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Almost Half of Job Applicants Make This Same Foolish Mistake

Hiring professionals in industries far and wide, when looking at applications ranging from entry-level to upper management, say almost 50% of the applicants are making the same mistake. Is it grammar? Poor choice of words? Not completing an online test, or answering questions incorrectly? It's... […]

Best Money Tips: 16 Tax Breaks That People Often Miss

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on often-overlooked tax breaks, packing tips from flight attendants, and signs your personal finances are in trouble. Top 5 Articles Tax Hacks 2017: Don’t Miss These 16 Often-Overlooked Tax Breaks — You can deduct... […]

5 Times Buying the Extended Warranty Makes Sense

Every time you make a big-ish purchase — like a TV, home appliance, or automobile — you're offered the extended warranty. The extended warranty covers repair beyond the manufacturer's warranty expiration date, usually by a couple years, but it requires an additional fee. Most of us turn... […]

4 Reasons to Cut Yourself Some Slack Following a Financial Setback

So, you fell off your financial wagon. It's particularly easy to do this time of year, though financial mistakes aren't necessarily seasonal. It's easy to beat yourself up over these things, even if you understand why your mistake happened. But what purpose does that serve? Does making yourself... […]

Simple Guide to Evaluating a Credit Card With an Annual Fee

When you're choosing a credit card, you can find plenty of products without annual fees. For most consumers — especially infrequent travelers or those who don't use credit cards a lot — annual fees simply are not worth it. (See also: Best Credit Cards With No Annual Fees) But when you... […]

Make Sure You Choose the Best Balance Transfer Card for You

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/which-balance-transfer-credit-card-is-the-best-for-you?... Planning on transferring a balance? Here's how to choose the best... […]

Best Deals for Monday 01/23

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today SAVE as much as 70% OFF Women's Swimsuit Cover-Up Macrame Beach Cover Up, and more... French Press Coffee &... […]

Get $100 Cash Back When You Sign Up for a Credit Card

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/5-best-cash-back-credit-cards?utm_source=wisebread&utm_... Sign up for a new cash back credit card and get $100 cash. Plus,... […]

Get the Most Valuable Travel Perks With These Credit Cards

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/5-credit-cards-that-offer-the-best-travel-perks?utm_sou... With the right travel rewards credit card, you can get extra perks and... […]

The Best Credit Cards to Wipe Out Holiday Debt

If you leaned heavily on credit over the course of the holidays, you’re probably not alone. Forbes reported that families added $1,073 of credit card debt for gifts, holiday parties, and other seasonal treats. With the new year in full swing, it’s time to put debt behind you and start... […]