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5 Things You’re Overpaying For on Your Vacation

Most people are wasting hundreds or even thousands of dollars on these common money traps. Are you?

Voluntary simplicity as hedonism

When people talk about voluntary simplicity (or living a frugal lifestyle under any of its many names), they often do so in terms of deprivation. The descriptions are all about doing without stuff. To me, that's completely wrong. [more]

Healthcare Paperwork That Doesn't Require Paper or Work

Managing your healthcare should be as easy as paying your bills online. The MyHumana app make it simple to see your plan, find a doctor, review your claims, and more.


9 Ways to Save Money on Laundry

You have to do laundry, but that doesn't mean you have to spend a lot on it. Learn how to clean clothes at a fraction of your current cost.

My favorite electronic gadget hacks.

As many of you may have guessed, I'm a Metacafe junkie. I love that place. It's a great resource for those "how to" videos that make life easier, cheaper and quite often, more fun. [more]

10 Ways to Fall Back in Love With Your Job

Bored? Burnt out? Begging for the workday to be over? Help is here! Follow these suggestions to rekindle the romance with your work.

Your 401(k) is not an investment

Your 401(k) is not an investment. Neither is your IRA. Those are legal compartments for holding investments. Your investments are the mutual funds, stocks, bonds, and so on that you've bought. [more]

Best Money Tips: Slash Prom Costs

Today we found some great articles on slashing prom costs, trimming your entertainment budget, and cheap foods that may build a better brain.

The Great Whitening Hype

The home teeth whitening market is expected to grow 30% in the next decade. While this isn’t surprising in itself, I am shocked at the number o

FREE 18" Cultured Freshwater Pearl Necklace

This is no joke. This is not a scam, I've checked it out. Right now Overstock.com is giving away 18" pearl necklaces. Why I have no idea. Clearly it was the accountant's day off. A

Wise Bread on Marketplace: Justifying Frugality

This Memorial Day weekend, our Senior Editor is back on Marketplace Money, talking about justifying frugality — or, moreover, why you shouldn't have to.

15 Things to Get Done Before Year-End

Start 2014 healthy, wealthy, and oh-so wise by doing these 15 things before the end of 2013.

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Topic: Financial Checkup Time! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

Best Money Tips: Money-Saving Tips for Your Honeymoon

Today we found some awesome articles on money-saving tips for your honeymoon, grad gifts, and tips for networking at a business conference.

Meet our writers and help us improve!

Thanks for making Wise Bread one of the top personal finance blogs. Come meet our writers, tell us how we can improve, tell us about yourself, or just drop by and say hello. Leav

Best Money Tips: Free Fun for Families This Summer

Today we found some great articles on free fun for families this summer, ways to save big on rent, and splurging frugally.

3 Reasons Not to Save for Your Child's College Fund

It goes against common advice, but you might be better off not saving for your child's college education. Here's why.

7 Credit Card Reward Tips Many People Don't Follow

Using a rewards credit card can net you lots of free stuff — if you're smart about it. Get the most value by following these suggestions.

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.