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Don't toss that old denim! The durable and easy to work fabric is well-suited for a number of post-wardrobe uses.

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Wise Bread Reloaded: The Surprisingly Easy Way to Defend Your Knees and Other Air Travel Tips

You don't have to deploy a knee defender to fly comfortably. Try a few of these tips and tricks from Wise Bread's flight-savvy writers.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in September

Autumn leaves will be falling soon and these are the deals you should rake up — as well as the over-priced stuff you should leave on the shelves.

Best Money Tips: Eat Better Food For Less

Today we found some awesome articles on eating better food for less, making big life decisions, and cheap baby essentials under $30.

7 Nice Ways to Tell Your Spendy Friends You're Staying on Budget

Keeping up with your spendy friends gets expensive. Let them know you're on a budget without making a big deal about it.

Skip the Buffet and Other Simple Rules for Healthier Travel

Depending on where you go, you may find yourself going all the time. Avoid food-borne illness while traveling with some simple precautions.

Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks

Today we found some stellar articles on the best sites for renting and buying textbooks, steps to financial prosperity, and things you should know about the U.S. economy.

Are You Eating the 10 Most Over-Priced Restaurant Menu Items?

It's no secret that dining out costs more than dining in. A Wise Bread writer runs the numbers on her local grubberies and to find out how much more.

The 5 Best Hair Clippers

Daunted by the rising costs of haircuts? Cut your hair with your own personal set of hair clippers, and save yourself some time and money.

12 Back-to-School Shopping Tips for the Busy Parent

Back-to-school is already over for many of us, but if you're still shopping, here's how to save money and stay sane.

The 5 Best Universal Remotes

Hate having to use multiple remotes to control every single one of your entertainment devices? Control them all with just a single universal remote.

9 Satisfying Stir-Fries in 20 Minutes or Less

The wok is a one-pot wonder — toss in the ingredients, stir, and in minutes you have a delicious dish. Try these recipes for a quick weeknight dinner.

10 Foods With the Most Bang for Your Buck

It's easy to buy a lot of calories for little (just eat junk food). Guess what? It's also easy to buy a lot of nutrition for a little money.

The 5 Best Teeth Whiteners

Looking for an easy way to whiten your teeth without the need for a trip to the dentist? These five excellent teeth whiteners can do just that.

18 Pantry Foods That Keep Longer Than You Think

How long will a jar of dried beans keep? 10 Years! Learn how long your pantry items actually keep and stop wasting food.

9 Cheapest Dates That Don't Seem So Cheap

Dinner and a movie is piricey (and also kind of played). Get creative for a romantic night out that's affordable, fun, and feels expensive!

People Who Love Their Bodies Do These 12 Things — Do You?

You don't have to look like a runway model to love the body you have. Start treating it with the care you both deserve.

How to Stop Hating Yourself About Money and Actually Make Positive Changes

You know you should be budgeting and saving, and that just makes you feel worse when you don't. Escape the shame cycle and control your money.

7 Homemade Pet Products That Are Cheaper and Better Than Store Bought

Save money and keep your pets healthy and happy with pet gear you make at home for cheaper.

Best Money Tips: Websites That Will Save You Tons of Money

Today we found some stellar articles on websites that will save you money, fixing your finances, and tips to rule your tech.

The Secret to Getting Great Hotel Rates Anytime

For almost every destination there's a right time for discounts and a wrong time. Book at the right time, and save big.