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Tips for Avoiding a Foreclosure Prevention or Loan Modification Scam

Rising home foreclosures have made con artists very busy. These scammers use the public records to find homeowners who are in trouble, and then use a variety of schemes to take

Best of Personal Finance: Common Car Dealer Phrases to Watch For

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. This week we’ll share the ins and outs of a credit freeze, how to make your own deodorant, and some thrift store shopping

Worried About Debt? Tips On Managing Your Loans

If you've got a lot of loans under your belt, you'll want to make sure that you're able to manage them well, or risk wrecking your credit by making a late payment somewhere. Deali

The Cell Phone App That's Saving Me A Small Fortune

Recently, I upgraded to my very first smartphone. And, being the frugal shopper that I am, I quickly searched for the best apps I could find that would help me save money. I was l

Buy-and-Hold Investing: 4 Ways to Make It More Effective

The media is saying buy and hold is dead thanks to some fuzzy math and misinterpretation of what "long term" means. But here are four strategies that can turn buy and hold from a b

Stay Focused: 300+ Tips for Staying Focused

Spring brings out the worst in my ability to focus. When the weather turns better all I want to do is be outside. So, here is a roundup of the best motivational and focusing t

Best Money Tips: 10 Least-Visited National Parks

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you about 10 rarely-visited national pa

How to Get a Life: Consider the Worst Case Scenario

There is something that drives everything we do. When the masks are removed, fear controls much of what we do. Fear poisons us until we are too paralyzed to act. Learn a helpful st

Best Money Tips: Easy Apple Muffins

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you a simple recipe for apple pie muffins, 20 things that are cheaper to buy than fix, and how to avoid common inves

Simply Good Coffee: The Chemex Coffeemaker

Tired of your expensive coffeemakers breaking after a few years? Try the classic solution. Chemex coffeemakers brew the perfect cup year after year — with no moving parts.

Portfolio Ailing? Take a Peek at Asian Markets.

If you haven't been paying attention to Asian stock markets, you could be missing out on a vital tool for making money.

Best Money Tips: Time-Saving Steps in the Kitchen

Today we found some great articles on time-saving steps in the kitchen, how to manage family finances when money gets tight, and how to encourage your spouse to save money.

Surprising Items That Criminal Recyclers Are After

From the $2,300-an-ounce metal inside your car to high-school seats, discover what unexpected items thieves are trading into recycling centers for cash.

Live Where It's Cheap

More effective than giving up luxuries, using coupons, or buying in bulk, the most powerful enabler of frugal living is to live where it's cheap.

From $5 to $30+, Date Ideas for Every Budget

No matter what your budget is or how long you've been together, you'll find something fun (and romantic!) to do on this list of 50 cheap date ideas.

Best Money Tips: Get the Most for Your Money When Toy Shopping

Today we found some awesome articles on getting the most for your money when buying toys, planning your holiday budget, and fashion on a budget.

Best Money Tips: Save Up to $1,500 a Year on Laundry

Today we found some great articles on saving up to $1500 a year on laundry, steps to take after a job interview, and how to save on utility bills.

Best Money Tips: Getting Better Deals at Thrift Stores

Today we found some great articles on getting better deals at thrift stores, sources of non-taxable income, and optimixing credit card rewards.

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10 Awesome Companies Built by Teens

Here are ten inspirational stories of some incredibly successful young entrepreneurs, who all started their empires in their teens.