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5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 10/09

Today's great deals include 50% off Halloween costumes for boys, Spooky children's books under $10, Sennheiser CX 280 High Performance earbuds $19.95, and more!

Should you skip a mortgage payment to get a bank's attention?

The Obama administration announced a foreclosure prevention and mortgage reduction program about two months ago, and as of April less than 1000 loans have been refinanced under th

Reverse engineer the best time of your life

Everybody has a "best time" of their life. Maybe it was the summer you spent hiking the Appalachian trail, or a semester abroad during college, or the second half of the first yea

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 10/23

Today's great deals include Plantronics M50 Bluetooth headset, Peanuts Deluxe Holiday Collection Blu ray, Skechers Shoes, and more!

The Lazy Environmentalist Teaches Us to Be Green (with little to no effort)

I’m all for living a cleaner, more sustainable lifestyle, but at what cost? If it takes an unusually large amount of money or a time commitment that I just can’t make, you can mos

The 5 Best Blu-ray Players

Watch amazing-looking movies at home with one of these five excellent and affordable Blu-ray players.

New Credit Card Legislation Buzz: An Interview with Wall Street Journal’s Mary Pilon

The AP just announced that new credit card rules have passed legislation and are headed to President Obama for final approval. Much speculation can be made on how this new set of

The 5 Best Dishwashing Detergents

If you're sick of water spots and grime that just won't come off, switch to one of these great dish detergents.

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 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 11/25

Today's deals include 55% off Cuisinart 5-1 Griddler, Kindle books $3.99, 50% off Men's Cold Weather Gloves, and more!

I Won't Eat or Spend While Standing Up

When we make big purchases or large financial commitments -- a car, a home, college tuition -- at some point in that process, we actually have to sit down. Why don't do we do that

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 12/04

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Free Databases and Manuals at Public Libraries

Your library's online portal is filled with valuable resources that could save time and money. Free car repair manuals, do-it-yourself roof repair guides and language lessons are a

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 12/10

Today's deals include 40% off 12 inch Cast Iron Skillet, 49% off All-American Pressure Cooker/Canner, 85% off Kindle books, and more!

Best of Personal Finance: Solar Eclipse/Moon Landing Edition

Between the moon landing (fake! It was filmed in Nevada!) anniversary, a recent solar eclipse, and amateur astronomers discovering huge craters on Jupiter, your mind may have been

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.

Recession Journal Part III: How Low Can We Go and When Will We Get There?

In order for the economy to turn around it has to hit what so many investment experts and economic forecasters call the "bottom," but what is it, this bottom, what does it look lik

7 Personal Finance Lessons From Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen's music speaks to the trials and tribulations of common folk — often including some hard lessons about money.

Wise Bread Bloggers Open Mike Thread

This is our monthly "open mike" thread for our bloggers. We'll share our projects, passions, family photos, and other interesting news from our lives. This is your chance to get

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Life Simple Again

Today we found some great articles on ways to make life simple again, items in your house you can use as pet toys, and what kinds of insurance you really need.