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Are you sane?

Back in the days before science and modern medicine made their contributions to the field of mental health, sanity was a pretty arbitrary thing. Even in those dark days, though, i

Did Russia launch Denial of Service Attacks against Georgia?

At 3:00 am Saturday morning I tried accessing Georgia's main government and presidential websites and received a "network timed out" message. I confirmed with Siteuptime that the

Three Quirky Search Tools to Help You Get Results

Has Google left you wanting? Do you dig fresh search results? Looking for a unique interface to interact with? Maybe one of my three new favorite search tools can give you a lif

What your house is really worth

There are several things you can do with a house that you own. During the housing boom, most of the attention was focused on two of those things: You could sell it, or you could

Best Money Tips: Save on Your Rental Car

Today we found some great articles on saving on your rental car, overcoming newlywed challenges, and summer jobs for kids.

My Poverty-Fighting Superheroes

You never know -- your mild-mannered neighbor, co-worker, or long-time buddy may be a hero in the battle against poverty. He might prepare meals for the homeless; she might tutor a

Best Money Tips: 4th of July Deals

Today we found some stellar articles on 4th of July Deals, saving money when shopping on Amazon, and beating the heat without beating your wallet.

Funding your 401(k) when you're in debt

If there are two pieces of financial advice that get hammered more often than any others, they're "Get out of debt" and "Put enough in your 401(k) to get any corporate match." Wi

Best Money Tips: Cheap Nights Out With Your Family

Today we found some stellar articles on cheap nights out with your family, winning interviews, and avoiding a garage sale letdown.

Get Help Renovating Your Home With an FHA 203(k) Mortgage

The FHA 203(k) home renovation mortgage is an excellent option for purchasing and renovating a fixer-upper.

Making a good and memorable first impression.

As a professional ad man, I'm ashamed to say that I'm really not good at advertising, well, me. That goes double in social situations. I never know where to stand, how to eat, how

Quick and Dirty Skin Care for Men: How Grandpa Used to Do It

Back in the day, careful personal grooming was manly. Get reacquainted with the simple skin care rites of our forefathers and look and feel younger, too.

Sleep Better With Calming Words

For a better's night's sleep, try goal priming to unleash the power of your unconscious.

HP Wireless All-in-One Photosmart Printer Review & Giveaway

HP and BlogHer sent us two Wireless All-in-One Photosmart printers -- one to review, one to giveaway. My quick review: this printer is noisy, but makes up for it with wireless pri

How Many Will Lose Money on Those "Frugal" Gardens This Year?

As the economy falters, gardening looks better than ever this spring. But as the daughter of a veteran gardener, I've seen too much heartache to believe seed companies' promises of

Foraging for Food: The Hunt For The Wild Mushroom

It’s early May, and the river bottom is full of new life. Not just rabbits, snakes, and chicks, but also brand new morel mushrooms. This tasty treat is as much fun to find as it

6 C's to Keep You Frugal While Shopping

When you prepare to go on a shopping trip, there are 6 things that you should equip yourself with before heading out.

Are You Doing Bad Things with Your Money?

Today my middle son hit my youngest son in the face with a Ziploc bag full of pennies. It was premeditated, and as I burst into the dining room to sort it all out, I found myself

Ways to Make Extra Money: Share Your Tip to Win $10

Answer our Tuesday Trivia for a chance to win $10. Post in the comments, tweet your answer to @wisebread, or write a blog post to win 1 of 2 Amazon gift cards. (Then listen live t

Rebel with a Cause: ING Direct CEO Arkadi Kulhmann Talks Shop

According to Arkadi Kuhlmann, CEO and President of ING Direct and author of "The Orange Code: How ING Direct Succeeded by Being a Rebel with a Cause", credit cards are the opium of