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Ask the Readers: Do You Buy Vouchers?

Tell us whether you buy vouchers and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

6 Myths About Real Estate

When stock markets go down, people tend to thank their lucky stars they own real estate, and others yet rush to the real estate market as a safe haven. But real estate isn’t always

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.

Ask the Readers: Are Rebates Worth It? (Your Chance to win $10!)

Do you rebate? Are you smart about it? Do you buy stuff you don't even want or need so that you can eventually recoup all your money? Or do you avoid the practice altogether. We

Why Do a Credit Card Balance Transfer, and How?

Learn the pros and cons of transferring a credit card balance, as well as how to choose the right credit card for you.

The End of the 4% Rule?

There's a rule of thumb that's pretty well known to retirement planners: the 4% rule. That rule is starting to look kind of iffy.

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Topic: Yard saling, thrifting, and Freecycle. Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate.

Best Money Tips: How to Make People Like You

Today we found some great articles on how to make people like you, 10 ways to save money now, and making extra money with yard sales.

The American Airlines Bankruptcy and Your Frequent Flier Miles

Now that AA has filed for Chapter 11, many consumers are wondering what will happen to their reservations and miles. Find out how it could affect you.

Wise Bread on Marketplace: A Frugal Valentine's Day

Celebrate Valentine's Day frugally — our Editor's segment on American Public Media's Marketplace Money tells you how (even if it's at the last minute).

Best Money Tips: Secrets of a Rewarding Career

Today we found some awesome articles on secrets of a rewarding career, saving money at the grocery store, and IRS tax audit red flags.

Best Money Tips: Tips for Recent College Graduates

Today we found some great articles on tips for recent college graduates, things to think about when getting a raise, and getting rid of your stuff.

How to Control Anxiety and Start Enjoying More

Anxiety is unhealthy, counter-productive, and, well, just not very fun. Learn how to worry less and enjoy life more with these easy suggestions.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Enjoy the Beach

Today we found some fantastic articles on frugal ways to enjoy the beach, deciding where to live, and networking boo-boos.

20 Indicators Your Financials Are Wrong

Accurate financial statements are critical to building a successful business. Here are 20 indicators that will let you know if you aren't getting accurate information.

The Characteristics Angel Investors Expect

Even after you pique the interest of an investor, you have to convince him of the value of investing in your entrepreneurial efforts.

For Superstar Employees, Hire Critical Thinkers

Knowledge and experience are great, but your most valuable employees are the ones who can make considered decisions. Learn how to find them.

Open Secrets: Surprising Things Your Spending Reveals

Credit card companies, banks, retailers, and insurers may know more about who you are than your parents do. A lot more.

5 Ways To Make Time For Long-Term Projects

If you don't like project plans and planning, recall the 7 Ps: Proper Prior Planning Prevents Pitifully Poor Performance.

Money-saving travel hacks from your own home

Your flight is leaving in less than an hour. Your bag is less than packed. And you're less than thrilled about the day's developments. But, you can still look like you planned ahead, thanks to a few household items in your kitchen. [more]