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What Does It Take to Become a CFP?

Financial adviser and Certified Financial Planner are not the same thing. Jeff Rose, CFP for WiseBread.com explains what it takes to earn the CFP designation.

Frugal Transport--bicycling

Three years ago I started bicycling to work. It was a gradual thing. It took extra planning to ride--there were issues with clothing, issues with carrying stuff on the bike.

The 5 Best Freezers

Buying or making food in bulk and storing it in the freezer is one of the best ways to save money. Do it with one of these great freezer picks.

My favorite electronic gadget hacks.

As many of you may have guessed, I'm a Metacafe junkie. I love that place. It's a great resource for those "how to" videos that make life easier, cheaper and quite often, more fun. [more]

Best Money Tips: Becoming Debt Free

Today we found some fantastic articles on becoming debt free, the ten commandments of personal finance, and your guide to Obamacare.

More children hurt in Crocs-related accidents.

Some of you may recall my recent article on the inherent dangers of wearing Crocs on escalators. Well, the misery, pain and nasty injuries continue to happen. Since writing the art

10 Ways to Have a Cheaper Evening Hanging Out With Friends

Strengthen your friendship bonds without weakening your finances with these fun, cheap outings and get-togethers.

Confessions of a Former Payday Loan Junkie

Can you say “Cash in a Flash?” That’s all I was concerned about when I began financial suicide using payday loans 9 years ago. I

9 Cheap and Healthy Filler Foods

Boost the nutritional value (and the flavor) of your favorite dishes by adding these frugal, healthful fillers.

Save the Tomatoes! Autumn Tips to Prolong the Growing Season

A cold snap is predicted for the Midwestern states over the next few days. Here are a few tips for saving the good green ones from the frost.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 11/21

Today's deals include 50% off popular TV shows, 50% off boots, 40% off Crayola gifts, and more!

The 5 Best Surround Sound Speakers

If you're saving money by watching movies at home, make your home entertainment system extraordinary with these surround sound speakers.

Get enough sleep

I have a theory about sleep. My theory is this: everyone who routinely uses an alarm clock suffers from chronic sleep deprivation. Using an alarm clock a few times a year (to c

The 5 Best All-Purpose Cleaners

You don't need to buy separate products to clean your windows, tabletops, and counters. Save money and space with one of these top all-purpose cleaners.

Get Your Own Identity! What to do when Yours is Stolen

Identity theft is considered an increasing national epidemic, being the fastest growing crime in the nation. And until you discover that somebody else has stolen your identit

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 01/20

Today's great deals include 70% off Women's Designer Shoes, 50% off Men's New Balance Running Shoes, $5 Albums, and more!

Book review: In Defense of Food

The message of this book is simple: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan gives it away right at the start, so I don't feel too bad doing the sam

10 Things You're Paying Too Much for When You Travel (and How to Pay Less)

With all the hassles of travel, it's easy to get nickel and dimed. Look for these common overcharges and learn how to get the same service for less.

“If you've got an area of excellence…rich can be arranged.”

That’s part of a quote from a great Martin Scorcese movie – The Color Of Money. Certainly not in my top 10, it has Tom Cruise in it after all, but it had some sparkling dialogue fr

Best Money Tips: How to Get Promoted

Today we found some amazing articles on how to get promoted, saving $10 a day, and teaching your kids the value of money.