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The 5 Best Night Creams

Keeping your skin soft and wrinkle-free isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these night creams and your skin will stay forever young.

Wise Bread Spotlight: List of Top Personal Finance Blogs by Women

To help women bloggers network with each other, we are starting a series of discussions in our Bloggers Forum focusing on female personal finance bloggers and special blogging chal

Divining Your Home’s Value, The Quick-and-Dirty Way

It’s the American Nightmare: your neighbor, in an effort to avoid foreclosure, sells his house for thousands less than he paid two years ago, causing your home to plummet in value.

Best Money Tips: Cheap Summer Activities for Families

Today we found some awesome articles on cheap summer activities for families, teaching kids about money, and making the most of your time.

10 Home Renovations That Almost Pay for Themselves

If you'd like to make some home improvements now and recoup those costs when you sell, these are the 10 renovations that earn the best return.

Three reasons to stop freaking out about socialism

McCain-Palin are trying to paint the Obama-Biden ticket as a bunch of socialist nutjobs. But 'socialism' isn't nearly the red menace that they are making it out to be, and McCain h

6 Ways More Money Does Truly Lead to More Problems

You may think that life gets a whole lot easier when the wealth pours in, but the grass isn't always greener.

Earn Award Flights Faster with the JetBlue Card

The new and improved JetBlue credit card offers bigger awards for their loyal travelers.

Saving the Planet - One Drop at a Time

With water becoming an increasingly precious resource, we need to get creative about how we conserve it. Here are some ways you may not have thought of to help save the planet, one

7 Things I Learned About Money After I Went Freelance

Becoming a full-time freelancer means getting serious about money. Here's what one Wise Bread regular learned after making the leap.

Best Money Tips: 20+ Small Ways to Pay It Forward

Today we found helpful articles on small ways to pay it forward, things to throw away right now, and DIY reusable beeswax wraps that keep your food fresh and safe.

So, will Cash4Gold offer me cash to kill this story?

You’ve seen the tacky ads; you’ve been entertained by Ed McMahon and MC Hammer; but hopefully, you haven’t fallen for any of it. Cash4Gold has a simple promise; send them your unwa

6 Financial Mistakes We Don't Make Anymore (and 2 We Still Do)

Once burned twice shy applies to personal finance, too. The Great Recession taught many of us to improve our financial ways, mostly for the better.

First-Time Home Buyer? Consider These 5 Cities

Some U.S. cities still offer a prime buyers' market for first-timers. Have you considered putting down roots in one of these spots?

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.

6 Reasons You Should Still Go to the Bank

Sure, many of us manage our money online or on our smartphones these days, but it's still smart to pop into your local bank once-in-awhile.

Foraging for Food: The Hunt For The Wild Mushroom

It’s early May, and the river bottom is full of new life. Not just rabbits, snakes, and chicks, but also brand new morel mushrooms. This tasty treat is as much fun to find as it

On Choosing and Defending Your Luxuries

How do you defend your luxuries? Easy: You defend them to yourself, not to some other guy.

Is Getting Life Insurance for your Children Prudent or Prudish?

At some point in your parenting adventure, you may be introduced to the concept of getting life insurance for your children. There are a number of reasons why you might want to ins

8 Things I Learned About Money After Getting Married

For better or worse, marriage means learning how to manage money with a partner.