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What to Do Before Moving in With Someone

Nobody wants to go into an exciting new situation expecting the worst — especially when that situation is moving in with someone, whether it’s just a new roommate or your significant other. But there are some precautions you can take to ensure that, if one of you ends up moving out earlier than you expect, everyone is financially protected. 1. […]

5 Signs the House You Want to Buy Is a Money Pit

For any home buyer, making the largest purchase of your life can seem like a minefield. The financial commitment of a down payment and 30-year mortgage is stressful enough. When you factor in a thousand unknowns about unexpected costs and maintenance surprises, it's amazing that any of us are brave enough to sign on the dotted line and pick up the keys. […]

Best Money Tips: Creative Ways to Give to Charity

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on creative ways to give to charity, what to know before buying a vacation home, and rules for following up after an interview. Top 5 Articles Creative Ways to Give to Charity — If you are looking for a creative way to give to charity, consider using Charity Miles to walk, run, or bike to earn money for charity. […]

8 Online Stores With Surprisingly Great Clothing Deals

In the quest to find fantastic clothing online without spending a fortune, there are some key discount sites that always seem to be at the top of the list (think Bluefly and 6pm). While these sites are awesome in their own right, there are also some other full-price retailers offering up great, regular sale selections or seasonal promotions that may actually surprise you. […]

Best Deals for Friday 07/05

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Pottery Barn up to 60% off home items with free shipping, Inflatable Buffet & Drink Cooler 2-Pack $13, 4-Shelf Unit $30 + pickup at Home Depot, and more! […]

No Pulling! Dogs Walk Easy With the Easy Walk Harness

A couple of days before we picked up our dog Doughty, my wife and I visited the pet store to check off the items on the list given us by the breeder: crate, food and water bowls, collar and leash, etc. Everything on the list was a cinch to find and choose until we got to collar and leash. […]

How to Sell Your House in 24 Hours

If you're thinking about selling your home, there are two things that you probably want: to sell it for a high price, and to sell your house fast with as little hassle as possible. We recently sold our home in just over 24 hours and had five offers. […]

Best Money Tips: How to Avoid 6 Big Resume Flaws

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on how to avoid 6 big resume flaws, unique ways to make extra money, and saving money as a stay at home mom. Top 5 Articles 6 big resume flaws - and how to hide them — If your college degree isn't in line with the job you are applying for, consider adding a special skills section to your resume. […]

Best Deals for Thursday 07/04

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today  Joe's NB Outlet shoe deals from $7, 6pm.com $17.76 sale, Bon-Ton flip-flops and thong sandals from $2, and more! […]

The Big Barbecue Sauce Recipe Roundup

If grilling gets your taste buds going, then having a strong barbecue sauce recipe collection is sure to keep them moving forward at full steam. Different sauces provide flavor, diversity, moisture, and even color to the dinner plate. […]