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10 Classes That Can Pay for Themselves

Want to learn something new — and invest in your future? From crafting to business, these great classes have the potential to pay for themselves.

Personal Finance Lessons from Online Adventure Game (RuneScape)

A friend shared with me some strategies he's learned for playing RuneScape. Can these strategies be applied to personal finance? Let's see.

The core rate is not an evil conspiracy

The Consumer Price Index was released today, showing prices were up 0.3% last month and up 2.8% from a year ago. The same report also includes the so-called core rate, which exclu

Best Money Tips: Retirement Questions People Forget to Ask

Today we found some stellar articles on important (but often forgotten) retirement questions, easy part-time jobs, and work-life balance tips.

The Quiet Millionaire: Parts 4 & 5 - Building Your Net Worth

In The Quiet Millionaire, author and Certified Financial Planner Brett Wilder gives common-sense advice on how to build net worth: “Your goal should be to make the value of what yo

Make Your Hobby Pay Its Way

Hobbies generally end up in the expense category. Depending on the hobby, you may be paying for equipment, supplies, books and magazines, classes, training--the list goes on.

Scammers Stole All of My Grandma's Money

The trouble started innocently enough. For as long as I can remember, Grandma bought a lottery ticket each and every week. She promised us, her children and grandchildren, that whe

Best Money Tips: 51 Places to Find Coupons

Today we found some great articles on where to find coupons, how to start each workday right, and easy ways to make extra money.

From Sweet Tea to Chai: Delicious Homemade Tea Recipes

Hot or cold, tea is a remarkably versatile beverage. Whether simple or fancy, hot or cold, discover 10 delicious and frugal ways to enjoy tea.

The World's 5 Most Posh Hostels

Gone are days when Hostel meant "dank crash-pad for young travelers." Behold the Poshtel.

Preparing Financially for a Natural Disaster

Hurricane Sandy's devastation served as an important reminder for many — when it comes to emergency planning, you need an emergency financial plan too.

10 Frugal Tips You Haven’t Already Heard

Whether you're a frugal newbie or a pro, check out these money-saving suggestions you might not have heard before.

10 Newborn Costs That Took Me by Surprise

Welcoming a bundle of joy into your home also means welcoming new expenses. Here are 10 you might not have prepared for.

The story of a guy with Downs Syndrome, some grocery bags and an idea straight from the heart.

Something I have often heard from teachers, mentors and my own parents is the following phrase: “Be the best at what you do, whatever you do.” It’s a lesson I have tried to live up

Best Money Tips: How to Eat Healthy and Inexpensively

Today we found some great articles on eating healthy and inexpensively, ways for teens to make money, and ideas for cheap holiday fun!

Best Money Tips: Factors That Can Raise Your Insurance Premiums

Today we found some stellar articles on factors that can raise your insurance premiums, buying high-quality low-priced furniture, and living frugal but looking rich.

10 Ways to Acquire Cheap Formal Wear

You can be cheap without looking cheap — just follow this guide to finding inexpensive, great-looking tuxes and gowns.

Why Would Anyone Pay Mortgages With Credit Cards?

Today I received an email that advertised a program where you can earn rewards by paying your mortgage with a credit card. There are many reasons why this is a bad idea.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in April

If you want to spend some of your tax refund, get your money's worth by reviewing the deals in this month's What to Buy.

Wise Bread Spotlight: List of Top Personal Finance Blogs by Women

To help women bloggers network with each other, we are starting a series of discussions in our Bloggers Forum focusing on female personal finance bloggers and special blogging chal