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The 5 Best Humidifiers

Keeping your sinuses clear in the dead of winter isn't simple, but it can be. Just use any of these humidifiers and you'll breathe easy.

Peak Debt

Is there a limit to how much Americans can spend? Clearly there is: All they earn, minus savings and service on their existing debt, plus new borrowing. Since the Bureau of Econ

How Credit Inquiries Affect Your Credit Score

Not all credit inquiries will affect your credit score. Here's what you need to know about those that do and those that don't.

The Surprising Way Birth Order Decides Your Money Habits

Can't figure out why you keep making the same money mistakes? Your birth order might be to blame.

The 11 Oddest Things America Has Ever Taxed

No one likes to pay taxes. Especially when they're as off-the-wall as these.

These 5 Famous Animals Earned More Than You

Learning just how much money these celebrity animals make will both impress you and depress you.

iStopOver: Earn Extra Income or Travel on the Cheap, and a Special Promotion for Wise Bread Readers

Many people have put their vacation on hold with the current economic downturn, or are searching for alternative ways to travel on the cheap. Other people yet are looking to earn s

6 Job Perks That Can Lead to a Dream Career

Looking to make more money? Don't forget to check out your company's available perks, first.

The 5 Best Hand Lotions

Keeping your hands moisturized during a busy day isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five hand lotions and your hands will stay silky smooth.

What Was Your Worst Job Ever? Tell us and Win $10!

It’s time for our weekly trivia question: What was your most hated job? Share your sad, tacky, or scary employment experiences and be entered to win a $10 Gift Certificate!

Must-Do Home Maintenance That Saves You Money...and Might Save Your Family

You've probably heard that some home repairs are better investments than others. These will increase your home's value and make it safer for your family.

10 Hidden Costs & Rules of Pet Ownership

Here's what adoption agencies and pet shops don't tell you about your future pet. Find out these hidden rules & costs of owning pets before you bring home your furry friend.

Best Money Tips: Tips for End of Year Tax Planning

Today we found some fantastic articles on tips for end of year tax planning, ways to reduce risk in 2014, and the basic principles for growing wealth.

Ask the Readers: What are Your Best Entertainment Tips? (A Chance to Win Tickets to a Broadway Show!)

Broadway fans have seen the current economy cutting into their entertainment budget, often leaving them without room for tickets to some of the most magnificent shows in the U.S.!

Does Your Money Management Reflect Who You Truly Are?

The way you spend money might say a lot about your core values. Do your spending habits and your morals line up?

How to Spend Less on Everything in 2014

Many of us probably resolved to "spend less" this year, but didn't give the "how" much thought. Here are five "how's" to get you started.

Now Is the Best Time in Years to Do a Credit Card Balance Transfer

A credit card balance transfer is a good first step toward debt reduction and a sounder financial footing. Here's why you shouldn't wait to use one.

Simple Living: Determining Your Priorities

Even with the economy slowly exiting the spectacular nosedive it took last year, many people find themselves with a renewed interest in living simply. However, what that means for

25 Simple Recipes for 25 Delicious Veggies

Maybe your CSA box is overflowing, or maybe you're just mixing up your meal routine. Either way, find delicious preparations for your veggies right here.

5 Ways to Pay Off Your Student Debt Faster

If you're one of the 40 million Americans with student loan debt, you can save more in the long run by getting smart about saving, spending, and earning.