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10 Things I Just Won’t Do to Save Money

Turn down money-saving opportunities? Yup! One very frugal writer shares the questionable and straight-up dumb ways he won't save money.

Canadians are Getting Fleeced by Their Own Dollar

The buck stops here. For the first time in over three decades, the Canadian Dollar has surpassed the U.S. Dollar. And by the end of this year, predictions are that

Best Money Tips: Frugal DIY Cleaning Projects

Today we found some fantastic articles on money-saving cleaning projects, what to do if you’re underpaid, and great household uses for Alka-Seltzer.

Healthy recipes--with cost data

Want to eat a cheap, healthy diet? Want some recipes that use real food instead of packaged food products? Want to argue about how much it costs to feed a family a healthy diet?

The World's 5 Most Posh Hostels

Gone are days when Hostel meant "dank crash-pad for young travelers." Behold the Poshtel.

Ask the Readers: Are You Prepared for a Natural Disaster?

Tell us if are prepared for a natural disaster and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Little Old Lady Recipes: Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes

Is it really Thanksgiving without buttery, marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes? Our Senior Editor shares the recipe from her book of classic comfort food.

Bar Stool Economics

Enjoy this lighthearted anecdotal story illustrating the North American tax system.

10 Ways to Save $100 This Week

A few things you start this week could save you hundreds of dollars over the course of the month. Discover great ways to save, starting today.

Ask the Readers: What Was Your Most Recent Splurge?

Tell us about your most recent splurge and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

25 Ways to Boost Creativity

Feel like your brain is drained? Get inspired with these 25 tips for expanding your creative horizons.

Build a Work Wardrobe for Any Job on a Budget

Don't be daunted by the cost of work clothes! There are lots of ways to create appropriate ensembles for any job that'll leave you plenty of paycheck.

Why Is "Rich" Often Equated With "Evil"?

I was born in China and it was a place where wealthy people were the public enemy for many decades. The sentiment was spread by the propaganda of the Communist government and res

So, You Think You're a Carnivore?

Does your voice get slightly deeper and more husky as you discuss the pleasure of biting into a medium-rare steak? Do you proudly declare that you could never be a vegetarian becau

6 Ways the Sandwich Generation Can Get Ahead

The Sandwich Generation — those stuck caring for growing kids and aging parents — face big financial challenges. Learn how to survive the squeeze.

How Much Does it Cost Every Time you Get Into Your Car?

I was horrified when I discovered exactly how much it costs me to drive into town for groceries. Do you know exactly how much it costs you?

Wise Bread giveaway: One year supply of Dove & poster signed by cast of The Women

Dove is giving one lucky Wise Bread reader a really nifty prize package: One year supply of Dove, a poster signed by the director and the all-star cast of The Women, and a pair of

The 9 Easiest Food Budget Wins

Let's face it — a grocery budget is easy to blow. But with these easy budget tips, you'll be a frugal foodie in no time.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Better Decisions

Today we found articles on how to make better decisions, things to remove from your resume, and how to get around Amazon’s $49 free shipping minimum without getting Prime.

Why Couples Fight Over Money and What to Do About It

There is no denying that financial matters lay at the root of many – if not most – couples’ problems. While some openly communicate about the issues at hand, more couples yet don’t