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Facing Financial Insecurity? Lower Your Stress Levels

A new survey suggests that 9 out of 10 people feel stressed about their finances. Two thirds of people say that they stress about finances more than they did 12 months ago, and 4 out of 10 claim that their finances cause anxiety. […]

How to Save Money Buying a New Car and Be Happy

Though a car could be one of the most enjoyable purchases, many of us are simply fed up with the whole shopping process. It's not that we don't like picking and choosing our favorite color and options, but those sales people...arrgggghhh. […]

5 Financial Principles for a Seismic Economy

The financial meltdown of the past three years begs for a new approach to money management and a reinvention of personal employment. The forces and broader systems that affect our economic lives are unpredictable and to large extent, not fully understood. […]

5 Free Wesabe Alternatives | Goodbye Wesabe

A dark cloud has fallen over those who are part of the Wesabe community. The Wesabe free online personal finances tool will shut down effective July 31st, 2010. If you are a Wesabe user, you have until July 31st to download all of your data. […]

Cut-Rate Condiments: Homemade Mayo

In my fantasy kitchen, I have an entire refrigerator devoted to condiments. I think meals are made so much more interesting by adding condiments. What is a hot dog without mustard, or french fries without ketchup? As I mentioned above, though, condiments are certainly easy to buy. […]

Best Money Tips: When Free Speech Gets Expensive

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we look at free speech (and how it may cost you), fun ways to entertain a family on 20 bucks or less, and the 5 best websites for job seekers! Top 5 Articles When Free Speech Gets Expensive — You may have the right to criticize a company, but that doesn't mean it won't cost you! […]

Long Hours and Other Employer Demands

You probably know someone who works ridiculous long hours — 60, 70, 80 hours a week. Maybe you do yourself. There are good reasons to do so, but there are also bad reasons. Some people work long hours because they love what they do. I've known people like that, and loving what you're doing is a great reason to put in long hours. […]

Generic Drug Price Lists For Six Major Pharmacies

I recently weaned myself completely off a medication. It was not because I wanted to, but rather my insurance changed and the new cost of the drug was way out of my budget. So I quit it. And my symptoms returned. […]

4 More Ways to Save on Maternity Clothes

Recently, WC Porter shared 3 super ways to get by on a smaller budget when purchasing pregnancy duds. As someone who just gave birth to her 5th child, I’ve gotten pretty efficient with spending less for maternity wear. […]

Building a Better Business

ShareThisWith the effects of the global economic meltdown still being felt, budding entrepreneurs could be excused for thinking now is not the time to launch a new business initiative. […]