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Shopping for Luggage: In Search of the Rolling Duffel Carry-on Backpack Thing

So you've decided to take the plung and make this summer the one where you take your dream trip to Europe. Or Thailand. Or Australia. Or all of the above. But you survey your l

7 Hot Credit Card Trends for 2013

From mobile wallets to great sign-up bonuses to (could it be?) easy credit, learn about next year's big credit card trends.

Are Your Frugal Ways Hurting Us All?

Frugal living can be a very responsible thing -- it prevents piling waste into landfills and it promotes the financial well being of your family. But sometimes, can frugality be ir

Best Money Tips: Find an Affordable Flu Shot

Today we found some stellar articles on finding an affordable flu shot, jobs for people who want to work from home, and things that will be cheaper in 2013.

Best Money Tips: Tips for Spending Less Money

Today we found some great articles on tips for spending less money, keeping the peace when parents move in with their adult children, and selling your clothes for cash.

Joy of Life Club

Want to stay in San Francisco but don't want to pay an arm and a leg? Want more out of that $100 + a night stay in the city in the way of personality? Want some place that'

How Wisebread helped me get 45mpg out of my 28mpg car.

There have been several great articles written by my fellow Wisebread writers on gas efficient driving , slowing down and hypermiling . I think the sign of a good blog is that we

The State of American Money, April 1, 2013

On the first day of April, 2013, we have some VERY IMPORTANT FINANCIAL INFORMATION to share.

5 Debt Lessons From Darth Vader

What can a villain teach us about getting out of debt? More than C-3PO can teach us about programming binary load-lifters.

Money lost in money fund

For thirty years, people have treated money funds as being just as safe as a bank. On the rare occasions when money fund management made a bad investment, they've voluntarily coug

Shadow Government Statistics - Is the government manipulating numbers to make the economy look better than it really is?

About a year ago I wrote an article about the Consumer Price Index that made some friends say that I am a conspiracy theorist, but apparently I am not alone in believing that the g

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.

3 Ways to Stay Calm When the Stock Market Gets Volatile

Investing under the influence of fear never works out well. Here are three great ways to deal with a market downturn.

Best Money Tips: Wall Street Rollercoaster

In this week's Best Money Tips roundup: the Dow keeps dropping, why now is the time to pay off your credit card, why complete and utter armageddon isn't going to happen, simplif

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!

Five alternatives to 0% yield U.S. treasuries

This week the 4 week T-bill rate was driven down to 0% and the demand for these treasuries was astounding. It seems that investors are so pessimistic that they are willing to acce

Financial Advice And Free Book Offer From Zen Master Leo Babauta

Author of the popular Zen Habits blog stops by Wise Bread to give away a free ebook that will help you thrive on the bad economy. Leo also gives us a preview of the philosophy behi

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 08/15

Today's top deals includes Terminator Anthology and Mad Max Trilogy Blu-ray 50% off, $9.99 board games, 50% off David's Bridal dresses, and more!

Best Money Tips: Overpriced Grocery Items to Skip

Today we found some great articles on overpriced grocery items to skip, reasons to become a cheapskate, and a personal finance cheat sheet for new parents.

Coupon Coups

Nothing vindicates a cynic by being proven right and coupons can often be used as a marketing tool for the old bait and switch. Overcome misgivings about coupons by going from coup