senior Editor Is Moving On: A Goodbye From Meg

After almost four years with Wise Bread, I'm moving on. And I'll miss you guys!

5 Essential Tools for Any Home Office

Set up a productive and healthy home office without spending a fortune.

7 Ways to Help Your Parents Save Money

Help your parents enjoy their golden years without spending a fortune yourself.

30 Easy and Impressive Frozen Puff Pastry Recipes

Whether you're craving savory or sweet, puff pastry is the right buttery flaky base. Explore the versatile laminated dough with these 30 great recipes.

7 Easy Ways to Automate Your Savings

One of the best ways to force yourself to save money is to make the act of saving automatic. Learn how you can do it with these seven easy techniques.

3 Steps to Building a Financial Safety Net From “The Economy of You”

These days, financial security means having more than one source of income. Learn how to develop yours with advice from this great new book.

Cyber Monday Tips From Our Senior Editor

In this interview with FOX 5 in Washington DC, our Senior Editor tells you about the best Cyber Monday deals and ways to save even more.

Cricket Review: $45 Cell Plan With Unlimited Talk, Text & Data

No contract carriers like Cricket Wireless offers big savings as well as flexibility.

15 Halloween Costumes for People Who Hate Dressing Up

If you think dressing up is a drag but still need a get up for a costume party, consider one of these low-effort, high-reward "costumes."

Tasty, Healthy Breakfast Cookies With Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

Begin the day right with these healthy, bake ahead breakfast cookies that pack just enough caffeine to get you out the door.

35 Tasty Ways to Use Frozen Spinach

Make like Popeye and unleash your kitchen super powers by opening a box (or a bag!) of versatile, nutritious frozen spinach.

Pack Faster and Lighter With This One Trick

Learn how one chronic over-packer started packing less, packing faster, and packing the perfect amount of stuff for her trips.

Join Us for a Live Google Hangout About College Finances This Wednesday at 1 p.m. EST

Our Senior Editor will be participating in a live video chat, discussing ways to save money in college — find out how you can watch and ask questions!

Depressed? It Could Be Your Debt

If you're depressed and anxious, or your physical health is poor, a new study says it might closely be related to your debt.

Cultural Financial Problems and Learning to Cook: Wise Bread on Marketplace

Our Senior Editor was back on Marketplace Money recently, discussing how to have difficult financial conversations and learning to cook (not at the same time).

Would You Dance to Avoid a Fee?

Would you dance? See what happens when ATM users bust a move to get their cash fee-free.

Want Stylish Shoes That Last for Years? Try Frye

A single pair of Frye boots bought for a trip to Italy impressed the wearer so much, she soon bought another pair of boots and two pairs of flats.

What to Do Before Moving in With Someone

Moving in with someone, whether partner or a roommate, can be exciting — and financially rocky. Follow this guide to ensure your finances are protected.

Should You Become Your Parents' Caregiver?

Taking care of your parents when they get older is a very personal decision. Here are some factors you should consider in the decision-making process.