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10 Frugal Reasons to Compost

Looking to live a little greener and save a little more green? Give composting a try!

On Choosing and Defending Your Luxuries

How do you defend your luxuries? Easy: You defend them to yourself, not to some other guy.

7 Kitchen Gadgets That Save You Money

Unleashing your inner chef (or barista or butcher) is one reason to buy these make it yourself kitchen gadgets. Saving money is another!

10 Ways Nice People Can Get Ahead

Ever feel like success is reserved for those with sharp elbows — and sharper tongues? Consider these reasons why being nice person will help you come out first.

Best Money Tips: Habits to Help You Become Happier

Today we found some fantastic articles on simple habits to help you become happier, making January winter cleaning month, and how to get extra cash.

Are You Wasting or Saving Money With a Warehouse Club Membership?

Warehouse clubs are large stores such as Costco or BJ's that charge a yearly membership to purchase items at wholesale prices. Are they worth it?

The Lowdown on Spending Less for Your Food but Getting More

Over the last several years, many of us have developed convictions about eating less, eating local, and eating organic. But when our convictions about food clash with our convictio

4 Reasons Why You Don't Have Financial Common Sense (and How to Get It)

Personal finance isn't that complicated — spend less than you earn and save for emergencies and future goals. So why do so many of us struggle with it?

Is a Prepaid Debit Card Really Cheaper and Better than a Bank Debit Card?

A few month ago, my husband received an unsolicited Visa Debit Card from NetSpend and I wrote about it here on Wise Bread. What I found interesting was that several commenters defe

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Things You Never Thought You Could Save On

Today we found some great articles on saving on things you never thought you could save on, getting the most out of your tax refund, and personal finance principles to live by.

Are Americans Experiencing Frugality Fatigue?

Are Americans suffering from "frugality fatigue"? After a year of tightened belts and tighter fists, we're reaching for our wallets again and returning to our bad old ways. Or so t

Best Money Tips: Homes Are So Cheap Here, You Barely Need to Work

Today we found articles on states where homes are so cheap you barely need to work, money-saving home maintenance, and caring for your mental health at work.

When They Say Extreme Deals, They’re Not Kidding!

I stumbled upon a website last week that gave me that feeling of being a hungry kid in a free candy store. The site offers amazing discounts on thousands of gadgets, and free shipp

Ask the Readers: What's Your Best Post-Holiday Purchase? (Chance to win $10!)

What are you best after-holiday purchase stories? Do you love shopping after the season? When do you head out? If you don't, why not? Share your tips for a chance to win a $10

Sometimes, "Too Good To Be True" Is Not True

How many times have you heard people say “if it look’s too good to be true, stay away from it” or words to that effect? Well, I know I’ve said them often myself. But sometimes, rar

Health Care Reform: Good for People Like Me

A long time ago, I had an idea. I was working a regular job, but I realized that what I wanted to do was be a writer. I figured that I could make some money writing, but not necess

How to Launch Your Second Career

It can be daunting to think about launching a second career. But with a little planning, and a few deep breaths, you'll get there.

The 5 Best Peelers

Peeling fruit and veggies isn't always easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five peelers and the peeling process will seem much more appealing.

9 Things You're Paying Too Much for Around the House (And How to Pay Less)

Stop wasting your money on stuff you don't need or can find cheaper alternatives for, okay? This list will help you do just that.

How Trump's Presidency Might Change Student Loans

Whether you wanted Trump to win or not, you still need to know how his presidency might affect your student loans.