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Social Security Is Not a Ponzi Scheme

Once again, people are comparing Social Security to a Ponzi scheme. That's a bogus comparison. Here's why.

Throw an Awesome Potluck Dinner With These 6 Easy Tricks

You don't have to break the bank to throw an awesome dinner party. Throw the ultimate potluck by staying organized and minding your spend.

From Clutter to Clean: Make Your Desk Awesome

If things feel out of control, you can find your center in an unlikely place — the office. Destress and declutter your life, starting at your desk.

Restore your notebook battery quickly and cheaply.

In this short video, a tech-savvy guy shows you how to remove the dead cells, replace them and do a little light soldering.

My Personal Productivity Rules...What Are Yours?

What's the best way to get more productive? Your way. Here's my list of personal productivity rules, a starting point for you to figure out your own.

5 Exotic Yoga Retreats Anyone Can Afford

Limber up for a relaxing vacation at one of these exotic yoga retreats.

5 Ways to Make Your Boss Love You

Figuring out how to interact with your boss can be difficult, especially in a new job. Follow these suggestions to make your supervisor adore you.

Who Moved My Stuff?

If you ever want to take stock of all that you’ve worked hard to purchase over time, and how much stuff you think you need to hang on to, go through each and every possession you own and decide what to keep and what to sell, or give away. [more]

Best Money Tips: 22 Clever New Uses for Your Tools

Today we found some great articles clever new uses for your tools, reasons why you’re addicted to Facebook, and ways that decluttering will improve your health.

“Avoid These Fast Food Items,” Say Fast Food Employees

A collection of former and current fast food employees recently shared their "do not eats" — here are some of the highlights.

Don't Let Bedbugs Take a Bite Out of Your Next Thrift Store Deal

If you're not careful, a great deal on a used chair might cost you thousands in bedbug extermination costs. Here's what to watch out for.

The World's 5 Most Posh Hostels

Gone are days when Hostel meant "dank crash-pad for young travelers." Behold the Poshtel.

School Bookstores Can't Afford Cheap Textbooks

I'm taking just one course this semester, with just one reasonably priced textbook. According to the back cover, the price was $29.95, but that isn't the price I paid. I pu

Ask the Readers: How Do You Define Financial Success?

Tell us how you define financial success and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

What Helped You Become Financially Aware?

Our histories shape who we are, including how we manage money. What early experiences helped you become the financial person you are today?

Ace Your Next Performance Review With These 7 Tricks

If you're nervous about that upcoming performance review, here's how to make sure you get glowing feedback.

The Bailbondsman Approach: Why Some Of Us Stay Broke

The government is letting people think that it's okay to make bad choices. The Treasury is rewarding bad behavior and the consumer is learning nothing except to keep up the

How Wisebread helped me get 45mpg out of my 28mpg car.

There have been several great articles written by my fellow Wisebread writers on gas efficient driving , slowing down and hypermiling . I think the sign of a good blog is that we

8 Things to Wait Until After Christmas to Buy

Sure, Black Friday gets all the big discount hype, but the deals post-Christmas can't be beat!

Who Should Pay for the First Date?

If you're dating, the rules of who pays the first time you meet can get murky. One writer clarifies the situation (hint: always bring your wallet).