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5 Things Your Teen Needs (or Doesn’t Need) in a Bank Account

Whether managing income from gifts, chores, or a part time job, teach your teen about saving and personal finance at the same time you teach them about banking services and fees.

10 Things Worth Paying More For

We're all about finding the best value, and sometimes the only way to get it is to fork over cash. Here are a few things it pays to pay more for.

10 Everyday Inconveniences We Don't Miss

Ever miss the days when getting lost meant pulling out a crinkly paper map, and then calling for help on the nearest payphone? We don't either.

Why I Hate Credit Card Points

Is racking up frequent flier miles a bad idea? Learn why one writer wants almost nothing to do with credit card rewards, unless they're cash back.

15 Ways to Stay on Budget — Even With Your Spendy Friends

You don't have to give up spending time with your friends if you have decided to stop spending money. Here's what to do instead.

Best Money Tips: How to Pack a School Lunch Your Kids Will Eat

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you the secret to getting your kids to eat ALL their brown bag lunch, how to use up leftover hot dog buns, and how t

Stocking the Perfect Love Nest

Plan a romantic date night in with a little attention to detail.

Best Money Tips: Easy Apple Muffins

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you a simple recipe for apple pie muffins, 20 things that are cheaper to buy than fix, and how to avoid common inves

26 Unexpected Uses for Aluminum Foil

You trust it in the fridge with leftovers and probably around the grill. Find out where else you can trust aluminum foil to save the day.

3 Ways Your Cash Rewards Can Make You Rich

Here are 3 ways you can turn your credit card cash rewards into wealth.

Want to Watch Tons of Movies for Free? Go VHS.

If you want to see (and own!) tons of movies for free, skip the Blu-Ray — VHS is (still) where it's at.

How to Control Anxiety and Start Enjoying More

Anxiety is unhealthy, counter-productive, and, well, just not very fun. Learn how to worry less and enjoy life more with these easy suggestions.

10 Delicious Freeze-Ahead Dinners for Busy Fall Weeknights

Make dinner in a jiffy with these easy, freeze ahead meals. Just thaw, cook, and eat. Cleanup is a snap, too!

The 5 Best Eyebrow Pencils

If your current eye makeup isn't cutting it, using an eyebrow pencil is what you need. Try one of these the next time you want your peepers to pop.

The 9 Hidden Costs of Drinking

Drinking isn't cheap, especially if you aren't aware of these nine hidden costs.

Avoiding the Poverty Tax

Simply being poor can add to a family's cost of living. But the solution isn't necessarily increasing wealth...it's improving skills.

Are You Being Had? Learn From 5 Crazy Ponzi Schemes

Amazingly, these schemes were all real. Thankfully, they also all offer real lessons on how to avoid losing your shirt.

What to Look for in a Fixer-Upper

If you are willing to put in some time and work, you may be able to save money on your next home purchase by buying a fixer-upper. Here's what to look for.

Success Secrets You Should Have Learned in High School — But Didn't

Most of the people who give us advice mean well, but that doesn't mean their advice is helpful. Here's the advice that you should have been given.

Are Airline or Travel Rewards Credit Cards the Better Deal?

What offers the most value for your buck: generic travel rewards cards, or airline cards? Let's take a look.