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Report Predicts 18 States Will Legalize Pot by 2020

Whether that pans out depends on Colorado, cash and the federal government

7 Costly Wedding Traditions to Ditch

When wedding bells ring, chances are your pocketbook is trying to block out the sound. After all, the costs of a wedding can add up if you stubbornly stick to expensive traditions. Since we're living in the 21st century, it's time to cast aside the uneconomical wedding customs and only keep the ones that work with our budgets. Show More Summary

10 Sanity-Saving Tips For Planning Your Destination Wedding

We partnered with Hilton on this video to help you create a beautiful and stress-free wedding, no matter where you are in the world. Celebrating your nuptials in a far-off locale that doubles as a travel adventure sounds like a dream...Show More Summary

Bogus Weight-Loss Claims Leads to $9 Million in Fines

Apples Eyes Studio/Shutterstock A hawker of green coffee bean extract as a miracle weight loss remedy has agreed to pay $9 million in consumer redress as part of a settlement announced Monday with the Federal Trade Commission. UnderShow More Summary

How Your Positive Posse is Destroying You

One of the oft repeated mantras in leadership training is to surround yourself with people who understand you and support what you do. This philosophy translates well to people who need emotional support for any endeavor, even if one’s goal is to just keep living. Everybody needs support, and everybody needs to feel that someone [...]Show More Summary

Best Money Tips: Simple Hacks to Make Your Stuff Last Longer

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles simple ways to make your stuff last longer, how to keep your kitchen germ-free, and success lessons from Bill Gates. Top 5 Articles 20 Simple Hacks to Make Your Stuff Last Longer — Dry soap will last longer,...

Best Deals for 01/26

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U.S. Deficit to Dip in 2015; Era of Dramatic Declines Ends

Susan Walsh/AP By David Lawder WASHINGTON --The U.S. budget deficit will decline slightly to $468 billion this fiscal year from $483 billion last year, the Congressional Budget Office said on Monday in a report that marks the end toShow More Summary

Saks Backtracks in Transgender Discrimination Case

The company will no longer argue that transgender people lack legal protections

Super Bowl Tickets Break Record for Priciest Event

Charlie Riedel/AP Tickets to the upcoming Super Bowl went off the charts this weekend, peaking at $6,500, making them the most expensive average ticket prices for any event, according to a company that collects data and sells tickets...Show More Summary

Get the Most Out of Your Beauty Products -- Savings Experiment

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Dairy Industry Starts Campaign on All That's Good About Milk

skynesher By CANDICE CHOI As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk. Julia Kadison, CEO of Milk Processor Education Program, which represents...Show More Summary

Medicare Announces Plan to Reward Quality Over Volume

Shutterstock By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration Monday announced a plan to shift Medicare payments it makes to hospitals and doctors so they reward quality over volume. Officials said they hoped the move...Show More Summary

10 Budget Purchases That Look Expensive

I've written about expensive purchases that looked cheap, but what about the opposite — cheap purchases that look much more expensive than they actually are? This is what the essence of Wise Bread (and frugality) is all about: making smart purchases that are good for your wallet, image, and...

7 Ways to Avoid Losing Your Security Deposit

7 ways to avoid losing your security deposit - Trulia Carl Sagan reveals his best productivity tricks - Lifehacker 5 ways women are better investors than men - Wise Bread Take this quiz and find out your personal finance IQ - LearnVest How...Show More Summary

9 Moves to Make When Your Flight Is Canceled

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16 Painless Ways to Save $1,000 by Summer

Have you been dying to take a trip to the beach for the Summer but don't seem to have the cash? Money Talks News has come up with 16 ways you can save $1,000 by the time Summer arrives! Do these cold, short days have you dreaming about...Show More Summary

Make the Most of a College Job Fair

If your main goal after college is to land a job, attending a college career fair has to feel somewhat like visiting Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. Maybe not quite that cool. But it’s a great way to land or line up a job after graduation. Show More Summary

50 Ignition Switch Deaths So Far Eligible for GM Compensation

Molly Riley/APThe Cobalt was one of the GM models with faulty ignition switches. By TOM KRISHER DETROIT -- With only five days left before the deadline to seek payments, compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg has decided that 50 deathShow More Summary

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