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Are You Happy With Your Bank?

The American Customer Satisfaction Index tells us how citizens feel about their banks. But the most important question is, how do you feel about yours?

Why Superstition Makes You Buy Insurance

Our illogical brains lead us to buy insurance when we need it the least and forget about it when we need it the most. Here's how to change the cycle.

5 Ways to Discover Your Dream Career

Stuck in a dull, underpaying, dead end job? Break free and join one out of four Americans who have found the satisfying careers of their dreams!

The State of American Money, April 1, 2013

On the first day of April, 2013, we have some VERY IMPORTANT FINANCIAL INFORMATION to share.

The Letter Always Wins

When it comes to shaming companies into rewarding the disgruntled customer, writing an old fashioned letter (and having the tenacious personality of my husband) is all that's reall

Resumes For Recent Grads: Translating Campus Experiences Into Real-World Skills

If you’re a recent grad, I hope you've snagged the job of your dreams with a great company, perhaps after having completed summer internships or cooperative work programs with your

Ask the Readers: Do You Use Craigslist?

Tell us about your Craigslist experiences and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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.

Ask The Readers: How Do You Celebrate Frugally?

Tell us how you celebrate frugally and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Do You Use Online Banking?

Tell us if you use online banking and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money on Your Hobbies?

Tell us how you save money on your hobbies and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Have Frugal Fun?

Tell us how you have frugal fun and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Wantable Makeup Edition: Beauty Treats Tailored for You

Wantable promises welcome surprises in every box, but does the service deliver? Open a Wantable cosmetics box with a Wise Bread Blogger and find out!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Have a Frugal Halloween?

Tell us how you have a frugal Halloween and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Five alternatives to 0% yield U.S. treasuries

This week the 4 week T-bill rate was driven down to 0% and the demand for these treasuries was astounding. It seems that investors are so pessimistic that they are willing to acce

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Father's Day Frugally?

Tell us how you celebrate Father's Day frugally and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

3 Ways Paying Off Credit Cards Is Like Playing Beer Pong

Paying off your debt isn't as FUN as playing beer pong, of course, but it's a much better way to think about it than your old wrinkly neighbor would have it.

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

Master Your Life and Stop Self-Sabotage (Book Review)

You almost get that job promotion you yearn so badly for, but things fall through at the last minute. Every time your love life gets serious, the relationship blows apart. You woul