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Link Love was made for You and Me

Where would Wisebread be without all of its loyal readers and those that link to it? I shudder to even think about it. And so, dear lovers of all things frugal, I present another

How to Control Anxiety and Start Enjoying More

Anxiety is unhealthy, counter-productive, and, well, just not very fun. Learn how to worry less and enjoy life more with these easy suggestions.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Enjoy the Beach

Today we found some fantastic articles on frugal ways to enjoy the beach, deciding where to live, and networking boo-boos.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 7/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Saving Money During the Summer! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

Organizers for a Dollar

Organizers for cell phones and ipods are going for under a dollar at Pacific Designs. But hurry - the sale is only on for a few more days!

Best Money Tips: Growing Your Own Garden

Today we found some fantastic articles on growing your own garden, garage sale tips, and odd ball costs of having kids.

Death and Money: Helping your family now in case something happens later

A lady I know of died last night. It was expected; she was diagnosed with incurable cancer last spring. I didn't really know her, as I'd just recently moved into a place wh

Money Matters: Why All the Secrecy?

As I alluded to in another article, I am amazed at how people will si

Revive Old Toys for Extra Christmas Savings (and Sanity)

It has officially begun. My four-year-old has tuned out the real world in favor of loud Saturday morning commercials advertising the best of mu

I'm Fleeing The Country For Healthcare!

It’s all the buzz lately as healthcare costs rise, and especially after Michael Moore’s SICKO caught the attention of the masses. Those of us not living in places where everyone

Debunking Common Estate Planning Myths

Given the tens of millions of Americans nearing the Golden Years, the fields of retirement and estate planning are expanding by leaps and bounds. Along with the growth of work f

School Bookstores Can't Afford Cheap Textbooks

I'm taking just one course this semester, with just one reasonably priced textbook. According to the back cover, the price was $29.95, but that isn't the price I paid. I pu

Why We Take on Credit Card Debt

Why some of us take on so much debt — and how others manage to avoid it so well — can seem mysterious. Discover some of the reasons.

Shopping for Luggage: In Search of the Rolling Duffel Carry-on Backpack Thing

So you've decided to take the plung and make this summer the one where you take your dream trip to Europe. Or Thailand. Or Australia. Or all of the above. But you survey your l

Are Your Frugal Ways Hurting Us All?

Frugal living can be a very responsible thing -- it prevents piling waste into landfills and it promotes the financial well being of your family. But sometimes, can frugality be ir

Pay 1980’s Prices for Today’s Adorable OshKosh Kid’s Clothing!

I remember the first time I picked out my own brand new school clothes. They were made by Oshkosh (or OshKosh B’Gosh at that time), and they were fashionable and

Best Money Tips: Tips for Spending Less Money

Today we found some great articles on tips for spending less money, keeping the peace when parents move in with their adult children, and selling your clothes for cash.

Restaurant Recipes at Home-Cooked Prices

Look for 'clone' recipes to make your favorite restaurant dishes at home.

250 Miles With Sarge: Lessons On Loyalty, Perseverance, And More

A guy who calls himself “Sarge” and I, accompanied by 9 fellow cyclists and a support crew, spent about 17 hours riding 250 miles to the beach in 3 days, just last week. Sharing th

10 Easy Veggies to Plant This Spring

Yes, you CAN grow your own food. These easy-to-grow herbs and vegetables will thrive even if you've got the blackest of thumbs.