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Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: What Does Corporate Social Responsibility Mean to You?

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) means different things to different people. From a company's perspective, it can be an effective way to tap corporate resources to drive positive social change, and it often includes programs that promote employee volunteerism and philanthropy—from... […]

7 Homemade Beauty Treatments That Actually Work

If you're a woman, it's very likely you've at some point put mayonnaise in your hair or egg white on your face in at-home beauty treatments. (If you're a man, you might be gasping in horror at the thought.) Mostly, we do it to save money, but it's also because we trust our friends and family who... […]

9 Best Free Financial Learning Tools

Personal finance can be tricky. From mortgages to credit cards, investing and auto loans, there's a lot to get your brain around. The good news is that you don't need to drop hundreds of dollars to learn the basics of money management. There are plenty of free resources and tools to help you wade... […]

The 5 Best Knife Sharpeners

Cooking at home is a rewarding experience that can save you money and open you up to new food possibilities. In order to ensure that your most valuable kitchen tools (your knives) are ready for the job at hand, it is important to invest in a quality knife sharpener. This will help ensure that your... […]

6 Financial Questions You Must Answer Before Going Freelance

Planning to quit your day job to become a full-time freelancer can be the most exciting transition in your career. You gain control over your own schedule, and have the freedom to choose the type of projects you work on. But with this excitement comes a lot of financial questions and planning. In... […]

Best Money Tips: Motivation Tips With Big Results

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on motivation tips that really work, ways to make a workout schedule that works, and ways to protect yourself from the Starbucks app attacks. Top 5 Articles 10 Motivation Tips that Yield Big Results — Having... […]

Best Deals for Monday 05/18

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Get a Free Sample of Allegra Allergy, Crock-Pot 4-Quart Slow Cooker for $8 with pickup, Nautica: 45% off sitewide... […]

10 Times You Should Speak Up at Work

There are times during anyone's career when it's preferable to stay quiet, and avoid confrontations or drama. And, there are other times when staying quiet may be the easy thing to do — but not the right thing. You may be put in a situation that requires you to speak up for the good of the... […]

Mortgage Application Declined? Here’s How to Respond

Sponsored by Chase Mortgage Banking. Review their resources to help you find and finance your home. Buying your first home (or a subsequent one) may fill you with excitement. Making the decision to become a homeowner is likely one that you have carefully considered. After possibly months of... […]

8 Easy Home Maintenance To-Dos for Spring

Ah, spring. The weather is warm again. You're outside enjoying life. And there's a heck of a lot of stuff that needs to get done. This season is one of the best to check many of those pesky home maintenance chores off your to-do list. So read through our suggestions to see if you're forgetting any... […]