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My 2016 Budget Challenge: Why I Need to Find $31K This Year

Wise Bread writer Max Wong needs to find an extra $31,000 this year. She's up for the challenge, and we're along for the ride.

5 Good Money Management Habits You Already Have

If you already have these good habits, pat yourself on the back! You're well on your way to great money management skills.

25 Ways to Save on a Shoestring

Bootstrap your savings with these tips and strategies from personal finance expert Dr. Barbara O'Neill and find lots more in her book Saving on a Shoestring.

Flashback Friday: 39 Inspiring Stories and Tips to Help You Beat Debt

Let's look back at the 39 best stories and debt management tips we've ever shared.

5 Things Yoga Can Teach You About Money

Money comes in; money goes out. You may not know it, but while you're practicing your downward dog, you may also be improving your finances.

10 Money Goals All 30-Somethings Should Have

You're not 29 anymore. Do you have your act together, financially?

How to Go From Two Incomes to One

A lost job, a new baby… You really can make the shift from two-income household to one with some easy budgeting tricks.

12 Smart Post-Holiday Moves

Holiday spending may have turned your finances into a mess. Get back on track and make the new year all about the new financial you.

10 Money Moments That Are Awkward for Everyone

Ever forget your wallet on a date? Believe it or not, there's a graceful way out of that awkward moment and these nine others, too.

10 New Year Money Resolutions Anyone Can Keep

This New Year, make some resolutions you can actually keep — and that will actually help your finances..

6 Ways Sloth Is Keeping You Poor

There's a lot more to sloth than plain laziness — and a lot more ways it's costing you money.

4 New Year Budget Resolutions You Should Make Now

Chances are you'll make one or two financial resolutions on New Year's Eve. All we're saying is: Why wait?

What’s Your Budget Personality?

What's your budget personality? Find out here!

6 Things I Learned About Money From Famous People's Wills

Ancestry has made 170 million will and probate documents available online. You can learn a lot about a person by what they've left behind.

8 Apple Watch Apps That'll Save You Money

The Apple Watch is here — and we've rounded up some must-have finance apps to help you manage your money. Is your wrist ready for personal finance?

The Fastest Method to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Yes, you can get out of credit card debt — and faster than you think. The sooner you start, the sooner you'll chip away at that financial burden.

5 Financial Mistakes You Need to Stop Making by 30

By the big Three-Oh, you're no finance rookie. Leave these money mistakes in your 20s and kick bad spending habits to the curb. No excuses!

4 Must-Have Apps for Roommates

Squabbles and stress over money and chores are just part of the roommate experience. Let these apps lead you to peace and harmony instead.

8 Money Moves CPAs Say You Must Make

Take it from the professionals — the sooner you start making the right choices with your money, the sooner you'll reach financial freedom.

This Simple Shopping List Strategy From $5 Meal Plan Will Save You Big

Shop smarter, save better. Keep to your grocery budget with a great grocery shopping strategy from the pros at $5 Meal Plan.