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Use These Stores' Gift Cards ASAP

Time to dig through the desk drawer. If you have any of these lingering store gift cards, the time to use them may be now or never.

How to Move From Being Busy to Actually Getting Things Done

Being busy feels good — but it's not the same as being productive. Here's how to slow the pace and still get more done.

Six Ways an iPhone Can Save You Money

A lot of people find themselves wondering if phones like the iPhone are worth the money. Here are 6 reasons why they are.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 01/24

Today's deals include Men's Sleepwear $20 or less, Women's Boots Under $100, $2 Kindle Books, and more!

Who has the time (or money) for deals?

I pay almost no attention to "deals" sites. I scarcely even read the lists of deals here on Wise Bread. There are several reasons, but they pretty much come down to two things: I d

5 Personal Finance Lessons From “The Hobbit”

You won't find an ATM in Smaug's lair, but you will find some pearls of financial wisdom scattered about the Lonely Mountain and Middle Earth.

The 5 Best Home Hair Dyes

Keeping your hair color fresh on a budget isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these home hair dyes and you can get salon-quality cover at home for next to nothing.

The Power of Change: A Frugal Move to Wise Bread

The Frugal Duchess moves to Wise Bread to save time, money and energy. Professional, shopping and creative co-ops are frugal uses of time, talent, money and resources. Sometimes yo

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 01/31

Today's deals include The Godfather Collection on Blu-ray $16.77, Women's Boots Under $100, 87% Off Sterling Silver Diamond Heart Pendant Necklace $99.99, and more!

7 Telltale Signs a Good Deal Is a Bad Deal

Sometimes, a screamin' deal is really just smoke and mirrors. Don't get taken by these bad deals in disguise.

How to Avoid Getting Scammed With a Reverse Mortgage

Reverse mortgages don't have the best reputation, but when entered into wisely, an HECM can offer seniors strapped for cash real help.

Best Money Tips: Ways Families Can Save Money in February

Today we found some great articles on ways families can save in February, side hustle ideas, and smarter ways to give to charity.

These 15 Road Trip Snacks Make It All About the Journey

Are we there yet? Who cares when the car is filled with delicious — and healthy — snacks and treats like these!

Recoup More of Your Investment: 8 Home Improvements That Add the Most Value

If you're planning a remodel, be sure to consider return on investment when you sell. These eight improvements return the most.

5 Awesome Staycations You Should Take Before Winter Ends

Will winter never end? Beat cabin fever close to home with these inexpensive — and warming — excursion ideas.

Best Money Tips: Save Your Phone's Battery By Doing These Things

Today we found articles on ways to save your phone battery, dorm room essentials for the dollar store, and simple tricks for saving money at Target.

Best Money Tips: 5 Must-Haves for Personal Finance Success

Today we found articles on the essentials of personal finance success, ways to save on school and work lunches, and shopping tips for Kohl’s customers.

14 Ways to Retire Early

While retirement itself may seem an impossible dream, with good planning and aggressive saving, you may be able to actually retire — early.

Frugal Gluten-Free Living: Homemade Gluten-Free Noodles

You don't have to give up noodles when you're gluten-free. This simple and delicious homemade gluten-free noodle recipe will have all your gluten-grubbing friends asking for second

9 Things You Can Do Right Now for a Frugal Holiday Season

Get your finances in order now, and this holiday season will be your frugal-est ever!