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10 Surprising Ways to Save Money on Hotels

Hotels are expensive! Cut the cost of a night's stay with these clever lodging cost cutters.

Best Money Tips: Save on Medical Costs and Improve Your Family’s Health

Today we found some amazing articles on saving on medical costs and improving your family's health, things you need to throw away, and remaining frugal while traveling.

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10 Health Foods That Are Actually Making You Fatter

Just because a food is healthier than a bag of chips doesn't mean it isn't fattening. Watch out for these gut busting health foods.

This Is Why You Always Think Things Will Cost Less Than They Do

Estimating costs is hard — and the sad part is, much of the time it's because our brains are working against us. Here's how to regain control.

The 7 Stages of Procrastination (Read This Right Now!)

Get more done and like yourself more by understanding — and overcoming — the seven stages of procrastination.

The 5 Best Media Streamers

Want to watch your favorite TV shows and movies without needing to pay those high cable bills? These five media streamers let you do that and more.

The 10 Offensive Phrases No One Is Telling You About

A lot of the stock phrases we use have much darker meanings than we probably intend. Be careful what you say!

13 Ways to Make Money Online That Aren't Scams

There's no shortage of Internet "jobs" scams, but there are legit side gigs, too. Fatten your wallet with these online extra income opportunities.

9 Ways to Stop Procrastinating — NOW!

If you follow these suggestions, you can become the only person you know who doesn't procrastinate. Stop waiting, start reading, and start getting things done!

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.

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

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

The 5 Best Woks

Want to make the best stir-fry recipes in the comfort of your own home? Then these five versatile woks deserve a spot in your kitchen arsenal.

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.

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.

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Never Use Your Credit Card to Pay for These 10 Things

Paying with plastic can be really convenient — it can also be really, really expensive. Avoid the extra costs by avoiding these 10 purchases.

How to Get a Credit Card When You Have Bad Credit

Bad credit? No Credit? No problem! You can still get a credit card for emergencies or to repair your credit score, if you know where to look.

10 Places to Get Free Personal Finance Classes

Wise Bread is a great source of personal finance basics, but only one thing beats a proper, quality financial education — a FREE high quality financial education.

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.