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Ask the Readers: How Do You Unwind After Work?

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Ask the Readers: Where Do You Want to Be, Financially, in 5 Years?

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Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Replace Your Phone?

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Are You Eating the 10 Most Over-Priced Restaurant Menu Items?

It's no secret that dining out costs more than dining in. A Wise Bread writer runs the numbers on her local grubberies and to find out how much more.

13 Dumb Little Purchases You Need to Stop Making Today

All small purchases add up quickly and ruin budgets, but these wastes are just silly — or even harmful. Find out what not to buy.

10 Things You Should Never Buy From Aldi

We love Aldi's — most of the time. So many of the products are unique, high quality, and, above all, well-priced. These are not those.

3 Things That Always, Always Go Over-Budget

Somehow, no matter how much we plan, these three events always go over budget. Here's how to keep a lid on the spending.

The 6 Companies With the Best Customer Service

Sure, business is in it for the money. That's why it's so nice to hear about a company going above and beyond to satisfy a customer — like these.

10 Foods With the Most Bang for Your Buck

It's easy to buy a lot of calories for little (just eat junk food). Guess what? It's also easy to buy a lot of nutrition for a little money.

Successful Men Carry These 7 Things Around With Them — Do You?

Success is ultimately about the content of one's character — with a little help from the contents of one's pockets, too.

73 Easy Ways to Save Money Today

Accelerate your debt retirement by redirecting current spending to repaying old bills. Lots of little savings here and there add up fast!

6 Ways to Trick Salespeople

Get familiar with the psychology of persuasion and turn the tables during your next sales negotiation.

7 Fresh Veggies You Can Grow From Kitchen Scraps

Don't discard those onion tops or avocado seeds! Plant them in your garden instead and grow your own.

9 Problems You Can't Solve With Money

Many problems we face require us to spend money to solve them. Use the three-step plan to decide if the solution is worth the cost.

The 5 Best Ways to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Workday

If you don't do morning right, chances are the rest of the day is shot, too. Set aside 10 minutes early to set the stage for a productive day.

18 Pantry Foods That Keep Longer Than You Think

How long will a jar of dried beans keep? 10 Years! Learn how long your pantry items actually keep and stop wasting food.

20 Little Ways to Make Your Stuff Last Longer

Extend the useful life of the things you own — and extend the life of your savings account — with a few, easy, maintenances tricks.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in September

Autumn leaves will be falling soon and these are the deals you should rake up — as well as the over-priced stuff you should leave on the shelves.

7 Nice Ways to Tell Your Spendy Friends You're Staying on Budget

Keeping up with your spendy friends gets expensive. Let them know you're on a budget without making a big deal about it.