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New Postal Rates Are Coming, Should You Stockpile the Forever Stamp?

The United States Postal Office will be raising their postal rates once again on May 12th, 2008. Is it time to stock up on the Forever stamp? Is this stamp that retains its value

9 Ways Money Does Buy Happiness

Money can't buy happiness? Maybe you just don't know where to shop.

Best Money Tips: Save Time and Money on Food Prep

Today we found ways to save time and money during food prep, how to grow your savings in 2016, and steps to eliminate self-doubt.

3 Ways to Enjoy Business Class for Less Than the Cost of Economy

With a little creativity and organization you can start flying in business class for less than the cost of an economy class ticket.

The Questionable Aspects of The Housing Bailout Bill - H.R. 3221

In my last article I wrote about the one aspect of the $300 billion dollar housing bailout that I thought made sense, but the full text of the bill known as H.R. 3221 is over 700

Hotel Rewards for Business Owners: American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card

Business owners earn 25,000 bonus Starpoints with the American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card.

When MySpace Meets your Local Producer: Fresh Food Makes a Tech Leap

MySpace, Facebook, and LinkedIn are familiar (and often tired) ways to reach out to others with similar interests and goals. So why am I not surprised to see Social Networking hit

We Are Our Own Worst Enemy

Today my friend sent me an article titled "We Have Met the Enemy" by Knight Kiplinger, the Editor in Chief of Kiplinger publications. It is a blunt article pointing out that Americ

Health insurance: Two other numbers to look at

Most people, of course, have almost no control over their health insurance: They get what their employer provides (if they have a good job) or else they get nothing. Whether they

Deposit insurance for money funds

Early this morning, the Treasury announced deposit insurance for money market mutual funds, provided that the fund pays a fee. The money to provide the insurance will come from th

The Highest Yielding "Safe" Investment Now - Tax Exempt Money Market Funds

Last year I wrote an article about how I used my Vanguard Tax Exempt Money Market Fund as a high yield checkings account, and this week I suddenly got quite a few hits for that art

Best Money Tips: NPR Explains Financial Mess in Terms the Average Joe Can Understand

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week, learn how to travel for less than you live on at home, the tricky new grocery pricing trap, 6 simple steps to create

Best Money Tips: Grow Your Net Worth by $100k in 5 Years

Today we found helpful articles on growing your net worth by $100k in 5 years, stress-reducing rituals, and the right way to brag.

Discount Luxury: Save 50% or More on 5 Fabulous Substitutions

Living on a budget doesn't mean living like a monk. Check out these creative and affordable alternatives to some of life's luxuries.

The Entrepreneurial Spirit and the Economic Crunch

What do you need to consider when you start a business during an economic crunch? I talked to some people who've started businesses within the last year, and this is what they h

Hoopde for sale. Starting price - $500. Winning bid - $226,521.

I love stories like this. It gives me hope that one day, something “worthless” sitting in my garage will instantly fill up my daughters’ college funds. In this case, the seemingly

Buy the Same House Twice for Less Than Buying It Once

Interest rates have ticked up recently, which means homeowners who've been on the fence about refinancing may want to act soon. Here's what to to expect.

Getting by without a job, part 2--boost income

There are countless ways to raise your income, besides the obvious one of getting a job. Here are a few categories, and a few suggestions.

Best Money Tips: How to Negotiate Your Rent Payment

Today we found some awesome articles on negotiating rent payments, free stuff for your birthday, and making your commute suck less.

The Real World Salaries of 8 Childhood Dream Jobs

Ever wonder how much money your childhood dream job really makes? Wonder no more.