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On Problems and Opportunities

People who say, "It's not a problem; it's an opportunity" might be jerks. But they might also have a good point.

Waste Not! Revisiting the 5-Second Rule and other Kitchen Classics

Working as a line cook for almost four years exposed me to the dirtier side of the food service business. Generally, I was less-than-impressed

SaveUp Giving Away $1000 to Wise Bread Readers

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Ask the Readers: What's the Best Gift to Give a College Graduate?

Tell us what you think the best gift to give a college graduate is and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

What If Everyone Suddenly Became Frugal?

What if a magical spaceship from the planet Cheapos came to earth and brainwashed everyone so that every single American stopped buying useless junk and started to live way below t

Three Kids' DIY Projects In Your Pantry

It’s turning into quite the snow day here in Maryland, so I pulled out all of my “keep kids amused and out of trouble” recipes, to share with parents who are facing cooped up kiddo

Training Your Dog: 9 Hazardous Habits (and How to Break Them)

A dog doesn't need to graduate from an (expensive) obedience school to be good. Learn how to teach him the habits that will keep you both happy.

Ask the Readers: Do Your Kids Have Chores?

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3 Step Strategy To Airfare Deals

I am going to come out and say it: there are no secrets to finding a bargain ticket every time you fly. However, by understanding how the system works, you can develop a deal findi

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Spring Cleaning Tips?

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Save 50% On Your Passport Application?

By 2009, passports will be mandatory for all US citizens traveling abroad. If you were planning a trip to Canada, Mexico, or the Caribbean, this could mean a rather substantial add

Buy This Product, Friend: The Hidden Power of Testimonials

Many sellers count on testimonials to reassure buyers that a product or service is great. But just how reliable are those testimonials?

Ask the Readers: Do You Have Side Income?

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Download A Yale Lecture: More Universities Offer Courses To The Public

More and more universities are offering their audio and video class recordings to the general public. MIT paved the way and now others are following suit. Here are a list of m

Ask the Readers: How Do You Define Financial Success?

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Business Succession Planning Part 1: What a Shareholder's Agreement Means to You

There are way too many business owners out there who assume that their business will provide for them in retirement, without actually considering how

Best Money Tips: Get 2.51% Cash Back From Your Taxes (Legally)

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. This week, learn how to get 2.51% cash back from your taxes, discover 100 tips to save money right now, and more great tips from

Ask the Readers: How Do You Host a Party on a Budget?

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Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite DIY Halloween Costume?

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The Power of the Customer in Banking

When big banks make big changes we don't like, it's easy to feel helpless. But the truth is that raising your voice can make a real difference.