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Micro-donations for Darfur

Even with limited funds, you can make a difference in the lives of people far worse off than you. Micro-donations enable us to give what we can. Even as little as $1. [more]

Best Money Tips: Earn More Money at Work

Today we found some great articles on earning more money at work, financially preparing for the holidays, and home repairs.

Is Plastic Killing Us? The True Cost of Convenience

Plastic is really hard to avoid. In fact, it's everywhere. Clothing, mattresses, furniture, carpet - plastic is used to prevent fires as well as food stains. And now, plastic is in an even more exciting place! Your bloodstream. [more]

When Good Food Goes Bad Part V: Cooking with Peeps

I suppose defining Peeps, a favorite of my childhood, as "good" food that goes bad, might be a bit of a stretch. Those marshmallow chicks that come in an array of unnatural colors go stale REALLY quickly. [more]

Best Money Tips: Teach Your Kids about Money

Today we found some awesome articles on teaching your kids about money, why your tax refund may be delayed, and preparing for a layoff.

Best Money Tips: Ways Your Bicycle Could Help You Earn Extra Income

Today we found some awesome articles on ways your bicycle could help you earn extra income, nailing a job interview, and dealing with spousal debt.

Personal Financial Advisors awaiting your call

Financial advice is everywhere (even here at www.wisebread.com) from the bank teller to a wealth manager who wants to dispense planning advice, manage your investment portfolio, an

Private foundations for ordinary folks

There are a lot of advantages to having a private foundation to use as the vehicle for your charitable giving. Sadly, the tax laws make setting up a private foundation impractical

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Save Money This Summer

Today we found some great articles on ways to save money this summer, slashing your expenses, and saving on haircuts.

Best Money Tips: Inexpensive Father's Day Gift Ideas

Today we found some great articles on inexpensive Father's Day gifts, credit card mistakes, and unexpected costs in retirement.

Price adjust - your big, fat shopping safety net.

My wife and I never worry about buying something with the fear that it may go on sale. And there's a good reason for that. It's called the "price adjust" and it's an almost ironcla

Creating an artificial windfall generator

Everybody enjoys getting a windfall. One of the attractions of the lottery (besides the infinitesimal chance that you might win a life-changingly huge amount) is that the smaller

Ask the Readers: Who Taught You The Most About Personal Finance?

Tell us who taught you the most about personal finance and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The core rate is not an evil conspiracy

The Consumer Price Index was released today, showing prices were up 0.3% last month and up 2.8% from a year ago. The same report also includes the so-called core rate, which exclu

Local Currencies

Because the advantages of trade (lower prices) fall into the hands of the person making the decision (the buyer), there's a constant tendency to move toward freer trade, unless

Scheduling Time Versus Scheduling Tasks

Of late Getting Things Done by David Allen has seemed like the book to read. I read it a year or two ago, and internalized a lot of its methodology. One thing about it, though

Best Money Tips: Get Great Deals on Outlet Purchases

Today we found some awesome articles on getting great deals on outlet purchases, making money teaching, and saving for retirement with an IRA.

The Joy of Disconnecting

Technology can be helpful, wonderful...and incessant. Discover why it's important to put the smartphone down and take a break.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Buy in Bulk?

Tell us about your bulk purchases and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!