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Your Personnel File...at home

Your employer has (or should have) a personnel file with your name on it; should you have one also? Theoretically, you should be able to access information from your file at the of

How To Choose A Financial Planner - Yes You!

I don't care who you are. (Well, actually I do, otherwise I wouldn't be writing this). What I mean, is I don't care about your background, education, financial prowess, or absolu

10 Things I Just Won’t Do to Save Money

Turn down money-saving opportunities? Yup! One very frugal writer shares the questionable and straight-up dumb ways he won't save money.

How the subprime lending boom hurt everybody

Among the Wise Bread community, I get the sense that there's a kind of "pox on both their houses" attitude to the problems in the subprime mortgage markets. People who worked thro

The Slow Bleed: Plugging Your Financial Leaks

Don't let your finances suffer death by a thousand cuts! Learn to stop the little leaks that add up to big bucks.

5 Ways to Get Free Tech Advice Online

We’ve got 5 top resources for finding free tech advice online, and a few tips for helping you decide which tips are worthy.

For Best Results, Turn Your Kid's Pants Inside Out

Designer kids’ clothes are not cheap. And while boutique looks are adorable and all the rage for younger tots, they don’t exactly fit into our

Best Money Tips: Build a Fabulous Career Wardrobe for Less

Today we found some awesome articles on building a fabulous career wardrobe for less, choosing a community college, and retiring early.

Ask the Readers: Is Having Pets Worth the Cost?

Tell us if you think having pets is worth the cost and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Do You Go to Concerts?

Tell us whether or not you go to concerts and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Frugal DIY Cleaning Projects

Today we found some fantastic articles on money-saving cleaning projects, what to do if you’re underpaid, and great household uses for Alka-Seltzer.

Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: Do You Have a Favorite Lifehack?

Do You Have a Favorite Lifehack? Enter for a chance to win $200 in prizes!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Work Exercise Into Your Day?

Tell us how you work exercise into your day and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How My Hoarder Family Saved Christmas

Discover how one family of hoarders transitioned to a no-gift Christmas — and the amazing difference it made.

Know a homeless veteran who needs a job? Call Bill O'Reilly.

Last night, quite by accident, I found myself listening to Bill O'Reilly's "The Radio Factor." This is not a habit of mine, I left work late and don't usually

5 Ways to Save Money on Braces

Braces can be a necessary medical treatment — and they can also be exceedingly expensive. Here are five ways to blunt the sharp cost of straight teeth.

Longtime Mac Users Punished for Loyalty

I've watched other Mac lovers fall away from the True Faith, one-by-one, but I never thought it would happen to me. However, yesterday when we brought home the newest addition

Making Do With Help From Mom And Dad

Ever wonder how the person with about the same salary as you lives in a fully furnished apartment, enjoys Caribbean vacations, and is setting aside money for retirement while yo

Best Money Tips: Ways to Cut Hair Care Costs

Today we found some great articles on ways to cut hair care costs, rules for regifting, and getting the most from social security.

Hate Your Job? It Could Be Your Fault

We spend a lot of time getting to know our significant others, but we don't put nearly as much thought into choosing our jobs. Here's why we should.