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SmartyPig is Giving Away $500 to Wise Bread Readers!

Don't miss your chance to win $500 in SmartyPig’s Giveaway for Wise Bread Readers!

7 Reasons to Get Spring Cleaning Done During Winter

Instead of waiting until spring arrives — and wasting all the warm weather — get your spring cleaning done early when you're stuck inside.

How to Avoid (and Treat) Cold Sores

Cold sores are painful, ugly, and take a long time to heal. Here's how to avoid (and treat) these nasty little lesions.

Top 7 Reasons Why I Use My Credit Card for Everything

I charge absolutely everything to my credit card. Everything. Here are the reasons why I am a credit card junkie.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Overseas Retirement

Retiring overseas can seem scary, but you can make the transition to "expat" smooth sailing with a few easy to navigate tips.

The 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.

6 Times You Need to Update Your Will

If you have a will, you're already ahead of the curve. But you need to make sure it's updated, too.

Remove Car Dents Quickly and Cheaply

Dents suck. And so does the cost to repair them. Here are quick and cheap ways to remove dents.

5 Best Online Savings Accounts

Some online banks have great service, while others offer great interest rates. These five have both.

You Can Start Investing With a Lot Less Money Than You Think

You feel like you don't have enough money to take the plunge in investing. That's not true! You can get started with less than you think.

Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: What Does Corporate Social Responsibility Mean to You?

Tell us what corporate responsibility means to you and we'll enter you in a drawing to win $200 in Amazon Gift Cards!

The Fastest Way to Pay Off $10,000 in Credit Card Debt

Want to know how to get rid of your credit card debt fast? Here's our two-step method.

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.

How to Afford Your Kid's Braces or Expensive Dental Care

Your kids may be small, but their dental care costs can be huge. Here's what a dentist has to say about taming these big bills.

Debit Or Credit? Which One Should You Choose At The Checkout?

Debit or credit? Although the outcome seems the same, it’s a different process with different consequences.

No Signal? 6 Ways to Boost Your Cell Phone Reception

I have been researching and testing methods to boost my phone in case of emergencies. Here are the five methods that worked, with varying success, for me.

17 Uses for Stale Bread

Using up leftover bread is not only frugal, it's delicious. Make sure you eat every last crumb of that aging loaf with these recipes.

The Financial Perks of Being in Your 20s

From student loans to pitiful pay, you may wonder if there are any financial perks to being young. Good news! There are many.

8 Free Things You Can Do on Any Vacation

What can you do to entertain the family on vacation without breaking the bank? Quite a lot, actually.

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.