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The 5 Best Coffee Grinders

The best way to get fresh, coffee-shop quality java at home is to grind your own beans. Make it happen with one of these great grinders.

10 Most Valuable Things to Plant in Your Garden This Spring

Once the snow melts away, make sure you plant these things in your garden.

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.

12 Side Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads

Being a stay-at-home parent can put a strain on your budget, but these side jobs allow you to take care of the kids while generating additional income.

Top 6 Reasons Why Using Cash-Only Rocks

While I am a cash-only person by circumstance (paid off the credit cards and never reopened accounts), I am so grateful that I live in a cash world.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/23, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Using Social Media to Save Money! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift cards! Use #WBChat to participate!

6 Millennial Money Habits Every Retiree Should Learn

Millennials are savvy to some pretty healthy money habits. Even older generations should take notes!

How to Make Public Speaking Less Terrifying

Does public speaking break you out in cold sweats? You can master this formidable phobia.

Are Americans Experiencing Frugality Fatigue?

Are Americans suffering from "frugality fatigue"? After a year of tightened belts and tighter fists, we're reaching for our wallets again and returning to our bad old ways. Or so t

The 9 Secrets of Highly Successful Craigslist Sellers

From couches to cell phones, you can hock it on Craigslist. Follow these tips and go from Craigslist amateur to selling machine.

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.

Our Obsession to Clean is Making Us Trashy

I hate to clean just as much as the next person, so many of the new products on the market can be helpful to my daily routine. Others, however,

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.

10 Lifestyle Changes That Will Always Pay Off

Change is never easy — but the results are almost always worth the effort.

Frugalize any recipe

My wife picked up a cookbook at the library--one of those beautiful cookbooks with a gorgeous pictures of each dish. It had an above-average number of dishes that appealed to me.

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

Spend Less This Valentine’s Day (And Win an iPod Touch!)

Whether you love or hate the holiday, there are some lovely things to adore about Valentine’s Day (like all the assorted chocolates.) We’ll recap the best of Wise Bread’s suggesti

13 Businesses Your Tween Can Start

Who says you need to be an adult to create a successful side hustle?

5 Low-Cost Travel Items That Can Save You Big On Your Next Trip

These low-cost travel buys can save you big on your next trip.

Cheat Sheet: Retail Markup on Common Items

Stores make money by price markups. Learn the rationale behind retail pricing and what the product you're buying actually costs.