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Best Money Tips: Bring Your Life in Balance

Today we found some awesome articles on bringing your life into balance, finishing what you start, and money saving tips for the holidays.

Carnival of Money Stories is Coming to Wise Bread!

Wise Bread is hosting the next edition of the Carnival of Money Stories on Monday, March 19th. This is one of my favorite personal finance carnivals because it focuses on the personal experiences of our fellow PF bloggers. [more]

A Beginner’s Guide to Frugal Living

The path to frugality has many detours, and even the experts make mistakes. Here are seven things to keep in mind as you find your own road.

Best Money Tips: Ring in the New Year Family Style

Today we found some great articles on ringing in the New Year family style, reducing your household electric bill, and improving your finances now.

When Good Food Goes Bad Part VI: Apples

I hail from The Apple Capital of the World, so I know a thing or two about apples. For instance, eating three apples a day helps you lose weight. That is, if you can manage to eat three apples a day. [more]

Best Money Tips: Fit Fitness Into Your Schedule

Today we found some great articles on fitting fitness into your schedule, talking your way to a better raise, and getting your finances in order for 2012.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Dating Tips for New Couples

Today we found some great articles on frugal dating tips for new couples, ways to make extra money, and dealing with financial uncertainty.

I’ll Finish This Post Tomorrow: 10 Ways to Stop Procrastinating

Procrastination generally isn't helpful. It's a time suck. And heck, a lot of the time, it isn't even fun. Here's how to get what you need to do done.

Credit Card Offers - Now THAT'S Quality

  I recently received a credit card invitation that clearly was put together by a computer or a chimpanzee, or a chimp with a computer. [more]

Decked out in... dog? More reasons to boycott Chinese goods

Thinking of boycotting Chinese goods? I know I've been pondering it for a while, but I'm definitely struggling with the idea, knowing how hard it will be. Here's something that mig

How to Use a Computer More Efficiently

It may seem like there’s no way to reduce the amount of time you spend in front of the computer, but these tricks can speed things up.

Art on the Web: 3 Resources for Getting Into Indie Art

It's always been easy for me to say that I support indie art, but it's been a lot harder to actually do. [more]

Saving money while hosting guests

Having just spent the last 48 hours desperately scrubbing my home from top-to-bottom in anticipation of the arrival of some house guests, I appreciated The Simple Dollar's post thi

Share your brilliant burst (or dashed dream) as a consumer advocate

Ever protested an unfair retail policy, pointed out that an advertisement is misleading, organized a boycott, or somehow advocated for yourself or another consumer? Whether you won

Would You Like Free Fries With That?

Like free food? How about french fries? In celebration of a new kind of fry, you and all your friends can score some, with no additional purchase necessary! Read on to find out

Book review: The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need

This is the perfect book for a Wise Bread reader. It covers just about everything we talk about here--life hacks, investing, frugality--and does it with insight and humor. (And n

A Complete Guide to Saving at America's Baseball Stadiums

A night at the ballpark shouldn't leave you broke. No matter what stadium you're visiting, learn how to save cash while enjoying America's favorite pastime.

The two-mile challenge

Bicycling for transportation is something that's important to me, so I was immediately attracted to the

Better cars are not the answer

Wise Bread is an optimistic place. There are some people who can't see the congruence between optimism and frugality. I'm talking about the people who point to our progre

13 Free or Cheap Ways to Be Blissfully Unproductive

Most of the time, we try to be productive...but everyone needs a break. Here are cheap ways to have fun, experience joy, and be blissfully unproductive.