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How to Avoid Getting Your Credit Card Canceled

Find out why your credit card could be canceled on you without notice, and tips to help avoid it.

9 Good Reasons to Choose a Credit Union Instead of a Bank

We're big fans of credit unions at Wise Bread, and once you get a look at this list of reasons why, you will be too!

5 Unexpected Dog Costs You Should Prepare for Now

Dogs are cute, cuddly, and can be very costly. Here's how to prepare for their big bills.

13 Smart Garage Sale Bargain Hunting Tricks

Garage sales can be full of amazing finds — and you'll bring home more of them if you come armed with these bargain hunting tricks.

One Simple Thing You Can Do to Start Budgeting Today

Forget the spreadsheets. The best thing you can do for your budget is to take a step back and look at the big picture.

50 Amazing, Easy DIY Bath and Body Products

Homemade gifts are always appreciated, but your recipient may not always want your famous pecan-sugar bars. Mix it up with these DIY beauty gifts.

Real Estate Appraisals - Ten things most people just don't understand about them

The homeowner wants to make the sale. The broker wants to make the commission. The lender wants to make the loan. It'd be nice to see all these folks made happy, but first... th

15 Delicious Ways to Prepare a Humble Head of Cabbage

A staple in frugal pantries the world over, cabbage is full of nutrients, low in pesticides, and inexpensive. Add cabbage to your diet with one of these classic preparations.

10 Ways to Keep Your Kid's Prom From Ruining Your Budget

It's prom season, moms and dads! Here's how to save major green on your kid's big night.

How to Get a Refund When Something Is Non-Refundable

The terms "non-refundable" and "non-returnable" make too many people avoid customer service. But with these tips, you can get results.

How to Sell Your Hair for Cash

There is a huge market for sourcing natural hair. Here are some tips and information on how to sell your tresses for cash.

12 Ways to Improve Your Performance at Work

Apart from the satisfaction of a job well done, becoming better at your job can lead to a raise or a promotion (or both!). Here's how to make it happen.

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy a New Car

Before you drop big bucks on a shiny new set of wheels, consider how much smarter it can be to buy used.

Is Your Doctor Helping or Hurting? This Is How to Find Out

Is there a doctor in the house? With so many resources online and off, it's never been easier to find the right doctor. Here's where to look.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for People With Fair/Average Credit

You don’t need to have excellent credit to qualify for a credit card with great rewards and reasonable terms. These credit cards only require a fair/average credit score.

9 Ways to Earn Extra Cash When Money Is Tight

Whether you're unemployed or could just use some cash on the side, these gigs (ranging from oh-so-easy to kind of wacky) can help you make money fast.

Top Seven 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.

The 8 Things That Are Always Cheaper at Target

Target is hitting the bullseye for ultra-low pricing on these eight products. Shop smart and save with these choices.

Can You Really Save With Amazon Prime Pantry?

Prime Pantry is yet another of Amazon's many services aimed at saving consumers time and money. How can you make the most of it?

6 Job Perks That Can Lead to a Dream Career

Looking to make more money? Don't forget to check out your company's available perks, first.