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Start Now: You Can Make These 23 Delicious Holiday Gifts

I have had no time to get my craft on and no money to spend on thrift store gifts, because I am hellbent on making an extra $31,000 by the end of the year. However, my insane work schedule and budget have not stopped me from completing my holiday DIY gift list early. It's not even October, I have... […]

This Simple Calculation Will Tell You If You're Getting Your Money's Worth

Do you ever wonder if you're really getting your money's worth out of the purchases you make? I know I do. There are times when I buy something and then wonder, "Will I really use this enough?" Luckily, personal finance blogger Mixed Up Money and her brilliant Twitter followers have come... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Get Free Shipping Every Time You Shop

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to get free shipping, the one simple product you need to clean a burned pan, and the rules to loaning money to family. Top 5 Articles 17 Clever Ways to Get Free Shipping Every Time You Shop — If there are... […]

How to Get the Job Without Saying a Word

An interview is something most of us will do several times throughout our careers. Whether it's for a promotion within your current organization, or a new job in a different company, you need to nail every appearance you make. And while what you say is important, how you say it, and the body... […]

The 5 Best Men’s Rain Boots

The only thing worse than a wet, dreary day is sopping wet feet. That’s why you need a good pair of rain boots to keep your feet and socks dry. What Are Rain Boots? Rain boots are designed to withstand rain and wet conditions. Whether you’re exploring the urban jungle or the great... […]

These Are the 7 Features Home Buyers Want Most

Interested in buying a new home? It's a good idea to be aware of what new homebuyers are looking for. I interviewed Markus Brown, a Realtor in Orange County, California, about what he sees buyers looking for in potential new homes. The following features are currently generating a lot of demand,... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 9/29, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: How to Save When Renting! Learn about negotiating rent, saving on utilities, getting your security deposit back, and more!... […]

11 Smart, Frugal Things Every College Care Package Should Include

My son headed off to college this fall, so I have been thinking about the best things to send in a college care package. Whatever you ultimately decide to include, make sure the items inside your care package fit the following criteria: Small: So your care package items won't take up too much... […]

10 Companies With the Highest Paid Interns

Tell people you're an intern, and most will assume you're either working for free, or barely scraping by. After all, interning is about gaining experience, and that in itself is valuable to the future employee. But tech giants and financial powerhouses are willing to pay big bucks to get the most... […]

Best Money Tips: Eat These Super Foods to Build Muscle and Lose Fat

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on super foods that help you build muscle, ways to get the job when you’re overqualified, and DIY projects that will lower your heating bills this winter. Top 5 Articles 20 Super Foods You Need to Build Muscle &... […]