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When Good Food Goes Bad Part IV: Black Beans

Feijoada (pronounced "fayj-wada") is Brazil's national dish. Although it's simple enough to be eaten on a daily basis, feijoada is often prepared in huge batches for big parties. [more]

MegaMillions - Mo' Money Mo' Problems?

Last night's MegaMillions drawing was for $370 million dollars. They say that money doesn't buy happiness, but I've got enough happiness right now. So I could totally use $370 million for, say, shoes. Did I say 'shoes'? [more]

Ask the Readers: What Is the Best Lesson You Learned From Your Mom?

Tell us about the best lesson you learned from your mom and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Gratitude and Frugality

Feeling thankful can be one of the most powerful — and inexpensive — things in life. Discover frugal ways to express your gratitude.

Best Money Tips: Stocking Stuffers Under $10

Today we found some awesome articles on stocking stuffers for under $10, how to receive great customer service, and ways to jazz up your holiday wrapping.

How to Retire During a Recession

As the economy remains shaky, retirement can seem oh-so-unattainable. But there are ways to make it work — and even make your retirement enjoyable.

Setting Great Goals...and Achieving Them

Learn how to set goals and chase down your dreams.

6 Ways to Use Technology to Upgrade Your Career

The Internet is a boon for doing all kinds of things -- including getting a better job and/or getting paid more at your current job. Technology helps us stay connected, learn somet

4 Smooth Moves for Graduates

If you're a recent college graduate, you must do everything possible to polish up your personal life and beef up your financial profile to stay near the front of the employment

Women and Savings: What to Do at Your Life Stage

Whether you're just starting your career or looking to retire shortly, this guide can help you build your wealth.

Business Plan Basics

I have a business and offer writing services so, on occasion, I have been asked to write business plans. Those making such requests are generally very eager, convinced of their

Watch NBA summer league games for free

NBA.com is providing free streaming webcasts for all the 2007 summer league games. All you need to do is to sign up for a free NBA.com account. Your local team's games might be blacked out. [more]

Pursuing Interests: Free to $1K+

Pursuing interests and learning new things can be costly or not, depending on your interests, what is available in your community or online, and how flexible your schedule is. If y

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 Best and Worst Things to Buy in September

With an eye to last-year's and current trends, learn what you should shop for in September and what to leave on the store shelves.

How To Turn A Video Game System Into A Gym Membership

Never thought you could actually get in shape with that PS2 or Xbox, huh? Believe it or not, I justified buying a PS2 because it's cheaper than hiring a personal trainer and ge

Private foundations for ordinary folks

There are a lot of advantages to having a private foundation to use as the vehicle for your charitable giving. Sadly, the tax laws make setting up a private foundation impractical

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Save Money This Summer

Today we found some great articles on ways to save money this summer, slashing your expenses, and saving on haircuts.