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Ask the Readers: What Is Your Dream Retirement?

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Are You a Sucker for Health Trends?

Sometimes it can be just too easy to get roped in on a miracle pill or new health fad. But is it really worth your money, or even the health risks, to invest your cash into these "

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save During the Holidays?

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Best Money Tips: Don't Fall for These Black Friday Tricks

Today we found some stellar articles on Black Friday tricks you shouldn't fall for, working part time in college, and frugal Christmas decorations.

7 Ways to Save on Cat Care

Before you get out that frugal yard stick and start lecturing about spending too much money on cat toys and accessories, understand that the majority of those expenses are spent on

Tips for Avoiding a Foreclosure Prevention or Loan Modification Scam

Rising home foreclosures have made con artists very busy. These scammers use the public records to find homeowners who are in trouble, and then use a variety of schemes to take

15 Unexpected Uses for Peanut Butter

You love it on sandwiches. After you get to know it better, you'll also love peanut butter in your hair, on your windshield, and in your ice cream cones.

Pedal Your Way to Health, Wealth and Happiness

If you've not been on a bicycle since you were a kid, maybe this is the summer to rediscover the joy and freedom of what it arguably the fastest machine ever invented by man. It's

Section 529 Plans

For parents interested in setting aside money towards college expenses for their children, a Section 529 account is one of the best ways to do so.

Calling BS on 5% Rewards Advertising

Dig deeper credit card advertisements and you'll soon realize that what you see is not always what you get. And the biggest offenders are those companies that advertise "5%

Best of Personal Finance: Common Car Dealer Phrases to Watch For

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. This week we’ll share the ins and outs of a credit freeze, how to make your own deodorant, and some thrift store shopping

10 Resolutions for the Green Revolution

Make a New Year's resolution to be more environmentally friendly with these 10 steps to green your life.

Share a Frugal Tip With Wise Bread and Get Featured in a Newspaper

Would you like to see your name appear on a nationally syndicated newspaper column? Here's your chance to share a great tip with the whole world.

What is Simple Living and Why Should I Care?

With our economic situation still precarious, many people desire simple living. But what does that mean in our busy, modern culture, and how can we get there?

New Breadwinner in the Household: How Does This Affect Life Insurance?

When your family's income changes, it's important to reexamine your life insurance coverage. Here's what you need to know.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in September

With an eye to last-year's and current trends, learn what you should shop for in September and what to leave on the store shelves.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in September 2012

What end-of-summer deals will you snag this month? Read through for the best and worst things to buy in September.

When It's Time to Destroy Debt, Start With a Goal

I'm doing a 90-day series on air and online to help people destroy debt. My first installment concerns the single most important thing you can do: establish goals. Read and watch f