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Stock These 20 Frugal Foods for Tough Financial Times

When my husband and I were newlyweds, we had to drastically cut our spending in order to come up with a down payment on a house. At the time, the goal was daunting, but we did it, largely by reining in our grocery budget. Unfortunately, I didn't know much about cooking at the time. This meant... […]

The Top 7 Blogs for Entrepreneurs

Time is money. Nobody understands that better than U.S entrepreneurs and business owners. When asked on Reddit about the most painful problems they face on a day-to-day basis, most business owners complained about time — time to meet deadlines at a neck-breaking pace, time to collect payments... […]

4 Phone Calls That Will Save You Big Every Month

If you want to save money, you should call your credit card company, mortgage lender, insurance agent, or cable provider. Ask for everything from a lower interest rate to a less costly cable subscription. Unfortunately, too many consumers simply accept their current rates, fees, and plans when a... […]

The 5 Best Hardwood Floor Cleaners

Hardwood floor is a beautiful type of flooring that can last for years and enhance the decor of almost any room, if you take care of it properly. Fortunately, hardwood floor cleaners can do all of the work for you and keep your flooring looking like new for longer. In fact, hardwood flooring is one... […]

Best Money Tips: 12 Non-Money Things That Will Make You Richer

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found non-money related things that will make you richer, how to handle a financial setback, and ways to get an extra hour for yourself. Top 5 Articles 12 Non-Money Related Things To Do That Will Help You Become Rich This Year — Put... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 01/05

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 25% Off Select The North Face Coats at Macy's, Up to 40% off Fitness Equipment at Sears, Oreck Commercial Upright... […]

4 Ways Being a Safe Driver Will Save You Big Money

That speeding ticket can cost you — to the tune of an initial fine of $100 or more. That's bad enough, but then comes the hit to your insurance premium. You can expect the cost of your auto insurance to jump by at least 20% if you're caught driving 15 miles per hour over the speed limit,... […]

Ask the Readers: What Are Your New Year's Resolutions for 2016?

It's 2016! For many people, a new year signals a fresh start. It's a time when motivation is high and New Year's resolutions abound! What are your New Year's resolutions for 2016? Do you have a game plan for making sure your resolutions don't lose steam? What is it? Tell us about your New Year's... […]

Find the Investing Style That's Right for You

No matter how carefully you invest, there will always be some level of risk involved. But by choosing an investing style that works for your risk/reward preferences, age, and investment timeline, you can help manage how well your investment portfolio will perform. We've created this primer on... […]

10 Money Moments That Are Awkward for Everyone

Most of us don't like to talk about money, because when we talk about money, things get awkward. But it's not just the talking part that ruffles our feathers. Sometimes just being in a situation that relies on money can make us uncomfortable. From the first time you ask your boss for a raise to not... […]