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BillShrink Giving Away $2,500 to Wise Bread Readers

To enter the contest, simply leave a comment telling us how you would spend all that money. Will you pay some bills, start a college fund, or have some fun?

The 5 Best Hair Curlers

To get perfect curls that last, not any hair curler will do. You need one of these best five hair curlers.

5 Best Credit Cards for People With Excellent Credit

Have great credit? Then you have an opportunity to get high-reward credit cards that offer 2% or more cash back, double points, and more.

7 Ways to Increase Your Credit Score Quickly

Don't let a low credit score hold you back. You can get it on the upswing — faster than you might think.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

8 Things to Do with Kids at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

National parks are fantastic and frugal vacation spots. Learn how you can win a free trip to a great national park!

Best Money Tips: 11 Things to Do Before Buying a Used Car

Today we found some great articles on things to do before you buy a used car, emotional mistakes that keep you poor, and major dos and don’ts at a job interview.

Make These 7 Money Moves Now Or You'll Regret It in 20 Years

There's no time like the present to make these critical money moves. Trust us — your future self will thank you.

14 Things You Should Do When You Move to a New Town

Welcome to the neighborhood! Here's how to plant your roots in the new town you call home.

Chase Total Checking and Savings: Easy Everyday Banking

Chase Total Checking and Checking comes with several services to make banking easier and more convenient for their customers. Are they enough to get you on board?

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

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.

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

10 Surprising Ways to Negatively Affect Your Credit Score

Even when you aren't applying for a credit card or loan, your credit score can be affected by a variety of actions — even forgetting to return your library books.

5 College Degrees With the Highest ROI

If making big bucks after college is your goal, don't choose just any major. Choose one of these five.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Splurge On?

Tell us what you splurge on and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How Credit Card Issuers Classify Your Purchases For Bonus Rewards

Here are some tips to figure out which purchases qualify for bonus rewards, so you can be sure to choose the right credit card for any purchase.

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

When You Should Get A Business Credit Card Over a Consumer Card

Here's a breakdown of the extra benefits that come with a business credit card that you should consider.

Cashing in at the Supermarket: Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express Review

Getting 3% cash back at many department stores is attractive, but the 6% cash back on supermarket purchases is what really sets this card apart.