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Lentil Love: How to Sex Up a Simple Staple and Save

Let's face it. Lentils aren't usually a food that folks write love songs about, at least in this country. But for price and nutrition, they're pretty tough to beat. Bonus? They don

Cooking Fumes Are Bad For Your Health

Poor ventilation in our kitchens has many of us breathing really dirty air. If a new range hood and fan are not in the budget, protect yourself with some common sense precautions.

Does Your Kid Need an IRA?

Ready to give your child a mega financial jumpstart? Consider opening them a Roth IRA.

Suze Orman Tells Us To Pay ONLY The Minimum On Credit Cards. Wait, What?!

You’re not seeing things. This is not an April Fool’s gag (although if I’d written this last year it would have been). No, this is Suze Orman’s latest advice and it is a complete 1

JP Monkey Reusable Grocery Bags Giveaway

Still haven't gotten around to picking up a reusuable bag for your grocery shopping? Didn't get a chance to snag a bag for free? Maybe JP Monkey will give you some incentive to ge

Best Money Tips: 20+ Ways to Get Paid for Watching TV

Today we found articles on ways to get paid to watch TV, small financial changes that have a big impact, and facts about Social Security benefits that Baby Boomers should know.

BillShrink Giving $250 to One Lucky Wise Bread Reader

Just drop a comment in this thread and help BillShrink name their new spokesmodel. One random commenter will win $250! Contest ends August 14th.

5 Surprising Ways a 3D Printer Can Save You Money

3D printing is the future. From prosthetic limbs to custom guitars, here's how a 3D printer can save you big money.

Phishing Scams Continue to Plague Social Media Sites

Social Media networks like Facebook and Twitter are going through unprecedented growth. Unfortunately, this growth makes them a target for spammers and scammers. We break down a

25 Delicious and Easy One-Pot Meals

Between everything else during the week, who has time to cook dinner? You do with these tasty one-pot wonders!

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work from Home

For many it may be gas prices, the long commute, or a new baby that makes a telecommuting arrangement seem so appealing. While you may be certain that it would work, convincing

Amex EveryDay Preferred: More Rewards for More Purchases

Amex EveryDay Preferred Credit Card has arrived, with bonus points for some groceries and gas purchases, and 50% more points just for swiping enough times!

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Spread Happiness

Today we found articles on simple ways to spread happiness, free ways to learn self-defense skills, and cleaning mistakes you didn’t realize you were making.

9 Personal Things You Should Never Text or Email

Before you put all your trust in the Cloud, maybe reconsider sending any of these things over text or email.

The 5 Best Fitness Trackers

A fitness tracker can help you monitor calories and keep to your fitness plan. Here are five to consider.

Don't Let Poor Health Kill Your Retirement Fund

Health care costs make up a big part of retiree spending. Plan for a healthy finances and a healthy body today to make a big difference tomorrow.

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10 Things You Should Do Now to Get Your Finances in Order for the Holidays

Get an early start on the holidays planning by fixing your finances. That way, you'll have one less resolution to make when the New Year arrives.

Are You Getting All the Credit Card Rewards You've Earned?

Credit card rewards programs look attractive, but there are several hidden costs, beginning with the cost of not redeeming those rewards.

6 Ways to Earn Extra Holiday Cash

With all the gifts you'd like to buy, the most wonderful time of the year can be expensive. Here's how to pick up some side cash to fatten your wallet this holiday season.