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Things You Must Know to Protect Yourself in an Auto Accident

Don't make an auto accident worse by causing more harm — whether to you, or to your insurance rates. Here's how to prepare for an accident, and what to do after.

How Debt Fools People

People who have a natural aversion to debt often wonder how some people get themselves into such terrible problems with debt. Don't they know how much it costs? Don't they understa

50 Smart Things to Do With Your Tax Refund

The average American's tax refund is about $3000. Here are 50 ways to put it to better-than-average use.

Book Review: Complicit - How Greed and Collusion Made the Credit Crisis Unstoppable

This week a government committee is investigating the cause of the financial crisis by interrogating bank titans what exactly went wrong. Complicit: How Greed and Collusion Made th

This Is How to Pick the Best Cookware for Your Needs

With so many cookware choices it's hard to know what's best for each style, recipe, or method. Here's how to decide between cast iron, copper, aluminum, and more.

When Should You Get a Vacation Rental Instead of a Hotel?

With the growth of sites like Airbnb, more travelers are choosing to stay in room and house rentals rather than hotels. Learn how it can save you money.

The New Frugality: Consume Less, Save More, Live Better

Last week on Patt Morrison I heard Chris Farrell talking about "The New Frugality" and the trend towards a sustainable lifestyle. I felt this topic was extremely relevant for us at

14 Ways to Retire Early

While retirement itself may seem an impossible dream, with good planning and aggressive saving, you may be able to actually retire — early.

This Is How You Speed Up Your Morning Routine (and Get More Sleep)

Get all of your sleep cycles in by creating a fast and efficient morning routine that leaves you more time to snooze.

Being Happier Through...Botox?

At age 33, I've had Botox injected between my eyebrows to eliminate an annoying frown line. It turns out that it makes me happier, and there is science behind it.

6 Rules of Creating a Powerfully Productive Workspace

The key to productivity may be a well-designed workspace. Learn how to set up your cubicle or office so it works for you.

Best of Personal Finance Roundup: How to Sew a Button On Correctly

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we give you the skills to sew on a button, kill some cockroaches, or make a better breakfast!

5 Great Ways to Network That Don't Feel Sleazy

Referrals and facetime are great ways to land new clients (or a new job) — but you don't have to be a phony. Put yourself out there with these tips!

Please Join Wise Bread at SXSW 2010!

Wise Bread is hosting a SXSW session on Blogger Credibility and you're all invited. You'll see plenty of bloggers you know (Adam Baker, Thursday Bram, GeekMommy, Wise Bread founder

Live Where the Water Tastes Good

I've lived places where the water tasted good, and a few where it didn't. If you don't like the water where you live, you're all too likely to start buying bottled water or investi

10 Surprising Things That Lower the Value of a Home

These value-sapping home features are the opposite of "selling points." Does your home (or the one you're thinking of buying) have them?

New App Ondot Is a Remote Control for Your Credit Card

Save money and protect your credit card from fraud with Ondot's new Card Control app.

25 Dumb Habits That Are Keeping You in Debt

Struggling with debt? It's probably because you've made one (or more!) of these money behaviors a bad habit. Learn what they are and how you can change.

9 Great Cities for Job Seekers

Looking for a job? Move to one of these awesome cities that have low unemployment and lots of other great perks.

Pack Up Your House: Tips for Saving Money (and Sanity) on a Move

Moving can be overwhelming and more costly than you can imagine if you are unprepared. Here are some tips to keep in mind to make your move more efficient and more cost-consciou