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How Much Car Can You Afford?

If you're planning to lease a new (or new-to-you) car, follow this advice to make sure you're factoring in all the costs and getting a car you truly can afford.

Best Money Tips: Improve Your Finances in 5 Minutes

Today we found some great articles on ways to improve your finances in five minutes, items you should never buy generic, and frugal ways to spend $100.

The Case for Amazon

While it would be prudent to think ahead and just buy in bulk when I’m in the city, that isn’t always possible without a full day of planning and a small pull-behind trailer. So I

Which Online Services Are Worth Paying For?

From TV to photo hosting, which paid online services are worth opening your wallet for? Find out here.

Passing for Middle Class

Keeping up with the Joneses isn't necessary, but sometimes it can be helpful to look like you are. Here's why — and how to do it.

Step-By-Step Guide to Rolling Over Your Old 401(k)

Rolling over your 401(k) isn’t necessarily fun, but it can be a vital to your financial future. Here's how to do it.

Hurray! Annual Freebie Calendar

Whether you're looking for comic books or coffee, print this list out and stick it on your fridge, so you'll always know when the next big freebie is coming.

9 Skills That Will Be Obsolete Soon

Today's youth will never know the struggles of flirting, parallel parking, or writing in cursive. What skills will you forget soon?

6 Financial Mistakes to Stop Making by Age 40

By your 40s, personal finance shouldn't be a mystery. If you're still making these six money mistakes, it's time to enforce some changes.

Why is bread so expensive?

Having given us some good tips on dealing with the rising cost of bread, Myscha asked me to provide a bit of analysis on why bread has become so expensive. Oddly, the reasons behi

Black in more ways than one

Today, November 23rd, is Black Friday. A day that as a Wisebread writer and bargain hunter I love. There are deals everywhere, we all get a chance to save a bit of dough before

It Pays to Call and Ask

Sometimes you have to ask 20 different people 20 different ways. It's usually worth it.

Can Limits Help Productivity Soar?

A mild, temporarily disabling accident in my home led me to consider how my friends with chronic disease (and accompanying physical limitations) manage to get things done. Limit

Looking Closer at Savings Strategies

How you put money aside may be just as important as the fact that you do. Have a look at three main strategies for setting money aside, and find one to fit your life.

The 11 Craziest Elite Airline Perks

Most of us consider free snacks and extra legroom great airline extras. From private jets to Porsches, find out what the elite get instead of a bag of peanuts.

The Best Gas and Military Credit Card: USAA Cashback Rewards Plus American Express

For military members and their families, the USAA Cashback Rewards Plus American Express provides the best opportunity to earn the most cash back on their purchases.

Multi-Level Marketing: The Future or Folly?

Multi Level Marketing (MLM). Also known as Network Marketing or Direct Marketing, and even commonly (incorrectly) referred to as Pyramid Schemes, this type of business entity

The 5 Best Dumbbells

If lifting weights is part of your everyday workout routine, you should add some quality dumbbells to your equipment. These five dumbbell sets are all great choices.

Frugal Tip: Do Not Spend When You Are Sad

Have you ever paid more than you normally would for something when you are trying to cheer yourself up? A recent study showed that a group of people who were sad offered almost fo

Don't Have A Sven? Sandy Might Be the Next Best Thing

If you've seen AT&T's latest smartphone commerical , then you know just how handy having a &quo