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Is Plastic Killing Us? The True Cost of Convenience

Plastic is really hard to avoid. In fact, it's everywhere. Clothing, mattresses, furniture, carpet - plastic is used to prevent fires as well as food stains. And now, plastic is in an even more exciting place! Your bloodstream. [more]

How to Enjoy Retirement If You Haven't Saved Enough

You're ready for retirement in every way except your savings — now what? Catch up, supplement, and cut costs.

Best Money Tips: How To Be Successful in the New Year

Today we found some awesome articles on how to be successful in the new year, ways to make spending less more painless, and how to look great for less.

10 Tricks to Get You Drinking More Water

As many as three in four Americans suffer from chronic dehydration, which can have serious health effects. Are you getting your daily water ration?

Personal Financial Advisors awaiting your call

Financial advice is everywhere (even here at www.wisebread.com) from the bank teller to a wealth manager who wants to dispense planning advice, manage your investment portfolio, an

Slow and Steady Wins the Debt Race

When you're in deep debt, bankruptcy can look appealing. However, the long way out of debt is usually the best way to get — and stay — out of debt.

How to Use Miles and Points for a Big Award Trip

Once you've earned all those points and miles on your credit card, how do you go about redeeming them for your dream vacation?

A year without toilet paper - The Interview

You wouldn't necessarily know it from watching him on his appearance on The Colbert Report. He comes across as a soft-spoken, good-natured guy, for sure. [more]

Private foundations for ordinary folks

There are a lot of advantages to having a private foundation to use as the vehicle for your charitable giving. Sadly, the tax laws make setting up a private foundation impractical

12 Money Adjustments You Should Make Mid-Year

It's time to consult our mid-year financial checklist and make some important money moves to set yourself up the end of '15 and the coming of '16.

Finally, Frugal Rules

You can come out of the shadows, my fellow cheapos, skinflints and non-pathological hoarders. Thanks to the rise of eco-hip, frugal is becoming cool. Sorta.

Save gas; don't make left-hand turns.

You have to hand it to UPS. They crunched the numbers, they looked at the hard facts and they figured out that by limiting the number of left-hand turns made, you can save a whole

Best Money Tips: Low-Budget Ways to Celebrate Halloween

Today we found some fantastic articles on low-budget ways to celebrate Halloween, where to find unique presents for kids, and green ways to save money.

Plumas County: Hidden (Cheaper) California

Are you stuck on the coast paying a big mortgage on a tiny property? Do your kids spend more time with their daycare provider than with you? Do you worry that they've never see

Job-Search Romance

How is a job search like a romantic adventure or misadventure? Let me count the ways: nine. If you’ve ever wondered how to tell if a company is truly interested or just isn’t into

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How to turn an $1800 stimulus check into $1980.

It seems the retail giants are serious in their quest to get hold of your economic stimulus check. One of the biggest, Sears, is offering to multiply your check if you spend it the

Cheap Way to Get Rid of Plastic Baby Bottles

Discovered online: A cheap way to use those Avent bottle nipples without exposing infants to the reported risks of Avent's polycarbonate containers. Mother of invention or mother o

Staying Fit and Beautiful in Mind, Body, and Wallet

Your fitness regimen can leave you looking less than your best. Feel beautiful inside and out with these frugal tips.

8 Necessities That Will Be Cheaper in 2016

2015 was a great year — and 2016 looks even better. These eight buys will be cheaper in the New Year.