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10 High-Paying Careers With Low Educational Barriers

According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2014–2015 school year was $31,231 at private colleges, $9,139 for state residents at public colleges, and $22,958 for out-of-state residents attending public universities. Ouch. Let's take a realistic look at some... […]

Which Workout Foods Are Actually Worth the Money?

So you want to lose weight, or get stronger, or have more energy, or feel better. Well, there's probably a supplement for that. Be it a protein bar, a meal-replacement drink, or a meal supplement, there are a million products out there that claim to help your health. But these products are usually... […]

5 Easy Ways to Save on Groceries in a Pinch

Do you need to cut your budget — and fast? Stuff like blown tires, broken furnaces, and other unexpected expenses have to come from somewhere, and so many of our regular monthly expenses are fixed bills we can't do much to budge. So here are some ways you can dramatically cut your grocery... […]

How High Is Your Score on the Most Important Measure of Wealth?

Net worth just might be the king of personal financial calculations and the most important scorecard in the game of wealth-building. By tallying total assets minus liabilities (or debts), your resulting net worth provides you with a quick and accurate snapshot of how you're doing financially. If... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/23, 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: Throwing a Frugal Baby Shower! Learn about sending out frugal yet adorable invites, affordable decorations, and yummy yet... […]

Best Money Tips: 10 Foods You Should Be Eating Raw

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on food that are healthier if eaten raw, DIY car maintenance every adult should know, and ways to conquer shyness. Top 5 Articles 10 Foods You May Not Know that Are Healthier to Eat Raw — You're able to... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 04/22

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Macy's Sale: 20% to 60% off + 15% off, Cleaning Supplies at Target: $10 off $50, Best Buy Earth Day Major... […]

4 Green Home Rebates That Save You Big in 2015

For the first time, I'm beginning to seriously consider buying a home and I'm deep into the research and learning phase. One of the aspects I'm most intrigued by these days is how to perform a "green" renovation on an existing home. I've been happy to learn that there are multiple green... […]

10 Times You Shouldn't Invest in Stocks

Investing in stocks is one of the best ways to build wealth over time, since on average, the stock market returns 9% per year. But there are many instances when buying stocks might not make sense. If you're on the fence about whether to enter the stock market, ask yourself if any of these apply to... […]

9 Closet Offices That Will Change How You Work

Need more space in your place? I think most of us can relate. When it comes to carving out an office, the feat can seem nearly impossible — especially in a tiny apartment or small home. But where there's a closet, there's a way. Check out these awesome home offices that fit where you least... […]