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Link-Love in an Elevator

It’s time once again for another round of link love! We want to let everyone know how excited we are to see such a great response to our articl

What You Need to Know About Your FSA

As with many provisions in healthcare, you may not be up-to-date on all of the finer points of an FSA. Even if you are, it never hurts to brush up on the basics.

How to Be Upwardly Mobile

Research shows that most people aren't moving past their parents' income class — but you don't have to be a statistic.

Save on Your New Car: Send Mom, Not Dad, to the Dealer

A lot of people think that knowing about cars is the domain of men. But when it comes to buying a vehicle, women might get better deals.

When you stretch and stretch and the ends don't meet

Sometimes wanting something and trying for it aren't enough. The honest truth is that, no matter how frugal you are, no matter how extensive your emergency fund, no matter how

5 Things to Spend More on Now

From DIY home repairs to family vacations, you'll end up wealthier and happier in the long-term if you pony up some extra cash now for these five things.

Should Life Insurance Be Purchased as an Investment?

From term insurance to whole life, what you should know.

Real eggs

Have you ever eaten an egg from a chicken that lives outside, eating bugs and worms and grubs instead of just chicken feed? You notice the difference as soon as you crack the she

When to Buy Brand Names: Sometimes, the Splurge Is Worth It

As important as it is to save money, it’s just as important to spend it wisely. And that means that sometimes, it makes sense to pay more for a brand-name item.

Hate Your Job? It Could Be Your Fault

We spend a lot of time getting to know our significant others, but we don't put nearly as much thought into choosing our jobs. Here's why we should.

Black Friday...black in more ways than one

Today, November 23rd, is Black Friday. A day that as a Wisebread writer and bargain hunter I love. There are deals everywhere, we all get a chance to save a bit of dough before

3 Tax Deductions You Can Never Take

Every tax season, people ask me about the same mythical deductions. Take a look at these three common points of confusion before filing this spring.

The Secret of My Success

Why is it that a few people “get all the breaks” while most seem to be starring in their own version of “Groundhog Day” for the better part of their lives: renting themsel

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.

Can Limits Help Productivity Soar?

A mild, temporarily disabling accident in my home led me to consider how my friends with chronic disease (and accompanying physical limitations) manage to get things done. Limit

Our Obsession to Clean is Making Us Trashy

I hate to clean just as much as the next person, so many of the new products on the market can be helpful to my daily routine. Others, however,

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.

Chicken GUTS & Author GLORY: Tales From My Cheapskate Book Tour

For my latest TV appearance, I had to prepare a three course cheapskate menu using ony ingredients costing under $1 a pound and, as an added hook I promised to incorporate creat

Best Money Tips: Nice Things to Do for People That Won't Cost Much

Today we found some awesome articles on nice things to do for people that don't cost much, gifts that keep giving, and handling holiday parties professionally.

419 baiting – keeping online scammers running in circles

How many of you have received an email telling you that you’ve one a lottery that you never even entered? Or, that a rich widow wants help distributing millions of dollars to the p