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Here's How Much It Costs to Lose a Pound on 5 Popular Weight Loss Plans

Losing weight isn't easy, and if you choose the wrong plan, it isn't cheap, either. We break down the true cost of some popular weight loss plans.

Declare a Frugal Friday Fun Night

Ah, Friday nights. A time when we can relax and unwind without worry of going to work the next day (or the next). You walk in the door from work ready to kick off your shoes and

7 Things Your Financial Advisor Wishes You Knew

Then again, if you already knew these truths about investing, why would you need a financial advisor?

How Minimalist Can You Really Be?

Minimalism can help clear your mind — and, if you're not careful, it can also clear your wallet.

Get Started With Travel Rewards in 4 Simple Steps

Going far with a credit card travel rewards program is not as hard as it seems. The journey of a thousand miles begins with four simple steps.

Poisonous Infant Formula May Be Closer Than You Think

The FDA recently issued a warning against infant formula produced in China. With our current regulations, it seems that there would be no chance of the average consumer even havin

Best Money Tips: When Are eBay and Craigslist Worth It?

Today we found some stellar articles on when eBay and Craigslist are worth it, things you never thought you could DIY, and saving money in your home office.

10 Money Moves to Make After a Promotion

Congrats on the promotion! After your celebratory happy dance, it's time to get busy promoting your finances, too.

Wantable Makeup Edition: Beauty Treats Tailored for You

Wantable promises welcome surprises in every box, but does the service deliver? Open a Wantable cosmetics box with a Wise Bread Blogger and find out!

Book review: Farewell, My Subaru

There are a number of books now by people who set out to live a more local, more sustainable life, and wrote a book to document their experiences. Most of them approach the proble

The Basics of Asset Allocation

Once beginning investors move beyond indexes and mutual funds, they start to hear about asset allocation. Learn the basics and how they apply to your investment decisions.

The 11 Oddest Things America Has Ever Taxed

No one likes to pay taxes. Especially when they're as off-the-wall as these.

Hey Kids! It's Time Your Butt Got a Job

The economy is hurting all of us – especially families trying to raise and educate their kids. Unfortunately, things have become so tight that there is often little left over to do

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Quicken Loans Review: Competitive Rates and Good Customer Service

Is a mortgage ReFi through a bank once owned by a financial software company a wise choice? Learn from our reviewer's experience.

Marshalls giving away $250 giftcards to 3 lucky Wise Bread readers

Marshalls is giving away $250 gift cards to three of our lucky readers! No purchase is necessary and there are three ways to win.

Details of Obama's mortgage plan released - Will you benefit?

Today the Obama administration officially released the final details of the mortgage plan that was announced a few weeks ago. Here is a quick summary on what is in the plan and h

The 5 Best Food Processors

Save time (and fingers!) by delegating all your chopping, mincing, and dicing to one of these top-notch food processors.

Book Review: Network Know-How (Win a Copy!)

Most people think of computer networks as something that IT guys and the Geek Squad are best equipped to deal with. But did you know that any home with more than one computer or w

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Affording Education

For Max, a new career means learning a whole new skill set. Find out how she's achieving it while keeping to her strict budget.