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What Would You Do With a Million Dollars?

Wise Bread bloggers share what they would do with a million bucks. Tell us what you would do and be entered into our weekly drawing for a $25 Amazon gift certificate!

Ask the Readers: Trash or Cash? (Chance to Win $20!)

When you find something unusable, broken, or dirty, what do you do? Do you toss it? Give it to a thrift store? Recycle it? Would earning money for your troubles (and your trash)

The cost of a free ride - why not to use a buyer's agent

This little real estate agent secret could potentially save you thousands on your new home.

25 Low-Cost Foods Packed With Nutrition

Stretch those grocery dollars as far as they can go by buying the cheapest food with the most nutrition.

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

3 Financial Penalties Every Retiree Should Avoid

By the time you reach retirement, you should know how to manage your money. Don't get hit with these financial fines!

Free "Digital Retirement Coach" Aims to Take Angst Out of Retirement Planning

If the thought of retirement planning sends chills down your spine, a helpful chatbot from AARP and the Ad Council makes it all seem easy.

Make Your DVD Player Region-Free in Seconds

Region coding can, in most cases, be removed from your DVD player using a simple remote-control code that unlocks the player.

Financial Experts Share Their Biggest Credit Mistakes

Financial experts have made credit mistakes, too. Here's what they've learned from those mistakes.

Frugal Gluten-Free Living: Kitchen Tools that Stretch Your Budget and Your Time

I am a very frugal person. So, when my husband discovered his digestive tract could not handle gluten, I had to figure out how to stay within the budget, while keeping my sanity.

40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune

Traveling doesn't have to break the bank. Get discounts and the insider scoop with these great resources.

How to Benefit From Rising Interest Rates

Rising interest rates aren't all bad. Here's how to make rate hikes work to your favor.

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Done a Spending Freeze?

Tell us if you've ever done a spending freeze and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How Getting More Sleep Helps Your Finances

Need another reason to hit the sack early? Getting enough sleep improves your health and your wealth.

How to Prep Your Finances for an Emergency Vet Visit

For a pet parent, an emergency visit to the vet is always stressful. Here's how to handle it financially.

How to Use Up Remaining Balances on Prepaid Gift Cards

Looking in my wallet, there are no less than 5 prepaid debit or gift cards hiding at any one time.

11 Simple Rules of Excellent Houseguest Etiquette

Being a great houseguest requires more than a parting gift upon departure. See what it takes to really make sure you get invited back.

Watch Out for These Hidden Costs of Free Travel

No matter how many points and miles you have, travel is never free. Don't be fooled into paying these hidden costs of "free" travel.

Your Hotel Room Has Bedbugs. Now What?

Bedbugs? Ick! Once the squick subsides, take some steps to make sure you don't bring any new friends home with you.