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4 Things Millennials Should Do Today to Prepare for Retirement

Planning for retirement is daunting — even for twenty-somethings. Take a few simple steps and be on your way to building a healthy retirement fund.

Ring. Ring. Ka-ching! Lying About Your Telephone Tax

I haven't had a landline in years. I'm dead serious. Years. [more]

7 Easy Lunch Ideas for Work

Don't be intimidated by brown-bagging it — having a fast, tasty work lunch can be easy and inexpensive. Just follow these tips.

Union Bank Secured Visa Card Review

The Union Bank Secured Visa Credit Card offers a low annual fee, additional benefits, and interest on your deposit. It's a solid choice for a secured card.

Wise Bread on Marketplace: A Frugal Valentine's Day

Celebrate Valentine's Day frugally — our Editor's segment on American Public Media's Marketplace Money tells you how (even if it's at the last minute).

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Baby carrots the frugal idea thats isnt

If you are a health-oriented kind of person, and you need a quick, nutritious snack that doesn't require lots of slurping, what do you reach for? [more]

14 Popular Snacks You Can Make at Home

Store bought snacks are pricey and fattening. Whether you're craving salty or sweet, it's cheap and easy to make your own — and healthier, too!

Top Three Tax Facts to Know for 2016

Hasn't tax day already come and gone? Yes, but it's never too early to start worrying about next year's taxes.

Making the most of your guilty pleasures

I've been trying to come up with a way to articulate the mental shift from being not-frugal to being frugal. It's not really about wanting to spend less, and it's certainly not about making do with less. [more]

Laws the Leg-Breakers Don’t Want You to Know About

Gone are the days when debt collectors only hassled the lazy, financially inept, or the completely downtrodden and hopelessly unlucky. [more]

How to Control Anxiety and Start Enjoying More

Anxiety is unhealthy, counter-productive, and, well, just not very fun. Learn how to worry less and enjoy life more with these easy suggestions.

Travel in Comfort with the United MileagePlus® Club Card

The United Mileage Plus Club Card offers exclusive benefits reserved only for elite members. See if the perks justify its annual fee.

22 Cheap Ways to Keep Cool During the Hottest Month of the Year

Summer sun can be too much of a good thing when temperatures rise. Here's how to beat the heat for next to nothing.

Ten Cents an Item for High-End Children's Clothes

How to bring home Gymboree, The Children's Place and Baby Gap for 10 cents an item.

15 Free Ways to Spend Your Summer

Whether you're hitting the beach or the local library, you don't need a pocketful of cash to have fun this summer.

How to Host an Awesome Frugal Movie Night

Skip that expensive movie theater trip. Instead, follow these suggestions to host a great movie night at home, featuring comfy seating and amazing snacks.

13 Easy Ways to Save on Your Gym Membership

A gym membership can bulk up the leanest budget, but if you can't break your gym habit, at least take steps to control the cost.

Ask the Readers: What Are the Best Gifts for Kids?

Tell us what you think the best gifts for kids are and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Awesome Frugal Date Ideas

Today we found some awesome articles on awesome frugal date ideas, tested tips for a frugal life, and inexpensive ways to keep kids entertained this summer.