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Save $10 on $10 and Free Shipping At Blockbuster Online

What's better than cheap, pre-owned movies delivered to your door? Free ones. And for a very limited time, you can take your pick of hundreds of movies at Blockbuster for the cos

Best Money Tips: Ways to Get Rich Quicker

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to get rich quicker, how to start saving for your summer vacation, and cutting wedding cake costs.

Frugal Duchess invites Wise Bread readers to NYC book party (August 11)

You are invited to Sharon's Sip 'n Save book party at the Starbucks location at 29th & Park Avenue on August 11! Sharon will be sharing her favorite frugal ideas, offering free sam

What It Costs to Raise a Child

You probably already know (or, if you're not a parent, you've already guessed) that it costs a lot to raise a child. But just how much is "a lot"?

Are $1 homes worth buying?

This week a story from The Detroit News reported that homes are being listed in Detroit for $1. One particular $1 home sold for cash after being on the market for 19 days. The buye

Spice Up the Conversation by Skipping "What Do You Do?"

The next time you meet someone new, don't do the usual and ask, "So, what do you do?" Instead, ask, "What excites you?"

Stay Thin and Save

We've all been warned of the increased health care costs resulting from obesity. But what about all those other things you pay more for, like transportation, utitilities and clothi

Is DIY Home Renovating for You?

Before you start a DIY home renovation project, consider this question — are you really the right person for the job?

Free and Cheap Things to Do in Seattle

Seattle's natural beauty and mild weather make it a fairly easy city to enjoy. Here are some of Seattle's local attractions that cost under $5 per person.

18 Frugal and Romantic Dates at Home

Date nights are important to your relationship, but restaurants and babysitters are expensive. Here's how to have fun at home for less.

Women Are Responsible For Inequalities in the Workplace

It’s not news that women tend to hit glass ceilings in the workplace far sooner than men do. It’s also not news that women tend to earn less money than their male counterparts in e

8 Ways to Stop Spending — Today

If you're not in control of your spending, your spending is in control of you. Here's how to break the spending habit and regain control of your money.

Looking for the Perfect Career? Pick Your Favorite Color

Ah, if only we could determine the best career for us as easily as we can choose a favorite color. Wait a minute – we can!

How to Find and Hire a Real Estate Agent

Choosing the right real estate agent is the first of many difficult decisions home buyers and sellers must make. Here's how to make the right choice.

Do plastic baby bottles cause diabetes and heart disease?

What? Poisonous infant formula wasn't enough? Plastic baby bottles and the linings of canned food may be linked to diabetes, heart disease, and altered development in infants' brai

Money Market Accounts: Ideal for Emergency Funds

With a higher return than a regular savings account, a money market bank account is a good choice for your emergency cash.

The most important FREE piece of paper you'll ever receive.

It is the foundation for the way the United States Government is organized. It is the supreme law of the U.S. And It was adopted on September 17th, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvan

How to Buy Affordable Life Insurance

Follow these rules of thumb from Jeff Rose, CFP, to make sure you're not paying too much for life insurance.

Women of personal finance spotlight: Lynnae from Being Frugal here to answer your questions

For this entire week Lynnae from Being Frugal will be answering questions in our forums about frugal living, blogging, and personal finance. Lynnae is one of the most beloved fruga

When Good Cakes Go Bad: A Cheat Sheet for the Uninspired

I’m no cake professional. I can barely manage a Betty Crocker boxed mix with the fluffy frosting from a can. I appreciate all the hard work that goes into a professional piece (b