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8 Ways to Prepare for a Stock Market Dive

Got a little bit jumpy after the last market downturn? Relax. Here's how you can be prepared for the next one.

25 Things to Do With Used Corks (Including Making Money With Them)

So you've popped open a bottle of wine...now, what do you do with the wine cork? You have a surprising number of options.

8 Essential Pieces for Your Capsule Wardrobe

Lucky day! Capsule wardrobes are on trend again, which is great for closets and budgets. Start stocking your minimal collection with these smart basics.

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 5 Best Indoor TV Antennas

Most local TV stations broadcast in beautiful High Definition and other frequencies, for free, and anyone can watch. All you need is a good antenna.

11 Attractive Standing Desks You Can Actually Afford

If you've thought about switching to a standing desk but have been put off by the price (or the appearance), consider this collection of affordable, attractive designs.

10 Great Side Jobs for Extroverts

If you're a people person, then these side jobs are right up your alley.

Make Money Recycling: Get Paid to Recycle by 15 Websites

Can you could use some cash for your old broken cell phones, laptops, or ink cartridges? These companies actually pay you to recycle.

Best Ways to Count (and Cash in) Your Change

Try these free, fast, and easy options to turn coins into cash.

The Meaning of Milk Label Colors

Can you tell the difference between 1% and skim milk based on the color of the cap? It depends on where you shop.

4 Ways the 50% Rule Can Save You Money

Saving money can all come down to one magic number: 50%.

8 Things Americans Were Better at in the 1950s Than Today

Americans used to be so good at basic skills — like saving money. Things have gone a bit downhill since the 1950s.

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.

25 Ways to Use Frozen Mixed Vegetables

You could just toss that bag of frozen mixed veggies into the microwave and steam as a healthy side. But why when you can use that same chilly bag all these hot and delicious ways?

Learn How to Invest With These 5 Stock Market Games

If you've ever felt daunted by the complexity — and risk — of investing real money, try it for pretend first. It's fun, too!

Curing Warts, Removing Splinters, and 19 Other Bizarre Uses for Banana Peels

From greening your garden to moistening meat, banana peels have plenty of surprising uses. Plus, discover 7 bonus uses for bananas themselves.

Ask Yourself These 5 Questions Before Buying a Home

Before you seal the deal on a new house, ask yourself: Are you prepared for the investment? Run through these questions first.

Do These 10 Green Appliances Actually Save You Money?

What's good for the environment can be good for your wallet. Find out how much that little Energy Star logo is really saving you.

ZipList Giving Away $600 to Lucky Wise Bread Readers!

To enter simply leave a comment telling us your favorite Thanksgiving budget dish or comfort food!