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Hands in Your Pocket: The Cost of Standby Power - Environmental and Otherwise

Go check your electricity meter box. Is the wheel turning and clicking over, recording your power usage? Probably. Now go back inside, and turn everything off. The lights, the coff

Don't Forget to Nominate Your Favorite Blogs for the 2013 Plutus Awards

Nominations for The 4th Annual Plutus Awards are underway! Luke Landes from Consumerism Commentary is bringing back the awards to recognize the best personal finance blogs!

What’s the difference? Your Debt Questions Answered

Are you wondering if debt consolidation is right for you? Maybe you’ve heard about the promises that debt settlement offers. Or perhaps you’ve just been curious about the possibi

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 09/19

Today's great deals include 50% off Women's Riding Boots, 70% off Men's New Balance shoes, 20 Kindle Books for $2 each, and more!

Science Shows That Saying Thanks Can Improve Your Health and Happiness

You really do have a lot to be thankful for. Discover why making a regular habit of expressing gratitude for those things is good for mind, body, and soul.

Ten Great Charities that Deserve Your Dollars This Year

These are difficult economic times, but I'm getting tired of being told to spend my money on stuff, as if my personal saving habits are somehow ruining the economy. Instead of thro

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money This Halloween

Today we found some stellar articles on ways to save money this Halloween, money mistakes to avoid when trying to save money, and creating a family budget.

It takes a frugal spouse to make a frugal home

Something of an exaggeration, of course—a one-person household can be very frugal. But there's an underlying truth: A household is only as frugal as its least-frugal member.

Retirement accounts and money to spend

Everybody knows that retirement accounts like 401(k)s and IRAs offer great tax advantages (and once upon a time--and maybe again someday--a corporate match). But people who have p

8 Surprising Things Covered by Homeowner's Insurance

You may already know that your homeowner's policy covers dog bites. But volcanoes? Yep. Tombstones? Also covered. Read on for more policy surprises.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 10/10

Today's great deals include Sony Cyber-shot $99.95, Costumes for Dogs sale, Zombies Movie Sale, 70% off DV by Dolce Vita Shoes and more!

How do you spend money to save time?

It's a — pardon the expression — timeless saying: "You can always make more money, but you can't make more time." The staunch followup to that tends to be that you can make better

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 10/24

Today's great deals include Super Outdoor/Indoor Movie Screen, 8-Cup Stainless Steel Coffee Press, 50% off XOXO, and more!

Best Money Tips: The Cost of Things

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week, we look at the cost of stuff, even stuff you don't really think about.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 10/29

Today's great deals include 50% off Halloween candy, sweaters under $50, cordless electric kettle $29.99, and more!

Hey Boss, Please Don’t Bother Me, I’m Daydreaming

Long considered the sole provenance of the lazy and uninspired, the process of daydreaming may be more productive than we thought.

Money Mistakes Two Popular Board Games Teach Kids

If you think Monopoly and The Game of Life teach players sound money management skills — go directly to jail. Do not pass GO, do not collect $200.

Who Cares if there's a Recession? I just started a business

Thinking about starting a little business on the side in the middle of a recession? Go ahead and try it! I am.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Score Free Stocking Stuffers

Today we found some awesome articles on scoring free stocking stuffers, what your sleeping position says about your relationship with money, and digging your way out of debt.

The Upside of the Downturn: RecessionWire

Recession, Reschmession…. Just when you thought you’ve heard everything you could possibly take concerning today’s hottest buzz word, a brilliant website was created in its honor.