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Do Nigerian Scam Artists Catch more Flies with Threats of Detainment?

Due to the economy, it’s slow all around. In fact, even those who run some of the most devious and damaging email scams are having to come up with new ways to try to steal your mo

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Pet Expenses

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money on pet expenses, cutting the cable cord, and saving for a down payment on a house.

What frugal lessons can we learn from the demoscene?

The "demoscene" loosely refers to an underground computer art movement where the emphasis is on creating amazing-but-compact demonstrations — hence the name. What can its evolution

Save Time, Money, and Hassle by Bundling Your Home Repairs

A long list of home repairs can seem daunting. Bidding them as a bundle makes the job easier for a contractor — and worthy of a discount for you.

Oprah Asks A Great Question; What Can You Live Without?

My wife brought this to my attention. I’m not an avid Oprah viewer, but usually when I tune in I hear good advice. And with the help of financial guru Suze Orman, she’s asking fami

4 Questions You Must Ask at Your Next Job Interview

At most job interviews, candidates will have an opportunity to ask their own questions. Be prepared with questions that flush out job details and demonstrate your value.

I Love Tax Season (and Why It's Like Christmas)

I have a confession to make: I love tax season. Not just the days when I do my taxes or when I file my taxes or get a chunk of change deposited to my account, but the entire Tax S

3 Survival Instincts That Harm Investors

Following the herd was a good survival strategy for our subsistence ancestors. Today it's a good way to get your investment funds trampled.

Best Money Tips: Raise Your Kids and Save Money, Too

Your precious little ones bring so much joy, so much fulfillment, and so much credit card debt. This week in Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup, we explore ways to save money

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 09/23

Today's great deals include 50% off women's jeans, 54% off Breaking Bad, 50% off Skechers sneakers, and more!

Best Tips for First Time Home Buyers: Learn to Trust

I started out the home buying process by scouring the internet for information and hitting up the local library. I read 8 or 9 books and countless blogs and websites and still cou

Don't Get Taken by the Latest Secure Credit Card Scam

A fake bank is offering phony secured credit cards to consumers with troubled credit histories, and reading the fine print may not be enough to protect you.

When More is Less

We've all heard that less is more. If you're like me, you've also heard at least a million ways to apply that. But is the opposite ever true? Do we ever save in the long run by spe

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 10/02

Today's great deals include 50% off Lucky Brand women's and men's denim, 50% off women's sweaters, 40% off boots, and more!

The 5 Best Chef's Knives

Cooking is a great way to save money — and the most important cooking tool you can own is a good chef's knife.

Tactics of the rich

There are things the rich do that working class and middle class folks don't. Some of them--living off the return on capital rather than wages or salary--are only available to the

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Are you a telecommuter paying commuter rates for auto insurance?

A couple of things to ask your insurance agent that might save you a good deal off of your car insurance.

Stuff We Love: A Lifefactory Reusable Glass Water Bottle

A reusable water bottle saves money and the environment. Choose a glass bottle to avoid the BPAs found in some plastics and the metallic flavor of stainless steel.

Economic effects of pandemic flu in a recession

While health authorities worry about the human cost of pandemics, other policy-makers have tended to focus on the economic costs. Economic impact takes many forms--drops in produc