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Best Money Tips: Improve Your Car's Gas Mileage

Today we found some great articles on improving your car's gas mileage, saving on baggage fees, and things to never keep in your wallet.

Best Money Tips: How to Prepare for a Road Trip

Today we found some fantastic articles on preparing for a road trip, using your credit cards to make and save money, and getting reduced prices on Amazon.

Best Money Tips: How to Save Money on Gas

Today we found some fantastic articles on how to save money on gas, ways frugal travelers save on trips, and fun on a cheapskate's budget.

Best Money Tips: Smart Splurges for Your Car

Today we found some fantastic articles on smart splurges for your car, keeping your pet away from the vet, and passive and extra income ideas.

Best Money Tips: Saving Money at the Gas Pump

Today we found some great articles on saving money at the gas pump, grocery shopping smart, and ways to save money while skiing.

Best Money Tips: Saving on Car Repairs

Today we found some great articles on saving on car repairs, what to do if your job is dying, and tips for a frugal New Year's Eve.

Best Money Tips: How to Save Money on a Car

Today we found some awesome articles on how to save money on a car, reasons why you need a financial advisor, and how to save on your electric bill.

Best Money Tips: Get a Great Deal at a Car Dealership

Today we found some great articles on getting a great deal at a car dealership, no-cost ways to spend your birthday, and how to save money on food.

Giving Up Your Car May Be Easier Than You Think

Debating downsizing to one or zero vehicles? The transition may be easier than you actually think.

5 Good Reasons to Keep Your "Clunker"

The United States recently approved another $2 billion in funding for the "cash for clunkers" program after the program burned through $1 billion in less than a week. Although th

Will these car buying incentives get you to buy a new car?

This week President Obama rolled out an initiative for the failing American automakers to restructure. The plan proposes several consumer incentives to jumpstart auto sales. Her

Did your car break down? Check for recalled parts and fix it for free!

I drive a ten year old car and it has been out of warranty for quite a while. Over the years I have received recall notices in the mail for various parts of the car and got fixes

Think you can afford more house in the exurbs? Think again.

Many people who live in the far-out suburbs move there because they can buy more house for the money than they can in town. As an example from where I live, a house in Champaign-U

It Bears Repeating - Driving Slower Saves Money

We've talked about it until we're blue in the face, but it's worth repeating - driving slower saves gas and money!

When to drop collision coverage on your car

A few years back, I got a tidy little lesson in exactly what collision coverage is. We'd had a car damaged in an accident, damaged pretty badly. So, it wasn't a surprise

Better cars are not the answer

Wise Bread is an optimistic place. There are some people who can't see the congruence between optimism and frugality. I'm talking about the people who point to our progre

How the rich stay rich; a lesson in lateral thinking

A friend recently told me the story of how a millionaire thinks. Not every millionaire of course, just one in particular. It's ingenius, as you will discover. But it really mad

Dead car battery? Give it a glass of red wine.

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How to Survive a Road Trip

It’s that time of year again. The time of year when you pack-up the car and depart on a summer road trip. Unfortunately, it is also the time of year when relationships are tested. [more]

The Bank of Gasoline

Fuel prices may be going down, but for some motorists fuel prices never went up. Over 8,000 motorists in the St. Cloud, MN area are paying an average of $.50 to $1.50 less per gall