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25 Easy Ways to Make Cheap Cuts of Meat Taste Expensive

Inexpensive cuts of meat don't have to taste cheap. Stretch your budget and eat well, too, with this collection of delicious ways to eat cheap meat.

9 Simple Ways to Stop Impulse Buying

I can't tell you that changing your shopping habits will be easy, but these simple strategies can help you lock down your impulse spending.

35 Grocery Items You Should Make at Home (and 5 to Buy)

Homemade protein powder? Yep, you can make that and 34 other grocery staples cheaply and easily at home. (And discover the five you should DEFINITELY skip.)

15 Airport Hacks From Professional Travelers

From where to shower to skipping security lines, discover the best airport tricks and secrets from 10 of the world's most frequent (and frugal) travelers.

Figuring the Size of Your Emergency Fund

The usual rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months' income. Of course that's silly--the size of your emergency fund needs to be based on your spending, not your income. But even 3

Thursday Night Soup: Delicious Soup From Leftovers

If you want to stretch your pantry and your budget while reducing food waste in your kitchen, discover the delicious experiment that is Thursday Night Soup.

100 Easy Ways to Brighten Someone's Day

It's easy to brighten someone's day. Try some of these 100 ways and maybe your day will be brightened, too.

64 Funny, Inspiring and Stupid Money Quotes From Famous People

We've collected quotes from presidents, movie stars, philosophers, athletes, and even Paris Hilton on everybody's favorite topic: Money.

The 25 Best Things to Buy on Craigslist

We all know that Craigslist is a real money-saver. But it's especially great for these 25 items, which are readily available on the site at rock-bottom prices.

The $40 Hidden Inside a 12V Battery

This battery hack that will save you roughly $40 on those 1.5V button cell batteries. All you need is a 2-pack of 12V A23 batteries.

Can't Get A Bank Loan? 8 Other Ways To Finance Your Business

Starting a business can easily become a money pit. So for those of you thinking about launching a new venture, what financing options do you have? Well, there's the possibility

The Best and Worst Nuts, by Nutrition and Price

Nuts are healthy, make easy snacks, and pack a lot of protein. But not all nuts are created equal. Discover the best nuts in terms of cost and health benefits.

Are your new tires really 6-year old ticking time-bombs?

Check the tires on your car. How do they look? Plenty of tread, no bald spots, no wear and tear? If that’s the case, you’ve probably got a great set of tires with years of life lef

Welcome All You Magazine Readers: Q & A With Linsey Knerl

I’m so excited to be featured in the newest issue of All You Magazine! Many of you have come here to learn more about Wise Bread, my blogging career, or just life as a work-at-home

How to Grocery Shop for Five on $100 a Week

Learn how to get a week's worth of groceries, toiletries, and household supplies for $100.

15 Common Kitchen Cast-Offs You Can Repurpose Into Cool New Things

There's gold in your kitchen, as long as you know where to look. Try these new, creative uses for stuff most people throw away.

Win Your Next Potluck With One of These 23 Cheap, Easy Potluck Dishes

These tasty, simple recipes for appetizers, main dishes, salads, and desserts won't break your bank, but will win you accolades.

Make Pizza Night Fun Again With These 30 Pizza Sauce Alternatives

Don't settle for the same old pizza with red sauce and traditional toppings. Sauce and top your pizza crust with these terrific alternatives.

How to Never Succumb to Impulse Spending Again

Trying to build a nest egg? Resist the urge to purge your pocketbook on every shiny bauble you see and watch your savings grow.

How to Launder Money

Money laundering is not a simple concept. It's two simple concepts, because there are two different activities that are called money laundering. Here's how to do both of them.