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40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune

Traveling doesn't have to break the bank. Get discounts and the insider scoop with these great resources.

Can Acetone Dramatically Increase Your Gas Mileage?

Can acetone dramatically increase your gas mileage? Wise Bread reader Kip Kay told us that by adding pure acetone into his gas tank, his car now gets 10 extra miles per gallon.

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.

Sometimes I wish I had beautiful long blonde hair and ample cleavage.

Not on my body of course; that would be freakish. And if you’re visualizing it right now, I’m really sorry…especially if you’re eating. No, I’m basically reacting to several incide

Banks Can Manipulate Your Transactions, Then Charge You 1750% Overdraft Fee

Learn how your bank's tricky policies can deplete your account.

5 More Fun Money-Making Ideas!

With a little creativity, these hobbies can be parlayed into part-time gigs.

Is Social Security Just A Grand Ponzi Scheme?

I received my Social Security statement this week and it was a useless piece of paper to me since I do not qualify for retirement benefits yet. I always hear critics of Social Sec

10 DIY Dog Toys You Can Make for Pennies

Instead of spending oodles of cash on toys your pup is only going to rip apart, make these cheap, easy, and sturdy dog toys with items you already have.

McMansion to McCottage: Why Smaller Houses Are Smarter

When it comes to our homes, is bigger always better? From saving money to cutting clutter and more, explore the benefits of buying or building small.

How to get rich by being evil

There are a lot of ways to become rich. Some people work hard and save their money. Some people win the lottery. Some people invent something wonderfully useful. An awful lot o

10 Awesome Companies Built by Teens

Here are ten inspirational stories of some incredibly successful young entrepreneurs, who all started their empires in their teens.

These 6 Costco Items Will Easily Cover Your $55 Membership

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

The core rate is not an evil conspiracy

The Consumer Price Index was released today, showing prices were up 0.3% last month and up 2.8% from a year ago. The same report also includes the so-called core rate, which exclu

Suze Orman's Approved Card Gets Mixed Reviews and Controversy

Suze's new debit card stirred up controversy when she called a critic an "idiot." Are you stupid for not using this card?

How to Remove Yourself from Mailing Lists and Eliminate Junk Mail

My blood boils when I have a full mailbox, but not one item is personal in nature. Here is how to remove yourself from most mailing lists, eliminating unnecessary junk mail.

How to Get a Refund When Something Is Non-Refundable

The terms "non-refundable" and "non-returnable" make too many people avoid customer service. But with these tips, you can get results.

The Dirty Secrets of Credit Cards

Here are some of the biggest dirty secrets of the credit card industry.

Optimize Your IRA and 401(k)

Your IRA and 401(k) (or 403(b) if you work for a non-profit) are great tools for deferring taxes, and have other advantages as well. But because they're labeled "retirement" accou

10 Places to Find Inexpensive Accessories

From getting the best buys on baubles, bangles, and bags to running awesome accessory swaps, discover where to find fashionable, frugal accessories.

Do you have the econ knowledge of a high schooler?

Do you know more about economics than the average high school student? Take the quiz and find out!