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10 Social Blunders to Stop Making by 30

By your third decade here on earth, you aren't a kid anymore — so stop acting like one.

Sound advice for winning on a game show

I've been a closet fan of game shows for years; most likely because I love the idea of getting something for nothing (hey, this is a frugal writer after all). I recently stumbl

How To Buy Stuff That Lasts Forever

My husband bought a pair of gym shorts for my oldest son a couple of weeks ago. The shorts lasted for one day before having a small tear at one of the critical seams. Contrast that

5 Great Choices for Free Online Data Storage

I have one of those USB jump drives, but I wanted to know if there were free storage options online for me. I found a whole bunch. Here are my favorites.

Get Fit and Pocket Up to $1,200 With Employer Wellness Programs

You may be able to pocket some serious cash if you get serious about your health. Learn how to earn wellness incentives worth up to $1,200.

When Multitasking Can Work

You probably aren't very productive if you're multitasking. But if you follow this time-management technique, you can make multitasking work for you.

6 Helpful Tools to Manage Your Small Business

If you're a small business owner or freelancer, you need the right tools and the right strategy to make it a success. These tools can help!

A Brief History of Credit Card Marketing Tactics

Credit card companies have been trying to part us from our money for years — and their techniques are only getting more sophisticated.

These DIY Magazines Can Help You Be Self-Reliant

Everyone’s looking to become less dependent on the traditional economy. As we wean ourselves from manufactured luxuries and discover ways to create for ourselves, it can be diffic

5 Ways to Restart Your Resolutions This Spring

Winter is a tough time to set and achieve your goals. Here's how to revive them this spring — or anytime.

7 Modern Reasons to Visit Your Local Library Today

The library isn't just a building full of old books. You can have a whole lotta fun there — for free!

Fresh Fruit for Rotten Cheapskates Like Me

What’s a good way to save money on fresh fruit? Eat with the season. Out of your own backyard. Or your neighbors. My quick and easy raw foods apple sauce recipe is at the end. You

What Is the Best Life Insurance Company?

Jeff Rose, CFP, shares the two things you need to consider when looking for the best insurance company for you.

Giving Gifts That Will Save Money

I love the holiday season. I love being able to bake cookies and give them to my friends, put up decorations and — most of all — give gifts. But with only a couple of weeks left un

Psychology of Money: How We Secretly Want People to Make Us Buy Things

A good financial plan includes planning and budgeting for both needs and wants. Don't let short term wants steal from those wants you really desire.

Self-Made Billionaires: Investment Lessons From Their Success

If you want to get rich on the stock market, follow the example of this group of self-made, billionaire investors.

8 Things a Frugal Woman Should Always Carry

It's a spendy world out there. Before you leave the house, make sure you've got these frugal tools with you.

Tactics of the rich

There are things the rich do that working class and middle class folks don't. Some of them--living off the return on capital rather than wages or salary--are only available to the

Stylish Coupon Organizers Giveaway

Two super cool companies approached us recently about introducing Wise Bread readers to their stylish coupons organizers. We know how our readers love to save money and look cool d

Best Money Tips: How to Get Stuff for Free at CVS

Today we found savvy ways to get free stuff at CVS, free budget spreadsheets to organize your household finances, and DIY projects that you can tackle with YouTube.