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11 Food and Beverage Stocks That Are Having a Good Year

Everyone's gotta eat, right? These food and beverage stocks will fill both your stomach and your investment portfolio.

How to Book an Amazing Cheap Vacation Package

Vacation packages can be one of the best ways to get away on the cheap — if you know the right tricks. Discover how to book a trip you'll love for less.

The 8 Best Pets for Frugal Animal Lovers

Caring for a pet can end up costing a lot. Take in one of these no frills furry (or scaled or shelled) friends at a fraction of the cost of Fido.

The 5 Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils

Choosing the right oil to cook with isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five extra virgin olive oils and everything in life will taste better.

25 Products You Think You Need, but Really Don’t

Marketers spend a lot of effort convincing us that our wants are needs. From aftershave to baby walkers, here are 25 things you can easily do without.

You Don't Need a Retirement Plan — You Need a Financial Independence Plan

If planning for retirement is your primary financial goal, you may be doing it wrong.

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

8 Ways Clutter Keeps You Poor

Clutter looks bad, stresses you out — and it costs you money. It's time to start moving your stuff from lots to profit.

6 Ways My Family Scores Free Travel With Credit Cards

Want to travel the world for free? Take advantage of my insider tips that took me years to learn!

10 Reasons You Should Really Fear an IRS Audit

When the IRS decides to smack you with an audit, what's the worst that can happen? You're wise not to try to cheat the taxman.

5 Ways to Stop Your Mindless Spending

One-click buying, impulse shopping trips… Learn how to keep more of your money by developing more money-mindfulness.

The 5 Best Body Scrubs

Keeping your skin fresh and blemish-free isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these body scrubs and your skin will shine bright like a diamond.

What to Expect When You're Expecting a Huge Credit Card Bill

That hefty credit card bill finding it's way to your mailbox is packing a punch — and to more than just your wallet.

HP Giving Away $500 to a Lucky Wise Bread Reader

To enter tell us your smartest investment. It can be anything! A degree, cooking lessons, hot stock, or a great pair of shoes.

5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score Fast

If your FICO score needs some TLC, these strategies will get it whipped into shape — ASAP.

25 Cheap and Easy Fixes That Make Your House Look Amazing

Whether you're getting your home ready for sale or just getting it ship-shape, these 25 projects are easy, affordable, and rewarding!

5 Best Sign-up Bonuses for Airline Miles Credit Cards

One of the biggest travel credit card benefits is the hefty sign-up bonuses. Learn how to find them, and discover five great bonuses available right now.

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Your Retirement More Successful

Today we found helpful articles on ways to make your retirement more successful, tips to save money at big box stores, and the best college degrees for job security.

When to Do a Balance Transfer to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

A balance transfer can help your finances. Moving your money from a high-rate card to one that has a 0% APR can save you money and help you pay off your debt much faster.