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5 Decisions With Unexpected Financial Consequences

Our decisions can leave deep and lasting impacts on our future financial health, even if they don't seem to be connected to money. Here are five you must watch for.

Alice.com: How to Save on Toilet Paper and Diapers Without Working Hard

Hard-core frugalistas like me usually shun online convenience services. But Alice.com has something for the frugal and the convenience-lover -- especially today, when they are sell

Learn to Invest in 2010: 4 Steps to Educating Yourself

Interested in learning to invest this year but not sure how to accomplish that? By following 4 steps, you can take your knowledge to the next level (and the next, and the next) and

Books Are the Bomb: Where to Get Them

You’re itching to expand your collection of books into a veritable library of tales and tomes. In fact, every stroll through a bookstore leaves you yearning for your own set of sto

5 Ways to Get Someone to Say "Yes"

A lot of what we do in life comes down to persuading people to say "yes." Here's to how get to that yes faster and more often.

10 Surprising and Useful Things to Do With Ketchup

That bottle of ketchup in the fridge can do a lot more than dress up a burger. Learn what else your favorite condiment can do for you.

Dementia Sucks: Keep Your Brain Strong With These 10 Things

Your brain isn't really a muscle, but you still can improve its function and fitness with the right mix of nutrition and conditioning. Learn how.

Best of Personal Finance: How to Make Coconut Milk Kefir

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we give you stunning detail into how to make your own coconut milk kefir, some tips for saving money when you move,

Best Money Tips: Ways to Find Happiness in What You Already Have

Today we found some awesome articles on finding happiness in what you already have, eco-friendly wedding DIYs, and times it's OK to be cheap.

3 Easy Ways to Save Money With Twitter

Who knew there were such great deals to be found in such small messages? You do, now! Learn how a few minutes on Twitter can help keep your wallet full.

Principal Forgiveness: The New BofA Mortgage Deal

Starting next month (May 2010) or as soon as its ready, Bank of America may reduce principal balances on certain mortgages of deeply underwater loans. What's up with that?

How to Get All of the Benefits of Your Credit Cards — and None of the Costs

Credit card companies know that consumers can't resist shiny rewards programs. Learn how to get the rewards, with none of the guilt (or debt!).

Ask the Readers: Fix it or Forget It? (Chance to win $20!)

How do you know when to call in an expert?  Is it based solely on cost? Experience? Time? Give us your honest experiences and opinions, and you'll be enter

Ask the Readers: What's Your Favorite Childhood Memory? (Win $100)

Tell us your parenting tips or childhood memories for a chance to win $100 Amazon GC!  

Ask the Readers: What Money Animal Are You? (Chance to win $20!)

We want to know what animal you are most like. Do you "squirrel" money away? Are you wasteful like an (insert wasteful animal parallel here)? Let us know what creature

Going Into Debt Can Be Awesome

Debt can make or break you. Which one depends on how you handle it and the reasons behind the need for the money. Make the right choice and you can achieve even the impossible.

A Mortgage Crisis Solution

Some banks didn't manage the paperwork well enough to be able to prove that they actually own their mortgages. This just might be the germ of a solution.

Best Money Tips: How to Ask for a Raise

Today, we share how to ask for a raise (yes, in this economy!), how to make your own piñata, last-minute Halloween costume and decoration ideas, and more!

Beware of the Phrase "We Can Cut Your Debt In Half!"

Debt settlement agencies claim they can cut your debt in half. But sometimes they don't follow through on their promises...and can even make things worse.

Your Website Sucks: Here's What to Do About It

A review of the e-book "Why Your Website Sucks — and How to Fix It," plus other resources to help your website move from sucking to shining.