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Ask the Readers: If You Could Have One Wish (Chance to win $20!)

What is your most longed-for financial wish? Let us know your thoughts in order to be entered to win one of three $20 Amazon gift cards!

What Would You Do With a Million Dollars?

Wise Bread bloggers share what they would do with a million bucks. Tell us what you would do and be entered into our weekly drawing for a $25 Amazon gift certificate!

11 Delicious Dishes You Can Make With a Can of Tomato Soup

A can of tomato soup can go a long way. Take yours beyond a bowl of soup with these delicious and clever recipe ideas.

Here's What You Can (And Can't) Buy With SNAP

There's a lot of confusion about what government food assistance can — and cannot — buy. Here's a rundown.

Ask the Readers: What Money Advice are You Sick Of? (Chance to Win $20!)

Tell us what financial advice you're tired of hearing for a chance to win a $20 Amazon GC!

Cheat Sheet: Retail Markup on Common Items

Stores make money by price markups. Learn the rationale behind retail pricing and what the product you're buying actually costs.

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

7 Ways to Reuse Clothes That No Longer Fit

Dust off those ill-fitting clothes taking up space in your closet and give them a new purpose!

20 Delicious Recipes for Canned Clams

Canned clams may not top everybody's list of favorite seafood staples, and that's a shame, because the affordable bivalve is delicious in dips, soups, pastas and more.

10 Old Knick-Knacks You Can Flip for Easy Cash

In need of some extra cash? Look around your home for some flippable vintage knick-knacks like these.

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Debit Card From Skimmers

Swiping without a second thought is an easy way to fall victim to debit card skimmers.

8 Truths From a Mystery Shopper You Must Read Before You Get Started

These eight tips are vital to making money in the somewhat misunderstood profession of mystery shopping.

The Best Credit Cards for People With Excellent Credit

Have great credit? Then you have an opportunity to get high-reward credit cards that offer cash back, travel rewards, and more.

How Much?! A Breakdown of Concert Ticket Prices

Where does the money go when you buy a concert ticket? And what's with all the service charges? Learn exactly what your ticket purchase is paying for.

Get It Done: How to Measure Your Goals

How can you achieve your goals if you don’t even know how to measure them? Learn how to quantify your goals and accomplish more.

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

10 Things You Should Never Buy at the Dollar Store (and 10 You Should)

You can get a lot of stuff you need at the dollar store at unbeatable prices — just as long as you know what products are real bargains, and which ones really aren't.

Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe From Golf Course Groundskeeper

The lawn tonic recipe came from a former groundskeeper at a golf course. All you need are 5 common household ingredients and a 10-gallon hose-end sprayer.

25 Great Movies About Money

Get ready to update your Netflix queue. From documentaries to comedies and more, here is the ultimate list of movies about money.

How to Naturally Reset Your Sleep Cycle in One Night

Not eating for 16 hours can help you quickly reset your sleep-wake cycle. This trick can drastically improve your ability to cope with jet lag or adjust to working late shifts.