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The Good, The Bad and the Ugly - What Kind Of Blog Commenter Are You?

As a writer for a blog that’s growing in popularity, I’m noticing that several different types of blog commenters exist. And not just on Wisebread, but also on every other blog I read. [more]

Grocery Shopping and the 4-Minute Mile: How to Challenge Yourself

Spending less on groceries is like running a faster mile — to improve, you must challenge yourself. Here's how to perform better in any pursuit.

Can a vacuum owner be protected?

“Does the (Good Housekeeping) Seal mean anything?” was a question posed by Ivan, a Wise Bread reader and vacuum consumer. Having had a bad experience but now hopeful for a performs

The 3rd Annual Plutus Awards

The 3rd Annual Plutus Awards are in full swing! While general voting has ended, voting for the People's Choice Award is still open!

Inflation is worse than you think

I don't just mean that the rate of inflation is higher than the government's reported rate--that's evident to anyone who's paying attention. But there are other co

Best Money Tips: Foods You Shouldn't Waste Money On

Today we found some great articles on food you shouldn't waste money on, the best ways to make extra money, and easy ways to save for retirement.

Best Money Tips: Practical Gifts That Give Back

Today we found some awesome articles on practical gifts that give back, Veterans Day freebies, and keeping from overspending this holiday season.

Book Review: Big Green Purse & Giveaway

I have four copies of Big Green Purse to give away. In it, Diane MacEachern offers a simple message: Use your spending power to create a cleaner, greener world. Of course, many of

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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

Best Money Tips: Ways to Handle a Cash Catastrophe

Today we found some fantastic articles on handling a cash catastrophe, saving money on textbooks, and banishing bad money habits.

Women of personal finance spotlight: Julia Scott from Daily News here to answer your questions

For this entire week 12/8 - 12/14, Julia Scott, from the Los Angeles Daily News will be answering questions in our forums. Julia will talk about bargain hunting, what it's like bl

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Fresh Mint: 'Recession-proof' ideas make good business

It's rare for me to endorse any financial product or service, much less bigging-up an Internet destination that could divert traffic away from myself and wisebread.com but it's wor

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5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 09/25

Today's great deals include 50% off Stuart Weitzman shoes, Children's books under $10, 50% off baby clothing, and more!

How to Find Freelance Clients: Part Three

Applying for freelance work is an art form in itself – once you master the techniques, you'll be on your way to a thriving freelance business. Applying for work on job sites and co

How to Save Money and Still Dress Green

Ignore the new "eco-apparel" hype. The most eco-friendly thing you can do when it comes to your clothes closet is to be a cheapskate and simply consume less

Budgeting for Your Next Vacation: Yaycations

Here is a fun tool to help you figure out how you can save money, and then where that money can take you. It gives us a chance to dream big, and (even better) find ways to make tho

Tools to Get Organized, Family Style

Many people think I’m incredibly well organized because I can easily manage (certain) projects and recite dates, locations, deadlines, etc. for my family’s activities. The truth is