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5 Easy Recipes Perfect for the Traveling Chef

All you need is a basic, stocked kitchen and widely available ingredients to prepare these travel-friendly recipes.

Best Money Tips: NPR Explains Financial Mess in Terms the Average Joe Can Understand

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week, learn how to travel for less than you live on at home, the tricky new grocery pricing trap, 6 simple steps to create

Book Review: Personal Development for Smart People: The Conscious Pursuit of Personal Growth

Some books draw you in with mystery and suspense. Others keep you hooked with drama or intrigue. And then there are some that just manage to really hit home and make you say "Ah-ha

Best Money Tips: Ways to Handle a Cash Catastrophe

Today we found some fantastic articles on handling a cash catastrophe, saving money on textbooks, and banishing bad money habits.

17 Places to Find Investment Inspiration

Investing ideas are plentiful. Pay attention, and you'll recognize profitable possibilities wherever you are.

Going All-In: What Texas Hold 'Em Can Teach You About Investing

Poker's not just about gambling anymore! Interested in investing? Have a lot of poker know-how but not much in the world of finances? Need an excuse to play some more? Read on for

Wise Bread Hits the Internet Airwaves!

You’ve read the posts, shared in the forums, and even posted some very worthy comments. Now there’s one more way to “live large on a small budget,” and it’s available via Blog Tal

The "marriage penalty" of taxes in America - how does it affect you?

It is tax season again, and it seems that every year the tax code in America gets a little more convoluted. One thing in the tax code that has always annoyed me is something calle

Fresh Mint: 'Recession-proof' ideas make good business

It's rare for me to endorse any financial product or service, much less bigging-up an Internet destination that could divert traffic away from myself and wisebread.com but it's wor

Bestselling Author Ramit Sethi Giving Free Trip Anywhere in the US to One Lucky Wise Bread Reader

Ramit Sethi's new book I Will Teach You To Be Rich officially launched on Monday, and it is already #5 on Amazon's Bestseller List. To celebrate, Ramit is giving away one roundtrip

How will the new credit card rules affect consumers?

Today a new bill was passed by the U.S. Senate with the intent of restricting abusive practices in the credit card industry. A House bill was passed on May 12th and will be reconc

Are You a Sucker for Health Trends?

Sometimes it can be just too easy to get roped in on a miracle pill or new health fad. But is it really worth your money, or even the health risks, to invest your cash into these "

How to Save Money and Still Dress Green

Ignore the new "eco-apparel" hype. The most eco-friendly thing you can do when it comes to your clothes closet is to be a cheapskate and simply consume less

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 11/15

Today's deals include 65% off office equipment, 50% off Nicole Miller dresses, 45% off StoneDine Roasting Pan & Baking Dish set, and more!

The new normal economy

The economy is way short of full employment, so naturally, consumer spending is down. Sooner or later employment, I think, will return to normal levels. Consumer spending will re

Budgeting for Your Next Vacation: Yaycations

Here is a fun tool to help you figure out how you can save money, and then where that money can take you. It gives us a chance to dream big, and (even better) find ways to make tho

Best Money Tips: Cold Shower Edition

This week in Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup: love your money, keep it cool, ignore your mother's advice, savagely murder your debt in its sleep, stop eating so much in the

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 01/01

Today's great deals include Kindle Books $0.99, 50% off Portable Dual USB Port External Battery Charger/Power Pack, The Dark Knight Trilogy on Blu-ray $24.99, and more!

The 5 Best Chainsaws

Whether you need to trim a tree or cut up firewood, a chainsaw can help you make short work of it. Here are our picks for the five best.

Best Money Tips: How to Stop Drinking Soda

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. We've got tips to help you kick the soda habit! We’ll also share how to revive your water-damaged cell phone, why LEDs are total