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Best Money Tips: Save Money While Job Hunting

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save while job hunting, making a budget for life after college, and saving on bathroom accessories.

Federal Stafford Loans

The federal government has established a student loan program to enable more students to obtain a college education. They come in two forms: subsidized and unsubsidized.

Debasing not just the currency

I eat lunch at a local fast-food place occasionally. My usual order runs to just over $4, so I was annoyed when I realized while walking over there yesterday that I'd forgotten to

Are Farmer's Markets Frugal or a Luxury?

Are farmer's markets a luxury or a cost-saving measure? Read how foodies from all over the country compared the costs, and how my visit to the early-season Chicago-area market shap

Start a Business for Next to Nothing

Typically, one of the major necessities in business start-ups is a hefty financial commitment. However, there are ways to start a business for much less.

LLC's, and S Corps, and C Corps! Oh My!

In the mind of many entrepreneurs, there is nothing more dreaded then spending many of their key start up hours agonizing over which form of business entity is best for their ne

How Money Can Destroy Your Dreams

Money can control you or it can free you. It can improve your life or it can make your life miserable. By being aware of how money can affect you, you have already taken the first

Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is

Do your normal financial routines feel blah? Does saving not give you the same rush that it used to? Does investing feel overwhelming, dull, or uninteresting? Then maybe you're man

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 3/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Having a Frugal Easter! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

Seller Funded Down Payment Assistance Charities - Scammers or Saints?

The United States House of Representatives just passed a massive mortgage bailout bill that includes many changes to the Federal Housing Administration and the Government Sponsored

Choosing Local Businesses

The big-box stores might have everything you want at what seems to be a better price, but there are good reasons why you should buy local.

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

All of us have dreams of publishing a book based on our blogs or life stories. Now you can ask The Frugal Duchess how she was able to land that Holy Grail among writers: A fabulou

A Little Light in Dark Financial Times

I have more vehicle repairs to make than I have days in a year. My sink is clogged, and I’m bailing out water with buckets. Diapers just went up another 15% in my area. (And gue

LCD vs. Plasma: What's the Better Value?

If you're longing to make a big-screen TV the centerpiece to your home theater system, consider the deal-rich plasma option.

9 Dollar Store DIY Projects to Try Out

Get your craft on for less with these fun and inexpensive projects for accessories, home decorations, and more.

Wise Bread Talks and Meetup at BlogWorld Expo

Wise Bread will be at the BlogWorld Expo conference this weekend in Las Vegas. Are you going? If you'll be in town, we'd love to meet you! Check out one of our panels, and come

12 Ways to Stay Grounded Even When Super Busy

Being busy is stressful enough, but all too often, stress begets stress. Stay calm and sane even when you're busy with these tips.

15 Free Ways to Entertain Kids for an Afternoon

It's hot outside and the kids are bored. Keep them entertained and active with one of these free and fun summertime adventures.

Please Pass the October Surprise

I've always believed that mastery of vocabulary is at least halfway to mastery of the subject. Words are power--the kind of power commonly wielded by eggheads with pocket protector

Three Unique Subscription Services that Might Save You Money

Most of us have used a subscription service in our lifetime. Cable TV, magazines, and movies are usually purchased in monthly installments. I recently took a look at three subscr