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7 Cheaper Versions of Your Favorite Products

Stop paying premium for name brands! Save big on these seven products by ignoring a fancy label.

Wise Bread giveaway: One year supply of Dove & poster signed by cast of The Women

Dove is giving one lucky Wise Bread reader a really nifty prize package: One year supply of Dove, a poster signed by the director and the all-star cast of The Women, and a pair of

10 Networking Mistakes You Shouldn't Make

Done well, networking can boost your career or business. Avoid these 10 mistakes to make the most of your connections.

7 Lessons About Money I Learned After Having Twins

Having twins can mean double trouble for your finances, but these money lessons apply to anyone with a new bundle of joy.

Money lost in money fund

For thirty years, people have treated money funds as being just as safe as a bank. On the rare occasions when money fund management made a bad investment, they've voluntarily coug

The 5 Best Parenting Books

There are practically as many child-rearing books out there as there are children. Discover which ones are worthwhile.

The 5 Best Microdermabrasion Products

Keeping your skin healthy and clear isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these microdermabrasion products and your face will always look fab.

Shadow Government Statistics - Is the government manipulating numbers to make the economy look better than it really is?

About a year ago I wrote an article about the Consumer Price Index that made some friends say that I am a conspiracy theorist, but apparently I am not alone in believing that the g

5 Things You Should Never Buy With Your Credit Card

Put that plastic away! For these six expenses, you’re better off leaving your credit card in your wallet.

Free Bare Escentuals and up to 75% off at Sephora!

I’m no brand-name makeup maven, but once in a while, I do love to splurge. If you’ve been looking for a reason to head over to Sephora.com and check out that $25 mascara you’ve be

10 Old-School Things That Make Summer SUMMER!

Remember the good ol' days of summer, when frolicking trumped responsibility? Do these 10 frugal, fun things, and you'll feel like a kid again.

Should You Set Up a Trust for Your Child?

Setting up a trust may be the right move for your family and heirs. You don't have to be a millionaire, either.

Inflation is going away for a while

For a decade, starting in the mid-1990s, the Federal Reserve kept interest rates too low and expanded the money supply too quickly. Their theory was that, as long as consumer pric

How to Be Fearless and Do What You Want

Overcoming fear sounds easy when the motivational experts advise it. Get from the scary here to the confident there with practice, planning, and a little playacting.

8 Reasons to Buy Local (Even If It Costs a Little More)

Buying local is more than just a feel-good tactic. Find out how neighborly spending can really benefit both you and your community.

Best Money Tips: Wall Street Rollercoaster

In this week's Best Money Tips roundup: the Dow keeps dropping, why now is the time to pay off your credit card, why complete and utter armageddon isn't going to happen, simplif

The 5 Best Window Air Conditioners

Staying cooled off on hot summer days isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these air conditioners and you will always be comfortably chilled.

The whole sorry mess in one picture

How much money is there in the economy to borrow? Well, if you don't have foreigners lending you large amounts of money, and you don't have central banks creating large amounts of

Best Money Tips: Save Money While in College

Today we found some great articles on ways to save money in college, the biggest money wasters, and email etiquette.

10 Fun Money Apps for Kids

"Financial literacy" may sound like a fancy adult term, but you can get your kids in on it, too, with these fun apps!