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6 Things That Seem Like Splurges But Are Actually Savvy Buys

Sometimes spending more for "wasteful" products or services turns out to be the best value — in dollars and sense.

When Downsizing Makes You Happy

I have often thought of a professional career as something built brick by brick, climbed ladder rung by ladder rung until one reached the pinnacle, enjoyed the view, and, then, ret

Guacamole, Wine, and 23 Other Surprisingly Refreshing Popsicle Recipes

Why settle for a fudgsicle when you can have a Sriracha-fudgsicle? Try that and a bunch more fun summertime popsicles.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 08/23

Today's best deals include 50% off Lucky Brand and Roxy Apparel, $27 LED Emergency Lantern, and more!

5 Ways to Stop Wanting More Without Settling for Less

Being happy with what you have is not about settling. It's about identifying what really matters to you, and then finding it in your life.

Does Your House Suck? Here's How to Sell It Anyway

It's easy to sell the best house on the block — clean it up, stage it, and list it. This is how you sell the worst.

5 Ways That Negativity Can Help You

Turns out, a bad attitude can lead to some positive outcomes. Turn that smile upside down and glower your way to a better, more fulfilling life.

Hungry? 20 Popular Online Grocers to Satisfy Every Craving

If you're too busy to go to the store or need something special, count on these Internet grocery stores to bring home the bacon (or the pineapple or bell pepper).

How to Start a Book Club

Participating in a book club is a fun and inexpensive way to socialize, meet new people, develop friendships and enjoy your love of reading and books with others. If there aren't a

Best Money Tips: Becoming Debt Free

Today we found some fantastic articles on becoming debt free, the ten commandments of personal finance, and your guide to Obamacare.

How to Stop Hating Yourself About Money and Actually Make Positive Changes

You know you should be budgeting and saving, and that just makes you feel worse when you don't. Escape the shame cycle and control your money.

Restaurant Menus: Translating Cost and Taste

A well-designed menu is considered an easy way to separate diners from their dollars at a restaurant. Even mom-and-pop restaurants put a lot of time and effort into how they put to

9 Ways Americans Are Spending Differently (but Not Less)

After several years of decline, Americans are spending more again, but in different ways. For the frugal-minded, it's a reminder that thrift is an endurance race, not a sprint.

Sam's Club Giving Away a Free Membership and $100 Gift Certificate to One Lucky Wise Bread Reader

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on the savings that small businesses can realize by taking advantage of warehouse deals. Are the savings significant? What can “new memb

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 10/15

Today's deals include 50% off Lucky Brand, women's flats under $50, 50% off hunting knives, and more!

7 Fresh Veggies You Can Grow From Kitchen Scraps

Don't discard those onion tops or avocado seeds! Plant them in your garden instead and grow your own.

If You're Doing These 5 Things, Your Saving Efforts Are for Nothing

Saving is hard, but chances are, if you're doing any of this stuff with your money, you're not saving at all.

Help Make Wise Bread Better (and Win a Free Wise Bread Book)

I’m sure many of you remember Andrea’s recent Facebook ad debacle (the one where she was continually fed irrelevant, and sometimes insulting, ads while browsing.) Here at Wise Bre

FinCon13 Recap: Rapping, Scavenger Hunts, Interviews, and More!

#FinCon13 has come and gone and like most attendees, I'm going through withdrawals! Here are some of my highlights from the weekend!

More Living a Life of Weisure - 15 Suggestions to Help You Keep the "L" In Your Leisure-Time

If living a life of weisure is not your cup of tea, then here are some suggestions that might help you to make the most of your free time.