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Women of personal finance spotlight: Millionaire Mommy Next Door here to answer your questions

Financial independence is everyone's dream and Jen "The Millionaire Mommy Next Door" has achieved it. Jen went from working a minimum wage job as a college drop-out to financial f

Our Productivity Obsession

I spent a few weeks being extremely productive. And by productive I mean that I worked many more hours than usual. I was consumed by work. I was focused, efficient, and produced go

Women of personal finance spotlight: The Frugal Duchess here to answer your questions

All of us have dreams of publishing a book based on our blogs or life stories. Now you can ask The Frugal Duchess how she was able to land that Holy Grail among writers: A fabulou

Women of personal finance spotlight: The Digerati Life here to answer your questions

For this entire week (8/10 - 8/17), SVB of The Digerati Life will be answering questions in our forum about blogging, personal finance, and entreprenruship! This is part of Wise Br

Wise Bread Spotlight: List of Top Personal Finance Blogs by Women

To help women bloggers network with each other, we are starting a series of discussions in our Bloggers Forum focusing on female personal finance bloggers and special blogging chal

Open group write - regional events and things to do for under $5

This will the be first in our new series of open group writes. It's a chance to showcase great bloggers in the Wise Bread community and provide more resources for our readers. To

Book Review: Big Green Purse & Giveaway

I have four copies of Big Green Purse to give away. In it, Diane MacEachern offers a simple message: Use your spending power to create a cleaner, greener world. Of course, many of

How to save $0.54 per gallon on gas

There are many tips that help increase your car's mpg, including things like removing items from your trunk, inflating your tires, and keeping your engine in good condition with re

March Roundup

March was ALL about shopping tips and money habits. Read up on our 10 reader favorites!

Book Review: Rich by Thirty

I read this book because I was intrigued by the 25 year-old author. By the time she was eight years old, she was earning money by operating a lemonade stand in the summer and shove

February Roundup

February was a short but sweet month. Here are the articles that topped the charts!

Free download of Suze Orman's Women & Money

Oprah is offering a free download of Suze Orman's Women & Money until 8/7c tomorrow, Feb. 14. Great last minute frugal Valentine's gift!!

Don't be fooled by inflated thread count

Most of us understand that "thread count" indicates the quality of linen. The higher the thread count, the softer, smoother, and more luxurious the sheets. But the class action law

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

January Roundup

Wanna catch up on anything you missed on Wise Bread? Here's a roundup of some of the best posts from January.

Check out the new squad in town

We have a new site that's dedicated to sharing great tips and stories just for families. Topics cover money, entertainment, health, and all the things in between that come with

5 Efficient Ways To Boost Productivity

Sometimes being able to get things done isn’t just about time management or motivation. Sometimes it’s not because of laziness, being unfocused or disorganized. Sometimes, the reas

So You Wanna Be A Banker...

Coolmom14 is a struggling single mom asking for an $18,000 loan to pay off high interest credit cards. Craigny needs a $25,000 loan to buy a profitable coffee shop in NY. Nurse202

What is Your Best Interview Advice?

I'm personally horrible during interviews. I'm shy, humble, blush easily, and have a bad memory. I can never answer those "Tell me a time when you..." hypothetic

What Is Your Best Productivity Advice?

I've found that the most effective productivity trick is simply to get enough sleep. I know it took me a long time to get out of that college mentality of sleeping late, taking nap