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Why "Opportunity" Funds Are the New Emergency Funds

You know your emergency fund is important to your financial well-being. In fact, it's a bit like flossing is to dental health. We know it's important. In fact, we know it is hugely beneficial. But do we do it? Well, no — or at least not like we should. The emergency fund is a classic example... […]

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Affording Education

[Editor's Note: This is the another episode in Max Wong's journey to find an extra $31,000 this year. Read the whole series here.] I am on the cusp of transitioning into a new dream career. Actually, two new dream careers. People keep approaching me for work as a documentary filmmaker and as an... […]

Flashback Friday: The 107 Best Breakfast Hacks to Start Your Day Off Right

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then it should also be your best, most delicious meal of the day. Why not start the day off right, right? But with a hectic schedule ahead of you, it's easy to toss breakfast off the top of your priority list, and just grab something quick,... […]

10 Signs Your Company Is Going Under

If you have ever read Who Moved My Cheese? you'll know that there are warning signs everywhere about an impending job loss. But what about the company itself? Is it safe? Or is it in real trouble? If you're having a few doubts about the future of your company, look out for these 10 red flags. (See... […]

Best Deals for Friday 04/29

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today TGIF and we have some amazing deals! 67% off on APIE Premium Genuine Wood In-ear Earbuds, 65% off on Circulon Hard... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Become a Millionaire Next Door

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on how to become a millionaire next door, simple ways to show you care, and bathroom upgrades that won’t break your budget. Top 5 Articles How to Become a Millionaire Next Door — Work on building good... […]

5 International Destinations You Can Visit for $50 a Day

If you think you can't explore breathtaking and exotic places on a budget, think again. Here are five beautiful destinations where you can travel and experience culture for less than $50 a day. 1. Thailand Budget for a solo traveler: $50 / day Budget for a couple: $65 / day Average budget... […]

11 Food and Beverage Stocks That Are Having a Good Year

Food and drink. They are necessities, and if we invest in companies that produce them, there's a good chance we'll make money. There are a number of companies whose shares have been off to a great start this year. Here's a list of food and beverage firms that have already delivered positive growth... […]

Get the Most Out of Your Reward Miles with These Tricks

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/6-tricks-to-making-the-most-of-your-reward-miles Don't waste your reward miles. Get the most value out of each mile with these... […]

16 Simple Kitchen Skills Every Frugal Person Should Master

Would you rather eat out than cook? You aren't alone. In fact, owing greatly to the availability of fast food, frozen food, and convenience food, fewer people are preparing meals at home regularly. Another factor is the decline of home economics classes at the high school level, where many basics... […]