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Why Would Anyone Pay Mortgages With Credit Cards?

Today I received an email that advertised a program where you can earn rewards by paying your mortgage with a credit card. There are many reasons why this is a bad idea.

How to Break Bad Habits

Breaking a bad habit doesn't cost a dime but might save you plenty while boosting your confidence and your social capital. Learn how with these five easy steps.

12 DIY Ideas for Creating Inexpensive Art

Art doesn't have to be high-brow -- or expensive -- to wow. Channel your inner creative, keep your home decor budget, and fill your rooms with art.

8 Ways Your Smartphone Saves You Money

You may be saving on your monthly telecom bill with that old timey flip-phone, but you're also missing out on a lot of other ways to save.

Divining Your Home’s Value, The Quick-and-Dirty Way

It’s the American Nightmare: your neighbor, in an effort to avoid foreclosure, sells his house for thousands less than he paid two years ago, causing your home to plummet in value.

Important Habits of Very Frugal People

We've all read about (or heard about) the habits of highly effective people — but what about the habits of the fantastically frugal?

7 Things I Learned About Money After I Went Freelance

Becoming a full-time freelancer means getting serious about money. Here's what one Wise Bread regular learned after making the leap.

You Missed a Student Loan Payment. Now What?

Whoops — did you miss a student loan payment? Don't panic! Here's how to fix your situation.

26 Green Websites that Save You Money

There are countless green websites on the internet today, ranging from tips about green parenting to business ideas for eco entrepreneurship. But, what if you're looking for ways t

Still Without Health Insurance? Here’s How Much the Penalties Will Cost You

Health insurance may feel like a an expense you might just decide to forego, but going without can be a far costlier move.

Best Money Tips: Organize and Simplify Your Bills

Today we found some awesome articles on organizing and simplifying your bills, unexpected expenses to keep in mind, and making a restaurant menu work in your favor.

United World College: Study Abroad For Way Less Than You Think

Does your high school-aged child want something different? Are they smart, motivated, and looking for new challenges? They may find what they are looking for in the two-year United

6 Things You Can Do to Help an Unemployed Friend Find a Job

It can be hard to watch a friend struggle through a job search. Show them you care (and help them along the way) with these suggestions.

Here's What Your Vote Says About Your Money Style

Swinging red or blue on Election Day may depend on how you spend your green.

The Simple Holiday Budget Anyone Can Follow

'Tis the season for holiday spending. Despite all the red and green, this holiday budget will keep you in the black.

Tips From a Hostage Negotiator That Anyone Can Use

The next time you buy a car (or another negotiable purchase), try thinking like a hostage negotiator to get the best deal.

5 Dead Simple Reasons Why People Are Frugal

There are more great reasons to be frugal than just saving money. Here are five of the simplest ones.

Why You Should Follow Google's 20% Rule

This simple idea can make you happier, wealthier, and more valuable at work.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Friends

Today we found articles on how to make friends, trendy workouts that you can do for less, and ways to improve your morning.

Best Money Tips: Strategies for Fixing Common Budget Problems

Today we found some fantastic articles on strategies for fixing budget problems, simple DIY frugal tips, and smart money moves for college students.