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A Budget is Not a Constraint

When people resist the idea of budgets, the most common reason is that they view the budget as an unwelco

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Best Money Tips: Thrifty Gifts for Mom

Today we found some fantastic articles on thrifty gifts for mom, building your financial dream team, and ways to slash prescription costs.

8 Cool Stores We Miss

Trying massage chairs at Sharper Image, thumbing through vinyl at Tower Records... Let's reminisce about our favorite old stores.

4 Must-Have Apps for Roommates

Squabbles and stress over money and chores are just part of the roommate experience. Let these apps lead you to peace and harmony instead.

Clues to detecting the astute investor

You may have encountered some financial talk at cocktail parties or neighborhood cookouts. The discussions may have centered on low mortgage rates, debt consolidation deals, and sk

Best Money Tips: Help Your Children Build Credit

Today we found some awesome articles on helping your children build credit, the best things to buy in June, and marketing tactics for job hunters.

Investing 101: 5 Essential Steps

Investing can be one of the most intimidating parts of personal finance. But if you follow these five steps, you'll be on your way to smart, sound investing.

Should George W. Bush write for Wisebread?

I'm not sure how many of you watch the news or read the news blogs on a daily basis. I know I can't, it's way too depressing to do every day. But when I saw that George W. Bush, ou

15 Ways to Have a Frugal Friday

Don't use the end of the workweek as an excuse to spend. Instead, celebrate Friday the frugal way with these 15 cost-cutting suggestions.

Tips For Using Hotel Reward Points to Get the Most Value

Make sure you're getting the most value when redeeming your hotel reward points.

16 Classic Foods We Miss

Take a your tastebuds on a trip down memory lane with some of classic cooking's most delicious, hearty, and comforting recipes.

Best Money Tips: The Olympics Edition

Today we are highlighting some of the personal finance articles that reference the Olympics!

The case for caloric labeling

As a conscientious consumer, you have a right to know what you're buying, eating, or wearing. New York City is enforcing a law that requires chain restaurants to provide nutrit

The sinking dollar, as viewed from overseas

To someone in the US, the decline in the value of the dollar has mainly made itself felt up to now in the form of increases in the prices of globalized commodities--everything from

Best Money Tips: Tax Deductions for Employees Who Work From Home

Today we found some great articles on tax deductions for employees who work from home, creating a spending plan, and what matters in matters of love and finance.

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Dishes

Cooking the entire meal on Thanksgiving day is an exercise in extreme planning. Decrease turkey day stress by making these dishes ahead of time.

12 Easy Ways to Save on Common Beauty Buys

Want to look like a million bucks without spending a million bucks? These beauty hacks will have you saving in no time.

Downside of the Rolling Jubilee

The Rolling Jubilee is a great PR move — buying, then forgiving debt from real people. But in terms of change, one writer says it might hurt more than help.