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How to Save Big on Big Family Vacations

They eat more. They laugh more. Big families are a blessing to those parents who are fortunate enough to have them, but the bill associated with taking them anywhere (especially on vacation) can be shocking. […]

Ask The Readers: Do You Buy In Bulk?

Editor's Note: Congratulations to Donna D, @oshkoshbgosh123, and Raina Deichert for winning this week's contest! Buying items in bulk is oftentimes a great way to save money. Many people will invest in memberships to warehouses just to have the option of saving money by buying in bulk. […]

How to Thrive Before, During, and After Job Fairs

I remember my first job fair very well. During my senior year of college, I entered the large room with a folder full of resumés and a map of where in the room each employer was located. As I looked at the map, I realized two things: I had no idea what any of these companies did, and I had absolutely no plan. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Use Leftovers

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to use up leftovers, myths that cost you money, and savvy career tips inspired by Oprah. Top 5 Articles 15 Tips to Use Up Leftovers — Make sure your leftovers don't go to waste by putting them away as soon as possible after a meal. […]

Book Review: The Ultimate Tech Guide for Travelers

It’s no small job to manage technology while traveling; you face challenges like choosing the best machine for your needs, backing up your data, staying connected, and finding the best (free) software to keep it all running smoothly. I’ve been traveling for four years now, and in that time I’ve cycled through numerous different computers, g […]

25 Easy Organizing Changes You Can Make Today

I have a bad tendency to let things — paperwork, tasks, laundry — pile up. That's why I'm often not as organized as I should be. By the time I go to put things away, I feel like I'm dealing with clutter so powerful it could defeat Godzilla (I've already started on the screenplay for Godzilla vs. […]

Great Ways to Get Calcium

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which means it's time to find out how to keep those bones strong! […]

Best Money Tips: Beat Food Price Inflation

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to beat food price inflation, personal finance basics for new grads, and how to sell your home without a realtor. Top 5 Articles 5 Frugal Ways To Beat Food Price Inflation — Don't let food price inflation drain your wallet. […]

5 Frugal Lessons I Learned From Aldi

When I was kid, the prospect of shopping at Aldi with my mom filled me with a conflicting sense of excitement and dread. I liked the feeling that I could indulge more of my wants since the prices were so low. But I also had the requisite preteen and teenage angst of being seen in a store that so starkly catered to the budget-conscious. […]

8 Alternatives to Cable TV That Will Keep You Entertained

According to the SmartMoney, nearly 144 million consumers watch videos online. A recent experiment by WalletPop revealed that “for the price Americans pay for cable TV, they can enjoy a mini-vacation.” Just how much are we spending for the convenience of cable? […]