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Suze Orman Tells Us To Pay ONLY The Minimum On Credit Cards. Wait, What?!

You’re not seeing things. This is not an April Fool’s gag (although if I’d written this last year it would have been). No, this is Suze Orman’s latest advice and it is a complete 1

5 Common Productivity Tools That Are Really Distracting

From smartphones to energy drinks, learn what's really making you do less — and how to reclaim your productivity.

Another path to recovery: higher incomes

Preventing a collapse of the financial system is part of preventing a depression. However, the shorthand term for this--getting the banks able and willing to lend--is misleading.

The Private Financial Information You Must Share

Couples often split finance chores across multiple accounts, which makes management difficult, especially in emergencies. Learn what you must share.

Recalled Robes, Cribs, and Hooded Sweatshirts: Top Safety Concerns You Should Know About

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about recalls. Sadly, they seem to pop up every day – either an indication of our products getting junkier, or a sign that the government is

Best Money Tips: Are Joint Bank Accounts a Good Idea?

Today we found some stellar articles on if joint bank accounts are a good idea, winter travel deals, and stocks for 2014.

Best Money Tips: Save Money on a Limited Income

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money on a limited income, productivity gifts for the holidays, and coping with difficult work environments.

Does A Dollar Buy What it Did a Year Ago? (Answer to win $10)

Does a dollar buy the same things it did a year ago? Share your experiences to be entered to win $10 in our Trivia Tuesday giveaway!

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 12/20

Today's deals include 50% off kitchen small appliances, Rayovac Spotsman LED Lantern, 35% or more off NBA Jerseys, and more!

Best Money Tips: Small and Big Ways to Save Money

Today we found some great articles on small and big ways to ave money, working out on a budget, and financial to-dos for 2014.

Redfin: The Greatest Real Estate Website Ever

Real estate websites are a dime a dozen, but when you find one that does it all, the rest all fade into the background. Whether you're looking to buy or sell, Redfin has what you n

Don't Despair Over Small Retirement Savings

If you quit checking your 401(k) balance last year, because the market crash made it too depressing, now might be a good time to take a fresh look. It'll still be well down from t

Best Money Tips: What to Buy at Drugstores

Today we found some awesome articles on what to buy at drugstores, money-saving tips to afford college, and ways to protect your identity.

Skip the Holiday Hype: 10 Non-Shopping Activities

Don't be a package of nerves. Just have fun. Here's a list of frugal activities that don’t involve shopping and could save money.

Best of Personal Finance Roundup: 50+ Cheap and Healthy Party Foods for the Super Bowl

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we share over 50 cheap and healthy party foods you can serve during the "Big Game," why bonds may not be the safe i

New Credit Card Rules: Who Really Benefits?

Credit card industry reform may have good intentions, but will these rules encourage the same behavior that made reform necessary in the first place?

Are You Ready to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business?

Hey! You've gotten pretty good at your hobby, and everybody says you'd make some real money at it if you tried. But should you?

5 Ways to Get More Legroom on Your Next Flight — for Free

As airline ticket prices have shrunk, so has the legroom. Use these tips to find more room for your feet (and your stuff) without paying extra.

Making Your First Paycheck Work for You

Getting your first post-graduation paycheck can be exciting and unnerving. Find ways to fully support yourself -- either immediately or sometime in the future -- and b

Long Hours and Other Employer Demands

You probably know someone who works ridiculously long hours (or maybe you do yourself). But those long hours could be a sign of deeper financial troubles.