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5 Ways to Make Money Selling to the Educational and Homeschool Markets

Do you posses a special talent, skill, or the ability to teach others? The homeschool and educational markets are booming, and there is money to be made!

6 Great Teachable Money Moments to Share With Your Kids

Want to make sure your kids do well financially? Teach them great money habits with these learn-by-doing lessons.

How Minimalist Can You Really Be?

Minimalism can help clear your mind — and, if you're not careful, it can also clear your wallet.

Wise Bread giveaway: One year supply of Dove & poster signed by cast of The Women

Dove is giving one lucky Wise Bread reader a really nifty prize package: One year supply of Dove, a poster signed by the director and the all-star cast of The Women, and a pair of

Get Started With Travel Rewards in 4 Simple Steps

Going far with a credit card travel rewards program is not as hard as it seems. The journey of a thousand miles begins with four simple steps.

Money lost in money fund

For thirty years, people have treated money funds as being just as safe as a bank. On the rare occasions when money fund management made a bad investment, they've voluntarily coug

Shadow Government Statistics - Is the government manipulating numbers to make the economy look better than it really is?

About a year ago I wrote an article about the Consumer Price Index that made some friends say that I am a conspiracy theorist, but apparently I am not alone in believing that the g

Best Money Tips: When Are eBay and Craigslist Worth It?

Today we found some stellar articles on when eBay and Craigslist are worth it, things you never thought you could DIY, and saving money in your home office.

3 Ways to Stay Calm When the Stock Market Gets Volatile

Investing under the influence of fear never works out well. Here are three great ways to deal with a market downturn.

When Is the Best Time to Lock in a Mortgage Rate?

Knowing exactly when to lock in a mortgage rate can make a big difference on the cost of your home.

12 Things That Will Be Less Expensive in 2012

From electronics to wine to even rental cars, savings-minded shoppers should keep an eye on prices for these items in 2012.

12 Frugal Ways to End a Bad Day on a Good Note

Busting your budget isn't a great way to feel better. Instead, try one of these fun, frugal ways to boost your mood.

Why Couples Fight Over Money and What to Do About It

There is no denying that financial matters lay at the root of many – if not most – couples’ problems. While some openly communicate about the issues at hand, more couples yet don’t

Frugal Living Lessons From The First Thanksgiving

Here in the United States, Thanksgiving is a holiday governed by some fairly specific traditions. We know that these traditions are mostly modern inventions, but on some level we a

Stuck in a Rut? 12 Things You Can Do to Help You Find Your Calling

Don't worry — you won't be at that job you hate forever. Find a new career you love by starting with these steps.

Financial Advice And Free Book Offer From Zen Master Leo Babauta

Author of the popular Zen Habits blog stops by Wise Bread to give away a free ebook that will help you thrive on the bad economy. Leo also gives us a preview of the philosophy behi

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 08/15

Today's top deals includes Terminator Anthology and Mad Max Trilogy Blu-ray 50% off, $9.99 board games, 50% off David's Bridal dresses, and more!

How to get half-price dining from your local TV station.

Did you know that your local TV and radio stations regularly receive gift certificates as “payment” for air time? Believe it or not, retailers and restaurants are actually exchangi

Best Money Tips: Overpriced Grocery Items to Skip

Today we found some great articles on overpriced grocery items to skip, reasons to become a cheapskate, and a personal finance cheat sheet for new parents.

Coupon Coups

Nothing vindicates a cynic by being proven right and coupons can often be used as a marketing tool for the old bait and switch. Overcome misgivings about coupons by going from coup