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Does living frugally hurt the economy?

When I advocate for frugal living, people sometimes ask, "What if everybody lived like that?  Wouldn't it hurt the economy?"  My natural inclination toward frugal liv

250 Miles With Sarge: Lessons On Loyalty, Perseverance, And More

A guy who calls himself “Sarge” and I, accompanied by 9 fellow cyclists and a support crew, spent about 17 hours riding 250 miles to the beach in 3 days, just last week. Sharing th

Best Money Tips: How to Write the Perfect Thank You Note

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week, learn how to write the perfect thank you note, why monthly gym memberships might be ripping you off, the hidden cost

Best Money Tips: Free (and Almost Free) Spring Family Fun

Today we found some fantastic articles on spring family fun, ways to spring-clean your budget, and reducing your income taxes.

Best Money Tips: Triggers for Financial Infidelity

Today we found some great articles on triggers for financial infidelity, how to do your own landscaping, and tips for buying your first home.

How Much Does it Cost Every Time you Get Into Your Car?

I was horrified when I discovered exactly how much it costs me to drive into town for groceries. Do you know exactly how much it costs you?

Wise Bread giveaway: One year supply of Dove & poster signed by cast of The Women

Dove is giving one lucky Wise Bread reader a really nifty prize package: One year supply of Dove, a poster signed by the director and the all-star cast of The Women, and a pair of

Best Money Tips: When Are eBay and Craigslist Worth It?

Today we found some stellar articles on when eBay and Craigslist are worth it, things you never thought you could DIY, and saving money in your home office.

Inflation is going away for a while

For a decade, starting in the mid-1990s, the Federal Reserve kept interest rates too low and expanded the money supply too quickly. Their theory was that, as long as consumer pric

Best Money Tips: Wall Street Rollercoaster

In this week's Best Money Tips roundup: the Dow keeps dropping, why now is the time to pay off your credit card, why complete and utter armageddon isn't going to happen, simplif

Finding a Starter Home That's Also a Forever Home

Why can't your starter home be your forever home, too? Here's how to make sure what you buy today will work for you tomorrow.

Best Money Tips: Overpriced Grocery Items to Skip

Today we found some great articles on overpriced grocery items to skip, reasons to become a cheapskate, and a personal finance cheat sheet for new parents.

Coupon Coups

Nothing vindicates a cynic by being proven right and coupons can often be used as a marketing tool for the old bait and switch. Overcome misgivings about coupons by going from coup

Are Coupons For Everyone? A Review of the Couponizer (and a Giveaway)

I love the idea of coupons. Saving money? I'm so for the idea. Cutting, sorting, and saving little scraps of paper that will probably end up getting eaten by the baby or in the

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Quicken Loans Review: Competitive Rates and Good Customer Service

Is a mortgage ReFi through a bank once owned by a financial software company a wise choice? Learn from our reviewer's experience.

Best Money Tips: Things That Cause Your Bills to Skyrocket

Today we found some great articles on things that cause your bills to skyrocket, how to measure and track wealth, and saying no when friends or family ask for money.

The 5 Best Food Processors

Save time (and fingers!) by delegating all your chopping, mincing, and dicing to one of these top-notch food processors.

What’s the difference? Your Debt Questions Answered

Are you wondering if debt consolidation is right for you? Maybe you’ve heard about the promises that debt settlement offers. Or perhaps you’ve just been curious about the possibi

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