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9 Simple Ways to Stop Impulse Buying

I can't tell you that changing your shopping habits will be easy, but these simple strategies can help you lock down your impulse spending.

5 Perfectly Respectable Uses for Instant Mashed Potatoes

Like most people, I can tell the difference between authentic mashed potatoes, made from fresh spuds, and the dehydrated “flakes” that come in a box. This doesn’t mean that you can

50 Great Things to Do With $50

One dollar may not buy you much anymore, but a crisp $50 bill still has value. From splurges to saving, try these savvy ideas for your half-hundred.

20 Great Uses for a Bandana

From survival first aid to home decor, a colorful, inexpensive bandana is as versatile as it is cheap. Learn more about what a square of cotton cloth can do.

101 Tax deductions for bloggers and freelancers

Anyone here like doing taxes? Didn’t think so. We all have to do them; we all have to pay money to Uncle Sam (although some get away with paying much less than others). But as

Money in Your Yard: How to Sell Palm Trees For Cash

Palm trees are ubiquitous in California and other states with a warm climate. Although they are beautiful trees, some homeowners find them to be a nuisance because they require rou

ZipList Giving Away $600 to Lucky Wise Bread Readers!

To enter simply leave a comment telling us your favorite Thanksgiving budget dish or comfort food!

Discount Designer Clothing: 17 Places to Get Name Brands for Less

Stop paying retail, and stop settling for lower quality materials and design. Shop these discounters instead for designer fashion, shoes, and accessories.

20 Ways to Live Large in a Small Space

Clutter piles up fast and eats up your square footage — especially if you live in a small space. Make the most of the space you have with these simple space makers.

Bulk Buying Basics: What to Buy, How to Store, and Money Saving Tips

If you have the storage space, buying in bulk can save you money and time. Here's what you need to know before you get started.

How to Get Rid of All Your Crap

In my journey from being a North American Entrepreneur to a Professional Hobo, I had to shed a lot of crap. For the purposes of this article I will fo

Ultimate Gift Guide: Thoughtful Ideas for Every List and Every Budget

Whatever your budget and whatever the wish list, find the perfect gift here in our ultimate list of gift lists.

Credit Unions vs. Banks: What's the Difference?

Banks and credit unions both have their benefits...and the potential to be totally annoying. Here's how to figure out which institution is right for you.

Money Metaphors (You wouldn't punch a kitten, would you?)

Equating my money, emotionally, with something that I find dear and worthy of protection, may force me to treat my money with the respect it deserves.

Banks Still Offering Free Checking and Savings with Great Interest Rates

Tired of fee-gouging from your old bank? Here are the banks with the best checking and savings terms.

11 Useful, Genius Math Tricks That Are Actually Easy

Stop fumbling for your smartphone calculator and use these clever tricks to make short work of fractions, percentages, and lots more.

10 Rules of Etiquette Everyone Should Know (and Follow!)

Etiquette is the grease that keeps the gears of civilization turning. Do your part by following these 10 basic rules of etiquette.

Removing Car Scratches: The Revenge of the Frugal Body Shop

Scratches are annoying and prevalent forms of car damage. We all get them, they really look awful and I've been hunting for new and old techniques for removal. Here are a few.

These 6 Costco Items Will Easily Cover Your Membership

Is the annual Costco fee worth the money? Yes, and then some — especially if you buy these common items.

How to Get Netflix and Hulu to Play on Your TV

Dropping your cable subscription and switching to content streamers like Hulu and Netflix is complicated. Or is it? Cutting the cord has never been easier.