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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.

Book review: Retire on Less Than You Think

Halfway through Fred Brock's book Retire on Less Than You Think: The New York Times Guide to Planning Your Financial Future, I was already drafting a review that would

How to find the sweet spot when buying electronics

The "sweet spot" is the ideal point where you get the highest performance (and quality) at an optimum price. It can refer to many types of goods, but electronics are of particular

Frugal Gluten-Free Living: Delicious Homemade Gluten-Free Bread

Here is an easy to make Gluten-Free Bread recipe that is extremely affordable and much better tasting than store brands. Celebrate and have toast again!

Book Review: Complicit - How Greed and Collusion Made the Credit Crisis Unstoppable

This week a government committee is investigating the cause of the financial crisis by interrogating bank titans what exactly went wrong. Complicit: How Greed and Collusion Made th

7 Essential Tools for Getting Work Done -- Anywhere!

Sometimes you just have to get out of the office to ever get any work done! When you're on the go, or are working from home, what are the best tools to keep you productive and in

What Can Retailers Do With Their Unwanted Merchandise?

A recent New York Times article reported that retailers including H&M and Walmart have been destroying perfectly good clothes that were not sold and throwing them in the trash. Th

How to Naturally Reset Your Sleep Cycle in One Night

Not eating for 16 hours can help you quickly reset your sleep-wake cycle. This trick can drastically improve your ability to cope with jet lag or adjust to working late shifts.

7 Ways to Cut Your Food Bill Without Clipping a Single Coupon

I'll be honest, I like to clip coupons, but it’s not for everybody. Here are 7 ways to save money on groceries without using coupons.

7 Beauty Secrets that Cost Almost Nothing

Forget Cosmo. Put away your Oprah Magazine. Turn off the microdermabrasion informercial and toss the $75 ultra-rich moisturizer. There are the cheap ways to look and feel beauti

Best of Personal Finance Roundup: How to Be a Cheap Drunk with Taste

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we spill some tips for sipping wine and other spirits for a little less than what you'd expect. Plus, we share the

Magazines for Free or Cheap

Follow our tips to be sure you get all your favorite magazine subscriptions for free or cheap.

Don't Have Enough To Pay Your Taxes?

What do you do when you finally get all of your information together to file your income taxes, and you find out you actually have to pay taxes?! For people who don't have enough m

6 Smartphone Apps to Help you Save Big

Some people won’t stop to clip a coupon, but dig the idea of downloading an application for their phone that will help them save more than a few bucks on their next purchase. Are y

Standout Stuff for Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Deciding what to put on and leave out of a resume can be perplexing. Professional goals should influence these decisions. But I have found that job hunters can intrigue potential b

Living Cheaply for the Long Term

Frugality sites are full of advice for cutting your expenses right away. Living cheaply for the long term is different. Call it "strategic frugality."

Frugal Gluten-Free Living: Flour Tortillas that Taste Great!

This easy recipe for homemade tortillas is fast, delicious and entirely gluten-free. The best part is, even your gluten-eating friends will enjoy them.

How to Tell if You're on Track for Retirement

It may be a little bit early to think about retirement all too seriously if you still have several decades left before you face it. But don't look now -- time flies and before you

Best Money Tips: 9 Secret Ways to Persuade and Influence People

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we offer 9 secret ways to get what you want, over 100 tips for saving money in 2010, and a killer guide to your first din

The AIG retreat pictures: Why it's worse than you think

AIG defended the $440,000 corporate retreat as a reward for their independent brokers. But just a few years ago AIG got in trouble for bribing independent brokers to betray their c