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Laid Off? You May Have to Fight for Unemployment Benefits

Even if you are laid off, your employer can challenge your right to receive benefits.

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

You won't catch any of these spendthrift celebs on Frugal Lives of the Rich and Famous.

7 Best Websites for Last-Minute Airfare Deals

Planning a last-minute trip doesn't mean your flight should drain your bank account. Here's where to find great airfare deals, fast.

We Do the Math: Save for Retirement or Pay Off Credit Card Debt?

It's a finance question for the ages: Should you save for retirement, or pay off credit card debt? Find out what the math says.

The Best Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards offer the convenience of a regular credit card...with some unexpected benefits. Learn more about these financial tools.

Don't Let Outdated Money Advice Endanger Your Money

When it comes to money advice, these old-fashioned pearls of wisdom haven't aged well. Don't let them spoil your nest egg!

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

Airfare isn't cheap, and it's rarely free. But if you can be flexible with your travel plans and know whom to ask (and how), you really can fly for free.

Cheap and Simple Sunburn Remedies That Really Work

what do you do when you return home from an outing and you resemble a well-done lobster bake? Try one of these time-tested home remedies for sunburns.

5 Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards

Tired of overpaying for gas? Get 5% back or 15 cents off per gallon with these gas reward cards.

9 Ways to Earn Extra Cash When Money Is Tight

Whether you're unemployed or could just use some cash on the side, these gigs (ranging from oh-so-easy to kind of wacky) can help you make money fast.

Best Money Tips: Travel Destinations for Movie Lovers

Today we found articles on travel destinations for movie lovers, Costco secrets from employees, and networking tips for introverts.

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

7 Biggest Ways Procrastination Hurts Your Finances

Do you like to wait until the last minute? Well, your bad habit could be costing you — literally.

How to Use Credit Cards to Improve Your Credit Score

There's no mystery to building a good credit score, but you do need to follow a few simple rules with your credit cards.

Beware: Your Insurance May Not Cover These 8 Losses

Insurance offers peace of mind, but it doesn't make you indestructible. Beware these costly gaps in coverage.

HP Giving Away $500 to a Lucky Wise Bread Reader

To enter tell us your smartest investment. It can be anything! A degree, cooking lessons, hot stock, or a great pair of shoes.

How to Save a Ton by Eating Soup Every Day (and Never Get Bored!)

Soup sounds like a boring meal day after day, right? Wrong! Here's a brilliant way to save money and make daily soup exciting.

The 7 Best Credit Card Debt Elimination Strategies

You want out of credit card debt, and you want out fast. You have several options — which will work for you?

How to Make the Most Out of These 6 Kitchen Gadgets

Surprise! Those single-task gadgets around your kitchen can actually do a lot more.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Look For at Thrift Stores?

Tell us about what you look for a thrift stores and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!