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15 Tested Tips for Creative Efficiency

Life is rarely going to bless you with long open hours to sit around and paint portraits or write songs or write novels. If you want the time, you have to fight for it.

7 DIY Crafts That Will Save You Money

You can save some serious cash by making decor, gifts, and home goods — without spending a lot on tools and supplies. Let's get crafty!

FREE food for diabetics

Get them quick folks, because I can't find an expiration date on either of these special offer pages. The good folks at Glucerna are giving away cereal and milkshakes completely free. [more]

5 Reasons Science Says It's OK to Eat More Cheese

More cheese, please! Science says this beloved dairy treat is better for you than you think, everywhere from your bones to your brains.

6 Secured Credit Card Facts to Remember

A secured credit card is a great way to repair (or build) credit. Before you sign up, be sure you understand the basics.

Become a Star Employee by Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

You might have control over the decisions your company makes, but you are in control of how you do your job. As an employee, you can benefit by bringing entrepreneurial thinking

How Not to Buy Too Much

Just as a diet doesn't mean you can never enjoy food again, a budget doesn't mean that you can never buy again. Here are a few strategies to help you reduce your spending.

8 Reasons to Drink More Water

It's old news that we don't really need to drink eight glasses of water per day, but there are still plenty of reasons to stay well-hydrated.

10 Life Skills for Working Moms

It's no secret balancing work and family takes skill — these life skills, in particular, should be mastered by every working mom.

Save time, money, energy, and eat great

Depending on how old you are, your mother or grandmother probably had one of these: a pressure cooker. (She probably also had a story of one exploding, which may be why they're n

How Much Car Can You Afford?

If you're planning to lease a new (or new-to-you) car, follow this advice to make sure you're factoring in all the costs and getting a car you truly can afford.

Why You Need Credit — and How to Build It From Scratch

Learn how to create a great credit score even if you don't have an extensive financial history.

Teen Wins $100,000 Scholarship From the H&R Block Budget Challenge

Learn how 17-year-old Sean Lawrence won the contest and how your family can participate in the next one.

9 Ways to Save on Your Thanksgiving Celebrations

Cut down on expenses and stress without sacrificing the essentials.

12 Things That Will Be Less Expensive in 2012

From electronics to wine to even rental cars, savings-minded shoppers should keep an eye on prices for these items in 2012.

Real eggs

Have you ever eaten an egg from a chicken that lives outside, eating bugs and worms and grubs instead of just chicken feed? You notice the difference as soon as you crack the she

Black Friday...black in more ways than one

Today, November 23rd, is Black Friday. A day that as a Wisebread writer and bargain hunter I love. There are deals everywhere, we all get a chance to save a bit of dough before

5 More Fun, Affordable Train Trips

Summer's over, but don't let that stop you from one of these fun and frugal train trips. They're great for a fabulous fall excursion.

25 Tips for Smart (and Safe) Credit Card Use During the Holidays

Whether you're ready for holiday shopping or SO not, the season of giving is upon us. Before you hit the stores, check out our guide to keeping your finances safe.

9 Fall Groceries to Add to Your List ASAP

The autumn season brings flavorful pantry staples to produce bins. Be sure to add them to your shopping list for delicious savings.