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TJ Maxx Giving Away $500 in Gift Cards to Wise Bread Readers

In addition to the giveaway, we also have lots of insider tips about how to maximize savings at T.J. Maxx and how to find the best frugal fall fashions for kids.

Make Your DVD Player Region-Free in Seconds

Region coding can, in most cases, be removed from your DVD player using a simple remote-control code that unlocks the player.

The Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses

Whether you run a small business or want a second card to help keep work expenses separate from personal ones, look to one of these cards.

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

BillShrink Giving Away $2,500 to Wise Bread Readers

To enter the contest, simply leave a comment telling us how you would spend all that money. Will you pay some bills, start a college fund, or have some fun?

The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

Jason's family has been earning free travel for over 20 years. These are his favorite travel rewards cards.

The Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you're fighting to reduce your credit card debt, a balance transfer card can be a powerful tool. Read this list to find the best card for you.

The Best Secured Credit Cards

If you have no or a bad credit history, getting a secured card could help you build or rebuild your credit score. Find out if one of these cards is right for you.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your New Year's Resolution?

Share your 2011 New Year's resolutions with us for chance to win 1 of 3 $20 Amazon gift certificates!

5 Renovations That Don't Increase Your Resale Value

Before you get started on a new home renovation, make sure you know if it'll increase your resale value.

Three Products That Rock My World

There are very few things that I have purchased that have actually made my life easier, but here are three items that I simply can't recommend enough. Share your best product recom

The High Cost of Music

I’m all for the arts. I try to encourage my kids to express themselves: I hang all their “masterpieces” on the fridge, I listen to their kazoo solos, and I even let them play with

12 Natural Remedies for Stomach Pain

Put away the Pepto-Bismol and Alka-Seltzer. From indigestion to constipation, here are 12 natural remedies to help ease stomach pains.

Ask the Readers: What's In Your Pantry?

Tell us about your pantry and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Should You Pay Your Kids For Good Grades?

Have you ever considered rewarding your kids' good grades with money? Or is that a terrible idea? Let's discuss.

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

100 Small Things That Can Bring You Joy

Need a quick mood boost? No matter where you are or what's got you down, you're sure to find a pick me up in this big list of small joys.

How to Erase Your Medical Debt

As most of you know, the cost of healthcare in the United States is outrageous! (Sicko, anyone?) For those lucky enough to have good medical insurance, an illness or an injury does not become a financial burden. [more]

How to Watch Movies in the Theater for Free

You can easily see brand-new movies in the theaters for free. Yes, totally free. Really.