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Save Money on Shaving With These Razor Tricks

Make your razor go the extra mile — and last up to a year — with these money-saving (and razor-saving) tricks.

5 Best Prepaid Debit Cards

Prepaid debit cards offer the convenience of a regular credit card...with some unexpected benefits. Learn more about these financial tools.

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.

10 Delicious Ways to Use Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Holiday leftovers are an awesome excuse to get creative in the kitchen. Here are 10 ways to use up that big pot of mashed potatoes.

6 Secrets to a Joyful Life

In 1939 a group of 200 Harvard undergrads became part of a longterm sociological study. The results, published recently, reveal surprising secrets about joy and wellbeing.

30 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Garam Masala

Indian food is known for the complexity of its spice blends, and garam masala is a great example. Learn how to use and enjoy this mix of cinnamon, cumin, cardamom and other spices.

Cooking for Beginners: 10 Recipes for Kitchen Newbies

If you want to save money by cooking but don't know a stockpot from a soup spoon, check out these easy recipes for beginners.

The 5 Best Hair Clippers

Daunted by the rising costs of haircuts? Cut your hair with your own personal set of hair clippers, and save yourself some time and money.

25 Awesome, Useful Gifts

Whether it's for a birthday, holiday, or other celebration, eliminate the phrase "it's the thought that counts" by giving one of these awesome, useful gifts.

Volunteer to Travel: 11 Opportunities for Free or Very Cheap Travel

Here are 11 options for free or very cheap travel through volunteering.

How to Get Rid of Your Old Electronics

These four responsible ways to dispose of old electronics will keep them the out of landfills and may even put a little more money in your pocket.

Debit Or Credit? Which One Should You Choose At The Checkout?

Debit or credit? Although the outcome seems the same, it’s a different process with different consequences.

25 Things to Do Before the New Year

During the December holidays, it can feel super stressful to even THINK about preparing for the new year. Don't worry! Follow this list, and you'll be ready for 2013.

5 Best Credit Cards for People With Excellent Credit

Have great credit? Then you have an opportunity to get high-reward credit cards that offer 2% or more cash back, double points, and more.

How to Look Rich Without Having Much Money

The rich are different — they have more money. Here's how to fake it until you have more money, too.

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.

10 Self-Improvement Apps to Make You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier

Want to develop healthier habits? Become the Six Million Dollar You with the help of these 10 cheap (or free!) self-improvement apps.

FBI Considered "It's A Wonderful Life" Communist Propaganda

I love "It's a Wonderful Life," but in 1947, the FBI considered this movie subversive Communist propaganda. Naturally, I want to get to the bottom of this.

TJ Maxx Giving Away $500 in Gift Cards to Wise Bread Readers

In addition to the giveaway, we also have lots of insider tips about how to maximize savings at T.J. Maxx and how to find the best frugal fall fashions for kids.

Never Use Cash for These 11 Things

Living the cash-only lifestyle can be good for your budget — except when it isn't. Learn why some purchases are best made on credit.