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The 4 Myths of Buying in Bulk Dispelled

Here are the 4 misconceptions we typically attribute to bulk buying, and the truth for each.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Christmas Gifting Strategies

Today we found some great articles on frugal Christmas gifting strategies, designing a lucky life, and gifts for job hunters.

Top 100 Amazon author here to answer your 401(k) questions

For the next two weeks, author David B. Loeper will be answering your 401(k) questions in our forum. If you have any questions about your 401(k), here's a good time to get some fre

Credit Counseling: When you Need it and When you Don't

So you are up to your eyeballs. Drowning in debt, expenses, and struggling to keep your head above water. You have been reduced to the life of a monk and are still making no headwa

Cutting the Grocery Bill: Reducing the Cost of a Good Spice Rack

I’ve managed to cut my grocery bill in half, but I’ve struggled with one set of expenses more than I ever though possible. I use a lot of spices and every time I turn around, I fee

The Limits of Small Economies

People often recommend cutting out little expenses to help get back on financial track. What's rarely mentioned is that this alone won't solve the problem.

6 Ways to Keep Holiday Spending From Blowing Debt Repayment

The holidays are stressful enough — now add debt to the mix. Here's how to balance them both and exit the holidays on firmer financial footing.

The Gasoline Pump "Y2K" Problem

Here in San Mateo County, many gas stations are starting to sport prices above $4.00 per gallon. The trusty Gas and Shop down the street is still holding on to $3.93 per ga

Beyond the Slow Cooker: 10 Eco- and Budget-Friendly Household Helpers That Progress Left Behind

Cleaning? Cooking? Ugh, you say. Make friends with it, compadre; they’ve got to be part of the frugal warrior’s toolkit. I look for ways to make it easier and cheaper, because when

The U.S. Government Wants You in Debt

I’m going to out on a limb and make the bold statement: the United States government wants you in debt, rather than you saving money. Politics aside, I am going to discuss why I be

Celebrate Love, Not Money, With These Recycled Valentine's Day Gifts

Leave the Valentine's Day clichés at the store. These fun (and thrifty!) secondhand gifts are sure to please a frugal-hearted partner.

7 Frequent Flyer Rules to Go Farther on Fewer Miles

Travel reward points and miles are like dollars — you work hard to earn them, and you should spend them wisely. Learn how.

The 4 Jobs People Quit the Most

Unless you're looking for a high-stress job that you'll probably leave within a few months, you should steer clear of these.

Why Learning the Guitar Is the Best Investment You Can Ever Make

Even if you never release an album, learning to play the guitar repays the investment many times over. Learn why.

How (and Why) to Start an Investment Club

Would you like to be on the same financial page with a group of people? Meet regularly with like-minded and fun individuals, and collectively learn about and discuss new financial

All the Savings Under the Sun: 12 Essential Daily Deal Sites

You've heard of Groupon, Living Social, Amazon Local. Get to know those again and nine other daily deal sites that focus on crafts, green living, luxe, and more.

Best Business Travel Credit Cards

Get the most out of your business purchases with the best business travel credit cards.

Meet Wise Bread's Financial Planning Expert, Jeff Rose, CFP!

Meet Wise Bread's resident financial planning expert, Jeff Rose, CFP. Do you have a financial planning question? He's got your back!

Best Money Tips: How to Be Naturally Charming

Today we found articles on the trick be be naturally charming, ways to give dad what he really wants for Father’s Day, and how to cut costs on health care.

The Frugal Guest's Guide to Surviving Wedding Season

Wedding season is the most costly season of all. Here's how to survive without breaking your budget.