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How Spending Less Made Me Happier

Contrary to popular belief, you don't need money to be happy. In fact, spending less can actually make you happier.

How to Save Money on College Applications

Everyone knows that college can be expensive — but just applying can be pricey as well. Learn how to cut down on costs.

Women and Savings: What to Do at Your Life Stage

Whether you're just starting your career or looking to retire shortly, this guide can help you build your wealth.

10 Lies Rich People Never Tell Themselves

A little white lie can keep your bank account in the red. Are you making your money matters worse with the stories you tell yourself?

Headaches, Begone!: 5 Tips for Making Airline Travel Easier

In these days of canceled flights, long lines at airline counters, and more frustrated customers than satisfied ones, there are some things you can do to make your trip go smoothly (or at least MORE smoothly). Headaches, begone! [more]

Best Money Tips: Negotiate for Lower Rent

Today we found some great articles on negotiating rent, last-minute tax tips, and credit card expiration dates.

Best Money Tips: Inexpensive Father's Day Gift Ideas

Today we found some great articles on inexpensive Father's Day gifts, credit card mistakes, and unexpected costs in retirement.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in September 2012

What end-of-summer deals will you snag this month? Read through for the best and worst things to buy in September.

14 Things You Forget to Do Before Leaving for Vacation

Honey? I think I left the oven on.

Better cars are not the answer

Wise Bread is an optimistic place. There are some people who can't see the congruence between optimism and frugality. I'm talking about the people who point to our progre

7 Unexpected Uses for Honey

Honey isn't just for tea. Make room for this sweet pantry staple in your medicine cabinet, too.

Share your favorite financial websites and win $25

Besides Wise Bread, where else do you go to get information about personal finance and frugal living? Share your favorite blogs, forums, and websites for a chance to win a $25 Amaz

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Extra Money

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to make extra money, things you don't need to spend money on, and using social media to advance your career.

6 Beauty Blunders Everyone Makes

Say goodbye to crooked eyebrows and dirty brushes. Put your best face forward — by avoiding these too-easy-to-make beauty blunders.

Keeping Your Head (when all around you are losing theirs)

I'm going to be honest with you--the last three weeks have been the most stressful I've ever experienced at work. Between moving into a new po

Money Porn: Are you an "Adult" Investor?

With the use of provocative phrases such as "hard sell," "sharp-rise," "capital injection," inflation," "surge" and "double-digit

Do not buy something just because you can afford it

Since I got married people have been constantly asking me two questions. One is, "are you pregnant yet?", and the other is "are you going to buy a house?" One

Part-Time Jobs That Can Get You Serious Discounts

Save money while you make money with these part-time jobs that offer substantial employee discounts in addition to regular part-time paychecks.

Trade Goals for Values

Goals come from our values. In 2013, why not live according to your values instead of constantly striving to reach goals?

What to Do If You're Hit With a Huge Medical Bill

If you're facing a large stack of medical bills with nowhere to turn, take a deep breath and fear not. You can pay off your medical debt without going broke.