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Sell handmade goods, buy cheap handmade goodies.

In these days of mass-production and Wal-Mart's low prices and lower standards, it's great to see handmade artifacts making a comeback. [more]

Best Money Tips: Apps for a Smarter Home

Today we found some great articles on apps that make your home smarter, summer items you can buy at the dollar store, and cheap date ideas that won’t skimp on the romance.

Give it a REST!

So you've heard of a sleep debt. [more]

Screwdrivers to Saws: Stocking Your First Toolbox

A trip to the home improvement store can overwhelm when you're trying to buy your first set of tools. Before you shop, read this guide.

Best Money Tips: What Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time

Today we found some great articles on things that successful people do to maximize their time, possible causes for your high bills, and ways to keep promises with yourself.

When Something Breaks, Should You Repair or Replace?

The common line is that it's better to repair than replace, but that's not always true. Here's how to figure out what you should do when something breaks.

Link it real good

Wise Bread loves the following blogs for their linky love. [more]

Cheap Ways to Add Big Flavor to Your Food

Make palate-pleasing dishes while minding your wallet with these suggestions for adding big flavor to your meals.

The Toyota I-Unit; would you drive it?

We've been talking a lot about gas prices recently. That's no surprise considering we're paying almost three times more for gas than we were six years ago. [more]

Best Money Tips: 25 Morning Habits for a Great Day

Today we found some great articles on morning habits for a great day, ways to save $100 this week, and things you can do this summer to boost your career.

How to Paint the Exterior of Your Home

A DIY exterior paint job can save you a lot of money, but it's not a casual, finish-in-a-day project. Here are the steps and tools you'll need to do it right.

6 Uses for Those Old Whitewalls

No, they don’t have to be whitewalls, but I know that sometime in the near future you will have an old tire to get rid of. [more]

Opening a Roth IRA for Your Kid

The Roth IRA can be a fantastic way to kick-start your child's retirement savings — and help protect some of your money from taxes.

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Shoddy PC repair tech caught in sting operation.

I don't know why, but I get some kind of perverse pleasure from watching scammers get caught in the act. Maybe it's the consumer watchdog in me? Anyway, in the UK there's a fabulous consumer show called House Of Horrors. [more]

How to Use a Computer More Efficiently

It may seem like there’s no way to reduce the amount of time you spend in front of the computer, but these tricks can speed things up.

How to Get Along With Someone You Don't Get Along With

When you don't like someone, it can be difficult to spend time around that person — let alone work together. Follow these suggestions to make things easier.

3 Pearls of Financial Wisdom From Alan Greenspan

While Greenspan's tenure as Fed Chairman ended on a sour note (he missed the housing bubble), his knowledge is tremendous. Heed the Oracle.

10 Tips to Up Your Chances of Getting an Email Response

It's frustrating when you send someone an email and never get a response. Follow these steps to improve your chances.

Best Money Tips: Things to Consider Before Adopting a Pet

Today we found some fantastic articles on things to consider before adopting a pet, expediting your tax refund, and how to stop living paycheck to paycheck.