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5 Common Habits of Retirement-Savvy Savers

Saving for retirement doesn't have to be hard. Follow in the footsteps of the savviest savers, and you'll be well on your way.

4 Money Moves Every College Freshman Should Master

There will be lots of things to learn during your first year of college. Make sure you master these money moves between classes.

How to Start Investing With Just $100

Investing isn't just for the wealthy. All it takes is $100 — or less! — to get started.

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.

13 Problems You Can Solve With Duct Tape

If you're stuck in a jam, duct tape might just be able to save you.

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.

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.

The Best and Worst Nuts, by Nutrition and Price

Nuts are healthy, make easy snacks, and pack a lot of protein. But not all nuts are created equal. Discover the best nuts in terms of cost and health benefits.

The Easy Way to Negotiate a Cheaper Hotel Room

Most hotels and inns are willing to negotiate their rates. All you have to do is be willing to ask.

Top 5 Ways Thieves Use Your Stolen Credit Card

Your credit card is gone. By the time you report the loss, it's likely one of the following crimes has already happened.

Are You Withholding the Right Amount of Taxes from Your Paycheck?

Does tax time leave you with a huge refund or a huge bill? Your withholding is off. Here's how to fix it.

The 4 Worst Kinds of Debt to Have in 2019

Debt can be a necessary evil when it comes to building credit, but in 2019, these are the worst kinds of debt to carry.

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.

15 Lucrative Side Hustles for City Dwellers

You can find just about anything you need when you're a city slicker — including one of these great side gigs!

14 Ways to Make Your Yard Look Awesome for Under $100

Yardwork is a pain, and can hurt you in the wallet, too. Try some of these easy ways to spruce up your yard without spending a lot of money.

4 Things You Need to Know About Gift Tax

There's a tax on financial gifts? Of course there is — and guess what else? It's very convoluted.

Almost 2000 uses for a can of WD-40

My dad always sang the praises of WD-40. "It's not just for a squeaky hinge or a rusty bolt" he'd say. Alas, my memory is not all that sharp and I couldn't quite remember how

Spend Less This Valentine’s Day (And Win an iPod Touch!)

Whether you love or hate the holiday, there are some lovely things to adore about Valentine’s Day (like all the assorted chocolates.) We’ll recap the best of Wise Bread’s suggesti

Keys Locked in the Trunk? Here's What to Do

A moment of absent-mindedness, and now your keys are locked in the trunk. Don't panic! Follow this guide to get back on the road.

3 Things You Should Consider Before Selling Your House for Cash

You just got a cash offer for your home! Before you sell, consider these important things first.

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