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5 Types of People Who Can't Avoid Debt

Some people just can't avoid falling into debt — and staying there. Are you one of them?

BillShrink Giving $250 to One Lucky Wise Bread Reader

Just drop a comment in this thread and help BillShrink name their new spokesmodel. One random commenter will win $250! Contest ends August 14th.

3 Reasons You Are More Than Your Job

When work gets you down, always remember that work isn't everything.

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Common Spelling and Grammatical Errors

Spelling and grammar miscues are embarrassing and irksome — and maybe even career threatening. Trap those errors before they trip you up with a few simple tricks.

10 Easy Luxury Hair Treatments From Your Kitchen

Many of the ingredients in pricey hair care products are derived from plants — plenty of which you probably already have in your fridge or pantry.

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I.O.U.S.A. the Movie - A Review One Year Later

I.O.U.S.A. is a documentary film released in late 2008 by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation that focuses on the national debt of the United States. I finally watched it this weeken

Is There Any Reason to Pay for a Landline Anymore?

Let's investigate if paying for a landline phone is still worth it.

The First Step to Finding Your Dream Job

In the current economy, many of us are happy just to be employed, but at the same time very few of us are working at the elusive "dream job". For many people their jobs simply pro

Why Our Brains Want to Buy New Stuff, Even When We Don't Need It

Overspending on stuff you don't need is a problem for many Americans. Learn why the solution is not so simple as "spend less," and what you can actually do to help.

Bank of Mom and Dad: Could Tough Love Cure Financial Irresponsibility?

A new show named Bank of Mom and Dad just premiered on 9/30/09 on SOAPnet. This show chronicles parents who attempt to reform their financially irresponsible adult children by movi

Phishing Scams Continue to Plague Social Media Sites

Social Media networks like Facebook and Twitter are going through unprecedented growth. Unfortunately, this growth makes them a target for spammers and scammers. We break down a

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 01/29

Today's deals include Emergency AM/FM/WX Crank Radio, Kindle Romance $0.99, 60% off 14k Yellow Gold Heart Button Earrings, and more!

Simple Living: Overcoming Negative Inertia

Have you ever found yourself wasting time when you know there's something you could be doing that means a lot to you? I know I find myself there all the time. What we rarely do is

37 Hidden Travel Fees You've Probably Paid But Shouldn't Have

On your next trip, keep your wallet and your calculator close, and carry this list to help you spot the hidden fees on everything from water to Wi-Fi.

5 Simple Ways to Save on Thanksgiving

Saving on Thanksgiving is simple...if you plan ahead.

This Thing You Use Every Day Is Ruining Your Productivity — and It's Not Facebook

Feeling unproductive at work? Discover what the biggest time-suck is — and how to fix it.

Job Hunting Tips for the Recently Fired (and Some for the Rest of Us, Too)

Job hunting is hard, but for those who have been fired, it's a real struggle. Here's how to put the past behind and move on with a new gig.

Make Easy Money and Learn a Thing or Two About Website Design

Finding new ways to make some extra cash are a dime a dozen. But how many of them are interesting and teach you something useful at the same time? Here is one way to make some extr

How to Quickly Compare Rewards Programs When You Shop Online

Wise internet shoppers usually search for some coupon or cash back reward before adding an item to their shopping carts. The problem is that there are so many cash back and mileage