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Improve Every Conversation With One Simple Tactic

Bring empathy, understanding, and happier outcomes to important discussions and negotiations with this simple — but life-changing — conversational skill.

Foraging for Food: The Hunt For The Wild Mushroom

It’s early May, and the river bottom is full of new life. Not just rabbits, snakes, and chicks, but also brand new morel mushrooms. This tasty treat is as much fun to find as it

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.

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The Power of Change: A Frugal Move to Wise Bread

The Frugal Duchess moves to Wise Bread to save time, money and energy. Professional, shopping and creative co-ops are frugal uses of time, talent, money and resources. Sometimes yo

4 Reasons You Should Splurge on Experiences, Not Things

Stop wasting your money on cluttery stuff that wears out too soon. Invest it instead on experiences you'll remember now — and forever.

Shrink Your Utility Bill by Plugging These Surprising Home Energy Leaks

Big utility bill sinking your budget? Make the planet and your wallet greener by plugging up these five surprising home energy leaks.

Update on money fund guarantee program

The key thing to know about the Temporary Guarantee Program for Money Market Funds that the Treasury announced 10 days ago is that it only guarantees the money that you had in the

The 5 Best Freezers

Buying or making food in bulk and storing it in the freezer is one of the best ways to save money. Do it with one of these great freezer picks.

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]

Clipped Wings: Can Consumers Fix Air Travel?

From luggage fees, late flights, and TSA screening procedures, can air travel be saved? How can consumers help improve the industry?

Going to Be a Mommy? Know Your Rights

What if you have an employer that is not committed to accommodating your choice to bear children? The good news is you have rights.

7 Things You Need to Know Before Taking Online Classes

The low cost of an online college degree is tempting, but before you sign up, be sure you understand what you're getting — and not getting.

Why a 50-Year-Old Gadget May Be the Best Cure for Insomnia

Nobody disputes the value of a good night's sleep, and getting it might be as simple as making your bedroom noisier.

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8 DIYs For a Sparkling Clean Bathroom

From air to toilet to tub, keep your bathroom nice and clean with these easy (and effective!) DIY cleaners.

6 Ways to Slash the Cost of Wi-Fi When You Travel

Yes, you can take your Facebook and your cloud file storage with you on the road — and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here's how.

Best Money Tips: How I Mastered the Power Nap

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we give you some killer tips for power naps, the lowdown on rechargeable batteries, and 10 uses for wine corks!

How to Start a Frugal Dinner Club

Love food? Have a fondness for frugality? Combine those passions and start a frugal dinner club. Here's how.

5 Reasons Science Says It's OK to Eat More Cheese

More cheese, please! Science says this beloved dairy treat is better for you than you think, everywhere from your bones to your brains.