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What if foreigners quit lending the US so much money?

One of the bugaboos of the financial doom-and-gloom crowd is the worry that foreigners (China in particular, but also oil exporting countries in the Middle-East, and others) might

25 Painless Ways to Save $50 This Year

Little changes can add up to huge savings. From dating to driving, here are 25 painless ways to save $50 in the coming year.

Wise Bread's Guide to Valentine's Day

From great gifts to delicious food to frugal date ideas, discover Wise Bread's favorite ways to celebrate romance.

Best Money Tips: Cool Things to Do With Hotel Amenities

Today we found some fantastic articles on cool things to do with hotel amenities, free ways to say 'I love you,' and how to make an interviewer like you.

New Postal Rates Are Coming, Should You Stockpile the Forever Stamp?

The United States Postal Office will be raising their postal rates once again on May 12th, 2008. Is it time to stock up on the Forever stamp? Is this stamp that retains its value

How to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Try Something New

Trying something new can feel exhilarating — and completely terrifying. Learn how to get over your fear to do something fresh and exciting.

Trent Reznor giving away new Nine Inch Nails album

Music fans of the world, unite. The very cool Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails (or who basically IS Nine Inch Nails), is letting fans download the entire new album The Slip free at

How Credit Card Companies Prey on Your Basic Needs

Maslow's hierarchy of needs helps explain why humans react the way they do. And for credit card companies, it helps explain how to get more of your money.

Self-sufficiency, self-reliance, and freedom

Self-sufficiency is producing the actual stuff you use--your own food, your own clothes, etc. It's not a common lifestyle. Most people chose instead to follow the path of self-re

The 5 Best Sewing Machines

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, buying a new sewing machine can be a daunting task. To help simplify the decision, here are our top picks.

Debasing not just the currency

I eat lunch at a local fast-food place occasionally. My usual order runs to just over $4, so I was annoyed when I realized while walking over there yesterday that I'd forgotten to

Best Money Tips: Things Teens Should Do With Their Money

Today we found some awesome articles on things teens should do with their money, keeping your receipts in order, and planning for a new financial paradigm.

Outsourcing Your Life, and Creating New Businesses

How much is your time worth? What if you could find a way to have more quality time, less work, and possibly a higher income? Or - what if you need a new business idea, but don'

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The Costa Rica Heist (Remix) A case for T.I.

The moral of the story: Getting travel insurance doesn't hurt. Cliff Notes Are in Italics.

The Benefits of a Walkable Neighborhood

Are you able to walk to your daily necessities from where you live? Or do you drive everywhere? Discover how walkable your neighborhood is and see if you can use your car less.

9 Unexpected Benefits of Volunteering

When you help others, you help yourself, too — and often in unexpected ways. Discover ways to socialize, further your career, and more, all while giving back.

How to get rich by being evil

There are a lot of ways to become rich. Some people work hard and save their money. Some people win the lottery. Some people invent something wonderfully useful. An awful lot o

Can AirNinja Find Airfare Deals?

AirNinja is a niche tool for finding airfares. It specializes in returning the smaller budget and regional airlines large sites like Kayak.com ignore. It is a tool that could, pote

Best Money Tips: Spring-Clean Your Closet and Make Money

Today we found some awesome articles on spring cleaning your closet and making money, requesting a tax extension, and getting on the road to riches.