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Real Estate Appraisals - Ten things most people just don't understand about them

The homeowner wants to make the sale. The broker wants to make the commission. The lender wants to make the loan. It'd be nice to see all these folks made happy, but first... th

Cooking for Beginners: 10 Recipes for Kitchen Newbies

If you want to save money by cooking but don't know a stockpot from a soup spoon, check out these easy recipes for beginners.

12 Ways Kids Can Teach Us About Money

If you pay attention, kids can teach a lot about money — from smart ways to save to healthy attitudes about self worth. Watch for these lessons.

Create a Business Plan by Answering 4 Simple Questions

There are a lot of would be entrepreneurs out there with a great idea, but are afflicted with Business Plan Paralysis. Instead of shipping product, they're "working" o

How to Get the Lowest Price on Airfare, Even After You Buy

Here are some tips to help you track flight prices easily, keep an eye out for price drops, and even get a refund if you’ve bought your ticket already.

Cheap and Simple Sunburn Remedies That Really Work

what do you do when you return home from an outing and you resemble a well-done lobster bake? Try one of these time-tested home remedies for sunburns.

15 Career-Threatening Work Habits That No One Will Tell You About

Just can't seem to land the promotion and get ahead? It's not them — it's you. The good news is you really can do better.

Debit Or Credit? Which One Should You Choose At The Checkout?

Debit or credit? Although the outcome seems the same, it’s a different process with different consequences.

How to Make Moonshine

Making moonshine is especially easy because running it through a still makes all the delicate balancing of flavors that mark a great beer or wine irrelevant.

How to Use Up Remaining Balances on Prepaid Gift Cards

Looking in my wallet, there are no less than 5 prepaid debit or gift cards hiding at any one time.

What to Eat Every Day: A Month of Frugal Meals

Planning ahead and cooking at home are two of the best ways to save money. Do both with this guide to one month of tasty, frugal meals.

Jobs That Offer Free Room and Board

If you're looking for a job with some non-traditional perks, check out these gigs that not only provide a salary, but also free accommodations.

Wise Bread Spotlight: List of Top Personal Finance Blogs by Women

To help women bloggers network with each other, we are starting a series of discussions in our Bloggers Forum focusing on female personal finance bloggers and special blogging chal

10 Small Businesses That Are Free or Cost Little to Start Up

Rather than face an untimely layoff, why not join millions of savvy entrepreneurs and start a business of your own? Here’s how someone with no capital can create their own schedule

French Press Coffee: Step-by-Step Guide to Handcrafted Coffee

If you want to add a little jolt to your caffeine-enjoyment, check out the French press. It's fairly cheap, produces rich and delicious coffee, and it's not that complicated.

Cheaper and Healthier Than Store-Bought: 10 Great Freeze-Ahead Burrito Recipes

The Internet is awash in make-ahead frozen burrito recipes. These 10 favorites satisfy your need for a quick, nutritious meal on the go, however you roll.

Discount Designer Clothing: 17 Places to Get Name Brands for Less

Stop paying retail, and stop settling for lower quality materials and design. Shop these discounters instead for designer fashion, shoes, and accessories.

10 Reasons to Drink Tea

Tea can wake you up or calm you down, cool you in summer and warm you in winter. If you don't already drink the steeped stuff, here's why you should.

20 Gluten-Free Lunch Ideas

It's easy to save money by packing a sandwich for lunch...unless you have a gluten allergy. Use these recipe ideas to brown-bag it while avoiding gluten.

Money in Your Yard: How to Sell Palm Trees For Cash

Palm trees are ubiquitous in California and other states with a warm climate. Although they are beautiful trees, some homeowners find them to be a nuisance because they require rou