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5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 01/04

Today's deals include 70% off 10K White Gold Diamond Heart Pendant Necklace, 70% off date night dresses, Women's Boots Under $50, and more!

Super Sports Gear for Less

Itching to hit the woods, but don’t have the right gear for it? Worried about being decked out in low priced (and low quality gear)? There’s nothing worse than freezing on the slop

Why the Affordable Home Really Isn't

I've taken a look at home affordability calculators that are available from many reputable sites offering personal finance advice. "Affordability" is based on bank lending guidelin

Beyond Tuition: Helping Out With College Expenses

My sister starts college this spring and I've been thinking about options for helping her out with her expenses beyond tuition. While I'd love to be able to just cover all her cost

6 Savvy Strategies to Ward Away College Hunger and Avoid Overspending

Back in 1996, I was a partial scholarship private college student with the “gold” meal plan. Despite having access to food almost anytime I wanted, I often went hungry. Why? I was

How to Get Someone to Accept Your LinkedIn Invitation

You really can add professional acquaintances to your network, even if you've never met. Here's how.

The 5 Hardest-to-Kill Houseplants

No matter how black your thumb, these hardy indoor growers will keep green whatever the level of inattention and neglect you care to give them.

Best Money Tips: What You Need to Know About Social Security

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you just about everything you need to know about Social Security, how to eat well on a poor man's budget, and wha

Best Money Tips: Financial Commandments for Your 30s

Today we found some amazing articles on financial commandments for your 30s, saving on summer travel, and improving your home.

7 Mobile Apps to Inspire Positive Thinking

Join us on this journey to find the upbeat in the every day, as we share 7 apps designed to help you keep your chin up and your spirits bright!

8 Cheap Ways to Continue Your Education Without Going Back to School

Getting smarter has never been easier or more affordable. Discover the cheap educational opportunities awaiting you on the other side of a mouse-click.

Ask the Readers: What Makes You a Cheapskate?

We want to know what qualifies you as a "cheapskate". Are you horrifying in your money-saving ways? Or do you pinch your pennies with finesse and class? Let us know wh

If You're Traveling With These 8 Things, You're Overpacking

The lighter you travel, the farther you can go! The next time you're packing for a trip, be sure to leave these unnecessaries behind.

A Lot of People Don't Understand What Money Really Is — Do You?

What you think money is says a lot about who you are now, and who you might be tomorrow. What does "money" mean to you?

How to Save Money on Travel With an Awesome Group Vacation

A fun vacation with a big group is a cost saver, but also a challenge. Avoid some planning and organization mistakes with these tips and tools.

6 Things You Need to Know Before You Book an All-Inclusive Vacation

If your idea of a relaxing vacation involves carefree afternoons spent poolside, an all-inclusive resort may be right for you. Here's what you need to know.

What Dreams Mean About Personal Finance

Until recently, it had never occurred to me that dreams could offer insights into financial and career dilemmas. Then I had a dream that revealed a financial fear, and finally di

Prizes and Freebies from CoupSmart for the iPhone

This week, I discovered a new iPhone app called CoupSmart when a reader alerted me to the fact that they had won $200 just for using it. Here’s the scoop for anyone else who’s int

The Key to Frugality: Avoid the Fear Tax

Learn how to eliminate purchases made out of fear by asking yourself two simple questions.

How to Stop a Baby From Crying

When a baby is crying and nothing seems to calm her down, try to trigger the "calming reflex." Developed by a Dr. Karp, it can turn off a baby's cries in a few seconds.