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How Bond Prices and Yields Work

Thinking of adding some government bonds to your portfolio? First, let's take a closer look at how they work.

How does the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bailout affect you?

Yesterday Henry Paulson decided to use the power given to him by the housing bailout bill to officially take over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This is a decision that has a huge im

25 Quick, Cheap Lunch Ideas

You lunch doesn’t have to be a budget-buster or bland. These 25 fast and inexpensive lunch ideas will keep your midday meals interesting and easy.

Would You Accept $200,000 If You Didn't Know Where It Came From?

You know, I hear a lot of people say that frugal people would do anything for dime. Personally, I think that applies more to greedy people, but it got me thinking of a question tha

11 Surprising Benefits Of: Chewing Gum

You know chewing gum improves your breath, but it can also improve your teeth, your brain, and much more. Discover how!

10 Little Things to Do Before a Job Interview That Can Make a Big Impact

The little things count, especially during a job interview. These are interview-busting details you don't want to overlook.

How I got two CEOs to listen to my complaints

Here’s a shining example of how Wise Bread writers not only read each others stories, we also follow the advice. And in my case, it worked like a charm. I’m two for two, and I plan

The 5 Best Mouthwashes

Keeping your breath fresh and clean isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these mouthwashes and your mouth will stay clean and healthy.

64 Funny, Inspiring and Stupid Money Quotes From Famous People

We've collected quotes from presidents, movie stars, philosophers, athletes, and even Paris Hilton on everybody's favorite topic: Money.

Make Pizza Night Fun Again With These 30 Pizza Sauce Alternatives

Don't settle for the same old pizza with red sauce and traditional toppings. Sauce and top your pizza crust with these terrific alternatives.

A Used Car Salesman Reveals Dirty Tricks (and How to Beat Them)

A former used car salesman reveals some tricks of the trade. Before you buy a used car, read this!

Trader Joes vs. Costco: What's a Better Place to Shop?

Trader Joe's and Costco: Two great places to buy groceries. But when you want certain items, how do you decide where to go? We've broken it down for you.

5 Best Online Savings Accounts

Some online banks have great service, while others offer great interest rates. These five have both.

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.

35 Tasty Ways to Use Frozen Spinach

Make like Popeye and unleash your kitchen super powers by opening a box (or a bag!) of versatile, nutritious frozen spinach.

4 Cheap and Easy Homemade Mosquito Repellents

When summer hits, the mosquitoes start swarming. Here are several easy, cheap, and chemical-free recipes for making homemade mosquito repellent.

Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards

Tired of overpaying for gas? Get 5% back or 15 cents off per gallon with these gas reward cards.

6 Ways My Family Scores Free Travel With Credit Cards

Want to travel the world for free? Take advantage of my insider tips that took me years to learn!

Turn Your Passion Into A Living

Finding your dream job or life's work may not be as hard as we all make it out to be if we decide to take action towards this goal.

My Kid Got Accepted to an Expensive Private College — Now What?

How much is too much when it comes to college costs? A worried father breaks down the costs and the benefits of a child's hefty tuition.