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Women of personal finance spotlight: Allese Thomson from Wesabe here to answer your questions

Allese started out as an summer intern at Wesabe, a hot personal finance startup. A year later, she is now the official manager of Wesabe's growing user community. For the rest o

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Ask Readers: What Gift Do You Want Most This Holiday Season?

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Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Transportation?

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$500 Giveaway: How Do You Use Skype to Save Money on Calls?

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Book Review: How to Be a Geek Goddess (Win a Copy!)

If you’re a Twitter-fiend, a long-time blogger, or you customize PC’s in your spare time, this book is probably too elementary for you. If there’s a special lady in your life who

Rethinking The Early Mortgage Payoff

The borrow-at-a-low-interest-rate-and-invest-to-get-greater-returns mentality was so embedded in our belief system that there almost seemed to be a stigma attached to not carrying

Cultural Financial Problems and Learning to Cook: Wise Bread on Marketplace

Our Senior Editor was back on Marketplace Money recently, discussing how to have difficult financial conversations and learning to cook (not at the same time).

Ask the Readers: How Will You Show Your Appreciation This Father's Day?

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What frugal lessons can we learn from the demoscene?

The "demoscene" loosely refers to an underground computer art movement where the emphasis is on creating amazing-but-compact demonstrations — hence the name. What can its evolution

Best Money Tips: Raise Your Kids and Save Money, Too

Your precious little ones bring so much joy, so much fulfillment, and so much credit card debt. This week in Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup, we explore ways to save money

UTMA/UGMA Custodial Accounts

Over the years, Uniform Transfers to Minors and Uniform Gifts to Minors custodial accounts (also known as UGMA and UTMA accounts) have become less popular than college savings opti

Power9: 9 Habits of the World's Healthiest People

In areas of the world known as "blue zones," people live longer, healthier lives. Find out why, and discover what healthy habits you can learn from them.

Tactics of the rich

There are things the rich do that working class and middle class folks don't. Some of them--living off the return on capital rather than wages or salary--are only available to the

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20 Cute, Creepy, Campy, and Scare-You-Stiff Halloween Movies for the Whole Family

Whether setting the mood for trick-or-treaters or in the mood for a scare, you'll find something delightfully frightful in this collection of family friendly Halloween movies.

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.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 11/18

Today's deals include 45% off New Balance Running Shoes, Swingling Hands Free Shredder $79.99, 50% off Masterbuilt Electric Smoker, and more!

EcoUsable Ech2o Stainless Steel Filtered Water Bottle GIVEAWAY!

I feel the same way about plastic water bottles as Andrea (read here Bottled Water, Bottled Hype series), and many others who feel that it's disturbing that over 60 million plastic

9 Reasons Your IT Person Is a Super Hero

Every company has an IT person and that person is probably taken for granted. See why these pros are actually superheroes, saving you more than you know.