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The Debate Between Buy and Hold vs Timing The Market

It's interesting to see that with the advent of computerized trading and value discount brokers, a new era of people investing with the idea of getting rich overnight has exploded.

How Everyone Can Cut Cable and Still Watch What They Love — Even Sportsfans

Cutting the cable TV cord is getting easier (for sportsfans now, too). Here's where to find your favorite programming — whatever it may be.

Would You Pay? The Brave New World of Online Music

There's a new idea on the horizon to get people to pay for the music they download. The gist is pretty simple--make listening to and downloading music into a game, like Foursqua

3 Reasons Why Keeping Your "Latte Factor" Will Help You Save Money

Here are a few reasons why keeping your "latte factor" will help you save.

Keep Your Family Safe with these 6 Must-Have Smartphone Apps

Whether you have kids, pets, or just hang out alone, we’ve got the scoop on the most effective applications designed to help you live a healthy, happier home life!

7 Decisions That Seem OK Now, but Might Ruin Your Finances Later

"It seemed like a good idea at the time," is not something you want to tell yourself about a money decision. Beware of these money traps!

Ask the Readers: What Are You Most Looking Forward to in 2012?

Tell us about what you are most looking forward to in 2012 and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

SpringCoin to Pay Off $500 Debt for One Lucky Wise Bread Reader

SpringCoin is also giving away free lifetime debt management accounts valued at $96 per year!

How to Save Money Buying a New Car and Be Happy

You can actually enjoy the car-buying process. Really. Learn how to shop for a new car and stay sane.

DIY Home Improvement: 10 Free Options for Training and Advice

Doing your own home repairs saves lots of money, and these resources can give you the training you need to ensure your "fix" doesn't make the problem worse.

$20 in Baltimore: The 20 Best Ways to Spend It

Baltimore's a lot more than a backdrop for gritty crime shows. And with just $20, you'll find plenty of entertainment that charms in Charm City.

Ask the Readers: Have You Started Holiday Prep?

Tell us if you've started to prep for the holidays and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Turn Your Home Into a Spa With These 5 Frugal Stress Relievers

Science says you really need a vacation, but your budget says no way. What to do? Bring rest and relaxation home on the cheap!

Best Money Tips: How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you how to get rid of those nasty bed bugs, why you should really unplug your computer at night, and how to make a c

Best Money Tips Roundup: The Frugal Education Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on keeping your education productive and frugal.

How to Save Money at the Butcher's

If you are buying your meats at the grocery store and feel you have little choice while spending more, take a trip to the local butcher shop before stocking up your freezer. Here a

Best Money Tips: The Shopping Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on all things shopping!

Best Money Tips: How to Grow Asparagus

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share the best way to get a great asparagus crop, how to be a weekend mechanic, and what the CARD act really means!

23 Money-Saving Items Everyone Should Own

What's better than saving on a purchase? Purchasing a product or service — for less — that saves you money over time!

10 Life and Money Lessons Learned From Immigrant Parents

My immigrant parents have taught me many lessons about saving money, but the following 10 lessons were most influential in shaping how I lead my life as a 30-something today.