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Watch Out for These 4 Sneaky Charges on Your Monthly Bills

Some businesses will try to slip unfair fees onto your bill. Watch for these extras on your statements to be certain you're only paying what you owe.

This Trick Could Help You Finally Pay Off Your Debt

Personal finance is personal — especially debt. But if you can overcome that hurdle, a partner may be the motivation you need to tame that balance.

How You Know When It's Time For Bankruptcy

When it comes to erasing debt, you've got options. You can do it yourself, go to a credit counselor, try debt settlement or go for the nuclear bomb of debt destruction: bankruptcy.

10 Free Things That Just Aren't Worth It

Not every steal is a deal — sometimes they're just steals. Make sure you aren't getting roped in by these 10 freebies.

Book Review: Where the Jobs Are Now

Currently the unemployment rate is hovering around 10% nationwide, and millions of people have been out of work for months or even years. Where the Jobs Are Now is a timely book th

Book Review: On a Dollar a Day

Could you survive on one dollar worth of food per day? Vegan high school teachers Kerri Leonard and Christopher Greenslate endured an one month experiment where each of them consum

Ask the Readers: How Do You Watch Your Movies?

We want to know how you take in a flick. By sharing your movie watching habits (as well as how much you think you save each month), you'll be entered to win a $

Six Months as an Amazon Seller

After six months of experiences with various features and exchanges with customers and the Amazon monolith itself, here's what you need to know.

5 Awesome Cooking Tricks for Single People

Cooking for one can be a drag (leftovers AGAIN?), but it doesn't have to be with these simple cooking tricks.

The 5 Best Electric Razors

Electric razors have gotten better and more affordable over the years. Get a clean shave (no shaving cream required) with these top picks.

6 Ways Angie’s List Saves You Money

Right now you can get an Angie's List membership for as low as $4.79/year. But first you probably want to know if it's worth the cost.

Ask the Readers: What Money Advice are You Sick Of? (Chance to Win $20!)

Tell us what financial advice you're tired of hearing for a chance to win a $20 Amazon GC!

Beauty Before Brains?

What if earning more were simply associated with how you look? Studies have found a link between success and attractiveness, but personality and dress might be just as important.

Our Senior Editor Is Moving On: A Goodbye From Meg

After almost four years with Wise Bread, I'm moving on. And I'll miss you guys!

12 Awesome Things You Didn't Know You Could Get at the Library

Your local library shares a lot more than books and old movies these days. Find out what you're missing by not renewing your library card.

Shrinking Your Cash-Flow Period to Create a Better Budget

Had trouble sticking to your monthly budget? Try this method for looking at your finances daily — and maybe you'll avoid buying that unnecessary popcorn.

20 Little Ways to Make Your Stuff Last Longer

Extend the useful life of the things you own — and extend the life of your savings account — with a few, easy, maintenances tricks.

Best Money Tips: Inexpensive Ways to Celebrate St. Patty's Day

Today we found some great articles on inexpensive ways to celebrate St. Patty's Day, ways to improve your credit score, and tips for some great shut eye.

Cheap Smartphones: Which Ones Are Worth It?

Think getting a smartphone means shelling out hundreds of dollars? Nope. Check out the new crop of inexpensive, well-functioning smartphones.

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