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Need a job? Apply to become a Census enumerator

The Census Bureau produces an important set of demographics data about the United States every ten years. The 2010 Census is coming up soon and the Bureau is hiring thousands of t

Is Your Hotel Hiding These 5 Fees in Your Bill?

Hotels have followed the airlines into the business of fee inflation. Here are the fees to look for before you book — and how to avoid them once you arrive.

Best of Personal Finance: Credit Where Credit Is Due Edition

Credit cards are fun for the whole family, until the bills start rolling in and you are expected to hand over your hard-earned money for the stuff you bought on plastic. In this we

Should You Budget Like You Diet?

"Budgeting" and "dieting" are our two toughest resolutions. The strategies that work with one just might work for the other.

Argentine Wine Hack: Make Bad Wine Better

If you open a bottle of wine that just isn't all that great, add some soda water to it. You'll be pleasantly surprised.

Save a Bundle on Your Groceries: Consider Your Local Asian Market

Despite the coupons and the special offers, the major supermarket chains are not cheap. You find a deal now and then, but on the whole they really don’t give you great value for mo

The 5 Best Tinted Moisturizers

Finding the right tinted moisturizer isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these five tinted moisturizers and your face will constantly glow.

Walk, walk, walk, walk, walk

There’s one fact that is undeniable in America; we just don’t walk enough. A dependence on automobiles, elevators and escalators, coupled with a growing lack of interest in exercis

8 Reasons Frugal Families Love Boardgame Night

Running out of good family entertainment? It might time to add a weekly game night.

10 Terrific (and Surprising) Uses for Tea

Tea is delicious in a cup. It also brines chicken, cleans glass, deodorizes closets, and so much more. Discover 10 amazing uses for tea.

5 Easy Ways to Save Some Green This Holiday Season

A little spending moderation can't hurt this holiday season, and it might even put us back in touch with the true spirit and ideals of the season. Here's how to enjoy the holidays

The Deals to Look for at Pawn Shops, Thrift Shops, and Other Weird Stores

Often the best deals aren't at Walmart or Target. They can be found at pawn shops, thrift shops, and other alternative shops.

6 Ways That Better Paying Job Out of State May Cost You

Scoping out a new, better paying job out of state? Beware of these factors that could cost you.

7 Signs You Have a Serious Spending Addiction

Spending addiction is real, damaging, and scary. If you recognize yourself in any of these signs, you may need to seek help.

9 Amazing DIY Lamps You Want in Your House

If you can't find an affordable lamp that's perfect for your space, make one! These nine easy lamp projects can get you started.

The Debate Between Buy and Hold vs Timing The Market

It's interesting to see that with the advent of computerized trading and value discount brokers, a new era of people investing with the idea of getting rich overnight has exploded.

How to Save $26,000 in 5 Years or Less

Think you can't save money and get ahead? Learn how a few simple changes to your daily spending can become a HUGE pile of money.

Wantable: Designer Accessories at Discount Prices

Wantable allows you to purchase designer fashion and beauty products at a discount, but is this service worth the $40 cost? Open a box with this Wise Bread blogger to find out!

25 Signs That You've Been at the Same Job Too Long

25 humorous, yet painful, signs that you've simply been around at the same job TOO long.

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Avoid complicated rewards programs and earn a flat rate of 1.5% cash back on all your purchases.