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Best Money Tips: Money-Saving Tips People Often Forget

Today we found some great articles on money-saving tips people forget about, why you need renter's insurance, and reducing the cost of a college education.

8 Things Everyone Should Know About the Commodities Markets

From cows to coffee, billions of dollars are lost and made trading commodities. Here's what you need to know — even if you're not a trader.

How The Economic Crisis Challenges Our Financial Beliefs

As the economic crisis deepens, I'm seeing more people beginning to challenge the conventional wisdom espoused in personal finance. Given how financially difficult things have bec

Fresh Mint: 'Recession-proof' ideas make good business

It's rare for me to endorse any financial product or service, much less bigging-up an Internet destination that could divert traffic away from myself and wisebread.com but it's wor

Diva On A Budget - Living The Good Life When Your Fortune Isn't So Great

Diamonds may be a girl's best friend but in this economy, most of us are foregoing that friendship in order to make ends meet. But just because we're not rolling in the dough doesn

Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wisely: Making Intelligent Choices in America's Healthcare System

How can you be sure that your next doctor's office visit goes really well? Author and leading medical expert Dr. Davis Liu joins Wise Bread on Blog Talk Radio tonight to give advi

Frugal Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Bargain Babe

Julia Scott, aka Bargain Babe, is a classic example of someone who can balance the low-cost of frugal living with the time and effort needed to make life meaningful. Tonight’s int

4 Things You Need to Know About the Federal Reserve

You probably know that the Fed "sets" interest rates. Find out what else the nation's central bank does for you — and your money.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 11/20

Today's deals include 73% off Scotch Thermal Laminator, 50% or more off Women's Sweaters and Cashmere, 35% off Fisher-Price Toys, and more!

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Search and Destroy

It's Day Three of your plan to tackle debt reduction. Where can you trim the fat from your budget to find extra cash to direct toward debt?

Best Money Tips: Cheap Ways to Celebrate the Holiday Season

Today we found some awesome articles on free or cheap ways to celebrate the holidays, what Nelson Mandela can teach you about finances, and giving during the Christmas season.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Over $100,000 by Skipping Coffee

Today we found articles on how to make $100,000 by skipping coffee, items you should always buy at thrift stores, and easy ways to get rid of pimples.

How to Prepare a Plain Text Resume

In my last article I gave several reasons as to why you need a plain text resume to apply for jobs online. This post is a short guide to preparing your resume in plain text.

Tips and Tricks for Dealing with a Recalcitrant HMO

Most of us will, at one time or another, have to struggle with our insurance company over payment approval, referral approval, or any one of a myriad of other common issues. Here a

Best Money Tips: Secrets of Successful Side-Hustlers

Today we found some awesome articles on secrets of successful side-hustlers, tips for new taxpayers, and hacks to help keep your resolutions.

How Family Plans Can Save you TONS

Subscription plans are all the rage these days. Save even more on your subscription services by utilizing family plans.

What Is a “Value-Added Tax,” Anyway?

Probably due to the fact that my monthly health insurance premiums rose dramatically this year, and also because I am about to take a state-mandated 5% pay cut, my ears really per

Best Money Tips: Master These 15 Interview Questions

Today we found some great articles on mastering interview questions, when you will get your tax refund, and launching an online business on a budget.

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

Giving Back to Those Not Necessarily on Your Christmas List

The holidays is a time when many of the 'forgotten' in our country can use your donations of time. Here are some ideas to give this holiday season.