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7 Times It's Okay to Raid Your 529 Plan

While you shouldn't tap a 529 plan willy-nilly, sometimes it's okay to dip into school savings, especially if you have better options.

Scams: What the FTC Wants You to Know

Consumer scams are a dime a dozen (or in some cases, thousands of dollars a crime). What are the red flags that you should always be on alert for? Can even financially savvy spen

Improve Every Conversation With One Simple Tactic

Bring empathy, understanding, and happier outcomes to important discussions and negotiations with this simple — but life-changing — conversational skill.

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.

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!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Valentine's Day on a Budget?

Tell us how you celebrate Valentine's Day on a budget and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: How Not to Spend Money

Today we found some awesome articles on how not to spend money, extra money ideas for college students, and "free" things that aren't so free.

5 Cheap, Fun Fall Getaways

Want to get away for a weekend this fall? From wine to trains (and even some lakes), these autumnal excursions are fun and mostly frugal.

Best Money Tips: How to Stop Drinking Soda

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. We've got tips to help you kick the soda habit! We’ll also share how to revive your water-damaged cell phone, why LEDs are total

The 5 Best Dehumidifiers

A dehumidifier helps you beat back mildew and musty air -- find out which brands and models are worth adding to your shopping list.

Carving Pumpkins and 14 Other Cool Ways to Make Cash From Fall Holidays

Make the holidays work for you! A seasonal side hustle can help pad your pockets. Try one of these gigs.

24 Easy to Make Grab and Go Snacks

Quell a case of the munchies without sabotaging your diet. These healthy, sweet, and savory snacks are perfect to grab and go.

Waste Not! Revisiting the 5-Second Rule and other Kitchen Classics

Working as a line cook for almost four years exposed me to the dirtier side of the food service business. Generally, I was less-than-impressed

What’s the Difference Between Student Loan Refinancing and Consolidation?

No, refinancing and consolidating your student loans aren’t the same thing! Learn the difference and what’s right for you!

The 5 Best Mid-Sized Cities for Millennials

You don't have to make it there to make it somewhere. Enjoy big city living without the big city cost in these five medium-sized metropolises.

Enjoy Lawsuit-free Music

That usually means buying it, of course. And if you think buying music can be pricey, imagine the cost of paying the RIAA off in an effort to stay out of court. Can I legally download non RIAA music? [more]

Best Money Tips: Use the Web to Save $8,000 a Year

Today we found some wonderful articles on how to use the web to save $8,000 a year, money mistakes you may not know you are making, and using snow to water your indoor plants.

Seeing Mickey for a Song: Disneyland for Less

If you want to explore the Happiest Place on Earth without having the saddest wallet, follow these tips from a frugal frequent visitor.

FREE fluorescent lightbulbs - a very bright idea

It's great to see a big retailer giving back to the environment and the public. [more]

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