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It’s time once again for another round of link love! We want to let everyone know how excited we are to see such a great response to our articl
Your chances of winning McDonald's Monopoly game are all based on the odds of finding one particular piece from each set.
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“Does the (Good Housekeeping) Seal mean anything?” was a question posed by Ivan, a Wise Bread reader and vacuum consumer. Having had a bad experience but now hopeful for a performs
I ran across this idea in a book by some financial guru years ago. The book was packed with an odd mix of obvious and kooky ideas, of which this was one of the latter. For some r
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The usual rule of thumb is 3 to 6 months' income. Of course that's silly--the size of your emergency fund needs to be based on your spending, not your income. But even 3
Grocery store cheese prices seem to be on the rise lately, at least in my neck of the woods. The warehouse stores are where I've found the best prices, and the large blocks of mozz
Americans (and many other cultures) have always enjoyed the artistic license of being able to name their children whatever they fancy. When nam
You drive and drink responsibly, spend your money responsibly, and act responsibly, don’t you? But do you invest responsibly? Can you invest responsibly?
Today I received a notice that Picturebug is going out of business.
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Designer kids’ clothes are not cheap. And while boutique looks are adorable and all the rage for younger tots, they don’t exactly fit into our
Organizers for cell phones and ipods are going for under a dollar at Pacific Designs. But hurry - the sale is only on for a few more days!
The buck stops here. For the first time in over three decades, the Canadian Dollar has surpassed the U.S. Dollar. And by the end of this year, predictions are that
This article is not about how to fake being an expert, so it's not some quick, easy thing you can do and then be way better at something tomorrow. It's about actually becoming
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