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The Cost of Meat—The Market Demand Argument

This continues from "The Cost of Meat—Too High To Pay." The Market Demand Argument describes the power consumers have to change policies. [more]

Why Retirees Are Using Annuities Instead of Early Social Security

Many senior citizens have become more interested in how annuities can fulfill their retirement investment goals.

$7 off of Crest Whitestrips

Whitening your teeth is not cheap. I've never had the dentist whiten my chompers, but I have used Crest Whitestrips, and they worked pretty darn well. They were also pretty darn expensive (around $30 or so). [more]

Teaching Children About the "Other" December Holidays

By teaching our children about the "other" December holidays, we can help them to learn about cultures and traditions that are different from their own.

The Case for Not Tweaking Your Resume

You've written, edited, and polished your resume. It's taken hours, days, or even weeks and now you're ready to start distributing the resume to potential employers. Should you sti

Get Help With Your Underwater Bank of America Mortgage

Bank of America is forgiving up to $100,000 in mortgage principal for select borrowers. Find out if you qualify for this new program.

What to Do Before Moving in With Someone

Moving in with someone, whether partner or a roommate, can be exciting — and financially rocky. Follow this guide to ensure your finances are protected.

Let ‘The Sun’ In

I used to subscribe to a bunch of magazines, almost all being about a specific topic. When I moved, I cancelled each subscription… except one. ‘The Sun’ is a unique publication

High tech for mass transit

The local bus company where I live has started providing a bunch of high-tech aids to riders. The coolest one is sophisticated trip planning. In a web browser, enter your starting point, desired destination, and departure time. [more]

Best Money Tips: 10 Car Shopping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Today we found some awesome articles on car shopping mistakes and how to avoid them, saving for retirement, and steps to great finances.

Alcohol is good for your heart

After quitting smoking, having one or two drinks a day is the best single thing you can do for your cardiovascular health. [more]

Throwing out your own trash

Businesses, especially big businesses, try constantly to shift work from their paid staff to their customers. It's one of the major trends in business today. Customers are willing to do the work when it saves them money or saves them time. [more]

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in March

Does "in like a lion and out like a lamb" apply to shopping? Discover the best and worst things to buy in March.

How to See the Summer's Blockbuster Movies Without Breaking the Bank

Seeing summer movies is a great way to be entertained and beat the heat. But going to the theater can be crazy pricey — unless you save with these deals.

9 Fun Activities to Help You Tighten Up Your Work Skills

Want to improve your resume and general workplace awesomeness? Try taking on one of these fun (and surprisingly useful) activities.

Renting is cheaper

Everybody has seen a rent-versus-buy analysis. Here's a different way to look at it.

Best Money Tips: Save BIG on Traveling This Summer

Today we found some awesome articles on saving big on traveling this summer, making the most of unused gift cards, and how recent grads can land jobs.

How To Read Five To Ten Books Each Month, and a Special Deal For Wise Bread Readers!

I used to work very long hours, and spent many of them in my car. But despite the 14 hour days in addition to the regular chores to keep my home chugging along, I managed to read f

8 Ways to Stay Upbeat on Your Job Hunt

Searching for a new job can be disheartening — stay positive and productive with these great tips.

What did your parents teach you about money?

Ask the readers: What did your parents teach you about money? Did they give you words of wisdom or did they teach you by example? How did their views affect your perception of fin