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10 Investing Concepts to Ignore and 10 to Follow

New investors have a lot of advice to sift through — and it's not all good. Learn what to ignore and what to pay attention to.

Should you take a second job?

When you're strapped for cash just before the holidays, it might behoove you to remember that right now is the busiest time of the year for big box retailers, and many of them are

Entertainment Value: Start a Frugal Club

As you continue to work a full-time job, wrangle the kids, and make your money work for you, there are some sacrifices that you are making every day and you may not even realize it

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Quicken Loans Review: Competitive Rates and Good Customer Service

Is a mortgage ReFi through a bank once owned by a financial software company a wise choice? Learn from our reviewer's experience.

Book Review: Network Know-How (Win a Copy!)

Most people think of computer networks as something that IT guys and the Geek Squad are best equipped to deal with. But did you know that any home with more than one computer or w

Poverty Makes You Stupid

Whether you're short money or time, the lack impairs your ability to think clearly and find abundance. A new way of looking at scarcity may offer a way out.

Best Deals for Friday 09/27

Today's great deals include 40% off Fisher-Price toy favorites, 52% off Kids & Family Movies on Blu-ray and DVD, 50% off Toshiba Canvio Portable Hard Drives, and more!

How to Survive (And Perhaps Thrive) On a Teacher's Salary

In today’s economic climate, many people would be grateful to have any kind of salary, but it’s a fact that many teachers and other service professionals have always been strugglin

How do you spend money to save time?

It's a — pardon the expression — timeless saying: "You can always make more money, but you can't make more time." The staunch followup to that tends to be that you can make better

Best Money Tips: Personal Finance Tips for Forgetful People

Today we found some fantastic articles on personal finance tips for forgetful people, coping with job loss, and networking without breaking the bank.

Down-To-Earth Financial Advice From A Mountain-Climbing Adviser

I just finished reading The New Coffeehouse Investor by financial adviser Bill Schultheis. He's an index-fund investor and discusses his rationale for investing in non-managed fund

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 11/01

Today's deals include $400 off 12-Piece Cuisinart MultiClad Pro Cookware Set, 70% off Women's Ros Hommerson Footwear, 60% off Auto Diagnostic Tools, and more!

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 11/07

Today's deals include SINGER Fashion Mate Sewing Machine, 30% off Disney Plane Toys, Boho Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, and more!

How Online Job Boards Can Actually Help A Job Search

There was a brief period, before the last recession, when my career-services clients actually found jobs on online job boards. They’d post resumes, and interview requests and job o

Why Your Boss Should Let You Screw Around on the Internet

The next time your boss catches you reading Wise Bread, share a link to this post. Your "slacking" may actually add to the company's bottom line.

5 Ways to Handle a Forced Early Retirement

When you're forced to exit the workforce early, it can throw a serious wrench in your retirement plans. Here's how to handle it.

How Old Were You When You Started Saving? (Answer and Win!)

Share your savings experiences, and be entered to win one of two $10 Amazon Gift Cards and one of 6 prize packs from FeedThePig.org! To enter our Trivia Tuesday giveaway, simply a

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways To Lower Vet Costs

Today we found some great articles on simple ways to lower vet costs, financial rules every 30-year-old should know, and the worst holiday gifts.

3 Great Home Gadgets That Can Save You Real Money

Put your home on autopilot with these three gadgets, and watch the savings roll in all year long.