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Dorm Room Essentials

Heading off to college is an exciting time, but it can be easy to get carried away when outfitting your dorm. Here's what you really need.

How to Hire an Accountant

For taxes and beyond, working with an accountant can help you keep your finances in shape. Here's how to ensure you get the best one for your needs.

Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wisely: Making Intelligent Choices in America's Healthcare System

How can you be sure that your next doctor's office visit goes really well? Author and leading medical expert Dr. Davis Liu joins Wise Bread on Blog Talk Radio tonight to give advi

Are Most Businesses Going Green Just to Save Some Green?

I heard an interesting story the other day. A radio DJ was annoyed because when he went to pick up his boarding passes from the check in counter, he was handed them without any kin

Budgeting: Projection or Prophecy?

If you believe in our ability to harness the power of our minds, then it may not be a stretch for you to also believe that financial budgeting can be a self-fulfilling prophecy –-

6 Paths to a Greener Back-to-School Season

Eco-friendly school supplies are a great way to teach kids about sustainability. Even better, a green back-to-school can help mom and dad save lots of cash.

Stick With It (Even Though its Christmas)

"I know I've been eating so well and losing weight, but it's a holiday party and those desserts look excellent...it's just this once." "I said

7 Surprising Ways Summer Will Cost You

Just like the scorching temps will drain your energy, the summer season can also drain your budget. Here's some sunscreen for your wallet!

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday, April 9th at 12:00 PM PDT, for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Topic: Surviving Tax Season! Join our conversation with MyFreeTaxes for chance to win $300 in Amazon gift cards! Use #WBChat and #MyFreeTaxes to participate!

Are All-Inclusive Vacations and Cruises Worth the Money?

One fee gets you all the food, drink, and fun you can handle for a week. Just make sure that all-in vacation package pencils out before you book it.

24 Easy to Make Grab and Go Snacks

Quell a case of the munchies without sabotaging your diet. These healthy, sweet, and savory snacks are perfect to grab and go.

15 Ways to Solve Your Problem

When you're facing a difficult situation, these 15 techniques — from going outside to remembering the Alamo — can help you find your solution.

4 Things to Consider Before Hiring Household Help

Outsourcing chores can help you maximize your free time and earning potential. Figure out whether hiring some help is the right choice for you.

Marketing Messes With Your Head

A new study out today in PNAS confirms what we always suspected was true. The higher the price you pay for a product, the greater your subjective experience of pleasure in the prod

Why mortgages have eaten Americans out of house and home

What lessons can future homeowners take away from today's "mortgage crisis?"

14 Things Good Hosts Never Do

You're sure to be the host with the least if you're doing any of this at your next gathering.

Flights from Europe to the US from $14.

I had to do a double-take, too. But the promise of super-cheap flights from Europe to the US is on the horizon. And it's not 10 years away as many people first thought. [more]

The 5 Best Dehumidifiers

A dehumidifier helps you beat back mildew and musty air -- find out which brands and models are worth adding to your shopping list.

Home Details I Overlooked the First Time

If you're in the market for a new home (new to you or new period), make sure you aren't paying premium prices for so-so materials, and don't underestimate the expenses and headache

Wise Bread's Best and Worst Financial Decisions in 2010

Some of us took risks. Some of us played it safe. Read about our writers' great (and terrible) 2010 financial decisions, and what they learned from them.