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15 Real Simple Ways to Save Thousands of Dollars

Want to know the ideal time to buy a new TV? The best place to find bargains in a supermarket? Can you whiten your teeth at home? Do you really need to change your oil every 3,000

Ten Great Charities that Deserve Your Dollars This Year

These are difficult economic times, but I'm getting tired of being told to spend my money on stuff, as if my personal saving habits are somehow ruining the economy. Instead of thro

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 10/24

Today's great deals include Super Outdoor/Indoor Movie Screen, 8-Cup Stainless Steel Coffee Press, 50% off XOXO, and more!

Money Mistakes Two Popular Board Games Teach Kids

If you think Monopoly and The Game of Life teach players sound money management skills — go directly to jail. Do not pass GO, do not collect $200.

The Upside of the Downturn: RecessionWire

Recession, Reschmession…. Just when you thought you’ve heard everything you could possibly take concerning today’s hottest buzz word, a brilliant website was created in its honor.

Don't let low interest rates make you stupid

When I went off to college in 1977, inflation was high and rising, but the maximum interest rate you could earn on a savings account was capped by the government at a fraction over

"Cash for clunkers" bill passed by Congress - what does it mean for consumers?

A few months ago I wrote about several car buying incentives that were floating around. This was before the bankruptcy of Chrysler and GM and there was a rumor going around that t

Best Money Tips: Summer's Bounty

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! In this edition, we'll share with you how to store summer's bounty, save money on a gym membership, talk about finances before t

The 5 Best Treadmills

No more excuses! Having a treadmill at home can make it a lot easier to exercise. Here are our picks for the five best.

How To Avoid Gambling Away Your Investments

Some consider participating in the stock market as a form of gambling. While I agree that not everyone should be risking their money in certain investments, I believe that by takin

Best Money Tips: Ways to Kickstart Your Inner Cheapskate

Today we found some stellar articles on kickstarting your inner cheapskate, maximizing charity donations, and why you didn't get a promotion.

5 Ways to Live Better Without Spending More

The most simple-minded measure of your standard of living is how much money you spend: spending more equals living better. Reality is more complex. There are a lot of ways to li

How to Explore Your Antique Attic Treasures for Profit

Supplemental income can be as close as your attic or your basement. Start learning about the items in your house that can bring in some extra cash. Antiques are a big business but

Ask the Readers: Do You Do Black Friday?

I want to hear your thoughts on the all things Black Friday -- if you have any. Share them here in our comment thread or on Twitter, and you'll be entered to win one of two $10 A

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Ask the Readers: Are Rebates Worth It? (Your Chance to win $10!)

Do you rebate? Are you smart about it? Do you buy stuff you don't even want or need so that you can eventually recoup all your money? Or do you avoid the practice altogether. We

Living Cheaply for the Long Term

Frugality sites are full of advice for cutting your expenses right away. Living cheaply for the long term is different. Call it "strategic frugality."

Best Money Tips: 5 More Ways to Screw Your Credit Card Company

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. In this article, we’ll look at 5 legal ways to get your way with your credit card companies, the 5 grammatical errors that make

Best Money Tips: Affordable Travel Tips

Today we found some awesome articles on affordable travel tips, grocery shopping for 4 on $100 a week, and ways to avoid a money pit.

5 Ways to Get Someone to Say "Yes"

A lot of what we do in life comes down to persuading people to say "yes." Here's to how get to that yes faster and more often.