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Back the Truck Up: How to Avoid Car Repair Rip-Offs

When your car is broken, don't get taken for a ride. Instead, learn how to make sure you're getting quality car repairs for as little money as possible.

How to Save Money With Online Sample Sales

Online sample sales could be a great way to introduce your wardrobe to some fresh looks without the sticker shock typically associated with these looks. Learn how to save now!

It’s Not Too Late: Last Minute End of Year Tax Planning

In case you’ve missed the multitude of articles concerning end-of-year tax-planning, here are the two most important moves you should consider over the next few days.

So You Wanna Be a Travel Writer?

I learned the realities of travel writing from hard-earned experience, but these tips from Tim Leffel's book could help you get ahead of the curve.

Ask the Readers: What Expensive Purchases Have You Made That Saved You Money?

Tell us what expensive purchases you've made that saved you money, and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Don’t Waste Your Money on Homeopathic “Remedies”

Homeopathy is seen by some as a legitimate way to treat illnesses. But is it just a complete waste of money?

Tech-Savvy People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

If you're reading this you're already kind of tech-savvy. But if you've got most of this stuff, then you are really, actually tech savvy.

Wise Bread Reloaded: President Obama's Credit Card Declined at Pricey Restaurant (and How You Can Avoid the Same Fate)

Credit card fraudsters respect no one, not even the leader of the free world. Find out how to protect your identity in this week's look back.

How to Buy a Digital Camera

Whether you want a point-and-click pocket camera or something professional-level, find out what to look for, from megapixels to memory.

Best Money Tips: Worst Things to Buy at Walmart

Today we found some terrific articles on the worst things to buy at Walmart, recipes for homemade junk food, and tricks to make groceries last longer.

Best Money Tips: Avoid Banking Fees

Today we found some great articles on ways to avoid banking fees, things you should have on hand in a disaster, and ways to save money on gas.

Year-End Holiday Celebrations for Less

Whether you’re hosting this year’s Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts, or not, there are several small touches you can create that are both affordable and beautiful. My family has c

8 Things in Your Garage You Should Throw Out Today

It's likely your garage has become a safe place for all your old clutter. Quit hanging onto old junk and let it go. Start with this short list.

Landscaping for Energy Conservation

Over time, investing in green landscaping can reduce your heating bills as much as 25 percent and summer cooling bills by 50 percent or more.

For a Frugal, Healthy Soap, Go With Goat Milk!

If you are looking for beauty products with "anti-aging" or "anti-wrinkle" properties, but without the costs and unrecognizable ingredients, goat milk soap is a great option.

Can Reinvesting Dividends Really Save You on Taxes?

If you're reinvesting your dividends, you may be shortchanging Uncle Sam. Here's what you need to know about dividends and taxes.

Five "Jobs" for Children

Is your child too young to get a real job? These five entrepreneurial activities are great ways for kids to earn their allowances and raise cash.

How Parents Can Use Cloud Computing to Help With Homework

Additional tutoring by parents outside of school hours is invaluable for children, and cloud computing can help parents interact with their children in entirely new ways.

What to Do Before Moving in With Someone

Moving in with someone, whether partner or a roommate, can be exciting — and financially rocky. Follow this guide to ensure your finances are protected.

10 Things in Your Basement You Should Throw Out Today

If you've got a basement, you've probably got a lot of clutter. Start tossing it out today!