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Never go shopping unless you're armed with a cell phone.

"It seems like a great deal, but maybe it's cheaper somewhere else?" I've said those words a lot, maybe not out loud but certainly in my head. [more]

Best Money Tips: Cheap Ways to Boost Your Brain

Today we found some great articles on cheap ways to power up your brain, genius ways to use leftover produce, and eco-friendly ways to change up your laundry routine.

Home Details I Overlooked the First Time

If you're in the market for a new home (new to you or new period), make sure you aren't paying premium prices for so-so materials, and don't underestimate the expenses and headache

Defensive Dentistry: How to Avoid Expensive Dental Problems

Dental issues can be painful and expensive...and they're not particularly fun, either. The solution? Taking good care of your teeth, so problems don't occur.

5 Financial Pitfalls Stay-at-Home Parents Should Avoid

Staying home to raise little ones is often rewarding, but it comes at a financial price. Make sure you do it right!

Got a Problem? Why You Should Figure It Out Yourself

With the Internet and other resources, it can be easy to solve problems without actual problem solving. Learn why you should do things the hard way.

Calculating the Cost of College

One of the hardest parts of saving for your child's college expenses is calculating just what those expenses will total. Here are some ideas to get a better financial picture of th

Best Money Tips: Strategies for Saving Year-Round

Today we found some awesome articles on strategies for saving year-round, money management tips, and tips for traveling on a budget.

5 American Cities Where You Can Retire On Just Social Security

If Social Security is your primary post-retirement income, it may be time to move. Maybe to one of these five low-cost U.S. cities.

Timeless Money Lessons From Teens

From frugal fashion to savvy savings and more, discover money lessons from teens that are great advice at any age.

Best Money Tips: Self-Promote for More Success

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share tips for promoting yourself, how to ma

Federal Perkins Loans

Where a Stafford Loan or Parent PLUS Loan is available to just about any college student, a Federal Perkins Loan is only available to students who can expect only a minimal level o

How to Save Money by Going (Mostly) Meatless

By making a few clever substitutions, you can save money going (mostly) meatless — and make food that tastes so good, you won't even miss the meat.

Best Money Tips: How Much Does Your Makeup Cost per Use?

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you how much that CoverGirl mascara will cost you per use, what to do when the engine light goes on in your car,

Why Generosity Is Key to Everything — Including Your Career

Everybody knows a generous spirit is its own reward. But it's rewarding here on earth, too, and especially in your career.

Chicken GUTS & Author GLORY: Tales From My Cheapskate Book Tour

For my latest TV appearance, I had to prepare a three course cheapskate menu using ony ingredients costing under $1 a pound and, as an added hook I promised to incorporate creat

Calling all Artists: Be Your Own Cheerleader and Find that Room of Your Own (free)

Virginia Woolf famously said that women needed a ‘room of one’s own’ in order to create. But what if you didn’t graduate from the University of Iowa with the New Yorker wanting to

5 Painless Ways to Manage Money With Your Partner

A partnership is all about not going it alone — even when it comes to money. For a happier union, include your partner in the planning with these suggestions.

The Real Cost of Adopting a Baby

Growing your family is costly no matter your situation. Here are some things to consider if you plan to adopt.