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What Makes You the Expert?

Now, more than ever, financial “experts” are crawling out of the woodwork, ready to give you advice on pinching pennies in a tight economy. While all of this concern and guidance

Can a Kindle Save You Money? Oprah's Coupon Code Makes It Easier

For awhile I have been pondering whether Amazon's Kindle reading device can really pay for itself. But something happened today that got me off the fence: Oprah shared a coupon cod

Best Money Tips: Tech Tips for Job Hunting

Today we found some fantastic articles on tech tips for job hunting, how to find the right roommate, and lowering your cooling costs.

New rate set for series I savings bonds

Every six months, the Treasury sets a new fixed rate for series I savings bonds. After tracking close to the rate on the Treasury's other inflation-indexed bonds during the Clinto

Best Money Tips: Save Money as a Wedding Guest

Today we found some great articles on saving money as a wedding guest, getting your family on board to save dough, and spotting a horrible roommate before moving in.

Last minute tips for quick and easy homemade Holiday cards. .

It happens every year to my family. We think we have all of the Holiday cards done and in the post, and then we get one out of nowhere from someone completely unexpected. If you've

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 08/21

Today's great deals include 50% off 18 Stems Rose Bouquet, 60% off or more Jones New York, and more!

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 08/26

Today's great deals include Swingline GBC Inspire Laminator $15, 50% off dresses by Laundry, 70% off Contemporary Fashion Jewelry, and more!

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 09/05

Today's deals include Anti-Fatique mat $27.99, 32-Piece Food Storage Container Set $19.99, 60% off American Apparel, and more!

Another path to recovery: higher incomes

Preventing a collapse of the financial system is part of preventing a depression. However, the shorthand term for this--getting the banks able and willing to lend--is misleading.

Ask the Readers: Do You Have a Prenup?

Tell us if you have a prenup and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Recalled Robes, Cribs, and Hooded Sweatshirts: Top Safety Concerns You Should Know About

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about recalls. Sadly, they seem to pop up every day – either an indication of our products getting junkier, or a sign that the government is

Does A Dollar Buy What it Did a Year Ago? (Answer to win $10)

Does a dollar buy the same things it did a year ago? Share your experiences to be entered to win $10 in our Trivia Tuesday giveaway!

Dirty Little Secrets: Shocking Germ Hotspots You Touch Every Day

There are germs WHERE? Find out where those microscopic baddies hide, and then follow your mother's advice and wash your hands!

Best Money Tips: Cash for Clunkers 2.0

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week’s assortment of treats comes to you with advice for junking your car, rocking your career, and brewing your own.

Avoid Bank Fees

How do you avoid bank fees? Read the stuff from your bank and understand what services are free and what services aren't.

The Curse of Momentum

The curse of momentum keeps us in our chairs, living lives we aren’t passionate about. Once stuck in a routine, it is easier to perpetually roll along in the same direction than it

How Not to Buy Too Much

Just as a diet doesn't mean you can never enjoy food again, a budget doesn't mean that you can never buy again. Here are a few strategies to help you reduce your spending.

Ask the Readers: Do You Have the Tools? (Chance to win MS Office!)

Since sharing is really what we want to be about, we don't just want to give you ideas -- we want to equip you with tools, as well! That's why in addition to this week's prizes of

The Lowdown on Data Accuracy in Your Credit Report

Your credit report is crucial to your finances. Learn easy and free ways to keep your report accurate.