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6 Ways to Create a Great Home Gym For Less

If your New Year’s Resolutions involve exercising a bit more, you’re not alone. While the fitness industry won’t see as big a boom as they are used to this year, there’s still lot

Investment Secrets of the Rich and Famous

Sure, celebrities have a lot more income to work with than most of us, but that doesn't mean we can't learn from their investing techniques.

6 Ways to Use Technology to Upgrade Your Career

The Internet is a boon for doing all kinds of things -- including getting a better job and/or getting paid more at your current job. Technology helps us stay connected, learn somet

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 09/11

Today's great deals include 50% off Tilly's Clearance Sale, Dresses under $50, Suits under $100, Bluetooth Headset $28, and more!

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 09/16

Today's great deals include 30% off Armani Exchange, 50% off cartoons like DuckTales and Gargoyles, 60% off Columbia Jackets & Coats for Men, and more!

On choosing temporary freedom

On one side there's your typical job. It's clearer than ever that it doesn't offer the security it once did, but it still offers some, and it offers other things--predictable inco

Stuff We Love: The MacBook Pro, a Hassle-Free Laptop

After decades of computing, a committed PC user makes the switch to a MacBook Pro — and his only regret is that he didn't make the switch sooner.

6 Solid Online Resources to Help You Find a Job

When job searching, those who have access to the best tools can keep their advantage in a tough market. Here are my favorite 6 online resources designed to help you find a job.

Best Money Tips: Tips to Save on Thanksgiving Airfare

Today we found some stellar articles on saving on Thanksgiving airfare, what to do if you win the lottery, and apps to help guide your retirement savings.

Best Money Tips: The Best Tax Moves for Fall

Today we found some fantastic articles on the best tax moves for fall, and getting off the kid-gift treadmill, an dhandling a lifestyle downgrade.

Modern companies as specialized venture capital firms

In the old days, companies actually produced stuff. They invented it, designed it, made it, marketed it, and sold it. Although there are still some companies like that, they'r

Book review: The Education of an American Dreamer by Peter G. Peterson

The Education of an American Dreamer: : How a Son of Greek Immigrants Learned His Way from a Nebraska Diner to Washington, Wall Street, and Beyond is the personal memoir of Peter G

My best posts that got no attention

A few times I've written a post that I thought was good, but that seemed to vanish into the blogosphere without a trace. On my two-year anniversary of writing for Wise Bread, I

When Something Breaks, Should You Repair or Replace?

The common line is that it's better to repair than replace, but that's not always true. Here's how to figure out what you should do when something breaks.

7 Deadly Energy Sinners: The Energy Hogs Hiding in Your Home

You'll find power guzzlers in both likely and unlikely places around your home. But by making some fairly painless changes, you can see big savings.

Elevate Your Kitchen Skills With These 5 Easy Cooking Techniques

OK, they're not as easy as "nuke-it for 30 seconds," but you'll love the results you get with these simple, and classic, cooking techniques.

The Surprisingly Easy Way to Change Your Habits and Your Life

Replacing bad habits with good ones is easier than you'd think. Here's how a Wise Bread writer turned a social media habit into a family time habit.

2014 Tax Day Freebies and Discounts

Who knew Tax Day would be filled with freebies and discounts? You do now! Make April 15 a little more fun by hitting up some of these Tax Day offers.

9 Ways to Protect Your Personal Time From Work and Be Happier

One secret of productivity is knowing when to call it a day. Enjoy more time to yourself and with family and friends by actively guarding your time with these tips.

Book Review - Buying a Home: The Missing Manual

Housing prices have dropped all across America in the past couple years, and more people are looking into buying a property instead of renting. If you are an eager house hunte