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The 5 Best Mountain Bikes

Riding through tough mountain terrain isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these mountain bikes and your ride will be endlessly fun -- and for under $350.

The Personal Finance Letter I'd Write to My Younger Self

If you could write a letter of personal finance advice to your younger, less money-smart self, what would you say?

The 5 Best Fans

Staying cool in the summer heat isn't easy, it can be. Just use any of these five fans and you will always stay comfortably cool.

Contributing to a Roth Versus Paying Down Debt

This post was prompted by a reader question, but it's an issue that many people face—we see versions of it all the time in the forums.

Frugality, Simplicity, and Sustainability

Are strategies like dumpster diving sustainable?

This Email Trick Will Save You Big on Shopping

Finally, a smart way to declutter your inbox and save a boat load of money.

E-Book Review: Discover Your New Job Online

In Discover Your New Job Online, a new e-Book by Thursday Bram, this Wise Bread blogger takes readers through the steps of landing a job using online tools.

6 Surprising Reasons You Still Need a Travel Agent

Can booking travel with an agent rather than online really be considered frugal? Absolutely! Learn how a travel agent can help you.

Are You Listening to TED?

Do you know TED? Have you heard the name? No, this is not a reference to the United airline, or my crazy uncle. This TED is devoted to technology, entertainment and design. TED

8 Colleges With the Best Programs to Get You Jobs

Students can jumpstart their careers and help pay for school with a college work-study program. Find out which colleges are leading the way.

Science Proves It: You NEED to Take a Vacation

If the boss balks at your plan to take two weeks off, show him this. Brain science says you'll return more energized and productive than ever!

5 New Income Streams Anyone Can Create

If your spending is a river, you may need additional income streams to keep it flowing. Here are five easy ways to make or save more money.

30 Signs You Were Raised by Healthy Parents

Was junk food strictly verboten in your house growing up? How many of these signs of healthy living do you recognize from your childhood?

Getting Your Greens on the Road: How to Eat Well While Traveling

Eating right while traveling can be hard, especially when you’re visiting places that revere fried foods above all. Here's how you can eat well on your trip.

Best Money Tips: 6 Most Valuable Grocery Products Known to Man

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you the 6 things every home should have in their pantry, some hairstyling tips for balding men, and why Suze Orma

Best Money Tips: 8 Cleaning Tips for Crusty Stove Tops

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we're giving you all you need to tackle that nasty stove top, some tips for picking a credit counselor, and a chance to

7 Style Secrets for Women That Flatter Every Shape

Whatever your shape, you can flatter it with the right fashion choices, from fit, to pattern, to accessories. Learn how!

Lessons From My Frugal Father

My dad was a child of the Great Depression, and those challenging years solidified a financial philosophy and simple lifestyle that's worth a new look today.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Father's Day Frugally?

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

The Manly Guide to Saving Money

From how you shave to how to commute, there are lots of manly ways to save. Here are a five great ones to get you started.