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Save the Tomatoes! Autumn Tips to Prolong the Growing Season

A cold snap is predicted for the Midwestern states over the next few days. Here are a few tips for saving the good green ones from the frost.

Free Taco Oct. 30

Thanks to a guy named Jacoby Ellsbury, everyone in America gets a free Taco Tuesday next week.

Open Mic Week for Readers

Wise Bread just got a design makeover and we want to know what you think! But not just about the new look. We want to know what we're doing right and where we can improve. Ask u

Best Money Tips: How Much to Tip

Today we found some great articles on how much to tip, why you need life insurance, and things you pay too much money for.

More than just inflation

With prices up, price statistics that look preposterous to anyone who shops, and the Fed trying to thread the needle of preventing a recession without letting inflation run out of

Longtime Mac Users Punished for Loyalty

I've watched other Mac lovers fall away from the True Faith, one-by-one, but I never thought it would happen to me. However, yesterday when we brought home the newest addition

Best Money Tips: Secrets to Saving at the Super Market

Today we found some amazing articles on secrets to saving at the super market, affordable beach weddings, and things you should check before buying a used car.

Get Organized for Next December Now: Holiday Take-Down Tips

Don't just shove all those Christmas decorations in a box! Follow these savvy repacking tips to make for a merrier holiday next time around.

This One Thing Will Get You to $1 Million (Tax-Free!)

Saving a big hunk of money for retirement — up to a cool million — is not complicated or hard. All you have to do is this one thing, every month.

Almost 40 Everyday Things You Can Wash in the Dishwasher

Despite its name, your dishwasher is good at washing more than dishes. Discover how you can clean a variety of objects with just a few gallons of water.

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Your Mortgage

Today we found some stellar articles on saving on your mortgage, ways to make extra money and keep your day job, and how to ace a group interview.

Have an Amusement Park & TV Free Summer (and if you can’t, find a way to make it cheaper)

Dreading an expensive summer with the kiddies? It doesn't have to be. And even if you have to make the obligatory trip to Disneyland or some other such money sucking theme park

Get Your Free Chicken and Caffeine on May 15th

This Thursday there will be two nation-wide promotions offering treats to customers of McDonalds and Dunkin’ Donuts. While I’m a fan of chicken and waffles, I’ve never done chicke

Buying Your First Home: What to Do and When to Do It

Buying your first home can be incredibly rewarding — and incredibly stressful. Keep your head on straight (and even enjoy the process!) with this guide.

Ask the Frugal Counselor a question and win her recipe book!

Win a copy of "The Frugal Family's Kitchen Book" by Mary Webber. Mary was the Family Thrift Counselor for Maine Savings Bank for over fourteen years. She will be our guest counse

6 Ways to Trick Salespeople

Get familiar with the psychology of persuasion and turn the tables during your next sales negotiation.

Build a Work Wardrobe for Any Job on a Budget

Don't be daunted by the cost of work clothes! There are lots of ways to create appropriate ensembles for any job that'll leave you plenty of paycheck.

New $100 Bill: Issue Date Set

After years of production problems, the new $100 bill finally has a date of issue — October 8th. Learn what's new and different.

Laptop travel kit - FREE after rebate

Sweet deal. Circuit City is currently offering a very handy Nexxtech Laptop Travel Kit for $39.99, which comes with a $40 mail-in rebate. If you're someone constantly on the move o