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How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work from Home

For many it may be gas prices, the long commute, or a new baby that makes a telecommuting arrangement seem so appealing. While you may be certain that it would work, convincing

21 Things You'll Regret Every Time

Want to look back and say you lived with no regrets? Then make sure you're not making any of the decisions on this list!

Ask the Readers: Do You Pay For Convenience?

Tell us whether or not you pay for convenience and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Do You Gamble?

Tell us whether or not you gamble and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Beat the High Cost of Air Conditioning

Today we found some fantastic articles on beating the high cost of air conditioning, rules for buying a wedding gift, and what to do after a car accident.

Ask the Readers: Do You Read Personal Finance Books?

Tell us about the personal finance books you read and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

You'll Be Surprised How Much Sugar These 10 Foods Have

Many of the processed foods we eat contain lots (and lots) of added sugar. Are the foods you eat hiding excess amounts of sugar?

The 5 Best Laser Printers

Looking for a workhorse printer for text and basic graphics that won't cost you an arm and a leg in replacement ink? Consider one of our five favorite laser printers.

Summer Clearance Cornerstones: 5 Things to Buy Before Autumn Arrives

The apex of back-to-school anxiety, Labor Day signals the unofficial end of summer. But it’s the start of a fleeting, beautiful season for students of saving: summer clearance.

8 Tips to Help Your Teenager Become Credit Smart

Now that I am a mother of two teenagers, credit card abuse is one of the first dangers of financial common sense that I discussed with them. Here are 8 tips to help your teenager p

Why This Isn't Your Grandparents' Economy

Why can't we save money like our parents and grandparents? Learn how modern economic realities make financial independence more challenging.

Delayed Gratification and the Secret to Will Power

Saving is nothing more than delayed gratification in action, but trying to defeat our desires for instant gratification outright is often a dead-end endeavor. It's easier if you en

8 Timeless Tips for Resisting the Upsell

From pricey insurance plans to products you never planned to buy, the pressure of an upsell can lead to unnecessary purchases. Learn how to avoid the temptation.

8 Job-Getting Tips from a Guy Who's Hired 500 People in the Past 5 Years

August Nielsen hires people. Lots of them. He's waded through a sea of resumes and rejection letters, and his advice could help you land your next job.

Why You Need Credit — and How to Build It From Scratch

Learn how to create a great credit score even if you don't have an extensive financial history.

9 Reasons Your IT Person Is a Super Hero

Every company has an IT person and that person is probably taken for granted. See why these pros are actually superheroes, saving you more than you know.

10 Ways to Do Less Laundry

Step away from the spin cycle! Here are ways to keep your laundry out of the washing machine for as long as humanly possible.

8 Cheap Ways to Save Money on Gas

Here's a list of strategies, products, and more to help push the price at the pump back a bit and keep your wallet and tank full.

Wise Bread's Frugal Food Gone Wrong

From cooking blunders to dining-out disasters, sometimes our cheap eating goes terribly awry. Read Wise Bread writers' stories of sweet eats turned sour.

Best Money Tips: Tricks Your Grocer Doesn't Want You To Know

Today we found some great articles on price tricks your grocer doesn't want you to know, how to create breathing space in your budget, and insurance policies you shouldn't buy.