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Ask the Readers: What Is Your Dream Vacation?

Tell us about your dream vacation and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Budgeting for the rest of us, or How to follow a budget without breaking down in tears

Budgeting can be difficult. For some people (like me!), it brings up things that they may not want to see. For others, it's a necessary but frustrating tool to curtail spending, or a painful reminder of how much they overspent, yet again. [more]

Best Money Tips: Lower Your Heat Bill

Today we found some great articles on tips to lower your heat bill, ways to further your job search, and tips to save money during the holidays.

Abandon Losing Strategies

We're always told to keep going until we make it. But the truth is that sometimes, giving up is the right move. Learn why.

What You Need to Know About Roth IRAs in 2010

According to a September 29, 2009 Fidelity Investments study, 88% of respondents are unaware of the 2010 Roth conversion opportunity. The what opportunity? With only 12% who are aw

Seeing Mickey for a Song: Disneyland for Less

If you want to explore the Happiest Place on Earth without having the saddest wallet, follow these tips from a frugal frequent visitor.

Tough Employment Times: Know Your Rights

In these tough economic times, many people are losing or worried about losing their jobs. Understanding your rights can help you come out on top.

Finally - the time-saving, money-saving, sanity-saving 4 in 1 price checker toolbar. Phew.

There's one problem I have with being a thrifty shopper. Well, one big problem anyway. And it's that I always feel like there could be a better bargain somewhere else. [more]

It's Linktastic!

Thanks to everyone who linked to Wise Bread recently. We appreciate your vote of confidence. [more]

Ugliest shoes in the world - now less than $10.

When I first saw Crocs, I thought they were bad. But, they grew on me. [more]

Best Money Tips: Quick Cheats to Save Time

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save time, fix furniture, and use rubber bands.

Father's Day: What does Dad really want?

Given that you, your father’s child, are physically healthy, emotionally stable, and reasonably educated (his top priorities), what does your dad really want besides a visit or call from you? [more]

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Vacations

Today we found some awesome articles on saving on vacations, being charitable on a budget, and saving on groceries.

Fun, Frugal Vacations: What the Experts Fail to Mention

Frugal experts champion certain vacations as great ways to save, but these trips are not one-size-fits-all fun. Avoid these pitfalls on your next vacation.

10 Ways to Take 10 Minutes for Mom

Mothers work hard. Here are some simple ways for moms to take a moment to relax and pamper themselves.

What to pack for a road trip with Rover

Our friends at Itchmo.com recently posted some helpful hints about what to pack when you go road tripping with your four-legged friends. It might seem like a bit much, but planning

6 Ways to Banish Negative Thoughts

Negative thoughts can make you unproductive, crabby, and straight-up unhappy. Stay positive with these suggestions.

Being Poor Without Being Pitiful

I have spent a good portion of my young life being poor. Growing up on a small family farm during the agriculture crises in the 80’s gave me perspective on what poverty really mean

The Slow Bleed: Plugging Your Financial Leaks

Don't let your finances suffer death by a thousand cuts! Learn to stop the little leaks that add up to big bucks.

Where Are my Photos? Picturebug Goes out of Business

Today I received a notice that Picturebug is going out of business.