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Before you get out that frugal yard stick and start lecturing about spending too much money on cat toys and accessories, understand that the majority of those expenses are spent on
by: Kathryn Katz | channel: Lifestyle
I’m celebrating Thanksgiving three times this year. In the spirit of the Plymouth colonists’ and Wampanoag Confederacy’s first dinner, I’m going to follow their example on what mak
by: Max Wong | channel: Budgeting, Food and Drink
Haven't started your Valentine's Day planning yet? Here are more of our greatest Valentine's Day tips to help you get cozy without breaking the bank.
by: Will Chen | channel: Giveaways
The first time my mother took me to a lingerie store, I felt like I was on the inside of an exploding confetti factory. There were so many colors and sizes and shapes and textures,
by: Treacle | channel: Health and Beauty, Shopping
Hang around with frugality and simplicity types for any length of time and you'll hear a lot about distinguishing between needs and wants. It's come to me, though, that this issue
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Lifestyle
Companies are always looking for customer feedback. In their efforts to reach as many new customers as possible, many companies have created panels that anyone can join to try out
by: Katie Adauto | channel: Consumer Affairs
The economic stimulus bill has been hotly debated, not just in Congress but also on Main Street. Now that we know what will be getting funding from this package, many are wondering
by: Silicon Valley Blogger | channel: Personal Finance, Debt Management
For parents interested in setting aside money towards college expenses for their children, a Section 529 account is one of the best ways to do so.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Career and Income
In these tough economic times, many people are losing or worried about losing their jobs. Understanding your rights can help you come out on top.
by: Mark Britton | channel: Career Building
Go check your electricity meter box. Is the wheel turning and clicking over, recording your power usage? Probably. Now go back inside, and turn everything off. The lights, the coff
by: Nora Dunn | channel: General Tips, Green Living, Lifestyle
I got another one of those emails recently, from my mother-in-law this time. As usual, I began reading with skepticism and was ready to take it all with another monstrous grain of
by: Paul Michael | channel: Cars and Transportation, Consumer Affairs
Collection agencies are using severe methods to go after debtors. They're going through the courts to collect. The choices are show up, pay up — or get locked up. How can
by: Hollis Colquhoun | channel: Debt Management
Finding deals is a key topic on Wise Bread, and for good reason--finding a great price may make something you want affordable and make it easier to stretch your resources to cover
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Personal Finance, Frugal Living
There are hundreds and hundreds of apps out there, many of which help businesses move more efficiently. Here's a list of five great smartphone apps for business owners on the go.
by: Michael Dykstra | channel: Entrepreneurship, Technology
It was my birthday last week. I received an email from ING Direct and assumed it would just be birthday wishes. But, I opened the email and to my astonishment guess what it contain
by: Elizabeth Lang | channel: Shopping
While having a pet may make your life fuller, sometimes it won't make you monetarily richer. Here are five simple ways to save money on pet expenses.
by: Ashley Jacobs | channel: Family, Lifestyle
Searching for some creative ways to give green with style? Have a friend who loves to step up to the green plate, but doesn't have the cash to make the next couple of eco-transitio
by: Myscha Theriault | channel: Green Living
I found out a little too late that eczema can scar your kids. So I've developed a protocol that even the laziest moms can follow to keep mild-to-moderate eczema at bay.
by: Parenting Squad | channel: Family, Health and Beauty
Today I stumbled upon a site called Swoopo. It is touted as a new auction site that combines shopping with entertainment. I took a quick look and it seemed like many items were s
by: Xin Lu | channel: Consumer Affairs, Shopping
By some estimates, up to 80% of medical bills out there have mistakes on them, so it’s in your best interest to know what you’re being charged for.
by: Fred Lee | channel: Consumer Affairs
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