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When Do I Need to Buy Life Insurance?

Jeff Rose, CFP, recommends buying life insurance if someone you love would be in financial trouble if you weren't around.

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Store Brands Rival Heinz and Hellman's in Taste Test

Consumer Reports testers rank several popular store brand condiments the equal — or better — of leading brands. At up to 30% cheaper, slather on the savings!

Personal Financial Advisors awaiting your call

Financial advice is everywhere (even here at www.wisebread.com) from the bank teller to a wealth manager who wants to dispense planning advice, manage your investment portfolio, an

The core rate is not an evil conspiracy

The Consumer Price Index was released today, showing prices were up 0.3% last month and up 2.8% from a year ago. The same report also includes the so-called core rate, which exclu

How to wrap gifts with leftovers.

I’ve mentioned before that I’m no fan of the greeting card and gift wrapping industries. Not only are their products way over-priced, they’re also less than original in most cases.

MIB: The Big Brother for Insurance Companies

MIB. No, it's not the alien-hunting agency Men In Black; it's the illness-hunting agency Medical Information Bureau. And you may not know it, but they could

Ask the Readers: How Do You Travel Frugally?

Tell us how you travel frugally and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Dream Retirement?

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

Survive The Bear Market: 10 Steps To Ride The Downturn

The stock market has experienced an unbelievable slump from a high of around 14,000 in the Dow Jones index sometime in 2007 all the way down to 8,000 last I checked. So as an inves

Best Money Tips: Alaska Doesn't Want You

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. We look at why Alaska really doesn't want you and how you can choose the right type of baby carrier for your little bundle. You'

5 Simple Ways to Save on Thanksgiving

Saving on Thanksgiving is simple...if you plan ahead.

A One-Step Guide to a Better Job and More Money

Everyone wants job security these days, but how about a raise or a better-paying job? There are lots of small things you can do to make this happen, but there's also one simple thi

What Does Frugal Living Mean to You?

Depending on your point of reference, a million dollar purchase can be considered frugal. What is frugality to you?

Why You Shouldn't Plan to Retire at Age 65

Most traditional retirement advice columns I read are written as a guide to retiring in your 60s. Although the advice contained in these columns may be useful to some, I think that

Share Your Best Purchase Stories & Win $33,000 in Prizes

Win a trip for 6 to Napa Valley for a 5-day getaway, including travel, accommodations, gourmet meals, spa treatments, a hot-air balloon ride, limo tour, and a bunch of computers!

High Tech Solutions For the Winter Blues

We share a few of our favorite tech-savvy ways to fight the winter blues.

Best Money Tips: Personal Finance Tips for Recent Grads

Today we found some great articles on personal finance tips for recent college grads, haggling like a pro to get what you want, and tips to build your savings account.

Best Money Tips: Save Money Around the House

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save money around the house, dining out on a budget, and secrets of cell phone carriers.

Best Money Tips: Make Christmas Shopping Simple

Today we found some awesome articles on making Christmas shopping simple, financial moves to consider for 2012, and mythbusting extreme couponing.