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Buy Your Groceries European-Style

Instead of planning a menu in advance, I go to the store and look around to see what looks good. That way, I can get whatever's fresh and cheap.

How to Talk About Retirement With Your Spouse

Avoiding that talk with your spouse about retirement will cost you both, eventually. Here's how to start talking — and planning your future.

Ask the Readers: How Do you Save on Your Phone Bill?

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Homebrewed Beer: Make Your Own and Save Money?

Can you save money by making your own beer? Is it worth the effort?

Everything You Need to Know About Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment remains high, even years after the Great Recession. If the worst happens with your job, here's how to get help.

Best Money Tips: Make Your Own Girl Scout Cookies

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you the secrets to making your own Girl Scout Cookies, how to color your hair at home, and who has the most expen

20 Essential Life Hacks for Summer

Ready or not, summer is right around the corner. Beat the heat and have more fun with these essential summertime life hacks.

Ask the Readers: Are You Part of a CSA?

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IKEA Survival Guide

IKEA is a great place to buy furniture with style that doesn't cost a ton of money. But the store is notorious for sucking away hours of your time and patience. Here are five ha

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Ask the Readers: Do You Celebrate Halloween?

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20 Smart Ways to Spend Your Loose Change

Keep loose change in a dedicated place, and in no time you'll have a nice chunk of change to put to good use. Here are 20 ideas to get you started.

5 Money Lessons I Learned From Watching Wheel of Fortune

What can missing letters and a big spinning wheel teach about personal finance? Plenty, if you know where to look.

7 Secret Tips to Make Your London Vacation Cheaper and Easier

London's one of the best cities in the world and you'll have a great time there. To make it even better here are 7 essential tips that'll make your visit cheaper and easier. The fo

Best Money Tips: Mexican Meals Under $2

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share some amazing Mexican meals for under $

The 5 Worst Pieces of Financial Advice Your Friends Give You

Have you been listening to any of this advice from your friends? If you have, you need to stop right now.

How to Afford Payments on Your Adjustable Rate Mortgage

our adjustable rate mortgage is getting ready to adjust and you might not be able to afford the payment. So what can you do to keep your finances above water?

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The 10-Step Staircase to a Comfortable Retirement

The secret to saving enough for retirement is simple. Start early and increase the amount you save over time. For many people the hardest step on the journey is that first one.

How to Examine Your Healthcare Plan and Save

I’ve been examining healthcare plans for a couple of decades. I’ve been covered under employer-based plans and private individual plans. As a result, I've learned mu