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When greed backfires - an iPhone story.

  As you all know, the iPhone launched recently to a flurry of press and TV news coverage. [more]

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite App?

Tell us about your favorite app and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Way to Relax?

Tell us about your favorite way to relax and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

10 Negotiable Ways To a Fatter Wallet

Growing up in a typical small Jewish family, I assumed everyone knew the I’m-smart-but-not-cheap tactics I was raised with. But as I’ve gotten older (yeah, it had to happen sometim

Book review: Retire on Less Than You Think

Halfway through Fred Brock's book Retire on Less Than You Think: The New York Times Guide to Planning Your Financial Future, I was already drafting a review that would

Organizers for a Dollar

Organizers for cell phones and ipods are going for under a dollar at Pacific Designs. But hurry - the sale is only on for a few more days!

Best Money Tips: Build a Fabulous Career Wardrobe for Less

Today we found some awesome articles on building a fabulous career wardrobe for less, choosing a community college, and retiring early.

Best Money Tips: Change Your Life With a Proactive Bucket List

Today we found some great articles on why you need a proactive bucket list, how to naturally colorfast your clothes, and affordable gadgets for fitness lovers.

Parent PLUS Loans

Parents can take out low-interest loans in order to help their children pay for school. With a Parent PLUS loan, parents can borrow directly from the federal government and receive

15 Fun and Frugal Labor Day Activities

Labor Day is for more than barbeques! Why not try one of these cheap and fun ways to spend this late summer holiday?

Getting more for your money in the most unexpected place

I often get on my soap-box about bad customer service. I also preach (sorry) that you should all expect more for your money, be it shopping online or grabbing the weekly groceries.

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

10 Ways to Enjoy Fall Camping

Don't pack the tent away yet. You can still enjoy a camping trip in the cooler autumn weather with some careful planning and the right gear.

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

Healthcare Paperwork That Doesn't Require Paper or Work

Managing your healthcare should be as easy as paying your bills online. The MyHumana app make it simple to see your plan, find a doctor, review your claims, and more.


Best Money Tips: Free Ways to Improve Home Security

Today we found free ways to improve your home’s security, seasonal crafts you can make from items in your kitchen and yard, and simple strategies for saving money on food.

Refurbished FAQ: Sound Strategies for Buying Refurbished Goods

Buying refurbished can save you cash...as long as your purchase isn't a dud. Here's what you must know before you venture into this bargain terrain.

Best Money Tips: Winter Vacation Deals on the Beach

Today we found some stellar articles on winter vacation deals on the beach, resolutions you should make this year, and how fighting can be good for your finances.

Best Money Tips: Why Annual Budgets Are Better Than Monthly Ones

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week, learn how to start your own eBay store, discover why annual budgets are better than monthly ones, and find $1,200 wor

Best Money Tips: WaMu Go Bye-Bye?

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Is WaMu on the way out? Also, learn to control your ego as a means to control your spending, find out how to bargain the right w