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Buy a Home You Can Afford With the Mortgage Suitcase Trick

When you're thinking about buying a home, it's easy to buy more house than you need (and get stuck with a pricier mortgage). Use this trick to save.

Use Safe Driving To Save Gas During The Last 6 Weeks Of Winter

The Groundhog predicted that we will have to endure six more weeks of winter. This means more snow, ice, and cold that can reduce your car's efficiency by up to 50%. Fortunatel

Best Money Tips: 56 Things to Do Instead of Spending Money

Today we found some awesome articles on 56 things to do instead of spending money, stylish gifts for career girls, and retiring with little savings.

Best Money Tips: Why You Need a Grocery Stockpile

Today we found some great articles on how to grow a grocery stockpile, tips to avoid Christmas Debt, and budget-friendly gifts a holiday hostess will love!

7 Delayed-Spending Tricks That Help Pay Off Debt

If you're willing to delay gratification and avoid purchases today — but not forever — you can save money now and eliminate your debt sooner.

Best Money Tips: Tighten Your Budget and Still Have Fun

Today we found some fantastic articles on how to tighten your budget and still have fun, why hiring managers haven't called back, and borrowing money from family.

Best Money Tips: Save a Bundle on Flowers

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving on flowers, getting cheap life insurance, and paying off student loans.

Trent Reznor giving away new Nine Inch Nails album

Music fans of the world, unite. The very cool Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails (or who basically IS Nine Inch Nails), is letting fans download the entire new album The Slip free at

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: Cut Your Electricity Bill

Today we found some stellar articles on ways to cut your electricity bill, entertaining yourself for free or cheap, and ovecoming your financial fears.

Guest post at Get Rich Slowly

J.D. over at Get Rich Slowly asked me for a guest post on personal finance. What it turned out I wanted to talk about next, though, was productivity--and in particular, my evolvin

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 5/9, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Surviving Graduation Season! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

Start The School Year Off Right: A Few Frugal Tips for Getting Through the Fall

School clothes, school supplies, sign-up fees and more: the cost of education, whether public or private, seems to go up every year. As long as it's for your son or daughter's educ

Women of personal finance spotlight: Donna Freedman from MSN here to answer your questions

For this entire week Donna Freedman from MSN's Smart Spending blog will be answering questions in our forums about personal finance, frugal living, and her writing career. Donna is

Useful Gifts for College-Bound Graduates

Congratulate the high-school graduate in your life with one of these gifts they can use when they head to college.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Get a Cheap Gym Membership

Today we found some awesome articles on getting a cheap gym membership, protecting your wealth, and keeping your living costs as low as a students.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 6/27, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Party planning on a budget! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

Surviving a financial panic -- lessons from the past

Financial panics used to be quite ordinary. In the century or two prior to the great depression, there was a panic every 15 or 20 years. Since the great depression we haven't had

Best Money Tips: How to Avoid 6 Big Resume Flaws

Today we found some awesome articles on how to avoid 6 big resume flaws, unique ways to make extra money, and saving money as a stay at home mom.

8 Things You Must Do to Throw a Frugal, Fun Backyard Party

All too soon, the leaves will have turned and Halloween will be on the horizon. Enjoy what's left of summer with an easy-to-plan backyard get-together.