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4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Student Loan Grace Period

A student loan grace period isn't a pass to spend your first big paychecks willy-nilly. Be smart, save up, and prepare to tackle your loan.

Flashback Friday: 34 Ways Fitness Can Improve Your Finances

Your sweat sessions can do more than just get you in shape — they can teach you how to manage your money, too!

11 Dollar Store Buys That Are Almost Too Good to Believe

The dollar store has many hidden gems worth uncovering. They're almost too good to be true!

8 Times Cash Is Not King

Cash is super if you're 12 years old and want to go to the movies. But for the rest of us, the less cash, the better.

10 Travel Destinations for People Who Hate Crowds

If crowded beaches and bustling city centers aren't your thing, we've got just the vacation spots you (and no one else) are looking for.

This Email Trick Will Save You Big on Shopping

Finally, a smart way to declutter your inbox and save a boat load of money.

4 Ways Women Can Avoid Paying the "Pink Tax"

Women are fighting for equal pay, but they also have to deal with unequal pricing for certain products. Here's how to become a smarter shopper to avoid the "pink tax."

10 Frugal Fall Getaways You Can Start Packing For Now

Travel can be a struggle when you're strapped for cash. But the perfect fall getaway is still within your grasp and budget.

15 Delicious Dishes Made Better With Salsa

Jar of salsa quickly expiring in the refrigerator? Spice up your favorite dish with a dollop.

6 Ways to Travel When You Have Student Loans

With smart money management, anyone can hit the road — even with student loan debt.

10 Money Moves to Make Before the Leaves Change

With pumpkin spice latte season right around the corner (yes, already!), there's no better time to give your finances a full fall makeover.

19 Frugal (And Easy) Ways to Update an Old Home

Don't drain your budget on simple upgrades to an old home. There is plenty you can do on the cheap.

Flashback Friday: 50 Money Moves You Need to Make When Big Changes Happen

Big life changes mean big adjustments in our spare change. Learn how to make the right decisions at some of life's most monumental milestones.

The 5 Best Apps for Busy Working Parents

Wise Bread Executive Editor Janet Alvarez shared five great apps for parents on today's Good Morning Washington show. If you missed the broadcast, here they are!

10 Ways You Disrespect Your Money

Look after your money and it'll look after you. Mistreat it, and it'll do the same to you.

Flashback Friday: 47 Best Back-to-School Shopping Hacks Ever

Back-to-school shopping doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Just use these tips and save Big.

10 Ways to Improve Yourself for $100 or Less

Stuck in a rut? You can makeover your career, your finances, and your life for less than $100!

8 Common Weekend Money Traps (And How to Avoid Them)

Woo hoo, it's the weekend! Don't let a couple days away from the grind tear a hole in your pocketbook.

Don't Waste Your Money on These 6 Workout Snacks

Skip the pricey protein powder and coconut water as your pre-workout fuel, and you can save big, even while you shred.

How to Take One Vacation Day and Save Thousands

Who knew taking a day off from work could save you so much money?