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Toxic Laundry: What’s in Your Dryer Sheets and Fabric Softener?

There's more to fabric softeners than springtime freshness and fluffy teddy bears — your product might have some nasty chemicals hiding inside.

12 Great Ways to Eat Bananas

Cheap, healthy, delicious — bananas have it all. Go beyond banana bread and enjoy them sweet and savory, baked, roasted, fried, or whipped.

Co-Signing for a Loan: 4 Things to Consider First

Co-signing a loan for anyone, including your child or best friend, could affect your credit. What to know before you sign.

Save $5 or more on your Verizon wireless bill

You can lower your cell phone bill by moving your cell phone to a state with lower taxes (unless, of course, you already live in said state).

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How to Donate a Car to Charity

If you need to get rid of a car, selling it isn't your only option — if you donate it, you can help a charity you care about and get a nice tax deduction.

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]

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Always Buy Airfare on Tuesdays and 7 Other Calendar Shopping Secrets

Retailers don't just offer their best deals whenever. Before your next shopping trip, check this list of best deal days, then check your calendar!

It's Linktastic!

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

Financial Tricks to Master for a Happier Life

Is it really money you are after? Get your life back and live happier!

When It Makes Sense to Apply for a Mortgage Loan Without Your Spouse

Marriage is a collaboration, but if your spouse has less than stellar credit, you may be better off going solo on a mortgage application.

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]

Identity Theft Prevention

Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and what to do if you're a victim.

Possible Backlash Against Cheap Imports?

Is there a backlash against cheap Chinese imports coming? I, for one, secretly hope so. We've known that it can't last forever, haven't we? [more]

5 Financial Steps to Take After Graduating From College

Trying to find a job after college can be intimidating enough — forget about getting control of your money. But these five steps make financial independence simple.

The 5/5 ARM Loan Just Might be the Best Mortgage Loan

Low initial interest rates and partial stability combine in the 5/5 ARM loan. Is the adjustable rate mortgage making a comeback?

9 Terrible Things Science Says You Do to Your Body Every Day

Our bodies take a beating in ways we don't always realize. Are you guilty of these poor health harbingers?

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7 Ways to Invest in Biotech Without Getting Burned

Thinking about trying your hand at biotech? Investing the pharmaceutical sector is risky, but with a little insight, you can see hefty returns.