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Dry Cleaning: Hazard to Your Wallet (and Maybe Your Health)

Dry cleaning may seem like a necessary evil but it can also be costing you more than you know. Learn why dry cleaning costs are so high and how you can stop letting this service ta

Will New Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards Stop Identity Theft?

Pretty soon you'll be getting a new, more secure credit card in the mailbox. It's called "chip and PIN," and here's what you need to know about it.

Best Money Tips: The Most Shoplifted Items of 2009

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week, we'll share the most shoplifted items of 2009, tell you the final date you can order online and still get your stuff

This Trick Could Help You Finally Pay Off Your Debt

Personal finance is personal — especially debt. But if you can overcome that hurdle, a partner may be the motivation you need to tame that balance.

5 Things You Shouldn't Buy This Black Friday

With all the websites, magazine ads, and televisions commercials telling you what you should buy, I thought it may be helpful to provide you with a list of the top 5 things you sho

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Re-Gifted?

It's a sticky subject, but something that is very common. We're talking regifting, and with the economy making shopping new a little bit harder than last year, it's something that

36 Green Gift Wrapping Ideas

Trying to maintain eco boundaries in the middle of winter holiday chaos? Here are 36 green gift wrapping ideas to get you started.

TiVo for the Web: Content Without the Ads

A lot of websites out there haven't given a lot of thought to how their site looks and reads. Or they have and they just don't care. Here is a tool that lets you "fast forward" pas

How to Stop Being Afraid and Live Your Dreams

We know we have to put ourselves out there, but rejection and failure are hard. Learn how to overcome that fear and reach for what you want.

25 Ways to Be a Better, Happier Person

Want to make the world a better place? Start by making a better you with these 25 easy, feel good self-improvements.

Best Money Tips: 9 Secret Ways to Persuade and Influence People

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we offer 9 secret ways to get what you want, over 100 tips for saving money in 2010, and a killer guide to your first din

Eat Well, Save Big Cookbook (Review and Giveaway!)

If you’re like me, you’re a bit weary of cookbooks promising fabulous meals for under $2-3 bucks per person. They seem to be a remix of the same thing (ground beef, perhaps?) and m

Best Money Tips: Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Today we found some stellar articles on saving time and reducing stress, how to do the right tasks in the right order, and the biggest tax audit triggers.

This Is When You Should Borrow From Your Retirement Account

The usual advice is to never, ever borrow from a retirement account. Here are a couple of scenarios when it might be a good idea.

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Book Review: Where the Jobs Are Now

Currently the unemployment rate is hovering around 10% nationwide, and millions of people have been out of work for months or even years. Where the Jobs Are Now is a timely book th

How to Talk About Retirement With Your Spouse

Avoiding that talk with your spouse about retirement will cost you both, eventually. Here's how to start talking — and planning your future.

Fast Food, Slow Food, and Your Dollars at Work

Trying to eat well while spending less is a tough balancing act. However, buying more expensive food today may save you money in the long term.

Everything You Need to Know About Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment remains high, even years after the Great Recession. If the worst happens with your job, here's how to get help.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Watch Your Movies?

We want to know how you take in a flick. By sharing your movie watching habits (as well as how much you think you save each month), you'll be entered to win a $