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Child Abuse and the Recession

As the economy falters, so does the patience of some parents, leading them to act out their frustrations in the worst possible way. Here are some tips on how to avoid this loss of

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 10/17

Today's deals include Scary Pumpkin Face T-Shirt $10, 40% off Halloween hats and headwear, 65% off Scotch Thermal Laminator, and more!

Survive The Bear Market: 10 Steps To Ride The Downturn

The stock market has experienced an unbelievable slump from a high of around 14,000 in the Dow Jones index sometime in 2007 all the way down to 8,000 last I checked. So as an inves

Best Money Tips: Talking to Kids About Family Finances

Today we found some great articles on taking to kids about family finances, saving money to live your dream, and cutting costs without cutting corners.

Borrowers, lenders, and others--beware trusting the government

Having a prosperous country (as opposed to having merely a prosperous elite) depends fundamentally on the rule of law. The system can work adequately well with various sets of rule

Pianos cost too much? Get a synth!

Be aware of your options! Did you know there's a wonderful world — no, UNIVERSE of sound out there which shatters the conventional stereotypes of boring piano lessons? Don't get in

15 Ways to Give to Charity That Fit a Holiday Budget

Charitable giving can be tough on a tight holiday budget. Allow yourself to give in to the holiday spirit with these low-cost, high-impact charity options.

Vote for Wise Bread, JD, Jim and Lynnae For SXSW

Our panels will share tips on how your blogs can make more money and attract more readers. We've invited speakers from great blogs such as Get Rich Slowly, Being Frugal and Bargain

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

Giving Thanks For The Dollar

A dollar can seem like so little in today’s world. But what can it really get you? More than you think. Taking a quick stroll through your local neighborhood can reveal a wealth of

Best Money Tips: Things You Should and Shouldn’t Buy at Walmart

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. In this article, we tell you what you should and shouldn’t buy at mega-retailer Walmart, how you can walk out of Vegas a bit les

Social Media and Identity Theft in 2010

Would you walk into a dark alley that says "Check out this cool link and audio file around the corner with some nice dresses for ya too?" Probably not. Yet so many do the same exac

Best Money Tips: Raise Money-Smart Kids

Today we found some fantastic articles on rearing money-smart kids, cultivating your X-factor, and making life insurance more affordable.

Book Review: One Year to an Organized Financial Life

One Year to an Organized Financial Life is an organized approach to getting organized, breaking down the monstrous task of dealing with financial issues into small st

Share Your Best Purchase Stories & Win $33,000 in Prizes

Win a trip for 6 to Napa Valley for a 5-day getaway, including travel, accommodations, gourmet meals, spa treatments, a hot-air balloon ride, limo tour, and a bunch of computers!

Wise Bread's Halloween Adventures

Find out what our Wise Bread writers did for Halloween!

Would You Buy Off the Back of a Truck?

Have you ever bought something off the back of a truck? I have. Here are the pros and cons to off-the-truck deals.

Best Money Tips: Natural Ways to Sleep Better

Today, we share tips to help you get a good night's sleep, make room in your fridge for all the a holiday cooking, avoid the pitfalls of online holiday shopping, and more!

Negotiating a Lease with Your Potential New Landlord

Here are the fine points of negotiating for rental space, including a few opportunities a newer business owner might miss.

Ask the Readers: Do You See Movies in the Theater?

Tell us if you see movies in the theater and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!