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The "one big lump" theory of your money

Don't get confused by the way your money's divided up. It might be split up into IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s, 529 plans, and annuities. Separately from that, it might be invested in d

Best Money Tips: How to Retire Early

Today we found some stellar articles on how to retire early, ways to keep your security deposit, and how to get free prescription drugs.

Free download of Suze Orman's latest book: 2009 Action Plan

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10 Smart Things to Do With Leftover Easter Goodies

The Easter Bunny brings a wealth of knick-knacks and treats. Stuck wondering what to do with those goodies post-Sunday? Repurpose them!

Need a job? Apply to become a Census enumerator

The Census Bureau produces an important set of demographics data about the United States every ten years. The 2010 Census is coming up soon and the Bureau is hiring thousands of t

Best Money Tips: 20+ Small Ways to Pay It Forward

Today we found helpful articles on small ways to pay it forward, things to throw away right now, and DIY reusable beeswax wraps that keep your food fresh and safe.

10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Credit Card Offer

It feels like we toss out unsolicited credit card offers every day. But what about when you actually want to accept one?

Help End Hunger, Get Kindled, and 3 More Positive Web Tips You Should Know About

There are days when little bits of good news can help undercut the bad. With a recent initiative by Tyson to end hunger, a new super-groovy Kindle-esque iPhone app, and a killer c

A Money Resource Book: The Finish Rich Dictionary (Book Review)

David Bach's latest book is a go-to resource that will keep you coming back for pearls of financial wisdom.

Best of Personal Finance: Credit Where Credit Is Due Edition

Credit cards are fun for the whole family, until the bills start rolling in and you are expected to hand over your hard-earned money for the stuff you bought on plastic. In this we

15 Things You Can Do With a Credit Card Besides Buy Stuff

The plastic in your wallet is so much more than just a one-trick spending pony. Find out how to really put your credit to work.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 10/30

Today's great deals include Mivizu In-Ear Noise Reduction Earphones $5, Canon PowerShot A2500 $85, Epson Wireless All-in-One Printer $100, and more!

Online Savings Account Face-Off: Ally Bank vs Capital One 360

You know you should be saving more, even in this age of low saving account interest rates. Find out which of these two leading online banks is right for you.

Is It Still Smart to Buy an Electric Car While Gas Prices Are Low?

Hybrid and electric cars are facing a bit of dilemma — are rock-bottom gas prices reducing their value?

Cheap and Easy Repairs for Wardrobe Malfunctions

At work, parties or other formal occasions, wardrobe malfunctions can be expensive. Sudden downpours, popped buttons and scuffed shoes can lead to quick-fix shopping sprees or expe

10 Cool Tool Gifts for Fixer Uppers

For the DIYer nothing brings holiday cheer as well as the right tool for the job. Find it in this collection of gifts that get 'er done.

8 Money Lessons I Learned Selling Office Supplies

Working at an office supply superstore teaches more than just the price of pens. Find out what one Wise Bread writer learned during a first summer job.

Phishing Scams Continue to Plague Social Media Sites

Social Media networks like Facebook and Twitter are going through unprecedented growth. Unfortunately, this growth makes them a target for spammers and scammers. We break down a

Simple Living: Overcoming Negative Inertia

Have you ever found yourself wasting time when you know there's something you could be doing that means a lot to you? I know I find myself there all the time. What we rarely do is

37 Hidden Travel Fees You've Probably Paid But Shouldn't Have

On your next trip, keep your wallet and your calculator close, and carry this list to help you spot the hidden fees on everything from water to Wi-Fi.