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Ask the Readers: Have You Started Holiday Prep?

Tell us if you've started to prep for the holidays and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Book review: The Adventures of Johnny Bunko

Do you need a career guide? And, if so, do you need one written as manga? It almost doesn't matter--Daniel H. Pink has written one, and it's got enough good lessons packed into a

Credit Scores

Maintaining a good credit score is important, no matter what your financial goals are.

Writing Your Own Business Plan: Thrifty or Foolish?

Are you really saving money by writing your business plan yourself?

The Piggy Bank: A Secret to Simple Saving

When I was a sophomore in college, my dad gave me a piggy bank for Hanukkah. I couldn't figure it out at first — had my dad forgotten that I was all grown up and didn't need a pigg

Getting by without money in Spain

The money economy is one of the givens of modern life. For the ordinary person with bills to pay, getting by without money is almost inconceivable. Even someone who tries hard to

Free Databases and Manuals at Public Libraries

Your library's online portal is filled with valuable resources that could save time and money. Free car repair manuals, do-it-yourself roof repair guides and language lessons are a

How to Save Without Goals

Basic plans for saving and investing that don't require use of a formal financial plan with specific goals.

Heat Maps Equate to Hot Property

Looking for cheap housing? Discover how heat maps can help you determine the average prices of homes in a given city, county, or state.

Best Money Tips: 12 Ideas for Frugal Artwork

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we’re showing you how to get artsy for pennies, a cool way to organize your budget, and some tips for donating you

13 Ways to Use Social Media in Business

You have social-media savvy that could benefit your company. Here’s how to work with your boss to get attention and results.

The Food Strainer: My New, Old-Fashioned Gadget

Learn how I made my best marinara sauce ever and easily processed 20 pounds of fruit with the same electricity-free tool.

Balance Transfer Dating Guide

An old credit card is a lot like an ex-lover. Follow these tips to get yourself out of debt and back on the dating scene.

How to Really Save Money When You Shop

There is a great way to save money when you make a purchase, but it has nothing to do with store sales or having a coupon.

Best Money Tips: Stop Your Toilets From Taking A Leak

Today we found articles on how to stop your toilets from taking a leak, radical strategies to retire sooner, and green ways to save around your home.

7 Pitfalls That Can Bloat a Home Office Budget

Working from home sounds like a great idea, but it's easy to bust your budget building the perfect office. Here's how to outfit your space for less.

Secrets to a Great Phone Interview for Job Hunters

Phone interviews can be a nerve-racking way to "meet" a future employer, but they're increasingly common. Follow these techniques for success.

3 Life Lessons I've Learned Since Becoming a Parent

For one writer, having her first child hasn't just taught her a lot about parenting — it's also provided some great lessons about life.

Cardmember Profile: Alyssa Dver, Chief Executive of Mint Green Marketing

Recognized by BusinessWeek as one of 2007’s eight female entrepreneurs to watch, Alyssa Dver is the Chief Executive of Mint Green Marketing and the author of "No Time Marketing.

5 Ways You Can Improve Cash Flow with Your Invoices

Most clients tend to pay on a net-30 basis — no number of phone calls or nagging will change that number. But a few tweaks to your invoices can often make a difference in how so