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14 Dos and Don'ts to Ensure a Happy New Year's Eve

It's time to say goodbye to the last 12 months and ring in the New Year! Have a fun, happy, and safe New Year's Eve with these tips.

Free Day of Doggie Camp

My friends at Itchmo, Ben and Emily Huh, recently reminded me that Petsmart offers a complimentary day of doggie day camp at participating locations. Need a day off from your fun-loving dogs? [more]

Google Offers Free 411 - No Ads!

[insert a joke about getting da 411 on the 411 here] Google is offering free 411 service; ad-free, very sophisticated voice recognition, and oddly unirritating directory assistance. [more]

Ask the readers: What charities do you give to?

My last post on giving made me think a bit about... well, giving. [more]

Best Money Tips: Saving at the Dentist

Today we found some great articles on saving at the dentist, jobs for people who want to work from home, and ways to make the msot out of gift cards.

Mix 'n match your food to save money

Is there any way out of the "I love to eat but I don't want to cook all the time!" dilemma? Will there ever be a way to eat consistent, healthy, homecooked meals without slaving in the kitchen all the time? [more]

Will gas top $4 a gallon this summer? I say yes.

Before you go jumping all over the place and pointing out that I have done no real market analysis to back up my prediction, I would like to point out: I have done no real market analysis to back up my prediction. [more]

7 Frugal Myths Debunked

What are the myths about frugality and what does it really mean to be a frugal guru? Debunk the most common myths about frugal living.

The Cost of Meat—Too High To Pay

Let me start by making one thing clear: I do not think it is wrong to eat meat. It's not because I believe God gave us "dominion" over everything on Earth either. [more]

How to Build Your Own Amortization Schedule

Looking for a dull, but financially eye-opening home project? Great! Today, we're going to build an amortization schedule. [more]

Best Money Tips: Tactics to Get Free Food

Today we found some great articles on tactics to get free food, how to take an inexpensive road trip, and tips for budgeting when you're broke.

Free Children's Book from Barnes and Noble

Barnes and Noble is giving away free children's books from May 29th to September 2nd, 2007. To qualify for the promotion, have your kids read any eight books and write down their favorite bits from each book on a journal provided by Barnes and Noble. [more]

Wedding Dresses for Under $200

Target is offering wedding dresses for under $200! Now, I've been griping lately about imported Chinese goods. These Isaac Mizrahi gowns are probably sewn in sweatshops in Asia, so mentioning them here isn't meant as a promotion per se. [more]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 3/15, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Finances: Choosing a college. Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

Best Money Tips: Have a Fantastic Honeymoon on a Budget

Today we found some fantastic articles on car insurance 101, earning more income with less work, and having a fantastic honeymoon on a budget.

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: Save Money on Groceries Without Coupons

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money on groceries without coupons, frugal living in retirement, and red flags that could get you audited.

How to travel to and from Canada

Getting to and from Canada is getting to be a real pain in the ass. I should know, since I cross the border several times a year to visit family and friends all over the Great White North. The border has always given me the jitters. [more]

When Being Frugal Went Wrong – Tales From The Cheap & Nasty

I love a bargain. We all do here at Wise Bread. But after a few personal disasters from being cheap, I opened up the topic to some of my fellow Wise Bread bloggers. What did they do to save a buck and how much did it cost them? [more]

How to Allocate Your Cash When You Are Broke

When you're in the red, it can feel like you'll never be able to crawl your way back into the black. Make it happen with this emergency plan.