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How to Buy a Digital Camera

At any price point, there are any number of camera options. Whether you're in the market for a DSLR or compact point-and-shoot, it's not about getting the best features (there are

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Common Spelling and Grammatical Errors

Spelling and grammar miscues are embarrassing and irksome — and maybe even career threatening. Trap those errors before they trip you up with a few simple tricks.

Vote for Wise Bread, JD, Jim and Lynnae For SXSW

Our panels will share tips on how your blogs can make more money and attract more readers. We've invited speakers from great blogs such as Get Rich Slowly, Being Frugal and Bargain

Dreaming of a Frugal Christmas: 6 Things You Can Make That People on Your List Will Use and Want

You know sometime in November you'll be rushing around trying to think of cheap Xmas gifts to buy or make. Why the rush? Start now with some simple fun things to make that everyone

5 Simple Ways to Fight Burnout

For most of us, we've got too many responsibilities to let burnout and disinterest sap our performance and productivity. So don't.

Learn good financial habits from your parents. Or not.

One of the big advantages that children of the middle-class and wealthy have is that they grow up in a household where a huge amount of financial knowledge is embedded in its day-t

I.O.U.S.A. the Movie - A Review One Year Later

I.O.U.S.A. is a documentary film released in late 2008 by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation that focuses on the national debt of the United States. I finally watched it this weeken

Best Money Tips: Sleeping Tips You've Never Heard

Today we found some awesome articles on sleeping tips you've never heard, reasons not to eat fast food, and things to remember when everything goes wrong.

Why Our Brains Want to Buy New Stuff, Even When We Don't Need It

Overspending on stuff you don't need is a problem for many Americans. Learn why the solution is not so simple as "spend less," and what you can actually do to help.

Bank of Mom and Dad: Could Tough Love Cure Financial Irresponsibility?

A new show named Bank of Mom and Dad just premiered on 9/30/09 on SOAPnet. This show chronicles parents who attempt to reform their financially irresponsible adult children by movi

Phishing Scams Continue to Plague Social Media Sites

Social Media networks like Facebook and Twitter are going through unprecedented growth. Unfortunately, this growth makes them a target for spammers and scammers. We break down a

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 01/29

Today's deals include Emergency AM/FM/WX Crank Radio, Kindle Romance $0.99, 60% off 14k Yellow Gold Heart Button Earrings, and more!

Best Money Tips: Alaska Doesn't Want You

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. We look at why Alaska really doesn't want you and how you can choose the right type of baby carrier for your little bundle. You'

Simple Living: Overcoming Negative Inertia

Have you ever found yourself wasting time when you know there's something you could be doing that means a lot to you? I know I find myself there all the time. What we rarely do is

25 Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes That Save Time and Money

You don't need a lot of fancy ingredients to put a flavorful meal on the table. Make dinner easy with short grocery lists and basic preparations.

Book Review: Becoming a Category of One Second Edition by Joe Calloway

In Becoming a Category of One, business consultant Joe Calloway writes about how companies can successfully beat their competition by creating their own category of business and be

5 Simple Ways to Save on Thanksgiving

Saving on Thanksgiving is simple...if you plan ahead.

This Thing You Use Every Day Is Ruining Your Productivity — and It's Not Facebook

Feeling unproductive at work? Discover what the biggest time-suck is — and how to fix it.

Job Hunting Tips for the Recently Fired (and Some for the Rest of Us, Too)

Job hunting is hard, but for those who have been fired, it's a real struggle. Here's how to put the past behind and move on with a new gig.

Make Easy Money and Learn a Thing or Two About Website Design

Finding new ways to make some extra cash are a dime a dozen. But how many of them are interesting and teach you something useful at the same time? Here is one way to make some extr