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Leadership by Listening

Are you a good listener? Listeners can be great leaders because they have volumes of field intelligence that no one else has bothered to notice.

Brad's Deals Giveaway (Chance to Win A $25 Gift Certificate)

Brad's Deals features promotions, discounts and coupons galore. Their philosophy matches Wise Bread's; you can live well without spending a fortune! Wise Bread readers have

Thanksgiving: 3 Ways (This Thanksgiving We're Going to Party Like It's 1621)

I’m celebrating Thanksgiving three times this year. In the spirit of the Plymouth colonists’ and Wampanoag Confederacy’s first dinner, I’m going to follow their example on what mak

What You Need to Know About Roth IRAs in 2010

According to a September 29, 2009 Fidelity Investments study, 88% of respondents are unaware of the 2010 Roth conversion opportunity. The what opportunity? With only 12% who are aw

How to Save Money on Christmas This Year

The earlier you start thinking about how you’ll pay for Christmas gifts, the more you’ll enjoy the season.

How to Decipher Credit Card Advertising

How do you figure out whether a credit card offer is good or bad? We'll break down the terms and conditions for you.

Wise Bread Reloaded: Real Estate Market Rebound?

The real estate market continues on the mend. This week's Reloaded refreshes your understanding of home buying, home selling, and home refinance.

Choosing Local Businesses

The big-box stores might have everything you want at what seems to be a better price, but there are good reasons why you should buy local.

SavedPlus Giving Away $3,000 to Wise Bread Readers

Get $20 just for trying out this free tool and chance to win $1,000.

How to Survive a Tax Audit

If you've been notified of an audit, don't panic. Follow these steps to help get through it with minimal stress.

6 Outdoor Adventures That Don't Cost a Dime

When the weather finally clears, shake off cabin fever with this collection of cheap, or even free outdoor adventures.

Abandon Losing Strategies

We're always told to keep going until we make it. But the truth is that sometimes, giving up is the right move. Learn why.

6 Healthy Homemade Yogurt Recipes

A tub of bacteria never tasted so good. Make these easy homemade yogurt recipes for your family and stop paying more for store-bought.

Money Metaphors (You wouldn't punch a kitten, would you?)

Equating my money, emotionally, with something that I find dear and worthy of protection, may force me to treat my money with the respect it deserves.

9 Best Free Financial Learning Tools

Whether you're baffled by bonds or confused by compounding, all the financial education you need is just a click away — and it's all free.

6 Financial Questions You Must Answer Before Going Freelance

Are you ready to strike out on your own? Before you drop your day job, make sure you really understand what your finances will look like.

What Is Your Time Worth?

If a top hedge fund manager takes out his garbage, you could say that it cost him more than $100,000. What is your time worth?

Fun, Frugal Vacations: What the Experts Fail to Mention

Frugal experts champion certain vacations as great ways to save, but these trips are not one-size-fits-all fun. Avoid these pitfalls on your next vacation.

10 Tips for Camping Cooking

Sand the sharp edges off "roughing it" with this collection of clever campout cooking tips.

5 Tricks to Beating Budget Burnout

Creating a budget is hard but sticking to it might be harder. Don't let burnout ruin all your work so far.