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Foraging for Food: The Hunt For The Wild Mushroom

It’s early May, and the river bottom is full of new life. Not just rabbits, snakes, and chicks, but also brand new morel mushrooms. This tasty treat is as much fun to find as it

Your Daily Dose of Caffeine May Be Hurting You

Although the FDA considers caffeine "generally safe and reliable," that daily jolt is not without consequences. Learn how it may be harmful.

Are You Doing Bad Things with Your Money?

Today my middle son hit my youngest son in the face with a Ziploc bag full of pennies. It was premeditated, and as I burst into the dining room to sort it all out, I found myself

Ways to Make Extra Money: Share Your Tip to Win $10

Answer our Tuesday Trivia for a chance to win $10. Post in the comments, tweet your answer to @wisebread, or write a blog post to win 1 of 2 Amazon gift cards. (Then listen live t

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 11/13

Today's deals include 45% off KEEN shoes, top deals on holiday decorations, 50% off Samsonite 20" expandable spinner carry-on, and more!

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 11/18

Today's deals include 45% off New Balance Running Shoes, Swingling Hands Free Shredder $79.99, 50% off Masterbuilt Electric Smoker, and more!

Not driving your less-frugal friends crazy

A while back, I heard an interview with a guy who, troubled by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, decided the right response was to quit driving. The bit of the interview that stuck with

10 Classes to Boost Earning & Savings Power

Education is one of the best ways to improve your financial situation. Here is my list of the 10 best classes that would boost my earnings and increase my savings.

15 Low Cost Ways to Beat Stress

Emotional spending and expensive junk food binges -- budget busters -- are often triggered by stress. Here are 15 ideas for diminishing stress without spending a lot of money.

Best of Money Carnival #8 Eagle Has Landed Edition

Neil Armstrong's moon walk 40 years ago represented one of the pinnacles of human achievement. In the spirit of honoring excellence, I'm proud to present the 8th edition of the Bes

How to Travel This Holiday Season Without Getting Sick

Get where you're going without picking up any bacteriological hitchhikers by using these holiday travel precautions.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 12/16

Today's deals include 50% off cutlery, 50% off toys for boys, baby & toddler toys under $20, and more!

Best of Personal Finance: Dog Days of Summer Edition

Sell your Twitter account, lose weight and save money, learn to network (really, it helps), clear up your life in 5 minutes, couchsurf around the world, and more.

10 Habits of Financially Happy People

What's the secret to financial happiness? If you answered "More Money," guess again.

Best Money Tips: Recession Gives Rise to Bad Haircuts

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week brings a brief explanation of yard sale litigation, how the recession is bringing in some bad hair business, and the t

Should the First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit be Expanded and Extended?

The $8000 first time homebuyer's tax credit is set to expire on November 30th. This means that those who want to take advantage of this refundable credit have only a couple months

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 01/17

Today's deals include 50% off Women's Designer Boots, 50% off Hanes Men's Underwear, $5 albums, and more!

Ask the Readers: Are We Making a Comeback?

News analysts, finance gurus, and even the guy at the grocery store all have their opinions on whether this is the tail end of a painful spot in our economic history. What do you t

Join Wise Bread at the Miami Book Fair This Sunday!

Myscha and Sharon will be on hand to sign books and and answer questions. Fair also features Nobel laureates, hot novelists, rock stars, and celebrity chefs. Stop by the book signi

11 Painless Ways to Trick Yourself Into Eating Less

Invite psychology and biology to your next meal and leave more on the plate instead of around your waist.