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Truly Offbeat Budget Travel Tips

The new year is upon you and travel beckons. Only your budget is telling you no. But there are ways to squeeze more out of your money and to find truly free activities and sights t

How Cleaning Your Wallet Benefits You Financially

It is not quite time for spring cleaning, but if you are a slightly disorganized person like me you may benefit financially by cleaning your wallet or purse. Here are some reasons

Ask the Readers: How Do You Use Less Water?

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

Ask the Readers: How Do You Host a Summer Party on a Budget?

Tell us how you host a summer part on a budget and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Halloween Frugally?

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

The Only 4 Things You Need to Do to Start Investing

Investing sounds so complicated — and risky. This simple plan removes the complexity and helps you understand and tolerate the risks.

“Smart Pills” Will Soon Have You Swallowing Computers

The sensors in "smart pills" will help you and your doctor monitor your health from the inside out.

How to Turn Your Black Thumb Green

Don't let past failures keep you out of the garden this year. Grow your own flowers, veggies, and herbs with these simple tricks!

Degrees of Frugality: 7 Tips for the College-Bound

It's no secret that college tuition and the related expenses can be daunting for students and families. Here are seven tips for minimizing the costs of college.

What Happens to Your Online Stuff After You Die?

After you're gone, your virtual self will live on — for a while. Grant your heirs access to your digital property before it's gone, too.

Quarterlife Crisis! What is It?

Does something like a quarterlife crisis really exist? Maybe.

4 Surprising Places to Find Deals on Health Care

A Groupon for hip replacement? We're not quite there yet, but in the meanwhile, here's how the Internet is changing the health care market.

Replacing a Crappy Job

There are really only two things you can do with a crappy job: tolerate it or replace it. Happily, the crappier a job is, the easier it is to replace.

6 Simple Ways to Make a Fantastic First Impression

You know first impressions matter most — and that can make a tense situation worse. Master the art of meeting people with these simple rules.

Best Money Tips: How to Order from a Taco Truck

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, give you everything you need to know about

The 5 Best Inkjet Printers

Searching for a reliable printer for all your printing needs? These five superb inkjet printers deliver great versatility at a low cost.

When Deals Matter

Some people are into deals. They collect and organize their coupons, they buy used, they negotiate with sellers. These are all good strategies, but they all take effort. This post

Wise Bread Blogger on the NBC News with Brian Williams

Wise Bread writer Sarah Winfrey had a blast when she went on NBC Nightly News to talk about her family's experience reducing credit card usage during the economic crunch.

6 Indirect Ways Taxes to the Rich May Hurt You

Should we extend the tax cuts for the rich? This may affect you more than you think, even if you aren't making $250,000 yet.

5 Reasons to Fire Your Financial Adviser Soon

Many of Bernie Madoff's clients said "I thought he was my friend." Find out if your adviser is a friendly, but unscrupulous salesman and not the ethical adviser he should be.