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Why We're So Materialistic (Even Though We Know It's Dumb)

Getting control of our spending and our finances would be a lot easier if we weren't so materialistic. So why are we?

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12 Delicious, Healthy, and Inexpensive Snack Options

Skip expensive store bought, processed snack "foods," and replace them with these real food snacks that cost less in dollars and calories.

Elevate Your Kitchen Skills With These 5 Easy Cooking Techniques

OK, they're not as easy as "nuke-it for 30 seconds," but you'll love the results you get with these simple, and classic, cooking techniques.

Best Money Tips: Legal Sources of Non-Taxable Income

Today we found some awesome articles on legal sources of non-taxable income, the happiest jobs around, and how to score a deal without leaving a store's website.

5 Financial Steps to Take After Graduating From College

Trying to find a job after college can be intimidating enough — forget about getting control of your money. But these five steps make financial independence simple.

Cricket Review: $45 Cell Plan With Unlimited Talk, Text & Data

No contract carriers like Cricket Wireless offers big savings as well as flexibility.

The Surprisingly Easy Way to Change Your Habits and Your Life

Replacing bad habits with good ones is easier than you'd think. Here's how a Wise Bread writer turned a social media habit into a family time habit.

Best Money Tips: Tricks To Make Your Brain Do What You Want

Today we found some stellar articles on tricks to make your brain do what you want, taking a mental health day, and federal income tax brackets.

Why I Love Using Skype to Keep in Touch With Family and Coworkers

If you're not using Skype you're wasting a fortune on calls. Learn why I've been using Skype for years and how you can start saving today.

5 Easy Ways to Save Some Green This Holiday Season

A little spending moderation can't hurt this holiday season, and it might even put us back in touch with the true spirit and ideals of the season. Here's how to enjoy the holidays

How to Select the Best Jeans for Your Money

Scoring jeans for super cheap is great — but it's even better when they're long lasting. Here's how to score the most valuable pair of jeans for your buck.

11 Ways to Have a Clean Place Without Cleaning

Hate cleaning? Don't do it! OK, you'll never be able to avoid cleaning entirely, but if you follow these tips, you can drastically reduce your scrubbing time.

Guest Post: Living off Capital

I have a guest post up on The Simple Dollar that talks about Living Off Capital.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in August

What sale trends will help you save money this month? Read through for the best and worst things to buy in August.

8 Simple Ways to Clear Your Mind

Between managing work, family, friends, and more, it's easy to get overwhelmed and stressed out. Instead, take a moment to relax with one of these suggestions.

Best Money Tips: Things Successful People Do Right Before Bed

Today we found some amazing articles on things successful people do before bed, principles of a marriage without money fights, and ways to lower your tax bill.

50 Ways to Feel Better About Yourself Right Now

We all feel down sometimes. Break out of that rut with these 50 strategies for feeling better fast!

Are Rebates Worthy of You?

Rebates may sound like a great deal, especially when you are trying to save money, but are they really worth your time?

Best Money Tips: How to Make Homemade Cough Drops

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we look at a great recipe for homemade cough drops, 50 of the top iPhone apps, and how 9 simple hacks can get you walking