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Watch Wise Bread Blogger On The Today Show! (1/11)

This Friday morning, Wise Bread blogger Jeff Yeager will be appearing on The Today Show to promote his new book, The Ultimate Cheapskate's Road Map to True Riches. Jeff is a g

The stuff I try never to buy new

I don't like buying new. It's not that I consider myself to be some kind of Scrooge. I just have a hard time paying more for something than I need to, and often we take tha

Special offer: 250GB online storage account for free - UPDATE

I've written about free online storage in the past, but nothing comes close to this. For a limited time, filedropper.com is giving away 250GB storage accounts to bloggers for f

The Best Online Swap Sites

With so many online swap sites available for the picky trader, there’s no excuse not to start trading your excellent-condition, used items for something of equal value.

Unsolicited Phone Calls: How You Could Unwittingly Change the World

Amidst a crying baby, a noisy dryer, and the steam from my tea kettle, I barely made out the sound of my ringing cordless phone. The caller ID flashed “unknown caller – unknown nu

Ask the Readers: What is Your Favorite Part About the Holidays?

Tell us what your favorite part about the holidays is and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Book Review: Living On An Acre, A Practical Guide to the Self-Reliant Life

Ever since I left the city and crept my way back into my childhood farm house, I have been slowly adjusting to a simpler lifestyle. Living On An Acre has been a steady and dependa

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Entertainment?

Tell us how you save on entertainment and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Control Your Allergies with Regular Cleaning

Instead of prolonging your suffering, you can engage in regular home maintenance that can help prevent allergy attacks stemming from your indoor environment.

Bit of fun turns into $10,000

In my recent post about eBay Motors, I recounted the story of a seemingly worthless car that sold for over $226,000. But this next story is bizarre. What turned out as a sarcastic

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day With Kids

When you have children, Valentine's Day isn't always about flowers and romance, but it can still be fun.

Cheap Thrills That Actually Satisfy

From whipping down hills to walking out on a stage and making up everything on the spot, discover cheap thrills that satisfy.

Bamboozled! The 4 Ways that Bamboo Products May Not be All That “Green”

We’ve all been there. Bopping down the aisles of your local home furnishings retailer and seeing all the “earth-friendly” products and tools that claim to be “sustainable.” Many o

JP Monkey Reusable Grocery Bags Giveaway

Still haven't gotten around to picking up a reusuable bag for your grocery shopping? Didn't get a chance to snag a bag for free? Maybe JP Monkey will give you some incentive to ge

How to Deal with Recession Anxiety

These methods will help you to avoid participating in the recession and the fear mongering that prevail during such periods.

Best Money Tips: 50 Personal Finance Bloggers to Watch in 2010

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share the 50 personal finance bloggers you should be looking out for in 2010, a nifty recipe for "primal" trail mix, a

The First Time Home Buyer Credit: How Big of a Deal Is It?

The first-time home buyer's credit has been hailed as one of the main drivers of the real estate market, but how big of a deal is it really?

Ask the Readers: What Motivates You? (Chance to win $20!)

We want to know what motivates you.  Share what drives you to do your best, and you could win a $20 Amazon GC!

Fess Up to Your Addictions: How to Satisfy Them on a Frugal Budget

There are just some things I can't go without, like Starbucks coffee or a dinner at Chili's. To feed my addictions, I've learned some tips that save me money and still let

Diagnose and Improve Your Financial Health: A 10-Item Checklist

If you resolved to take better care of your finances in 2011, learn what to fix first — and how — with this checkup list.