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Not So Straight Path To A Dream Job (U.S. President)

Once upon a time (aka when I was a kid), the job of U.S. President was deemed the ultimate career destination. Considering the careers of the current contenders (Senators Barack

Need a Cheap Cool Dessert? Make Your Own Shaved Ice!

Last week temperatures here in California soared into the 90s and we needed to cool down. After getting some fat free frozen yogurt we were still feeling hot, so my husband took o

Are Farmer's Markets Frugal or a Luxury?

Are farmer's markets a luxury or a cost-saving measure? Read how foodies from all over the country compared the costs, and how my visit to the early-season Chicago-area market shap

Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is

Do your normal financial routines feel blah? Does saving not give you the same rush that it used to? Does investing feel overwhelming, dull, or uninteresting? Then maybe you're man

Your Work or Your Life?

Today my friend showed me an article about a Toyota engineer who died from overwork. Apparently the 45 year old Japanese man was working 80 hours of overtime a week for two months

5 Ways to Make Extra Income Online Today

These five quirky websites can help you generate some extra income with skills and stuff you already have.

Best Money Tips: Income Ideas for Seniors

Today we found some fantastic articles on income ideas for seniors, frugal gifts for Mother's Day, and signs it's time to look for a new job.

Women of personal finance spotlight: The Frugal Duchess here to answer your questions

All of us have dreams of publishing a book based on our blogs or life stories. Now you can ask The Frugal Duchess how she was able to land that Holy Grail among writers: A fabulou

4 Reasons Why Green is Good, But Isn't Always Better

I'm all for taking care of the world around us. Is it possible, however, that we've taken “green” issues at more than their face value? Do we accidentally limit our discernment a

A Little Light in Dark Financial Times

I have more vehicle repairs to make than I have days in a year. My sink is clogged, and I’m bailing out water with buckets. Diapers just went up another 15% in my area. (And gue

Best Money Tips: Steps to Living a Life You Love

Today we found some fantastic articles on living a life you love, conserving bathroom water, and carving more time out of your day.

Facebook For Budget Travelers

For the frequent traveler, Facebook is an excellent way to keep in touch with friends and acquaintances from around the world. Is it possible, however, that the popular social netw

What Not to Wear to a Job Interview

You've done everything in your job search right and landed an interview. Don't let the wrong outfit or accessories cost you the offer.

For Amazing, Affordable Vacations, Travel Slowly

Regardless of how long your vacation is, the slower you travel and the less you plan, the more rewarding (and affordable!) your trip will be.

Wise Bread Talks and Meetup at BlogWorld Expo

Wise Bread will be at the BlogWorld Expo conference this weekend in Las Vegas. Are you going? If you'll be in town, we'd love to meet you! Check out one of our panels, and come

Please Pass the October Surprise

I've always believed that mastery of vocabulary is at least halfway to mastery of the subject. Words are power--the kind of power commonly wielded by eggheads with pocket protector

Best Money Tips: Tips for Handling Money Together

Today we found some fantastic articles on handling money together, planning a cheap road trip, and making the Paleo diet more affordable.

Free Preview of Refund Cents Website – Extended for Wise Bread Readers ONLY!

Sadly, several of you have let me know that you missed the brief window to try out Refund Cents. We have gotten permission to offer an exclusive new preview to our readers, good u

Post Divorce Finances: 7 Steps to Rebuilding Your Financial House

Severing a conjoined life and combined finances as a result of divorce is painful through and through. The jump to a single income lifestyle paves the way to feeling the cash crunc

The Entrepreneurial Spirit and the Economic Crunch

What do you need to consider when you start a business during an economic crunch? I talked to some people who've started businesses within the last year, and this is what they h