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Best Money Tips: Save Money on a Car

Today we found some great articles on saving money on a car, making money in your free time, and how to get lower prices on everything.

Best Money Tips: Avoiding the Flu

Today we found some great articles on avoiding the flu, ways to save at the grocery store, and things to do when you're laid off.

Bruce Campbell: "A" Level Advice From a B Movie Actor

“For a long time I was embarrassed to say I was a 'B' movie actor, ... [more]

Best Money Tips: How to Get Out of a Ticket

Today we found some great articles on how to get out of a ticket, debt reduction tips, and ways to slash your spending now.

The $100 laptop...for sale to the public?

Fancy a brand new hand-cranked laptop for a few hundred bucks? Well, it may just happen. It seems plans are afoot to offer the $100 laptop for sale to the general public, and not just the poor children of the world. [more]

The ultimate recycler - Utah man saves 70,000 beer cans

Wow, am I late to the news. But hey, it's a great frugal story or recycling, even if it is completely insane. [more]

Best Money Tips: 57 Avoidable Tax Mistakes

Today we found some awesome articles on avoidable tax mistakes, building a credit score from scratch, and how to accomplish your financial resolutions.

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Co-op Blogger

With 86,400 blogs being created everyday, a problogger needs to be more than just a good writer if he wants to succeed. To stand out from the crowd, he also has to be a great mar

15 Alternatives to Nagging

If you need other people to do things, you don't need to nag. These gentle methods will get things done without driving you (or anyone else) crazy.

The end of the Energizer bunny: SIX products that don't need batteries.

Since I became a father, my household's battery consumption has quadrupled. [more]

How to inspire corporate confidence

A recruiter friend once told me that working at one employer for more than 15 years was a red flag to his client companies. At best, the long-standing employee is seen as unwilling

Best Money Tips: Free Summer Activities for Kids

Today we found some fantastic articles on free summer activities for kids, money saving cooking tips, and finding balance with your savings goals.

Reverse Mortgages: The Best Way to "Eat Your Home"?

A senior citizen who owns a house outright but doesn't otherwise have two pennies to rub together (or who faces a financial crisis they can't afford) does have an opt

13 Free or Cheap Ways to Be Blissfully Unproductive

Most of the time, we try to be productive...but everyone needs a break. Here are cheap ways to have fun, experience joy, and be blissfully unproductive.

The case for caloric labeling

As a conscientious consumer, you have a right to know what you're buying, eating, or wearing. New York City is enforcing a law that requires chain restaurants to provide nutrit

Best Money Tips: Grocery Saving Strategies

Today we found some great articles on grocery saving strategies, making your wedding venue more affordable, and how volunteering can help your career.

Interview with AFFIL executive director Jim Campen

Early in the subprime lending collapse, Wise Bread posted a report from Americans for Fairness in Lending explaining how the subprime lending boom hurt everyone. Since it's a

Exposed: Magazine subscription rates complete BS.

Have you ever wondered about the validity of those "special offer magazine subscriptions" you get in your mailbox? As someone who gets most of his magazines for free thro

Best Money Tips: Thrift Store Shopping Tips

Today we found some awesome articles on thrift store shopping tips, recession proofing your career, and getting awesome free stuff.

Swipe envy

All the cool kids have credit cards. What if you don't? What if you are so young, so poor, so uncool that you can't get one? Do you have to stoop to paying for your food