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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.

Is honesty always the best policy?

What do you do when you have problems at work, when you make a mistake, or when you're interviewing for a different job? How do you handle the workplace pressures and politics tha

Best Money Tips: Take a Cruise on the Cheap

Today we found some fantastic articles on taking a cruise on the cheap, avoiding airfare pricing glitches, and reasons to continue working after retirement.

11 Affordable Ways to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat

Summer's not over yet and there's still plenty of hot days to get through before Fall arrives. Stay cool with these simple, frugal ways to chill from POPSUGAR.

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.

Better cars are not the answer

Wise Bread is an optimistic place. There are some people who can't see the congruence between optimism and frugality. I'm talking about the people who point to our progre

What is your greatest financial fear?

What kind of financial fears keep you up at night? Is it the relentless attack of the credit card statements? Or the gory details of healthcare costs? Share your greatest financ

Best Money Tips: The Retirement Edition

Today, we found many great articles relating to retirement!

The 3rd Annual Plutus Awards

The 3rd Annual Plutus Awards are in full swing! While general voting has ended, voting for the People's Choice Award is still open!

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!

Double hack – make a cheap metal detector, find a fortune.

It’s not often you get a double-whammy money-saving tip but this one falls into that category. Not only can you save cash by making your own cheap metal detector, you can find a fo

Spiritual Insights From A Rich Idiot

The last person I thought would impart valuable spiritual wisdom is self-proclaimed rich idiot and wealth guru Robert Shemin, author of “How Come That Idiot’s Rich and I’m Not?&quo

Lessons in Frugality From "The Walking Dead"

From budgeting to moderation, AMC's hit series "The Walking Dead" can teach us about frugality (while it also teaches us to never enter a cellar alone).

McCain or Obama? Who’ll be better for your wallet?

I want to keep this factual. This is not an article on who should be the next President, or as these campaigns usually go, who shouldn’t be President. This is a simple presentation

Does your culture support saving?

My brother told me once that, when he was in college, he handled money this way: "When I got paid, I set aside enough money for cigarettes, then spent the rest buying pizza and bee

The Simmons Bank Visa® Platinum Credit Card: The Lowest Standard APR Available

You won't get rewards or perks or concierge service with this credit card, but you will get the industry's lowest interest rate.

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Your Vacation This Summer

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money on your summer vacation, building a library on the cheap, and money lessons from Mad Men.

Best Money Tips: Packing Light and Avoiding Baggage Fees

Today we found some great articles on packing light and avoiding baggage fees, meaningful wedding gifts, and using Twitter to land a job.

Peak Debt

Is there a limit to how much Americans can spend? Clearly there is: All they earn, minus savings and service on their existing debt, plus new borrowing. Since the Bureau of Econ

Museum Day 2008 -- Free admission Saturday only!!

This Saturday, September 27, hundreds of museums and cultural venues nationwide are opening their doors and participating in Museum Day. Enjoy free general admission for ONE DAY O