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5 Easy Ways to Avoid Exercise Injury (and Doctor's Bills)

A fitness-related injury can slow you down physically and financially. Keep the pace with these sensible exercise precautions.

Sun Screens Can Really Cost You – By the Ounce or By the Tumor

Some sunscreens might not do everything they claim to. Here's how to make sure your skin is actually protected.

15 Easy Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill

Dreading the AC expense this summer? Trim your energy costs year round with these simple tricks.

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.

Lessons From My Frugal Father

My dad was a child of the Great Depression, and those challenging years solidified a financial philosophy and simple lifestyle that's worth a new look today.

How Men and Women Use Smartphones Differently

The genders may be equal, but their smart phone usage may not be.  Here are some of our findings on the topic, taken from our recent article at My Life Sco

What Is True Affordability?

When is something truly affordable? If you are making more than $1 million a year, does this automatically mean you can afford everything?

How to Save $1,500 on Coffee

Many of us know that we can save money by making coffee at home, but have you ever actually calculated how much? Learn how to save $1,500 on coffee.

10 Things to Bring Up With Your Boss at Your Annual Review

Your annual review is fast approaching. Learn what you should say — and avoid saying — to make the most of this chance to advance your career.

The 5 Best Universal Remotes

Hate having to use multiple remotes to control every single one of your entertainment devices? Control them all with just a single universal remote.

5 Tips on What to Do Before Moving in Together

If splitting the cost of rent and utilities with your significant other sounds like a good idea, you’re not alone. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 7.5 million unmarried couples

Best Money Tips: Become A Millionaire By Age 30

Today we found some awesome articles on becoming a millionaire by age 30, being frugal when your significant other isn't, and the best and worst places to make a living.

Should You Sign Up for That Store Credit Card?

Store credit cards are sometimes good for building credit. But their terms can make them less attractive than many other cards. Should you get one?

Selling Your Life Insurance Policy for Cold, Hard Cash

Would you sell your life insurance policy for a lump sum, knowing that someone else now profits from your death?

8 Ways to Save Big on Appliances

From surprising rebates to scratch-and-dent discounts and more, there is almost always a way to pay less for major appliances.

Why Recycling Is My Lowest Priority

Recycling may not be the saving grace we all believe it to be. Before you even consider putting out your curbside bin, learn what you should do first.

Best Money Tips: Money Lessons From Mom

Today we found some awesome articles on money lessons from mom, ways to come up with million dollar ideas, and what to look for in a bank or credit union.

7 Beauty Savings Secrets Every Woman Should Know

Beauty is not cheap. Cut the cost of beauty products and skincare with these seven easy ways to save on a pretty face.

4 Ways to Eat Healthy(ish) From Vending Machines

Vending machines aren't the best places to find nutritious snacks. But if you're in a pinch, you can stay healthy with these compromise choices.

The Alarming Thing I Didn't Know About My Mammogram

An annual mammogram may not pick up cancer due to a surprisingly common condition. A Wise Bread blogger shares her story.