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Ask the Readers: What Was Your Childhood Dream Job?

Tell us about your childhood dream job and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Seamstress Sui Generis - Designer Amy Doan (aka Shrinkle)

Designer Amy Doan, of Shrinkle, shares on her stellar success as an eBay fashionista.

Drive across America for FREE.

  How would you like to see everything that America has to offer, with all your friends, and not pay one cent for it? Well, it's not as far-fetched as you may think. [more]

Best Money Tips: Financial Tips for Families

Today we found some great articles on financial tips for families, how to negotiate rent in your current apartment, and tips for packing work lunches.

Who Pays For the Bridesmaid Dresses When . . . ?

Figuring out who pays for the bridesmaids' dresses is tough, but depending on the situation, the rules are clear. Try this cheatsheet and good luck!

Let ‘The Sun’ In

I used to subscribe to a bunch of magazines, almost all being about a specific topic. When I moved, I cancelled each subscription… except one. ‘The Sun’ is a unique publication

Best Money Tips: Teaching Teens About Money

Today we found some fantastic articles on teaching teens about money, sticking to a budget, and actions for a real money making blog.

Renting is cheaper

Everybody has seen a rent-versus-buy analysis. Here's a different way to look at it.

How To Read Five To Ten Books Each Month, and a Special Deal For Wise Bread Readers!

I used to work very long hours, and spent many of them in my car. But despite the 14 hour days in addition to the regular chores to keep my home chugging along, I managed to read f

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Enjoy the Beach

Today we found some fantastic articles on frugal ways to enjoy the beach, deciding where to live, and networking boo-boos.

The 10 Best Pieces of Cooking Advice From Julia Child

You don't have to go far to find your inner chef. Master these evergreen cooking hacks from one of the culinary world's most inspiring women.

Best Money Tips: Happy People Do This Every Day

Today we found some great articles on the one thing happy people do every day, celebrity money mistakes you can learn from, and hidden college costs to watch out for.

Get the Most Out of Safeway's Just for U Deals

Safeway offers personalized grocery discounts with its Just for U program. If you're in the know, you can squeeze even more savings out of it.

The Benefits of Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship sounds old-fashioned, but the reality is that apprenticeships are still around, and they can be valuable career-building experiences.

Best Money Tips: How to Save Hundreds on Groceries

Today we found some great articles on tips to save hundreds on groceries, how your friends are keeping you broke, and the secret to cooking the perfect steak.

8 Reasons to Stay Calm When the Market Tanks

Panicking over the recent market downturn? Deep breaths. Your money will be okay this time, and next time, too. Here's why.

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most Cash at Your Yard Sale

Today we found a step-by-step guide for getting the most cash at your yard sale, the best places to score cheap Halloween candy, and ways to fight groggy mornings.

Why We Take on Credit Card Debt

Why some of us take on so much debt — and how others manage to avoid it so well — can seem mysterious. Discover some of the reasons.

Frequent Flier Programs for Infrequent Fliers

Use these tricks to maximize frequent flier miles and use them in creative ways to get the most benefit with the smallest credit.