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Get Your Home Cleaner Than a Pro Can — And Save Big

Save money on a cleaning service by using a little elbow grease of your own. Your home will sparkle — and it's a lot easier than you think!

5 Ways to Stop Your Mindless Spending

One-click buying, impulse shopping trips… Learn how to keep more of your money by developing more money-mindfulness.

6 Fun Games That Teach Your Kids About Money

Teaching your children financial literacy is as easy as playing a game.

8 Morning Mantras That’ll Help Keep Your Finances on Track

Keeping your finances on track takes work, and surprisingly, a little bit of Zen. These daily reminders can help you reach your money goals.

8 Reasons the Easter Bunny Should Give Money Instead of Candy

While you're letting your kids gorge on candy, consider weaving in these lessons in personal finance.

Save More Money With 5 Sneaky Tricks

Struggling to build up a savings? It might be all in your frame of mind...

The Surprising Way Birth Order Decides Your Money Habits

Can't figure out why you keep making the same money mistakes? Your birth order might be to blame.

Are You Letting FOMO Ruin Your Finances?

FOMO can prompt us to make a lot of questionable decisions. Get your envy in check and regain control of your life — and your money.

Can a Capsule Wardrobe Actually Save You Money?

Declutter your closet KonMari-style and then crunch the numbers. A capsule wardrobe can work if you plan carefully.

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Finances Before Retirement

Make the transition to retirement a little easier by taking care of few personal finance tasks before your income shrinks.

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..