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5 Ways Life Is Amazing With an 800 Credit Score

A credit score in the 700s is pretty good and the rewards are nice. But for those few who crack 800? The financial world is their oyster.

8 Easy Superfood Smoothies for a Better Morning

Smoothies are great for quick, healthy breakfasts. Make them even better by making them with super healthful superfoods.

BillShrink Giving Away $2,500 to Wise Bread Readers

To enter the contest, simply leave a comment telling us how you would spend all that money. Will you pay some bills, start a college fund, or have some fun?

5 Dumb 401(k) Mistakes Smart People Make

There are lots of ways to wrong with a 401(k). Don't imperil your retirement with any of these common mistakes.

5 Ways to Avoid Buying Electronics You'll Regret

The gadget and tech markets move fast, so it's easy to get caught up and click "buy." Avoid buyer's remorse by choosing quality and value, first.

Best Money Tips: Secrets to Being More Productive

Today we found some great articles on the secrets to being more productive, creative Starbucks drinks for around $3, and money moves that no one should ever, ever make.

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

5 Ways to Know If Trading In Your Car Makes Financial Sense

Before you replace your ride, take some time to crunch the numbers and make sure they add up.

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This Is How Rich You'd Be If You'd Saved the Money You Earned in High School

Did you fritter away the earnings from your after school job? If only you'd saved it instead and let compound interest work its magic.

Best Money Tips: Sustainable Frugality Tips

Today we found some great articles on sustainable frugality tips, healthy snacks that are cheaper to make at home, and a new obstacle to Amazon’s drone delivery.

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

The Best and Worst Places to Stash Cash in Your Home

We all agree that a buck has value, it is also a bit vulnerable when not hidden properly. Forget the $3000 hi-tech safe, and stick with these affordable tricks I picked up. Yo

5 Things Most Likely to Give You Lousy Credit

With few exceptions, people with bad credit didn't get there by accident. Avoid these bad credit habits and you'll avoid dinging your credit.

The 4 Worst Mistakes Good Parents Make

Parenting is hard! Are you making it harder than it really is?

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.

7 Tricks for Enjoying Fine Dining on a Budget

While Spago doesn't offer a Blue Plate Special, you can dine there and still make your rent. You just need to know when to go and where to sit.

6 Times You Should Always Rent Clothes Instead of Buy

Every boy rents his prom tux — why shouldn't every girl rent her prom dress? Here's when renting fancy clothes makes the most sense.

The 5 Best Secured Credit Cards

If you have little to no credit history, getting a secured card could help you a lot — or be a terrible decision. Find out if one of these cards is right for you.

13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar

Diabetics and non-diabetics alike can take positive steps to control blood sugar levels safely and naturally. Read on to find out what you can do.