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Travel and Money: Carrying Decoy Wallets

Traveling safely and managing your money along the way is an exercise in balancing multiple risks: theft, loss, high surcharges, and confusing discrepancies. […]

How to Run Without Music

I don't run with music (or podcasts, audio books, etc.) but I can understand the attraction. Logging lots of miles can be boring and pushing yourself can be difficult without distraction. […]

Homemade Gluten-Free Trail Mix Bars for About 30 Cents Each

An on-the-go lifestyle means you don't have time to make everything from scratch.Y our gluten allergy can get very expensive if you're constantly buying "gluten-free" snacks when you're out and about. These bars broke down to about 30 cents a piece when I weighed in my final product. Make a batch a week and you'll be good to go. […]

5 Mega Companies and Their Founding Facts (and Myths)

Link:  http://www.openforum.com/idea-hub/topics/innovation/article/5-mega-companies-and... ShareThisAs business owners, it's easy to be drawn to real-life success stories of businesses that started with nothing and wound up as empires. […]

Best Money Tips: Is Day Trading for You?

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we ask if you have what it takes for day trading, give the best places to retire, and help you find a job with some new iPhone apps! Top 5 Articles Day Trading: Do You Have What it Takes? […]

Low Cost Ways to Dress Your House for a Quick Sale

ShareThisNo matter how much marketing you do or how good your real estate agent is, if you want your house to sell quickly, you need to make sure that it shows well. The good news is that a few simple, often cosmetic, changes will make the world of difference to buyers. […]

5 Apps for Business Owners on the Go

ShareThisIf you're a business owner, chances are you have a smartphone. Whether it is a Droid, iPhone, or BlackBerry, these high-tech handheld gadgets are essentially on-the-go computers, able to perform numerous advanced automated tasks. […]

8 Ways to Save Money on Entertainment

Sure, times are tough, but that doesn't mean you can't have a little fun. Here are eight ideas that will allow you to enjoy some entertainment and save money, too. 1. Discount days, or even free admission days, are a great way to save money on entertainment at zoos, galleries, museums, and even some theaters. […]

Is Real Estate a Good Investment?

ShareThisCurrently, we find ourselves in an economic quagmire with many investors ferreting opportunities to grow individual wealth. […]

Delayed Gratification and the Secret to Will Power

ShareThisRetirement saving, and indeed saving in general, is nothing more than delayed gratification in action. We all want to save something for the future, and even a small amount invested today can make a significant difference in our retirement funds tomorrow. […]