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Low Interest Credit Card for Military Families: USAA Rate Advantage Platinum Visa

Military personnel and their families can save money with this low interest rate credit card.

Bit of fun turns into $10,000

In my recent post about eBay Motors, I recounted the story of a seemingly worthless car that sold for over $226,000. But this next story is bizarre. What turned out as a sarcastic

Welcome TIME Magazine Readers!

We are so excited to be mentioned in the most recent print issue of TIME magazine. Readers looking here for blog posts by myself or our other bloggers will find that we have a wid

How Much Would It Cost to Actually Live Like a Queen for a Day?

You'd need awfully deep pockets to lead a lifestyle fit for a queen.

Americans' savings rate up to almost 7% - who benefits?

According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the personal savings rate in May 2009 was 6.9%. This a 15 year high and a far cry from the negative savings rates of just a few yea

Best Money Tips: Restaurants and Retailers Offering Free Gift Cards for Givers

Today we found some awesome articles on restaurants and retailers offering free gift cards for givers, the best life hacks of 2013, and teaching children frugality.

Elevate Your Kitchen Skills With These 5 Easy Cooking Techniques

OK, they're not as easy as "nuke-it for 30 seconds," but you'll love the results you get with these simple, and classic, cooking techniques.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Cut the Cost of Pet Care

Today we found some amazing articles on cutting the cost of pet care, saving on flowers, and why you need a side hustle.

How to Buy Personal Carbon Credits That Count

Even in this tough economy, there's a booming market in personal carbon credits. Learn how, and where, to buy them.

The Surprisingly Easy Way to Change Your Habits and Your Life

Replacing bad habits with good ones is easier than you'd think. Here's how a Wise Bread writer turned a social media habit into a family time habit.

Best Money Tips: Everybody Should Know How to Cook These Foods

Today we found articles on recipes that everyone should know how to cook, creative ways to decorate pumpkins without carving them, and how NOT to pick a bank.

10 Reasons Why You're Not Reaching Your Goals (and How to Change That)

Fail to reach another goal? Don't beat yourself up about it (that's reason #6), but do use this list to learn why you've failed — and how to do better next time.

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Practice Yoga on the Cheap

Today we found articles on easy ways to practice yoga on the cheap, awesome DIY stocking stuffers, and the best and worst foods for an empty stomach.

10 Best Ways to Spend $20 in Chicago

Whether you're a Chicago resident or just visiting, check out these ways to have oodles of fun for under $20.

9 Personal Things You Should Never Text or Email

Before you put all your trust in the Cloud, maybe reconsider sending any of these things over text or email.

Don't Let Poor Health Kill Your Retirement Fund

Health care costs make up a big part of retiree spending. Plan for a healthy finances and a healthy body today to make a big difference tomorrow.

How to Winterize Your Home for Maximum Savings

Winterize your home with simple repair and maintenance tasks to keep cost low and your home safe during the cold months of the year.

If You're Eating These 6 Things, Your "Diet" Is Doing Nothing

If you're trying to lose weight and still eat these six foods, it's time to rethink your diet.

Best Money Tips: Maintain the Value of Your Car

Today we found some great articles on maintaining the value of your car, things you should buy in bulk, and organizational tools.

6 Money Lessons From African-American Leaders

From TED talks to the blues, these African American leaders have imparted their financial wisdom on the world.