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Best Money Tips: Save on Your Rental Car

Today we found some great articles on saving on your rental car, overcoming newlywed challenges, and summer jobs for kids.

Women of personal finance spotlight: Frugal Upstate here to answer your questions

For this entire week Jenn from Frugal Upstate will be answering questions in our forums about blogging, personal finance, and frugal living. Jenn is quite a fascinating and accompl

Best Money Tips: 4th of July Deals

Today we found some stellar articles on 4th of July Deals, saving money when shopping on Amazon, and beating the heat without beating your wallet.

Invest some of this cheap energy

I've tried to avoid predicting energy prices, except to say that they'll be volatile. I'm not a bit surprised to see oil and gasoline prices dropping by half in the past few month

Advanced Airline Miles Collection Tricks for High Flyers

How did that guy get upgraded to business class? By taking advantage of these credit card bonus offers and travel rewards program loopholes.

Survival Basics From Depression-Era Kids

My parents and my husband’s parents were children during the Great Depression. Mine lived in large cities; my in-laws, small towns. Their families started this era from neither a p

Investment Allocation by Age: Birth to 10 Years Old

When kids are young, investing is usually done on their behalf. However, it's possible to get kids started with their own investments at a surprisingly early age.

My Favorite Guides to Frugal Living Are Not Guides to Frugal Living

Want to turn friends on to the frugal lifestyle without scaring them away? Ease them in with my favorite books that are not in-your-face anti-spending books, yet teach a lot of gre

Best Money Tips: Cheap Nights Out With Your Family

Today we found some stellar articles on cheap nights out with your family, winning interviews, and avoiding a garage sale letdown.

10 Ways to Shave $10 (or More) Off Your Grocery Bill

Need to save $10 this week? Try just one of these 10 easy ways to save $10 on your next trip to the grocery store, and you've done it!

Seven Lessons Learned from Working Retail

The store that I work at offers a rewards card to frequent shoppers, and there are quite a few people who refuse to sign up for it - I can understand why they wouldn't want to have

Budgeting for Study Abroad: What You'll Need, and How to Access Your Money

Studying abroad introduces students to a culture...and it can also be a crash course in budgeting and cash management. Here's what you need to know.

Lucky trade-offs

I view frugal living as essentially hedonistic: I don't deny myself things. Rather, I spend less on the things I don't care about in order to be able to spend more on the things

Bouncing Back When There's No "Bounce" Left

We all have our ups and downs. We've all faced some pretty depressing odds and come out on top. But sometimes, it feels like you just can't get ahead, no matter how hard you try

ReFi Shy? How to Determine If Now Is the Time to Refinance

As interest rates head north, homeowners are wondering if the timing is right to refinance. Here's how to find out.

Write for money online series - Part I - Bukisa

I started writing online in 2007 at my personal blog and have not stopped since. I am very fortunate to have been selected to join Wise Bread last year and I have made a steady am

7 Reasons Why I Savings Bonds Are a Good Choice for New Investors

Safety, low minimums, and other advantages make I Saving Bonds a good choice for new investors.

Best of personal finance: Let's just stop listening to the news, shall we?

Valentine's Day ideas on the cheap, why healthcare needs to be reformed (it's pro-business to reform it!), CEO salary caps are just mean and cruel to the poor CEOs, what happens wh

Investment Advice You Should Never Hear From Your Financial Advisor

Choosing a financial advisor you can trust is hard. Narrow the field by eliminating any advisor who offers you any of this "advice."

Help Your Teenager Earn Their First Million

As adults, how many times have you wished you had invested money as a teenager or young(er) adult? We're all aware of the power of compounding interest, and the idea that starting