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Sleep Better With Calming Words

For a better's night's sleep, try goal priming to unleash the power of your unconscious.

Confessions of a Minimalist: 9 Reasons I Miss My Stuff

I believe in having less stuff, but I'm beginning to miss all the old stuff that I had. I've spent some time trying to figure out why.

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!

How to save BIG

A friend recently told me that someone she knows is so cheap that he would not let her use paper towels at his place. Yet at the same time he complains about not having enough mon

Best Money Tips: Earn Extra Money for the Holidays

Today we found some awesome articles on earning extra money for the holidays, tips from the worlds most popular realtors, and taking the stress out of Christmas shopping.

Understand Capital Costs

Especially for things people often buy on credit, like a car or a house, there's a tendency to divide the ownership into two periods--while the loan is being paid off, where the it

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 6/30, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Having a Frugal 4th of July! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift cards! Use #WBChat to participate!

One Simple Trick to Get the Best Tax Benefit From Your Retirement Portfolio

Discover how smart investors keep their retirement accounts in check.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 01/20

Today's great deals include 70% off Women's Designer Shoes, 50% off Men's New Balance Running Shoes, $5 Albums, and more!

9 Foods That Will Keep You Satisfied for Longer

One way to avoid overeating is to dine on foods that make you feel full longer. Here are the foods with the best staying power.

Book Review: The Trap

For more than two years now writing at Wise Bread, my whole thesis has been that frugality leads to freedom—if you can live cheaply enough, you can choose whatever work calls you,

Will You Ever Be Able to Retire?

A real retirement seems to be moving further from reach. Bring it closer with good planning and realistic expectations.

3 Reasons Why You're Still in Debt

Avoiding — and climbing out of — debt is pretty simple. But that doesn't mean it's easy. Learn why you're still in debt — and how to get out of it.

26 Quick Ways to Have Fun (No Matter Where You Are)

Take one of these quick breaks from your stressful routine and have a little fun. You'll return refreshed, invigorated, and in a better mental place to get 'er done.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Green Goals?

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

10 Weird Ways to Get Things Done That Might Work For You

Feel like your to-do list just goes on and on, no matter what you do? Try these (especially #5), and see if you aren't closer to "done."

Ask the Readers: Do You Take Surveys?

Tell us whether you take surveys and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: 16 Ways Not to Blow Your Tax Refund

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share the ultimate guide to greening your home, 14 gadgets that may or may not be green, and 16 ways to NOT blow your

6 Easy Ways to Be More Likable

With these skills, you WILL become more likable (no sucking up required!).

Cleaning the Oil Stove

I'm naturally pretty scared of doing maintenance on anything electric or gas or kerosene oriented. Thankfully my husband was game about cleaning the kerosene stove or we'd be ou