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How Online Retailers Make It Easier to Spend Money

Much of what's convenient about online retail — reviews, one-click shopping, fast shipping — is aimed at one thing: reducing the "pain of paying" so you'll spend more.

7 ways to spot a social media snake oil salesperson

Sure, you'd like to boost your online presence and make money on the Internet. But just like pyramid schemes attract the greedy and fad diets interest the desperate, many social me

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Best Money Tips: First Signs of Spring

Ah, spring. A time for new growth, time spent outside with friends and family, and a several month supply of Zyrtec. Oh, and of course, some great blog posts by personal finance

The Ultimate Cheapskate, Jeff Yeager, Tonight on Blog Talk Radio!

Jeff’s humorous (and sometimes rough) way of sharing frugality has been popular among many of our readers. We’ve got the exclusive interview you won’t want to miss! Hear Jeff sha

Postal Dis-Service?

The cost of sending packages and letters by Priority and Express Mail will set you back more than regular mail, but are you really getting the service you’re paying for?

How to Find Freelance Clients: Part Three

Applying for freelance work is an art form in itself – once you master the techniques, you'll be on your way to a thriving freelance business. Applying for work on job sites and co

25 Ways to Simplify Your Life — Today

One of the best things about simple living is how easy it is. Get started today with one (or more!) of these simplifying tricks.

How to Save Money and Still Dress Green

Ignore the new "eco-apparel" hype. The most eco-friendly thing you can do when it comes to your clothes closet is to be a cheapskate and simply consume less

The Secret Really Does Have A Secret (or Ten Tenets for Arranging Your Rich - Part 3)

The third installment in my ten-part series (which has taken me much longer to write than planned), I decided to take a look at the Law of Attraction since the concept has hung aro

Can't Afford a Home Alarm System? You Probably Already Have One

Home alarm systems can be expensive. A basic alarm system can be hundreds of dollars, but chances are you already own a pretty good alternative.

Tips for Avoiding a Foreclosure Prevention or Loan Modification Scam

Rising home foreclosures have made con artists very busy. These scammers use the public records to find homeowners who are in trouble, and then use a variety of schemes to take

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Increase Your Income

Today we found some great articles on ways to increase your income, DIY gifts for the holidays, and guidelines for holiday tipping.

Pedal Your Way to Health, Wealth and Happiness

If you've not been on a bicycle since you were a kid, maybe this is the summer to rediscover the joy and freedom of what it arguably the fastest machine ever invented by man. It's

Cost of Rearranging the Furniture - $0. New Living Room - Priceless.

They say a change is as good as a rest. Well, they're right. My wife and I have had the same living room layout since we moved into our home. As our home is small, we just assumed

Ask the Readers: How Do You Give to Charity?

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Best Money Tips: Why Women Need More Money Than Men

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week we're talking leftover hot dog buns and a blinged-out J.D. Roth. (You'll have to see it to believe it!)

The 5 Best Chainsaws

Whether you need to trim a tree or cut up firewood, a chainsaw can help you make short work of it. Here are our picks for the five best.

What is Simple Living and Why Should I Care?

With our economic situation still precarious, many people desire simple living. But what does that mean in our busy, modern culture, and how can we get there?