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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.

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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.

Use only what you need

That’s the advice from a beautifully-executed campaign from Denver Water, right here in my own backyard of Colorado. The campaign (created by Sukle Advertising, a very smart, strat

10 Less Awkward Ways to Ask a Friend for Your Money Back

Friendships can easily be ruined by borrowed money. But if you're looking to get your loan repaid, here's how to do it with minimal awkwardness.

6 Reasons Introverts Make the Best Employees

Face it — introverts get a bad rap. Truth is these smart, sincere, and hard-working people are the perfect addition to your workforce.

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

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.

New Year, New Spending Habits

Christmas has a way of sneaking up on you, and before you know it, the budget is out the window as you spend money like no other month. This year I want to encourage you to set som

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.

The Best Low Interest Rate Credit Cards

If you need to pay off credit card debt, having a card with a low interest rate can help immensely. Here are your best options.

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?

12 Smart Ways to Organize Old Photos

If you have old photo albums collecting dust in the closet, take them out, dust them off, and put them to good use!

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

13 Ways to Get Free Travel Accommodations

The biggest chunk of your travel budget is where you'll lay your head at night. Cut those costs with these clever ways to stay for free!

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.

Decipher Credit Card Offers With the Schumer Box

Credit card issuers are required to clearly display key credit terms in an easy-to-read format — the Schumer Box. Here’s how to unlock its meaning.

Extreme Couponing? 5 Reasons Why I’ll Pass.

40 hours per week clipping coupons? Stockpiling products you may never use? Extreme couponing may be all the rage, but it's more like madness to me.

10 Self-Improvement Apps to Make You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier

Want to develop healthier habits? Become the Six Million Dollar You with the help of these 10 cheap (or free!) self-improvement apps.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.