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Look, But Don’t Touch: Avoid Marketing Manipulation

When it comes to shopping, touching an item may in fact encourage consumers to purchase things they hadn’t intended on buying in the first place.

Best Money Tips: Tips to Save on Thanksgiving Airfare

Today we found some stellar articles on saving on Thanksgiving airfare, what to do if you win the lottery, and apps to help guide your retirement savings.

Best Money Tips: A Better You

This week, Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup gives a shout out to fellow bloggers who have dedicated their blog posts to increased productivity, time management, life improve

Best Money Tips: The Best Tax Moves for Fall

Today we found some fantastic articles on the best tax moves for fall, and getting off the kid-gift treadmill, an dhandling a lifestyle downgrade.

Gifts For Grads

Around springtime last year, as my niece’s university graduation date loomed, I picked out (but waited to buy) what I thought would be an ideal gift: a watch with her alma mater’s

Best Money Tips: First Signs of Spring

Ah, spring. A time for new growth, time spent outside with friends and family, and a several month supply of Zyrtec. Oh, and of course, some great blog posts by personal finance

The Ultimate Cheapskate, Jeff Yeager, Tonight on Blog Talk Radio!

Jeff’s humorous (and sometimes rough) way of sharing frugality has been popular among many of our readers. We’ve got the exclusive interview you won’t want to miss! Hear Jeff sha

Postal Dis-Service?

The cost of sending packages and letters by Priority and Express Mail will set you back more than regular mail, but are you really getting the service you’re paying for?

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 10/25

Today's great deals include FREE Kindle Apps, Universal Classic Monsters 8-Movie Collection, Fanny Wang Headphones, Emeril by All Clad 12-Piece Cookware, and more!

How to Find Freelance Clients: Part Two

Last time, "How to Find Freelance Clients: Part One" discussed some of the things you would need to do to prepare for freelancing. In Part Two of this article, we'll cover where t

Things You Might Not Know About Your Local Thrift Store

The nation as a whole has been exploring new avenues for savings these days. Thrift stores can be a great place to get what you need and pay what you want. Here are some tips for n

The 5 Best Smartphones

Android or Apple? Performance or battery life? Getting a new smartphone can leave you asking a lot of questions. Pick the best phone for you with this guide.

How to Save Gas, $30,000 and Your Pride

Learning to drive a car with a manual transmission might not only save you some major embarrassment in life, but it can also save you gas and some serious money.

Best Money Tips: Stack the Deck for a Better Life

Today we found some stellar articles on stacking the deck for a better life, how retirees can avoid going broke, and ways to save on car repairs.

Stuff will never make you organized

There's a store near where I live that sells stuff for organizing your other stuff--racks, boxes, cabinets, and shelves for tools and toys, sweaters and shoes, spices and CDs. The

Book review: The Education of an American Dreamer by Peter G. Peterson

The Education of an American Dreamer: : How a Son of Greek Immigrants Learned His Way from a Nebraska Diner to Washington, Wall Street, and Beyond is the personal memoir of Peter G

The new normal economy

The economy is way short of full employment, so naturally, consumer spending is down. Sooner or later employment, I think, will return to normal levels. Consumer spending will re

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 11/22

Today's deals include 60% off Transcend flash memory and drives, 45% off Energizer Max alkaline batteries, $15 Superhero Aprons, and more!

Budgeting for Your Next Vacation: Yaycations

Here is a fun tool to help you figure out how you can save money, and then where that money can take you. It gives us a chance to dream big, and (even better) find ways to make tho

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 11/27

Today's great deals include Leapfrog Explorer Software $15 or less, Kindle Books for $1.99 or less, Silpat Non-Stick Baking Mat $17, and more!