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7 Soda Alternatives That Won't Bust Your Wallet — Or Your Waistline

Say "See ya" to your soda habit with these infinitely healthier (and much cheaper!) alternatives.

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

Boost Your Creativity: 9 Surprising Ways to Generate New Ideas

If you need some fresh ideas, find them with these simple tricks that unleash your brain's creative potential.

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Use the 80/20 Rule to Maximize Your Financial Opportunities

Stocks, bonds, insurance, retirement — where should you focus your limited personal finance resources? Use the 80/20 to find the solution.

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Best Money Tips: 100+ Things to Do Before You Die

Today we found some great articles on things to do before you die, getting the best deal on an engagement ring, and reducing the cost of your commute.

Tips and Tricks for Dealing with a Recalcitrant HMO

Most of us will, at one time or another, have to struggle with our insurance company over payment approval, referral approval, or any one of a myriad of other common issues. Here a

Best Money Tips: Secrets of Successful Side-Hustlers

Today we found some awesome articles on secrets of successful side-hustlers, tips for new taxpayers, and hacks to help keep your resolutions.

11 Things You Can Do on Your Lunch Break to Change Your Life

After you finish stuffing your face at your desk, instead of returning to work (or Facebook), spend a few minutes focused on improving you.

Ask the Readers: Do Gift Cards Make a Good Gift?

What do you think? Are gift cards a cop-out or the perfect present for picky people? Do you find that they make the process of gifting easier? Would you prefer to receive one?

What Is a “Value-Added Tax,” Anyway?

Probably due to the fact that my monthly health insurance premiums rose dramatically this year, and also because I am about to take a state-mandated 5% pay cut, my ears really per

Best Money Tips: Master These 15 Interview Questions

Today we found some great articles on mastering interview questions, when you will get your tax refund, and launching an online business on a budget.

Homebuyer Tax Credit Extended and Expanded

A couple months ago I wrote about the pros and cons of extending and expanding the popular first time homebuyer tax credit which was due to expire on November 30th, 2009. I wrote

Stock a Natural Food Pantry for Less

Most people are under the impression that, while eating natural is better, it's also more expensive. And I'll grant that, sometimes, this is true. However, while having processed f

Giving Back to Those Not Necessarily on Your Christmas List

The holidays is a time when many of the 'forgotten' in our country can use your donations of time. Here are some ideas to give this holiday season.

8 Ways to Improve Your Career, Get Ahead, and Become Upwardly Mobile

Wanna get ahead? Wanting is just the beginning — these are the steps to take to actually start moving up.

Book Review: Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money with Your Honey

It has been reported over and over that money is the number one cause of conflict and stress in relationships. This is precisely the reason authors Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar

6 Natural and Effective Ways to Change Your Brain Chemistry and Be Happier

Winter got you down? Feel happier by tricking your brain with these secrets from chemistry and psychology.