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How many human lives is a flat panel TV worth?

Listen, I know I can be an elitist sometimes, but I occasionally shop at Walmart. But regardless of how good the deals are, how could any, or all, of the merchadise inside a Wal-ma

Making Christmas the Smart Way

When I was growing up, I looked forward to the mysterious day that would come anywhere from a month to a couple of weeks before Christmas, when my mom would call us and everyone in

Deal Fu: Inside the Culture of Obsessed Bargain Hunters, Part I

The media covers tragedies like Wal-Mart tramplings, but they've neglected thriving communities on the web who'll stop at nothing to get the deals they're delirious about. We're —

Best Money Tips: Things to Do to Get a Raise at Work

Today we found some stellar articles on getting a raise at work, going to college for free, and curing a spending hangover.

My Small-Town Move That Ended The Job-Search Blues

When I was a new college grad, I wanted to live and work in a big city with great opportunities. I didn't know that an unemployment rate of 9-10% as I entered the workforce wasn't

How to Find Ethically Sourced Products You Can Afford

If the hefty price tag is dampening your enthusiasm for fair trade, get smart about sourcing your ethically produced must haves.

6 Ways that Dieting and Budgeting are Exactly the Same

The New Year usually brings about two very common goals for most people: Getting in shape and getting their finances under control. Dieting is the number one method of achieving t

Valentine's Day on a Budget

Looking for ways to honor your partner and your financial goals at the same time? Don't want to be a dud this Valentine's Day, but don't have fifty to a hundred bucks to drop on ch

10 Delicious and Frugal Power Bowls You Want Right Now

If you weren't already hungry, these delicious and trendy power bowls will make your stomach all kinds of growly.

15 Ways to Make Money While You Travel

You can extend your stay and deepen your experience by hustling up side jobs (or even full-time gigs) while you roam. Here's how to do it.

Where Did Your iPod Come From? The Story of Stuff

Do you know the difference between planned and perceived obsolescence? Do you know why high heels are fashionable with chunky heels one year, and thin heels the next year? Why is

8 Ways to Reduce Mortgage Closing Costs

Mortgage closing costs can add up to thousands of dollars. Discover how you can easily and drastically reduce these costs.

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Best Money Tips: Budgeting for the Present and Future

Today we found some stellar articles on budgeting for the present and future, buying life insurance, and financial considerations before you become your own boss.

Getting by without money in Spain

The money economy is one of the givens of modern life. For the ordinary person with bills to pay, getting by without money is almost inconceivable. Even someone who tries hard to

6 Ways to Save On Baggage Fees

We've all got baggage. Stop being charged for it!

Best Money Tips: Swine Flu Free Zone

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! This week's articles look at defining assets, assessing China, having children, the recession, more recession, but guess what? N

Everything You Need to Know About Personal Finance on One Page

Trent Hamm of The Simple Dollar has published a short ebook he's giving away for free. It's audaciously titled "Everything You Ever Really Needed to Know About Personal Finance On

Which Hilton HHonors Credit Card Should You Get?

Everything you need to know about the different Hilton HHonors credit cards to choose the right one for you.

Make Love, Not Money (Sort Of)

Even during a recession, it turns out that love can still trump money.