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6 Emergency Fund Myths You Should Stop Believing

You know you need an emergency fund. Don't let these common misconceptions keep you from starting one!

Lucky trade-offs

I view frugal living as essentially hedonistic: I don't deny myself things. Rather, I spend less on the things I don't care about in order to be able to spend more on the things

The 5 Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Choosing the right oil to cook with isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five extra virgin olive oils and everything in life will taste better.

11 Loyalty Rewards Programs You Didn't Know Existed

You probably already save with your grocery store's loyalty program. Find out where else you can save (as much as 25%!) just by getting a loyalty card.

Homemade Deodorant: Is It Worth It?

Sure, ready-made deodorant is easy to purchase and use. But there are some great reasons to make your own (inexpensive!) deodorant.

Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: Would You Ding Your Credit to Get Out of Debt?

Tell us if you would ding your credit to get out of debt and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $150 or one of two $25 Amazon Gift Cards!

6 Powerful Ways to Protect Your Money From Cyber Theft

Online banking is convenient and can help you budget and save, but it's not without risk. Protect your money with some easy security steps.

Gas Is High Enough….

Watching my local newscast a few nights ago, I was disturbed by the assumption that the anchor made regarding rising gas prices and consumer reaction.

Organized tips on getting through tough times

If you like Wise Bread for all the tips and suggestions, here's another resource full of much the same kind of information, but organized differently. Instead of a blog, it's a bu

Best of Personal Finance Roundup: What the iPad Is and Is Not

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we go over what you can expect with a new Apple iPad, how to use up the leftover juice from your canned fruit, and

Hit Up Your Grandma's Cookbooks for Frugal Cooking Ideas

There are many families that share generational cooking traditions as a long standing family tradition. Since there are many families that are also feeling the pinch of the recessi

Moments in the "Garden of Eatin"

Food that is fresh will make you loosen that top button because your pants will be too tight to hold your overflowing wallet from the savings.

Brad's Deals Giveaway (Chance to Win A $25 Amazon.com Gift Certificate)

Brad's Deals features promotions, discounts and coupons galore. Their philosophy matches Wise Bread's; you can live well without spending a fortune! Wise Bread readers have

14 Things Good Hosts Never Do

You're sure to be the host with the least if you're doing any of this at your next gathering.

Does your culture support saving?

My brother told me once that, when he was in college, he handled money this way: "When I got paid, I set aside enough money for cigarettes, then spent the rest buying pizza and bee

10 Frugal Hacks for Single Living

Lots of frugal living advice is for couples and families, but anyone can cut costs dramatically while living alone, too — no roommate required!

Best Money Tips: Scientific Ways to Be Popular at Work

Today we found some great articles on ways scientific ways to be popular at work, habits of happy relationships, and tips for a better night’s sleep.

12 Instant Pot Recipes That Will Save You Money

The Instant Pot just may be your perfect solution to easy, multi-purpose meal-making on the cheap.

7 Steps You Must Take to Protect Your Family Financially

One way to stay focused on financial planning is to remind yourself whom you are planning for. Follow these steps to secure their future.

Money Crashers $9,100 Giveaway With Special $500 Wise Bread Prize

We're talking about $9,100+ in total prizes including $3,150 in cash, $1,105 in gift cards, 2 Amazon Kindles, a bunch of Apple iPod mp3 players, and a whole library of popular fina