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French Press Coffee: Step-by-Step Guide to Handcrafted Coffee

If you want to add a little jolt to your caffeine-enjoyment, check out the French press. It's fairly cheap, produces rich and delicious coffee, and it's not that complicated.

13 Awesome Money Saving Sites We Love at Wise Bread

While scouring the web for our list of the best money saving resources, there were a few sites that made us say "wow!" and stood ou

Ask the Readers: I used to __, but now I __ to save money.

Fill in the blanks for a chance to win $10. Post in the comments, tweet your answer to @wisebread, or write a blog post to win 1 of 2 Am

Best Money Tips: Books Galore

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. A bunch of personal finance books being released in the coming weeks. This edition will share how you can haggle with your docto

What's the silver lining in this recession? Share your answer to win $10

All we hear these days are doom and gloom news about layoffs, bankruptcies and stock market dips. But it can't be all bad out there. So we're asking you: What are some silver lin

How Your Small Business Can Survive the Recession

By most accounts, this is going to be a long recession, and we’re still on the downward slope. As a small business owner, you will be forced to make drastic moves to survive. As yo

Everything You Need to Know About Personal Finance on One Page

Trent Hamm of The Simple Dollar has published a short ebook he's giving away for free. It's audaciously titled "Everything You Ever Really Needed to Know About Personal Finance On

Share a money tip & win $10: What do you buy to thrive in a recession?

What are you spending money on to thrive in this recession? What should I buy to save money? Share your tips for spending our way out of this recession, and be entered to win one

HP Wireless All-in-One Photosmart Printer Review & Giveaway

HP and BlogHer sent us two Wireless All-in-One Photosmart printers -- one to review, one to giveaway. My quick review: this printer is noisy, but makes up for it with wireless pri

10 Innovative But Obscure Sites That Put Money In Your Pocket

While these 10 sites are not widely know, they offer some pretty cool ways to either save or make some extra cash. No reason to keep them a secret. Tell your friends!

Wise Bread Talks and Meetup at BlogWorld Expo

Wise Bread will be at the BlogWorld Expo conference this weekend in Las Vegas. Are you going? If you'll be in town, we'd love to meet you! Check out one of our panels, and come

Create a Business Plan by Answering 4 Simple Questions

There are a lot of would be entrepreneurs out there with a great idea, but are afflicted with Business Plan Paralysis. Instead of shipping product, they're "working" o

Zen To Done: Your fieldguide for getting a handle on your life

I just finished reading Leo Babauta's productivity book Zen To Done, and it's inspiring me to tackle my overflowing email inbox. Leo has spent the last year honing his own

Open Mic Week for Readers

Wise Bread just got a design makeover and we want to know what you think! But not just about the new look. We want to know what we're doing right and where we can improve. Ask u

$10 billion tax refund for long distance phone

If you paid for long distance phone service in the last 3 years, you are eligible for a refund of the U.S. federal taxes paid on that service. The government estimates that up to

Ramen, miracle food

Ramen inventor, Momofuku Ando, died last Friday at the ripe old age 96. (Yahoo story) That's older than any US president has lived. [more]

Ends in 4? It's the final markdown

According to Atwater Village Newbie, savvy shoppers can tell when an item at Target has been marked down to its lowest price based on the last digit: Full prices end in 9. Every time Target discounts, the final digit of the price drops. [more]

Best free software packaged in one CD

Software for Starving Students (SSS) is a non-profit organization that takes all the best open source and/or free software that college students might need, and makes them available as one downloadable CD. Each included program is available for free [more]

Alternatives to drunk driving

Party hardy tonight, but don't drive drunk! Not only could you die (bummer) or kill someone else (unforgivable), but it could cost you financially big time (not savvy living).