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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.

How to Turn Your Instagram Account Into a Paying Gig

Instagram isn't just for pics of your daily latte and your adorable cat. You can make money with it, too!

5 Hair Conditioners You Can Make at Home

No matter what kind of hair you have, you can keep it beautiful naturally with one of these five simple, natural homemade hair conditioners.

The mystery shopping scam that could cost you a fortune.

For many years now, thousands of folks have been earning a little extra cash by doing Mystery Shopping (aka Secret Shopping). [more]

10 Tips for Landing the Perfect House-Sitting Gig

Want to travel around the world and stay in great houses for free? It's simple — house-sit. Follow these suggestions to get started.

4 Ways to Buy a House Without a Mortgage

No mortgage? No problem. You can still purchase the home of your dreams.

How to Use Up Remaining Balances on Prepaid Gift Cards

Looking in my wallet, there are no less than 5 prepaid debit or gift cards hiding at any one time.

11 Simple Rules of Excellent Houseguest Etiquette

Being a great houseguest requires more than a parting gift upon departure. See what it takes to really make sure you get invited back.

7 Easy Ways to Build an Emergency Fund From $0

When your latest financial emergency is that you can't afford an emergency, it's time to start building that safety net — quickly!

Travel Rewards Don't Get Easier Than This: Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

By replacing flighty airline miles with statement credits, the Capital One Venture Rewards card makes redeeming and earning travel rewards easy.

7 Best Websites for Last-Minute Airfare Deals

Planning a last-minute trip doesn't mean your flight should drain your bank account. Here's where to find great airfare deals, fast.

25 Hotel Hacks From Professional Travelers

From booking to bedtime, find out the shortcuts these pro travelers use to make hotel lodging cheaper, more convenient, and more comfortable.

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!

The 5 Best Glass Water Bottles

Staying hydrated on the go without creating environmental waste isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five glass water bottles and the Earth will love you for it.

10 Flight Booking Hacks to Save You Hundreds

Don't book another flight online until you've read this! It could save you a ton of money.

The 5 Best Pet Flea Shampoos

Keeping fleas away from your pets during summer isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these pet flea shampoos and they'll stay flea-free.

10 Easiest Items to "Flip" for Cash

There are tons of things in your house right now that could easily be flipped for cash. It just takes a good eye and some elbow grease!

12 Smart Uses for Safety Pins

The humble safety pin can do more than just conceal clothing tears. Dig a couple out from the bottom of the drawer and put them to work!

How to Launder Money

Money laundering is not a simple concept. It's two simple concepts, because there are two different activities that are called money laundering. Here's how to do both of them.

10 Things You Should Never Buy at the Dollar Store (and 10 You Should)

You can get a lot of stuff you need at the dollar store at unbeatable prices — just as long as you know what products are real bargains, and which ones really aren't.