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19 Frugal (And Easy) Ways to Update an Old Home

Don't drain your budget on simple upgrades to an old home. There is plenty you can do on the cheap.

Best Money Tips: Relax, Toy Hamsters Not Metalloid Death Bringers After All

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we'll ease your mind concerning the Zhu-Zhu pet scare, give you 13 tips for making sure you get your holiday purchase reb

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Is Bitcoin Still a Thing?

Bitcoin hit its highest valuation in 2013, and is less than half that today. Is there a future for the volatile cryptocurrency?

7 Ways to Get Warm On the Cheap

Brrr . . . it's cold outside. If you're at all like me, there's not too much that's worse than being really and truly cold . . . except maybe paying the electric bills.

The 5 Best Elliptical Trainers

An elliptical trainer can be a great way to work out at home and avoid the costs of the gym. Here are our picks for the five best.

Time to Get Down With Your Inner Zen

Remaining calm in the face of conflict is a trick. Even just managing the daily problems and stresses of modern life can be challenging. But with a few simple techniques, you can s

5 Financial Moves You Should Make Five Years Before Retirement

With retirement just five years away, you can't afford not to make these smart financial moves.

The 2010 Gift Wrapping Challenge

In 2009, a friend and I successfully met a challenge to wrap all gifts with alternatives to new gift paper and gift bags. Here are the results of the challenge, along with a few ti

Things You Must Know to Protect Yourself in an Auto Accident

Don't make an auto accident worse by causing more harm — whether to you, or to your insurance rates. Here's how to prepare for an accident, and what to do after.

Best Money Tips: September Is the Best Time to Buy These Things

Today we found articles on the best things to buy in September, habits of effective savers, and tips for the budget-conscious traveler.

Could Online Teaching Be For You?

It’s a new year and you need some supplementary income. Should you try online teaching? January 2010 makes the seventh year that I’ve been teaching online. It’s had its ups and dow

50 Smart Things to Do With Your Tax Refund

The average American's tax refund is about $3000. Here are 50 ways to put it to better-than-average use.

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Five Tips to Sell Any Home Fast

No matter the market, if you use these five steps, you'll sell your home fast.

This Is How to Pick the Best Cookware for Your Needs

With so many cookware choices it's hard to know what's best for each style, recipe, or method. Here's how to decide between cast iron, copper, aluminum, and more.

Best Money Tips: How to Enjoy Hawaii Without Going Broke

Today we found articles on ways to enjoy Hawaii without going broke, smart moves for career women this fall, and decorating ideas for a good night’s sleep.

Best Money Tips: 50 Personal Finance Bloggers to Watch in 2010

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share the 50 personal finance bloggers you should be looking out for in 2010, a nifty recipe for "primal" trail mix, a

When Should You Get a Vacation Rental Instead of a Hotel?

With the growth of sites like Airbnb, more travelers are choosing to stay in room and house rentals rather than hotels. Learn how it can save you money.

Flashback Friday: 54 Frugal Hobbies You Should Try Immediately

A new hobby doesn't need to drain your bank account. Have fun learning a new skill for next to zero dollars!