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10 Costs You Should Always Negotiate

Almost everything is negotiable, and these 10 everyday costs are no exception. Read this list and start paying less!

Filing Your Taxes for Free Online: How to Do It and What to Expect

If you earned under $58,000 last year, you can file your taxes for free. And, if you're worried you can't pay on time, you can get an extension, too. Learn more!

Save Money With These 10 Homemade, Healthy Energy and Sports Drinks

Need a boost after your workout but can't stand the drain to your pocketbook? Make your own cheaper, tastier, and healthier versions at home!

10 Popular Life Hacks That Don't Actually Work

Everybody loves a good labor-saving, clever shortcut, right? Unless it's one of these clever shortcuts that wind up costing you more time or money — or both!

Best Money Tips: Raise Money-Smart Kids

Today we found some fantastic articles on rearing money-smart kids, cultivating your X-factor, and making life insurance more affordable.

How to Start Saving Money With Skype: A Beginner's Guide

I use Skype daily to make free online calls. It's so simple even my parents are doing it!

This Is When You Should Borrow From Your Retirement Account

The usual advice is to never, ever borrow from a retirement account. Here are a couple of scenarios when it might be a good idea.

Score Coupons for Every Online Store (Even the Ones That "Don't Have Coupons")

Don't ever click "Buy" unless you have a discount code. Here's where to find those coupon codes, no matter where you shop.

12 Smart Ways to Turn $500 Into a Better Future

Got $500 burning a hole in your pocket? Instead of blowing it on stuff, use it wisely to improve your finances, your home, or yourself.

Slam Dunk Personal Finance Tips From the NBA

Few of us have the on-court talent to command an NBA salary, but we can still learn some money lessons from the world of pro players.

5 Great Money Lessons I Learned From My Immigrant Parents

Chinese households save 30% of their disposable income (compared to 6% for Americans). Want to know our secret?

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3 Reasons Why You're Still in Debt

Avoiding — and climbing out of — debt is pretty simple. But that doesn't mean it's easy. Learn why you're still in debt — and how to get out of it.

The Only 5 Grocery Shopping Techniques You Need

There are lots of ways to cut grocery costs, but these five strategies may be the cleverest — and they aren't difficult to do, either.

Ask @WiseBread a Question for Chance to Win a iPhone 5s or GS4

Ask our finance expert Jeff Rose (CFP) a personal finance question over Twitter. Contest ends tomorrow!

Will You Ever Be Able to Retire?

A real retirement seems to be moving further from reach. Bring it closer with good planning and realistic expectations.

4 Secrets to Getting the Lowest Rate From Travel Websites

Did you know that travel websites might be charging you more just because of the computer you're using? Learn how to avoid that and three other sneaky tricks.

4 Reasons Why You Must Open a Roth IRA Before April 15

One quirk of the tax law is that any contributions to a Roth IRA before April 15 count against last year's limits. Here are four good reasons to open one now.

Can You Really Afford to Live in Your Dream City?

You can make that move happen — just make sure you consider these five things.

20 Free and Fun Ways to Reward Yourself

Reaching goals is often its own reward, but when it isn't, go ahead, do something nice and frugal for yourself.