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Financial Lessons From Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh has remained one of the most endearing characters in children's literature — but there's a lot he can teach us adults about money, too.

City Shopping: Finding Your New Frugal Home

Considering a move? Make sure you consider these frugal factors when choosing where you're going to live.

Can a vacuum owner be protected?

“Does the (Good Housekeeping) Seal mean anything?” was a question posed by Ivan, a Wise Bread reader and vacuum consumer. Having had a bad experience but now hopeful for a performs

The Parable of The Flat-Screen TV

A carefully considered purchase is a wise purchase. On the other end of the spectrum? Meet Dan and his not-so-new flat-screen TV.

Best Money Tips: 25 Ways to Get Free Stuff

Today we found some fantastic articles on 25 ways to get free stuff, ways the drought will affect you, and car-repair mistakes.

The Quiet Millionaire: Part 3 - Money for Now, Money for Later

You've figured out how to have positive cash flow (aka spend less than you earn) for now; but will you have enough money for later? Funding for future requirements, such as

How Much It Costs to Own a Dog

If you're thinking about getting a dog or just want to know how much it costs to own one, this post dives into everything you need to know (and then some).

Inflation is worse than you think

I don't just mean that the rate of inflation is higher than the government's reported rate--that's evident to anyone who's paying attention. But there are other co

Best Money Tips: Free (or Cheap) Fall Fun for Families

Today we found some fantastic articles on free or cheap fall fun for families, scoring free money from airlines, and ways to make next year's taxes easier.

Best Money Tips: Enjoy Eating Out Without Spending a Lot on Food

Today we found some fantastic articles on eating out without spending a lot on food, using new disposable income, and choosing a major.

Cheapskate on Board

Living on less can be funny, but it's not a joke. It's the only financial advice that will work for almost everyone, and it might

Better With Basil: 21 Uses for Jarred Pesto

Whether you're chasing after kids or rushing home from work, if you're short on time, pre-made pesto can be your ticket to a quick, healthy, and delicious meal.

Frequent Flyer Junkie? Manage your Miles Here

It's a daunting world of rewards programs out there. From frequent flyer miles with every major airline, to hotel reward programs, to individual store loyalty plans, not

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 10/18, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

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

The Quiet Millionaire: Part 7 - Give Me Investment Gains, Hold The Losses

“Win by not losing” or rather win by minimizing losses during market downturns is the ticket to being an investment champion according to The Quiet Millionaire author and Certified

Save on Books, Diapers, and Much More With an Amazon Membership Program

Whether you're a student, a mom, or just a frequent Amazon shopper, discover how their membership programs might be able to save you serious cash.

Best Money Tips: The Best Investment Vehicle

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! Trent at The Simple Dollar has found one powerful idea presented across a wide swath of investment books. Find out what that is

Fight the Post-Holiday Blues: 20 Cheap Ways to Make January Special

If you've got the post-holiday blues, don't worry — here are 20 inexpensive ways to make January feel a little bit less blah.

"Stapler. Stapler." - FREE $20 Swingline Stapler

If you're a fan of Office Space (shame on you if you're not) you will know of Milton's obsession with his Swingline stapler. Well, in exchange for about 2 minutes of yo

Why the Boycott Isn’t Working

I hear it all the time. Some disgruntled consumer, employee, patron or the like decides that a boycott is in order. In theory, a