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Book Review: Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel

Phil Villarreal's new book is hilarious. Seriously, his snarky wit will cause many laugh out loud moments — not something you want to be reading during a conference call or in a pu

Forgiven Debt Isn't Really Forgiven At All

Thinking of settling that debt with your credit card companies? You might want to think again. While debt settlement offers can be very attractive, there's often a nasty little sur

You Are Lying to Yourself About Your Money

Most of us agree that other people fail at personal finance, but we think our own finances are fine. That's the first of many lies we tell about our money.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Get a Cheap Gym Membership

Today we found some fantastic articles on getting a cheap gym membership, cutting your wedding bill, and things you should and shouldn't buy at Whole Foods.

The Secret to Great Decision Making Is Forgetting

Good decisions require confident decision-makers. Learn how to let go of the bad decisions you made yesterday, so you can make good decisions tomorrow.

20 Snacks That Will Keep You Energized Through the Day

Power through the mid-morning slump and afternoon doldrums with a healthful handful of these nutritious, energy-rich snacks.

Best Money Tips: Get a Second Job and Quit Whining About Debt?

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share the best way to get out of debt, 15 ways to slash retirement spending, and how to make wallpaper decals!

Best of Personal Finance Roundup: How to Be a Cheap Drunk with Taste

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we spill some tips for sipping wine and other spirits for a little less than what you'd expect. Plus, we share the

Commission Free ETFs: A Great Option for Cost Conscious Investors

ETF stands for Exchange Traded Funds. Recently several major brokerages have started to offer their ETFs without a trading commission, and this is great news for those who are j

9 Ways to Invest in Yourself

Take the time — and the money — to improve and maintain your own best asset: you! After all, you're the only you you have.

5 Tips for Using the Internet at Work

Using the Internet for personal reasons at work? Just don't be a moron about it, and follow these tips to keep the privilege.

3 Reasons to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Today

One more cookie? January 1st is when you’ll diet. Buy another gift? You’ll budget better next year. Here's why you shouldn't wait until 2011 to start working on your goals.

Okay, I’m Plugged In: But What If I Don’t Want to Be?

Social media has become a viable means for marketing businesses and making connections with customers. But what if you don’t want to be plugged in all the time? What if you just

Best Money Tips: Could Your Job Be Outsourced?

Today, we share how you can tell if your job could be outsourced, ways clean with a banana skin or a coffee filter, and pointers on the art of negotiation.

The 2-Pronged Strategy for Postrecession Success

What strategies can businesses use to help them survive a recession with enough health to thrive when times get better?

Best Money Tips: Tax Tips for Your 2010 Return

Today we found some awesome articles on tax tips for your 2010 return, personal finance tips to teach your kids, and ways to stay positive during your job hunt.

10 Ways that Football Season Can Blitz Your Finances

We're well into football season — how's your budget holding up to the blitz of advertising, fantasy football, and afternoons at the sports bar?

Cheap Smartphones: Which Ones Are Worth It?

Think getting a smartphone means shelling out hundreds of dollars? Nope. Check out the new crop of inexpensive, well-functioning smartphones.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Laugh More

Today we found some awesome articles on how to laugh more, how to save money on gift cards, and tips for saving money right now.

Dealing With and Understanding Migraine Headaches

Migraines can be completely debilitating. Learn about common triggers (and how to avoid them) and home remedies for easing pain.