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Top 6 Reasons Why Using Cash-Only Rocks

While I am a cash-only person by circumstance (paid off the credit cards and never reopened accounts), I am so grateful that I live in a cash world.

3-Ingredient Instant Pot Recipes That Fit Any Budget

Take the guesswork out of dinner with an instant pot and these easy three-ingredient recipes.

How to Help Your Adult Children Become Financially Independent

If your grown children are still depending on you for every little money matter, it's time to teach them how to go it alone.

How a Simple "Do Not Buy" List Keeps Money in Your Pocket

Creating a "do not buy" list will totally change your shopping game — and help you save tons of cash.

7 Smart Ways to Invest in Your Health

Looking for a smart place to put your money? You don't have to look far.

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Work in Your Downtime

Working in your downtime isn't just a drag — it's dangerous to your health and wellbeing.

6 Reasons Why Financial Planning Isn't Just for the Wealthy

Financial planning doesn't care how much money you make. You still need to do it.

40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune

Traveling doesn't have to break the bank. Get discounts and the insider scoop with these great resources.

25 Secrets From the World's Most Frugal Frequent Travelers

From booking to baggage, these frequent travelers have been there and done that. Here are their best tips for taking the hassle and hidden expenses out of travel.

How to Book an Amazing Cheap Vacation Package

Vacation packages can be one of the best ways to get away on the cheap — if you know the right tricks. Discover how to book a trip you'll love for less.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

10 Surprising Ways to Negatively Affect Your Credit Score

Even when you aren't applying for a credit card or loan, your credit score can be affected by a variety of actions — even forgetting to return your library books.

7 Ways to Make Amazon Pay YOU!

Online retail giant Amazon may be known as a shopper's mecca, but you can also earn significant cash from the site, too. Here's how.

What Would You Do With a Million Dollars?

Wise Bread bloggers share what they would do with a million bucks. Tell us what you would do and be entered into our weekly drawing for a $25 Amazon gift certificate!

3 Reasons Taking a Loan For Your Wedding Is a Bad Idea

A big wedding comes with a hefty price tag. Borrowing to pay for it will have you saying "I do" to years of debt, too.

8 Vile Craigslist Scams to Watch Out For

Although 99% of the ads on Craigslist are legit, some are designed to scam you. Recognize these eight common Craigslist scams and avoid becoming a mark.

The 5 Best Memory Foam Mattress Toppers

Getting a good night's sleep isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these memory foam mattress toppers and you'll be able to catch all the z's.

Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe From Golf Course Groundskeeper

The lawn tonic recipe came from a former groundskeeper at a golf course. All you need are 5 common household ingredients and a 10-gallon hose-end sprayer.

The Best Sign-up Bonuses for Airline Miles Credit Cards

One of the biggest travel credit card benefits is the hefty sign-up bonuses. Learn how to find them, and discover five great bonuses available right now.