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4 Starbucks Drinks You Can Easily Make Yourself

Oh, sure, save $40 a week by cutting back on lattes — but what do you treat yourself with instead? These four great low-lucre libations.

More Award Nights with the Hilton Honors Surpass Card from American Express

Get more points to redeem for Hilton hotel award nights with the Hilton Honors Surpass Credit Card.

5 Things Your Teen Needs (or Doesn’t Need) in a Bank Account

Whether managing income from gifts, chores, or a part time job, teach your teen about saving and personal finance at the same time you teach them about banking services and fees.

Best Money Tips: Fall Trends on a Budget

Today we found some great articles on fall trends on a budget, surviving losing your job, and things happy couples do differently.

8 Unexpected Ways a Credit Card Can Save You Money on Travel

Before you hit the road (or the sky) for a much-needed vacay, make sure you're up to speed on how much cash your credit card can save you.

How Much Money Will You Have in 30 Years?

A key part of financial planning is goal setting. With the help of a conservative economic forecast and a common financial equation, you can plan how to reach it.

Big changes or small changes?

There are two ways to make a major change in your life. One is to make a series of small changes--this month you might brown-bag your lunch one day a week; next month you might go

The Secret to Succeeding at Absolutely Everything

What do most winners have in common (beside some natural ability and maybe some luck)? It's a gritty little secret that's easier than it looks.

Insider Trading Is a Lot More Common Than You Think

We all remember when Martha Stewart pulled a Gordon Gekko. Ever wondered what exactly inside trading entails? Here's a breakdown.

How to Avoid Getting Scammed With a Reverse Mortgage

Reverse mortgages don't have the best reputation, but when entered into wisely, an HECM can offer seniors strapped for cash real help.

My Bank Stole My Grocery Money

My bank charged me almost $100 in overdraft fees, even though my bank statement never went negative. As one of my colleagues here at Wise Bread reported last week, banks use this s

I Went Christmas Shopping With Fake Money

I got all my husband's gifts with fake money -- and didn't break the law, either. I used store rewards, coupons, PayPal, Swagbucks and other bits and ends of things to give him a f

Watch All The Documentary Movies You Can Handle, Free Online - And Yes, It's Legal.

So you love watching movies for free, and you also love getting instant access to them. Well, if those movies happen to be documentaries, there is a great free online resource for

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Where to Find Cheap Training for a New Career

Max is feeling the crunch. With $21K still left to go, will she hit her budget goals and find a new job by December? Stay tuned!

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,

The 5 Hardest-to-Kill Houseplants

No matter how black your thumb, these hardy indoor growers will keep green whatever the level of inattention and neglect you care to give them.

Best Money Tips: Pieces of Money Advice That Are Always True

Today we found articles on money advice that are always true, things you need to stop expecting from others, and money-saving hobbies that will prep your budget for the holidays.

If Budgeting Isn't Fun, You're Doing It Wrong

Budgeting should be fun. If you don't believe me, you've been doing it wrong.

The Only 4 Things You Need to Do to Start Investing

Investing sounds so complicated — and risky. This simple plan removes the complexity and helps you understand and tolerate the risks.

Your Brain Is Keeping You in Debt (And How to Fix It)

Why can't you chip away at that daunting pile of debt? You might want to blame your brain.