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The 7 Dumbest Big Purchases People Make

Remember when 3D TVs were all the rage? Sometimes even smart people make bad purchasing decisions. Consider that and six other doozies.

Best Money Tips: The Lifehacks Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on lifehacks and productivity!

15 Life Skills You Can Learn in 30 Minutes or Less

Improve your life and save money with these 15 easy-to-learn skills!

10 Dark-Side Motivations to Get You Out of Debt

Getting out of debt requires determination and motivation. Does it matter if those motivations are inspired by our darker angels?

Our Senior Editor Is Moving On: A Goodbye From Meg

After almost four years with Wise Bread, I'm moving on. And I'll miss you guys!

10 DIY Dog Toys You Can Make for Pennies

Instead of spending oodles of cash on toys your pup is only going to rip apart, make these cheap, easy, and sturdy dog toys with items you already have.

The 5 Best Checkpoint-Friendly Laptop Bags

Hate having to take out your laptop when going through airport security? You won't need to anymore if you use these checkpoint-friendly laptop bags.

9 Ways Staying on Budget Can Be Fun (Really!)

Let's face it: Staying on budget is hard. But if you make it fun, you'll get some short-term kicks while you're saving for long-term goals.

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.

Want to Cut Costs on Your Next Vacation? Go Green

Greener travel shaves costs and it brings tourists closer than ever to their destination. Lighten your carbon footprint with these simple steps.

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 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.

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

What can you do with witch hazel, the mightily useful little medicinal marvel? Here's a rundown.

$4,000, $8,000, or Even $453,500 in 5 Years: A Low-Risk Investment Plan

If you're saving for a new car or a down payment on a house, you can boost your return in the short-term with little risk.

7 Mantras to Sharpen Your Resolve to Downsize and Declutter

Boost your decluttering efforts by tidying your mind with a clear mantra and stay focused on keeping only the things that satisfy your goals, wants, and desires.

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.

19 Things Most Tourists Overpay For, and How You Can Avoid Them

Why does travel always seem to cost more than expected? Spot these ripoffs and discover the cheaper alternatives you should buy, instead.

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How an Expensive Wardrobe Saves You Money

Sure, an expensive suit costs more upfront, but over time it pays its wearer back in dollars saved — and possibly in dollars earned.

5 Inspiring People Who Each Paid Off Over $100,000 in Debt

For these five people debt totaling $100k — or more — seemed insurmountable. That is, until they paid it off. Find out how you can, too.