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Healthy Eating: The Sequel

Alas, what to do when there's no Trader Joe's within 4 hours of your town?

13 Ways To Be Nice That Will Cost You Barely Anything

It's not expensive to be nice -- in fact, it often costs nothing as Paul mentioned last week. Here are 12 easy ways to be nice that cost zero and a bonus idea that will set you

8 Creative Uses for K-Cups

Brewing coffee with K-Cups is delicious and easy...and it uses LOTS of little containers. Get more life out of your K-Cups with these projects.

Grocery Jargon: 10 Terms to Know Before You Hit the Aisles

Food labels are covered with feel-good terms these days — but what does "natural," "organic," or "grass fed" really mean? Find out here.

How to Start Off Your Cover Letter Right

Follow these examples to write an effective, attention-grabbing cover letter introduction!

Jobless Americans Paying Fees for Unemployment Benefits

It seems crazy, but it's true — by receiving funds on prepaid cards, unemployed citizens are forced to pay fees to access cash when they need it the most.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Watch Movies for Less

Today we found some great articles on ways to watch movies for less, soon-to-be grad's game plan for securing a job, and shopping designer discount stores.

Getting Your Money Back Without Losing Your Friendship

Lent a friend some money and still waiting to be repaid? Ask for your money back politely and frankly to keep both your money and your friends.

Women of personal finance spotlight: The Frugal Duchess here to answer your questions

All of us have dreams of publishing a book based on our blogs or life stories. Now you can ask The Frugal Duchess how she was able to land that Holy Grail among writers: A fabulou

4 Reasons Why Green is Good, But Isn't Always Better

I'm all for taking care of the world around us. Is it possible, however, that we've taken “green” issues at more than their face value? Do we accidentally limit our discernment a

Get Up and Get Out: How to Find Cheap Local Events

Whether you're in a city or a small town, chances are that fun and cheap local events are happening all around. Here's how to find them.

Facebook For Budget Travelers

For the frequent traveler, Facebook is an excellent way to keep in touch with friends and acquaintances from around the world. Is it possible, however, that the popular social netw

Essential Money Lessons for Recent Grads

Learning the ins and out of managing money can be daunting, especially for young adults. Master these financial fundamentals to get off to a good start.

In times like these, separate the want from the need.

I remember saying to my dad, a long, long time ago, that I really needed a whole bunch of He-Man action figures for Christmas. Oh, and Battlecat, too. My dad looked at me, a hopefu

Free Preview of Refund Cents Website – Extended for Wise Bread Readers ONLY!

Sadly, several of you have let me know that you missed the brief window to try out Refund Cents. We have gotten permission to offer an exclusive new preview to our readers, good u

Leave Town Fast: Essentials for Making a Last-Minute Move

If you have to leave town in a hurry, get you and your stuff from here to there with these tricks for relocating on a short deadline.

Why You Should Consider an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage

Despite a bad reputation, adjustable-rate mortgages are making a comeback. Learn why an ARM might be the right choice for you.

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Topic: DIY Projects! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

Book Review and Giveaway: Good Deals & Smart Steals

By the editors of Good Housekeeping, this handy book offers hundreds of ideas for getting the best value for your money on every kind of purchase. I've also got two copies to give

Save Money by "Hypermiling" Your Air Conditioning

Summer isn't over yet, and neither is the summer heat. Keep your cool and your dollars a little longer by stretching your AC's chill as far as it will go.