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My 2016 Budget Challenge: Affording Education

For Max, a new career means learning a whole new skill set. Find out how she's achieving it while keeping to her strict budget.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Your Retirement More Successful

Today we found helpful articles on ways to make your retirement more successful, tips to save money at big box stores, and the best college degrees for job security.

Gifts For Grads

Around springtime last year, as my niece’s university graduation date loomed, I picked out (but waited to buy) what I thought would be an ideal gift: a watch with her alma mater’s

The 5 Best Webcams

If you make regular video calls or record videos on your computer, a webcam can be a worthwhile investment. Here are the five best.

How to Save Money and Still Dress Green

Ignore the new "eco-apparel" hype. The most eco-friendly thing you can do when it comes to your clothes closet is to be a cheapskate and simply consume less

Share a Frugal Tip With Wise Bread and Get Featured in a Newspaper

Would you like to see your name appear on a nationally syndicated newspaper column? Here's your chance to share a great tip with the whole world.

Best Money Tips: Fun Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings

Today we found some amazing articles on breakfast ideas for busy mornings, money-saving beauty tisp, and slashing your cell phone bill.

Become a Frequent Flyer Master and Earn a Free Flight Every Year

Ssshh: don’t bother me. I’m busy doing my Christmas shopping and accumulating enough frequent flyer miles to pay for two overseas flights – in business class. I’m doing it with the

Best Money Tips: Don't Miss These End-of-Summer Freebies!

Today we found articles on hot end-of-summer freebies, side hustles that aren’t worth the effort, and daily habits to help you get more done with less stress.

9 Frugal Skills You Must Have to Survive Autumn

In order to make it to the Christmas season with some money in the bank, you need to make fall as frugal as possible. Here's how.

$20 in San Francisco: The Best Ways to Spend It

Baghdad by the Bay is not known as a cheap place to live, but it does boast plenty of cheap outings. Find out how far 20 bucks will take you there!

5 Ways to Make Money With Amazon Mechanical Turk

Amazon's Mechanical Turk is a service that allows people to hire several workers for tasks small and large. Discover how you can use the service to make extra money.

Should Your Kids Contribute to Family Money Goals?

Setting money goals together as a family can set your kids up for future financial success. Try it with your kids and watch them prosper.

Does Money Really Buy Happiness?

Having enough money will make you happy, but having more money won't necessarily.

Don't Ruin the Party: 11 Things Guests With Good Social Skills Never Do

If you want to get invited to your host's next shindig, don't do this!

Best Discount Store Credit Cards

Get even better deals when you use discount store credit cards.

7 Popular Vacation Spots That Aren't Worth the Money (and Where to Go Instead)

If you've chosen any of these overhyped destinations for your next vacation, prepare to be underwhelmed (and overcharged).

Maximizing Rewards Programs with Points.com

I don't fly or travel frequently enough to make the most of rewards points, but I still like earning them with the notion that someday I might be able to take advantage of them. [more]

The Best Free Gifts for Business Colleagues

Looking for thoughtful ways to say "thanks" to a colleague? These ideas are all valuable — and free!

How to Save on Special-Occasion Clothing for Kids

Just because kids are still growing doesn't spare them from needing to dress up — but I've figured out ways to keep my kids looking sharp without spending a lot.