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8 Vile Craigslist Scams to Watch Out For

Although 99% of the ads on Craigslist are legit, some are designed to scam you. Recognize these eight common Craigslist scams and avoid becoming a mark.

5 Times You Shouldn't Refinance Your Mortgage

Thinking of refinancing your mortgage? Hang on — usually a refinance is the right choice, but not always.

Financial Decisions of Young Adults: Highlights from Our Chat With Rutgers

Don't miss the highlights from our chat with Dr. Barbara O'Neill from Rutgers on financial decisions of young adults!

10 Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew

Ever wished you knew what was on the boss's mind? Wonder no more.

8 Things We Keep Buying That Are Killing the Planet

Convenience comes at a price — and the planet is paying it.

Flashback Friday: 41 Coffee Hacks That Will Instantly Improve Your Morning

Make your hectic mornings brighter by making better coffee, or getting it for a better price.

Live a Longer and Happier Life With These 8 Frugal Buys

We don't often advise you to buy more stuff, but these frugal purchases really will help you live a longer, happier, healthier life. It's science!

Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe From Golf Course Groundskeeper

The lawn tonic recipe came from a former groundskeeper at a golf course. All you need are 5 common household ingredients and a 10-gallon hose-end sprayer.

7 Signs You Have a Serious Spending Addiction

Spending addiction is real, damaging, and scary. If you recognize yourself in any of these signs, you may need to seek help.

7 Reasons You Shouldn't Invest Like Warren Buffett

What works for the Oracle of Omaha might not necessarily work for you.

Find a Side Gig at These 4 Best Micro-Jobs Sites

One way to boost your savings is to earn a little extra in your spare time. Get your side hustle on via one of these quick job search sites.

10 Ways to Save on a Long-Distance Move

When you're moving a long distance, you can't just buy a pizza and a 12-pack and ask your friends to pitch in. Here's how to save on a cross-country move.

Get More Points for Business Purchases with the Chase Ink Plus Business Credit Card

The Chase Ink Plus Business Credit Card awards as many as 5 points for each dollar spent on your business purchases.

The 5 Best Glass Cleaners

Keeping your windows clean and clear isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these window cleaners and your glass windows will sparkle.

5 Things Debt Collectors Don't Want You to Know

Debt collectors sometimes have a few sneaky tricks up their sleeve. Beat them to the punch by knowing your rights.

5 Inspiring People Who Each Paid Off Over $100,000 in Debt

For these five people debt totaling $100k — or more — seemed insurmountable. That is, until they paid it off. Find out how you can, too.

Meet Meg Favreau, Our Senior Editor

Frugal living is a lot like eating food, and not just because I love both things.

6 Great Places to Get Free Tax Advice

Confused by taxes? Now you can get free professional help from a variety of surprising sources.

Figuring the Size of Your Emergency Fund

The usual rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months' income. Of course that's silly--the size of your emergency fund needs to be based on your spending, not your income. But even 3

Rutgers is Giving Away $1500 to Wise Bread Readers!

Don't miss your chance to win your share of $1500 in prizes from Rutgers!