Debt is the hottest topic on personal finance blogs around the world. Why? I would venture to guess it is because so many people are drowning in it
I read this book because I was intrigued by the 25 year-old author. By the time she was eight years old, she was earning money by operating a lemonade stand in the summer and shove
I saw this poster on the window of a store-front brokerage firm office near the grocery store. Although the firm in question has an obvious self-interest in getting you to consoli
If you're like most investors, those bulky annual reports that arrive on your doorstep are a waste of time and resources. If you want to get the most out of your annual reports,
Ann Taylor Loft is one of those stores I can spend hours in, but I almost always walk away without a purchase. Why? The products
You don't hear it much any more, but for a long time, "If you're so smart, why aren't you rich" was a pretty effective line for the average Joe when dealing w
I’ve embraced the compact fluorescent light bulb revolution wholeheartedly. I preach their money-saving abilities and cite statistics about energy. I comment on brands and varietie
At the same time nostalgic and alluring, nothing epitomizes travel so much as the postcard. Whether decorating your home, revisiting old memories, or making new friends, a little f
When you search for work at home opportunities on the internet, oftentimes you will find sites pitching programs that could make you thousands of dollars a week. Usually these pro
Surely by now everyone has heard of the economic stimulus tax rebate. To get it, though, you have to file a return.
I have one of those USB jump drives, but I wanted to know if there were free storage options online for me. I found a whole bunch. Here are my favorites.
There is a fine line between being generous and being stupid with finances. But where is that line?
How about $200k? Or $500k? Well, I guess it all depends on the state of your marriage, but the bigger question is this: what would you do for money? I ask because I’m getting a lit
I never knew that cities in America could file for bankruptcy until recently a Northern California city named Vallejo made the news for being on the edge of bankruptcy. So how doe
It seems like, every other week, there is some natural disaster threatening people’s homes. Worrying about that sort of thing has lead me to be a little more prepared than I might
SmartyPig is giving one lucky Wise Bread reader a $100 gift card for starting a savings account with them. To enter the contest, simply leave a comment in our SmartyPig thread in t
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Here are my top three ways to find filler items on Amazon to get you to that magical $25 total.
Among the fraction of the population who manage to put money aside, many view their investments through the lens of retirement. They've got a number in mind--call it $X--enoug
Author David B. Loeper will be answering your retirement planning questions in our forum. Every person who asks David a question will also be entered into a weekly drawing for a c
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