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Warning: The Internet May Be Dangerous to Your Wealth

The Internet has created lots of new opportunities, especially for scam artists and fraudsters. Here's a look at several new strains and how you can protect yourself from them.

Could the Chromebook Crush Windows?

Will Google's new Chromebook make out-of-the-box operating systems like Windows and OS X obsolete? It might be nice if it did.

6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today

Lots of little annoyances can add up to serious stress. Cut out those small sources of stress to fret less and enjoy life more.

Best Money Tips: De-stress At Your Desk

Today we found some great articles on ways to de-stress at your desk, how to succeed, and ways to be credit card smart.

5 Reasons Why You (Yes, YOU!) Need an Advance Care Directive

It's easy to avoid planning for critical health care needs, but an Advance Directive really will ease the burden on you — and your loved ones.

Love Accessories? Surprise Yourself With a Wantable Box

Wantable tailors their subscription boxes to your style preferences, but is the personalization worth $40? Open an accessories box with this Wise Bread writer and find out!

10 Examples of Great (Small) Investments for Small Business

Sometimes small investments lead to big returns.

My Number One Tip for College Students

College is a time of learning, experimenting...and wasting time. Stop doing that last one, and discover how much more fun (and success) you can have.

When it's hard to be frugal (and how to talk yourself into it anyway)

To spend, or not to spend — that is the question. We're sharing some advice on talking yourself into frugality!

Balancing Act: The Perils of Budgeting

For years, I've not had a budget because I didn't think I needed one. [more]

Switching Addictions

Sometimes trading one addiction for another can save both your money and your health.

Best Money Tips: How to Pack a Suitcase

Today we found some fantastic articles to help you pack a suitcase, travel with presents, and set up a Christmas tree with zero fuss.

7 DIY Crafts That Will Save You Money

You can save some serious cash by making decor, gifts, and home goods — without spending a lot on tools and supplies. Let's get crafty!

Best Money Tips: 42 Ways to Simplify Your Life

Today we found some great tips to simplify your life, use old furniture, and take frugal road trips.

3 Times When You Should Absolutely Quit

Nobody likes a quitter but knowing when to cut your losses is often the best decision you can make. Is it time to start quitting more?

With record high gas prices, is flying now cheaper than driving?

Given the record high gas prices, is it now cheaper to fly than to drive for long distance road trips? NPR recently analyzed the cost of a typical family road trip by plane, train, bus and automobile. [more]

AT&T Offers $10 DSL Plans

Thanks to AT&T’s acquisition of Bell South Corp, customers in 22 states are being offered DSL packages for $10 per month. The catch is that AT&T has yet to advertise this package, and information regarding the package is buried in AT&am [more]

6 Secured Credit Card Facts to Remember

A secured credit card is a great way to repair (or build) credit. Before you sign up, be sure you understand the basics.

Yes You Can!: Travel With Ease and Without Guilt

You know you love it...travel, that is. But it's expensive--there's no way around that. Now, I'm not against breaking the bank for a once-in-a-lifetime trip, but here are some tips to make your money (and time!) go farther. 1. [more]

The 6 Best Natural Sunscreens

The sun's harmful rays can dim your summer fun. Try one of these skin-friendly sunscreens to stay outside and keep sunburn at bay.