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How One Couple Paid Off $147k of Debt (Even While Unemployed)

Get inspired to eliminate your debt with the story of one couple who stopped borrowing, retired $147,000 in debt, and started living life on their own terms.

White Papers: Tell (and Sell) Your Story

Discover why these plainly named documents can be your most powerful marketing tools.

6 Expenses Worth Haggling Over

In the right situations, haggling can save you money on everything from cars to medical care. Discover more expenses worth debating.

Wise Bread Reloaded: Right Now Is the Time to Get Ready for Thanksgiving

Instead of procrastinating about Thanksgiving prep this year, get a decent start on the holiday and enjoy the season for once. Ready? Go!

The Shoestring MBA

A number of free, online resources are available to help you close gaps in your knowledge, invigorate your thinking and otherwise help you keep pace with key business trends.

12 More Grammar Mistakes That Are Making You Look Stupid

Poor word choice and grammar mistakes definitely can make you look stupid. Worse — they can damage your career. Watch out for these common errors.

16 Simple Ways to Keep Customers

Getting customers is great, but keeping them is even better. Here's how to hang on to the most important part of your business.

6 Things You Can Look Forward to When You Have Money

We always talk about trying to be financially free, but what happens once you reach that goal? Here are some of the advantages you can enjoy.

7 Ways Your Credit Card Benefits Will Save You Money

Read the fine print on your credit card agreement, and you may be surprised at all the ways your account can save you money. Wait! What?

3 Must Have Business Agreements

These three agreements can keep your business -- and you -- from getting burned.

The 5 Most Amazing Secret Santa Gifts Ever

Most holiday Secret Santa exchanges have a modest max spending limit — but not these!

6 Ways to Raise the Bar on Employee Performance

Help your employees reach their potential and they'll help your business reach its potential.

Have Houseguests? How to Be the Host With the Most

Being the best host or hostess is no small feat. Follow these nine suggestions, and your guests will continue to appreciate their visit long after they've left.

The 5 Best Credit Cards With Annual Fees

Usually it's smart to avoid a credit card with an annual fee. Do the hefty rewards and perks with these annual fee cards change the equation?

Internet Sales Taxes Question as Thorny as Ever

More and more states are looking to Internet sales to boost tax revenue. For small businesses, that means tax compliance is even more complex.

8 Simple Ways to Trigger Your Creativity

Success is 90 percent perspiration. Make the most of the remaining ten percent without breaking a sweat.

6 High-Tech Tools to Help Your Garden Grow

From identifying flowers to knowing the best time to plant those peas, bring your old-fashioned garden up to snuff with these six stellar tech tools.

6 Twitter Updates That Are Making You Look Dumb

Twitter allows you to share your wit and wisdom with the world. Which is great, until you commit one of these wince-worthy twitter-gaffes.

PR Blunders and How to Avoid Them

Getting your business noticed by the wider community can only help. Except when it only hurts.

Teaching Preschoolers About Money: An Interview With Beth Kobliner

Start teaching your preschooler financial savvy with some help from expert Beth Kobliner and the familiar characters of Sesame Street.