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Best Money Tips: Unusual Uses for a Hair Dryer

Today we found some awesome articles on unusual uses for your hair dryer, your daily commute's impact on your wallet, and how to avoid buyer's remorse.

Best Money Tips: Sports on the Cheap

Today we found some great articles on ways to see the game without breaking the bank, things college students waste money on, and ways to spend less on bills.

How to Prosper Despite the Coming Economic Challenge

2011 wasn't a great year for the economy. And most experts don't expect 2012 to be any better. What can small business do to survive, or even thrive, in a tough environment?

3 Simple Ways Small Business Can Maximize Twitter

Twitter isn't for pitching. It's for networking.

Frugal is More than a Way to Spend Money, Part 1

I don’t know what you think of when you think of “frugal,” but I think of my parents. They are undeniably, definitively frugal, and they always have been. It’s how they were raised. [more]

Best Money Tips: Save on Dental Treatment

Today we found some awesome articles on saving money on dental treatment, paying with layaway, and how to benefit from low interest rates.

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Eat Fast Food?

Tell us how often you eat fast food and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Escape Student Loan Debt — Slowly

If you have student loan debt you think you'll never be able to pay off, new rules might help substantially ease your burden.

Get Your Booze On for Free

Recently a reader here at Wise Bread accused us of being European, citing our proclivity for writing about wine and beer. [more]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Have a Frugal Halloween?

Tell us how you have a frugal Halloween and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

An energy bill of $0.00

I'm not sure what you pay for energy each month, but combining natural gas, gas for the car and electricity, I'm way over $250. This guy, Mr. Mike Strizki, does it all for nothing. [more]

The Fallacy of Homeownership as a Sound Investment

Owning a home has become inextricably linked to the American dream, as much a part of the social fabric as baseball and apple pie. But the reality is that most Americans would be b

5 Benefits of a Task Management System

I'm trying yet another task management system and I think I've found a keeper. I've been on a search for quite some time, and while many people have strong opinions on their favori

8 Tips to Help Your Teenager Become Credit Smart

Now that I am a mother of two teenagers, credit card abuse is one of the first dangers of financial common sense that I discussed with them. Here are 8 tips to help your teenager p

Free Music Lessons Online! For now...

Ever paid for private music lessons? Pricey, no? I know that my accordian lessons got to be too much for my feeble salary to cover. Now, you can learn music online. Through You Tube! Video lessons, all for free. [more]

7 Ways to Generate New Leads for Your Side Business

If you want to start earning good side income, it doesn't make sense to invest money in traditional marketing efforts right away. Here are 7 cheap or free ways you can use to

How to Donate a Car to Charity

If you need to get rid of a car, selling it isn't your only option — if you donate it, you can help a charity you care about and get a nice tax deduction.

How to Preserve Your Relationships When Circumstances Change

Big life changes — even positive ones — can cause relationships to suffer. Learn how to weather the storm and come out stronger in the end.

5 Things Tax Preparers Should Tell You

Knowing the right questions to ask can help you get better advice and bigger refunds.