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Understanding the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Exchange

The Obamacare insurance exchanges open for business in a few weeks. Here's what you need to know about the system before you sign up.

The 5 Best Food Processors

Save time (and fingers!) by delegating all your chopping, mincing, and dicing to one of these top-notch food processors.

Pack Faster and Lighter With This One Trick

Learn how one chronic over-packer started packing less, packing faster, and packing the perfect amount of stuff for her trips.

How to Say "No" at Work and Still Get Ahead

Some bosses keep piling on the work, especially on the desks of their star players. Learn to say "no," manage your boss's expectations, and help advance your career.

Can't Get A Bank Loan? 8 Other Ways To Finance Your Business

Starting a business can easily become a money pit. So for those of you thinking about launching a new venture, what financing options do you have? Well, there's the possibility

Introducing the Money Tips Network

Money Tips Network is an association of the most trusted personal finance blogs. Our goal is to educate the public with honest and helpful money tips that are easy to understand a

Failed Frugality: 5 Clues You’ve Gone Too Far

For most people, frugality is a lifestyle choice born out of necessity. A lost job, increase in expenses, or a battle with debt has forced them to take extreme measures to balance

How Online Job Boards Can Actually Help A Job Search

There was a brief period, before the last recession, when my career-services clients actually found jobs on online job boards. They’d post resumes, and interview requests and job o

5 Perfectly Respectable Ways To Get A Free Meal

If you’re willing to be patient, gracious, and alert to opportunities, you can enjoy free meals on certain occasions. Here are ways that have worked for me.

Best Money Tips: C'mon In, The Water's Fine

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. In this edition, we'll share how you can find online coupons, learn to sell your house in this depressing economy, look beyond e

Walking the Tight Rope of Financial Recovery: The Mental Game

Though some economists are tentative and a few disagree outright, the majority of people in the know believe that the worldwide recession has hit rock bottom and we are now, slowly

100+ Ways to Make More Money This Year

With a little creative thinking — and some elbow grease — you can turn anything from castoffs to chainsaw juggling into real money.

Ask The Readers: To Clip or Not to Clip? (A Chance to Win $10!)

Are you a coupon-clipper? Do you plan on becoming one? Have you shunned the practice out of principle, time, or apathy? Maybe you clip a little here and there, but leave the har

Budgeting Tricks for Parents

Being a parent, you may be able to admit (at least to yourself) that you enjoy indulging your children even if it is to the detriment of your budget. Here are some tips to help you

Ask the Readers: Would People Be Shocked By What You Earn?

You don't have to live on either end of the earning spectrum to challenge the stigmas attached with your annual salary. Sometimes, we can fool others into thinking our lifestyle ma

It's Time to Purchase Like It's 1999

For those who have a job, a healthy savings account and some optimism about the long-term, it doesn’t get any better than this. Opportunity in the form of lower prices doesn’t kno

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Best Money Tips: The Most Shoplifted Items of 2009

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week, we'll share the most shoplifted items of 2009, tell you the final date you can order online and still get your stuff

5 Things You Shouldn't Buy This Black Friday

With all the websites, magazine ads, and televisions commercials telling you what you should buy, I thought it may be helpful to provide you with a list of the top 5 things you sho

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Re-Gifted?

It's a sticky subject, but something that is very common. We're talking regifting, and with the economy making shopping new a little bit harder than last year, it's something that