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4 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Win the Lotto

The lucky ducks who win the lotto — or any kind of windfall, really — also win a whole new set of headaches.

8 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Get a Promotion

A promotion isn't an invitation to launch a spending spree. Make these smart, responsible money moves instead.

12 Easy Ways to Wake Up Richer Tomorrow Than You Are Today

There are plenty of ways to make a quick buck, but none are easier — and more certain — than these. What are you waiting for?

15 Personal Finance Calculators Everyone Should Use

Personal finance is best handled with numbers — accurate numbers. These great online calculators have you covered, no math skills required.

8 Money Lessons I Learned Selling Office Supplies

Working at an office supply superstore teaches more than just the price of pens. Find out what one Wise Bread writer learned during a first summer job.

The Frugal Living Commencement Speech I'd Give to My Younger Self

If time travel were possible, this is the commencement speech I'd give to my younger self about living frugally.

How to Retire Rich

You don't want to be just comfortable in retirement. Here's how to retire like a one percenter.

The Only 8 Rules of Investing You Need to Know

Investing seems so risky — and complicated. It really isn't, though, if you stick to the basics.

The 12-Month Get-Richer Plan

You can achieve a whole lot in 12 short months. Start today and this time next year you'll be a whole lot better off.

One Smart Thing You Can Do for Your Retirement Today

The smartest thing you can do for retirement planning is so easy, there's just no excuse not to do it. Even better? It's free.

9 Financial Moves You Will Always Regret

Life is best lived with no regrets. But if you make these money moves, you’re sure to have a few.

The Only 6 Rules of Frugal Living You Need to Know

Being frugal isn't a fad, it's a way of life — and a simple one at that. Cut through the clutter to the rules at the heart of frugal living.

When Should You Start Saving for Your Child’s Education?

While college costs continue to soar, how can you best save up for your child’s education?

The 10 Biggest Lies We Tell Ourselves About Money

Who are you trying to kid, anyway? Quit telling yourself these major money lies.

7 Money Lessons We Can Learn From Beyoncé

Men and women alike can take away a few critical money lessons from Queen Bey herself.

The 5 Millennial Money Apps Everyone Should Use

Pay with… cash? That's for the olds. These new-fangled payment and money-management apps are changing how kids of every age do personal finance.

5 Online Tools to Manage Your Money in Under 10 Minutes a Week

Remove one of the obstacles to managing your money by making it quick and easy. These apps can help.

10 Money Goals All 30-Somethings Should Have

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

10 Ways to Increase Your Net Worth This Year

Know your worth — your net worth, that is. Then focus on increasing it.

10 Stocks and Bonds That Will Profit From the Fed Rate Hike

The Fed raised interest rates for the first time in a decade. How will the market — and your portfolio — respond?