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Best Money Tips: 100+ Things to Do Before You Die

Today we found some great articles on things to do before you die, getting the best deal on an engagement ring, and reducing the cost of your commute.

You Are Too Busy: Stop!

When you're really busy — too busy — everything suffers, including your health and your family life. Slow down so you can keep going.

4 Reasons Why You Must Open a Roth IRA Before April 15

One quirk of the tax law is that any contributions to a Roth IRA before April 15 count against last year's limits. Here are four good reasons to open one now.

Dealing With Debt: Credit Counselors

There are three heavily advertised ways to find help to dig out of debt: credit counseling, debt settlement and bankruptcy. Which is best? Let's find out, starting with a closer lo

Getting Started with Preserving: Mint Jelly

When I was little, my grandmother would can all sorts of things. She had a big garden full of produce that would wind up in jars in her pantry. With a pretty big garden of my own,

Fantastic Phone Services for People on the Go

There are so many options for staying hooked up phone-wise whether you’re at home or on the road, especially if you tend to bounce between places that have different cell phone cov

9 Ways Getting Married Is Good for Your Finances

You really shouldn't marry for money, but couples who say yes do help themselves financially. Discover some of the great ways you can save money if you're hitched.

How to Save Without Goals

Basic plans for saving and investing that don't require use of a formal financial plan with specific goals.

How to Sign Up for Half-Price Flights and Free Hotels

It's not a trick or a scam — you really can get deeply discounted travel by becoming a mystery shopper.

In Search of Silence: 4 Ways to Get Peace and Quiet

Sometimes all you need is a moment of silence to gather your thoughts. But out in the world, serenity can be in short supply. Here's where to find the quiet you crave.

Great Whisky and Spirit Gifts for Less Than $25

Lovers of whisky and other spirits can be hard to buy gifts for, especially if you don't share the appreciation. Read on to learn what to give — and why.

Choosing Local Businesses

The big-box stores might have everything you want at what seems to be a better price, but there are good reasons why you should buy local.

SavedPlus Giving Away $3,000 to Wise Bread Readers

Get $20 just for trying out this free tool and chance to win $1,000.

Frugality, Small Business, and More with Thousandaire's Kevin McKee

Check out our interview with Kevin McKee for tips on living frugally, advice for starting a business, and his favorite ways to use Skype!

25 Ways to Have the Best, Cheapest Summer Vacation

It's officially summer (sorta), and that means summer vacation. Hit the road with friends and family without hitting your savings too hard.

Make Your Own Ketchup

Zingy and filled with tomato goodness, this easy-to-make ketchup can provide better flavor than the store-bought stuff.

Making Personal Finance Fun while Fighting for Financial Freedom

My story about how I went from broke, to saving without goals, to fighting for financial independence.

Wantable: Designer Accessories at Discount Prices

Wantable allows you to purchase designer fashion and beauty products at a discount, but is this service worth the $40 cost? Open a box with this Wise Bread blogger to find out!

39 Tips That'll Save You Hundreds on Your Next Trip

Traveling can get expensive very quickly. Return home with a bank account that isn't completely empty with these money-saving tips.

How to Run Without Music

I don't run with music, but I can understand the attraction. Logging lots of miles can be boring and pushing yourself can be difficult without distraction.