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Homebuyer Tax Credit Extended and Expanded

A couple months ago I wrote about the pros and cons of extending and expanding the popular first time homebuyer tax credit which was due to expire on November 30th, 2009. I wrote

How to Shop With Purpose — And Save More Money

Science proves it; retail therapy is real. Harness the power of those buy now vibes to become a real money saver.

Stock a Natural Food Pantry for Less

Most people are under the impression that, while eating natural is better, it's also more expensive. And I'll grant that, sometimes, this is true. However, while having processed f

6 Natural and Effective Ways to Change Your Brain Chemistry and Be Happier

Winter got you down? Feel happier by tricking your brain with these secrets from chemistry and psychology.

19 Frugal (And Easy) Ways to Update an Old Home

Don't drain your budget on simple upgrades to an old home. There is plenty you can do on the cheap.

Caption This Wise Bread Family Photo and Win $50!

Yup, those are my boys. Help me caption this Linsey family photo for a chance to win $50 Amazon gift certificate.

9 Techniques That Can Help You Conquer Any Fear

Fear is nothing to be afraid of. Learn to work through your fears — and reach your goals.

Uglify Your Stuff To Keep It Safe

I buy things based on how they look as well as what they do. But what attracts you to objects also attracts thieves. And so, has the time come to "uglify your stuff?"

6 Basics You Must Know Before You Start Investing

Investing seems daunting to beginners, but it doesn't have to be as complicated as it seems. Master these beginners' tricks and you'll be on your way!

Best Money Tips: September Is the Best Time to Buy These Things

Today we found articles on the best things to buy in September, habits of effective savers, and tips for the budget-conscious traveler.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 9/22, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Saving on Food! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift cards! Use #WBChat to participate!

Dealing With Debt: Credit Counselors

There are three heavily advertised ways to find help to dig out of debt: credit counseling, debt settlement and bankruptcy. Which is best? Let's find out, starting with a closer lo

9 Ways to Stop Procrastinating — NOW!

If you follow these suggestions, you can become the only person you know who doesn't procrastinate. Stop waiting, start reading, and start getting things done!

Best Money Tips: How to Enjoy Hawaii Without Going Broke

Today we found articles on ways to enjoy Hawaii without going broke, smart moves for career women this fall, and decorating ideas for a good night’s sleep.

Getting Started with Preserving: Mint Jelly

When I was little, my grandmother would can all sorts of things. She had a big garden full of produce that would wind up in jars in her pantry. With a pretty big garden of my own,

You're Wasting 1/3 of the Food You Buy — Here's How to Stop

Americans waste a third of the food the nation produces. You can buck the trend and dramatically slash your grocery bill with these simple steps.

Flashback Friday: 54 Frugal Hobbies You Should Try Immediately

A new hobby doesn't need to drain your bank account. Have fun learning a new skill for next to zero dollars!

Best Money Tips: Cleaning Tips That Can Save You Money

Today we found some great articles on cleaning tips that will save you money, awesome ways to give, and finding small appliances for cheap.

Can You Really Afford to Live in Your Dream City?

You can make that move happen — just make sure you consider these five things.

Financial Timing: How Scheduling Important Events Benefits You Financially

Are you thinking of making a big change in your life such as quitting your job or getting married? Time important decisions in your life for the best financial result.