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10 Fun Toys and Games You Can Make at Home

Tired of spending $30 on a single toy? Here are 10 super-fun toys and games you can make at home with common items.

Zen To Done: Your fieldguide for getting a handle on your life

I just finished reading Leo Babauta's productivity book Zen To Done, and it's inspiring me to tackle my overflowing email inbox. Leo has spent the last year honing his own

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money on Travel

Today we found some great articles on ways to save on travel, how to keep your job, and foods that fight the flu!

Best Money Tips: September Deals for Families

Today we found some great articles on the best deals for families this September, frugal Halloween projects, and willpower tips to help you achieve anything.

To FAFSA or Not to FAFSA: A Former Student's View of Student Loans

It's getting to be that kind of year again--the time when you anticipate filling out your tax returns, sighing with relief, and then realizing that you're not finished with

Check out the new squad in town

We have a new site that's dedicated to sharing great tips and stories just for families. Topics cover money, entertainment, health, and all the things in between that come with

The 5 Best Mascaras

Make those beautiful eyes of yours stand out with the right mascara. Any of these five best mascaras are great choices!

Blogs are Not Second Class

Those of you who have come to know Wise Bread and Parenting Squad are probably aware that they are blogs – Killer Aces Media FairBlogs ™ to be exact.

7 Parenting Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About

Even great parents make mistakes. Rest assured you aren't alone in these seven common mom and dad mess-ups.

Farecast your Flights for Big Savings

Does searching for the cheapest flight online sap away at your will to live? Are you as confused as I am by the numerous discrepancies found among all the "guaranteed cheapest

Rebuilding Credit: Military Personnel Should Consider the USAA Classic American Express Credit Card

The USAA Classic American Express offers military members an easy way to rebuild their credit while also providing them with special benefits and rebates.

Free movie rental from Hollywood Video

This deal is about as simple as they get. So grab a bag or two of your favorite popcorn, browse through the aisles of your local Hollywood Video and pick up a video rental on the h

5 Ways to Save Money on Braces

Braces can be a necessary medical treatment — and they can also be exceedingly expensive. Here are five ways to blunt the sharp cost of straight teeth.

10 Social Blunders to Stop Making by 30

By your third decade here on earth, you aren't a kid anymore — so stop acting like one.

Book review: In Defense of Food

The message of this book is simple: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan gives it away right at the start, so I don't feel too bad doing the sam

Best Money Tips: Tips to Stop Wasting Food

Today we found some awesome articles on tips to stop wasting food, getting your hurricane claim paid quickly, and unexpected uses for a Roth IRA.

6 Reasons to Become Self-Employed

Whether its selling cosmetics and beauty products, marketing your own personal invention or selling drop-ship items through eBay, there's just something really sexy about the idea

5 Major Expenses That Are Surprisingly Cheaper Than Ever Before

Many of life's priciest buys aren't so pricey anymore. Have you noticed these five major costs coming down?

9 ways Star Wars can inspire you to save money.

Ok, so I admit it; I’m a Star Wars geek (although I’m certainly not alone). I was watching my favorite of the original trilogy last night, The Empire Strikes Back, when I had an ep

25 Things to Do Before the New Year

During the December holidays, it can feel super stressful to even THINK about preparing for the new year. Don't worry! Follow this list, and you'll be ready for 2013.