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Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Filling Your Tank

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on filling your tank, withdrawing money from your 401k, and frugal date suggestions.

Ask The Readers: When Did You Start Saving For Retirement?

Tell us when you started saving for retirement and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Save Money When Staying at a Hotel

Today we found some great articles on ways to save money when staying at a hotel, shopping rules of thumb, and ways to maximize Craigslist revenue.

10 Painless Ways to Save for Vacation

10 easy ways to save $1,650 a year--the cost of an average American vacation.

4 Steps to Absorb the Cost of an at-Home Lifestyle

If you home-educate, work from home, or even just have a large family living together, it can wear your house — and your budget — out fast.

Wise Bread's Best and Worst Financial Decisions in 2010

Some of us took risks. Some of us played it safe. Read about our writers' great (and terrible) 2010 financial decisions, and what they learned from them.

10 Tips from a Financially-Savvy Teen

A few years ago, Tamara Johnson had no savings. Today she is a college student, funding her education with scholarships and savings. Learn how she did it.

Trick Yourself into Saving More of Your Biweekly Paychecks

If you are paid biweekly, you receive 26 paychecks a year. That is, twice a year, you receive three paychecks in a month. What if you mentally “skipped” those two extra paychecks?

Beware the Small Print of High Interest Savings Accounts

How many times have you seen ads for savings accounts that have touted superb interest rates? And how many times have you looked into the offer only to discover that it isn’t quit

Delayed Gratification and the Secret to Will Power

Saving is nothing more than delayed gratification in action, but trying to defeat our desires for instant gratification outright is often a dead-end endeavor. It's easier if you en

Generic Drug Price Lists For Six Major Pharmacies - Updated

You've seen the ads on TV offereing $4 generic drugs, but then when you get your prescription filled it's not $4 at all. As it turns out, every pharmacy has their own slightly d

A Crash Course in Offensive Budgeting

I'm a risk taker that has learned the hard way; budgeting is a necessity.

6 Steps for a Woman's Financial Self-Defense

Women account for over 80% of consumer spending, and at the same time elderly women make up over 80% of this country‘s impoverished. Women need to refocus their present spending po

Why You Can't Stick with a Budget

A good budget is the best tool for reaching your financial goals. If you've ever begun a budget only to give it up days, weeks or months later, or know someone who has, you need to

Are Rebates Worthy of You?

Rebates may sound like a great deal, especially when you are trying to save money, but are they really worth your time?

Get Out of Debt First, Then Focus on Saving

When you’re in debt, it’s nearly impossible to save money. The money you save while paying off debt is not likely to earn as much interest as the interest you pay towards your debt

When They Say Extreme Deals, They’re Not Kidding!

I stumbled upon a website last week that gave me that feeling of being a hungry kid in a free candy store. The site offers amazing discounts on thousands of gadgets, and free shipp

Don't Despair Over Small Retirement Savings

If you quit checking your 401(k) balance last year, because the market crash made it too depressing, now might be a good time to take a fresh look. It'll still be well down from t

Budgeting Tricks for Parents

Being a parent, you may be able to admit (at least to yourself) that you enjoy indulging your children even if it is to the detriment of your budget. Here are some tips to help you

How to Tell if You're on Track for Retirement

It may be a little bit early to think about retirement all too seriously if you still have several decades left before you face it. But don't look now -- time flies and before you