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Wise Bread Blogger on the NBC News with Brian Williams

Wise Bread writer Sarah Winfrey had a blast when she went on NBC Nightly News to talk about her family's experience reducing credit card usage during the economic crunch.

Women of personal finance spotlight: Millionaire Mommy Next Door here to answer your questions

Financial independence is everyone's dream and Jen "The Millionaire Mommy Next Door" has achieved it. Jen went from working a minimum wage job as a college drop-out to financial f

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Are You in the Wrong Career? Here's How to Tell

Get help choosing or changing a career with this collection of life-altering online tools and databases.

You're Blocking Your Own Success — Here's How to Stop

The emotional baggage we carry — our expectations, our pasts, our fears — weigh us down and hold us back. Learn how to move forward.

Kmart settles: refunds gift-card fees

CNNMoney.com has announced that Kmart has finally reached a settlement in the gift-card lawsuit. And that could be very good news for you if you had a gift-card issued between May 1st 2004 and the present day. Why the refund? [more]

11 Loyalty Rewards Programs You Didn't Know Existed

You probably already save with your grocery store's loyalty program. Find out where else you can save (as much as 25%!) just by getting a loyalty card.

How to Store Herbs to Make Them Last Longer and Taste Better

Herbs too often lose flavor before use, which means wasted herbs and money. Keep your herbs fresher longer with some simple storage tricks.

5 Career Tactics That Are Actually Holding You Back

We all want to impress the boss and get ahead (or at least get a raise). Make sure your efforts at advancement aren't actually pushing you back.

5 Ways Having a Paid Off Car Is Surprisingly Great

We all know auto loans are bad for our bottom line. Check out just how much easier life can be when you straight-up own your car.

Which Workout Foods Are Actually Worth the Money?

With no shortage of diet bars and shakes on the market, how do you know what's worth the buy? It's all on the label.

Best Money Tips: Christmas Gift Ideas Under $100

Today we found some awesome articles on Christmas gift ideas under $100, things that are worth the money, and shopping habits you should ditch.

Deciding What You Want Out of Retirement

Many Americans aren't prepared, financially or otherwise, for retirement. Make these key decisions now, and retire easily later.

Why You Need Credit — and How to Build It From Scratch

Learn how to create a great credit score even if you don't have an extensive financial history.

What you can do to aid the conversion to digital TV

The conversion from analog TV to digital TV was scheduled to happen on February 17th, but now it seems like it will be delayed due to various issues with the coupon program and gen

Ask the Readers: Hope in a New Year? (Chance to Win $10)

As everyone relaxes from a whirlwind of holiday activity, cleans their houses and settles back into their regular routine, many are looking ahead to a bright future in 2010. Other

A Journey to Vocational Freedom: Focusing your Dreams with Goals

Instead of a how-to article, or even a "Top 10" list, I want to tell you part of my own story. I've tried to put this into a list, tried to make it into something else, and I just keep coming back to the story. [more]

The 5 Worst Pieces of Financial Advice Your Friends Give You

Have you been listening to any of this advice from your friends? If you have, you need to stop right now.

Best Money Tips: How to Buy a Used Rental Car

Today we found some fantastic articles on buying a used rental car, learning to ski or snowboard for less, and saving on health insurance.