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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

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Bankruptcy is trying enough already. Don't make it worse by making one of these mistakes.

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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

Making Your Own Luck is No "Secret"

It's a much older secret than "The Secret," and much truer: Most lucky people are good planners and good decision makers. To a non-planner, a broken-down car is lousy

Best Money Tips: What If I Can't Afford to Make My Mortgage Payment?

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you some options for when the mortgage money just isn't there, 24 ways to pull together some cash when you're job

4 Starbucks Drinks You Can Easily Make Yourself

Oh, sure, save $40 a week by cutting back on lattes — but what do you treat yourself with instead? These four great low-lucre libations.

The 5 Best Chef's Knives

Cooking is a great way to save money — and the most important cooking tool you can own is a good chef's knife.

Best Money Tips: The Best Canadian Money Blogs

Today, we give you a list of the best Canadian blogs, 7 easy ways to straighten up your clutter, and tips for buying a foreclosed home.

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6 Gadgets Every Work at Home Professional Needs

With the right tools, you get more done in less time — and earn more money. From magic light bulbs to charging pads, these gadgets work.

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.

How to Start a Frugal Dinner Club

Love food? Have a fondness for frugality? Combine those passions and start a frugal dinner club. Here's how.

4 Things to Consider Before Hiring Household Help

Outsourcing chores can help you maximize your free time and earning potential. Figure out whether hiring some help is the right choice for you.

5 Ways to Turn Your Walk Into a Real Workout

If you're already walking for fitness, why not add some extra kick — for extra fitness? It's easy!

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Myscha and Sharon will be on hand to sign books and and answer questions. Fair also features Nobel laureates, hot novelists, rock stars, and celebrity chefs. Stop by the book signi

5 Things Millennials Can Do to Buy a House Within the Next Decade

Millennials know from money woes. With some smart money moves, you'll be ready to buy your first home within the decade — or sooner.

The 5 Best Hair Straighteners

A good quality hair straightener like these five best choices will leave your hair silky, smooth, straight or wavy without causing a lot of damage.

The Cheapest Way to Get Fit and Strong in 30 Days or Less

It's not quite sneaking into the gym — but it's close. With some clever scheduling anybody can get a month or more of free workouts at the gym.