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How to Switch Banks

Getting tired of high ATM fees and no interest on your savings account? Want to switch to a better bank or credit union? Do so in a few easy steps.

Frugal is More than a Way to Spend Money, Part 1

Putting your mind over money is the key to living frugally. See the big picture to see big savings.

Effective eBay Listing

Ready to start selling on eBay? Here is a checklist to nail an effective, successful, and money-making listing.

How Lessons From Moneyball Can Help Your Career

Moneyball is about a baseball team, but its core lesson can teach us all how to be successful in our careers.

Can a Robot Called Digit Really Help You Save More?

Saving is hard, even for regular readers of Wise Bread. A new smartphone app aims to make setting money aside easier than ever. Here's what it's like.

Bidding wisely on eBay

eBay can be the discount shopper’s paradise. But it doesn't hurt to brush up on some tips for using this worldwide marketplace.

Losing the store brand stigma.

Ditch the stigma! Store brand "generics" are just as good, if not better, than pricier name-brand buys.

SNL Financial Advice: Don't Buy Stuff You Cannot Afford!

Sometimes, the best personal finance lessons come in the least expected places.

When Being Frugal Isn't the Solution

Simply living frugally doesn't always lead to financial greatness or happiness. Discover when it's better to bend the rules of frugality, and why.

Back in Debt? Here's How to Pay it Off for Good

After conquering debt, it's tough to find yourself back in the hole. Have faith! You can pay off your debt again — this time for good.

5 Things Angry Birds Has Taught Me About Life

Angry Birds might be a fantastic time waster, but it can also teach you valuable life lessons. Really.

8 Price Match Policies You Should Be Wary Of

Price matching is a great way to stick to your budget, but before you trust any retailer's price match claim, read the fine print.

Don't Overpay While Driving - Put Down Your Cell and Save $101

My home state of Washington is set to require, by law, that drivers who want to yack on the cell phone use a hands-free set or earpiece. [more]

7 Easy Ways to Budget for Summer Vacation

You can't wait to kick back and relax — but are you saving enough money for your summer getaway? Here's how to be sure!

Best Time For Summer Shopping In Europe!

Did your high season European flight take a huge chunk out of your savings? Well, at least the shopping doesn't have to be as painful, even with the weak dollar conversion rates. M

3 Life Lessons I've Learned Since Becoming a Parent

For one writer, having her first child hasn't just taught her a lot about parenting — it's also provided some great lessons about life.

21 Surprising Uses for Vinegar

Is there anything vinegar can't do? This pantry jack-of-all-trades proves over and over again why you should never be without it.

9 Common Apartment Hunting Mistakes to Avoid

Summer is moving season for lots of us. Make sure you land in the right place by avoiding some common rental miscues.

Best Money Tips: Help Your Children Build Credit

Today we found some awesome articles on helping your children build credit, the best things to buy in June, and marketing tactics for job hunters.

Create Your First Shared Budget Without Blowing Up Your Relationship

Sharing your life with someone can be one of the most exciting and fulfilling things you ever do. Sharing your budget? Well...here are some suggestions.