Hot Today

Wise Bread articles that are hot today.

Best Money Tips: Controversial Moves That Will Save You Money

Today we found some great articles on controversial moves that will save you money, saving on your grocery bill, and creating a budget.

Best Money Tips: Organize Your Life and Save Money

Today we found some great articles on ways to organize your life and save money, how to ask for a promotion, and ways to make your batteries last longer.

Go Ahead -- Take Candy From a Baby

One frugal mom recycles that Halloween loot for the Christmas stockings. Even if you don't go that far, now is the time to start thinking about stocking-stuffer sweets.

Savings Rates Below Inflation? Save Anyway

When savings rates are below the inflation rate, it's easy to delude yourself into thinking you shouldn't save. That's a bad idea.

10 Fun, Practically Free Ways to Make New Friends

Whether you've just moved to a new town, are feeling shy, or just want to talk to some interesting people, try out these great ways to meet new folks.

Live Like a Local: How to Tap Into the Local Scene While Traveling

If you want to get unique experiences, discover what a place is really like, AND save money, don't travel like a tourist — learn how to live like a local.

Help yourself to amazing photos from The Library Of Congress

I'm must confess, I'm a bit of a history junkie. I can often be found digging through The History Channel On Demand shows, all too often because we can learn valuable lesso

Instructables for the Extreme Cheap Lifestyle

Are you a super cheapskate with an affinity for making everything yourself? Here are some Instructables that will tickle your fancy! Learn to furnish your home, gather food, and

Software review: TurboTax

I wasn't looking forward to doing my taxes this year.  They were going to be more complicated than in years past, because I left my regular job and started working full-time as

10 Easy, Delicious Canned Cranberry Recipes

An abundance of leftover canned cranberry just may be your ticket to a new, delicious dish. Stock up and enjoy cranberry year 'round!

Sometimes I wish I had beautiful long blonde hair and ample cleavage.

Not on my body of course; that would be freakish. And if you’re visualizing it right now, I’m really sorry…especially if you’re eating. No, I’m basically reacting to several incide

The Ultimate "Green" Workout

Recently our own Xin Lu wrote a post on a motivating way to lose weight (a very interesting piece.) Imagine my surprise when a commenter spoke my mind by sharing the ultimate in “

Frugal Factors: What Traits Do Most Savers Share?

We're all individuals, each with our own reasons for living frugally — but we're alike in some very important ways.

Find the Investing Style That's Right for You

Risk and reward go hand in hand, but how do you pick the investment strategy for your needs? Brush up on the basics before you buy.

Best Money Tips: Best Ways to Save Money for 2013

Today we found some stellar articles on ways to save money for 2013, lowering your summer cooling bill, and jobs to get in college.

Soy Milk, Tofu, and Veggie Burgers for pennies, anyone?

You can make soy milk, veggie burgers, and tofu at home for literally pennies on the dollar. $1.50 in soy beans can produce 24 meals. It's fun and super nutritious. Learn exactly h

The Power of Mentorship

We all use mentors regularly without thinking about it. But if we take charge of our lives and consciously choose mentors, we can charge ahead of the game in leaps and bounds.

Download the 451-page bailout proposal

Well folks, I hope you have plenty of time on your hands. The initial 3-page document that Bush and Paulson put forward has grown somewhat. It's hardly surprising, considering how

5 Sure-Fire Signs of an Investment Scam

Even well-educated and honest people can get conned. Learn the signs of a scheme to avoid losing your savings.

Lose Weight and Eat Better With the 8 Best Diet Apps

Dieters with smartphones have a wide selection of apps to help count calories and track progress. Check out this trim list of the eight best.