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Smart Investors Have These 6 Traits — Do You?

It's hard to be a good investor. By some estimations, only 20% of people involved in the investment business are successful in their own investing endeavors. And while there are careers' worth of research and education that go into making savvy investments, in the end, much of it may come down to... […]

12 Tricks That Make You Look Skinnier (Without Being Skinner)

Everyone has days when they feel fat, bloated, and otherwise less-than-beautiful. Sometimes it has nothing to do with the numbers on the scale. On other occasions it's the direct result of a recent holiday cookie binge. (See also: 7 Style Secrets for Women That Flatter every Shape) Fortunately,... […]

24 Train Hacks From an Amtrak Veteran

Amtrak isn't easy to love, and yet so many of us do. The pleasure of watching one region of the country transform to another before our eyes — without having to keep those eyes on the road or stay strapped into seat belts — makes up for our rail system's failings. (See also: Here's Why... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money Without Trying

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money without trying, student discounts every student should know about, and ways to slam the brakes on impulse buys. Top 5 Articles 38 Ways to Save Money Without Trying (Much) — Reading more... […]

Best Deals for Monday 10/13

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today J. Crew Factory: 50% off men's & women's apparel and 40% off kids', ShoeMall: 25% off sitewide w/ coupon code,... […]

10 Ways to Save Cash by Purging Your Place of Plastics

We've all heard a lot of bad stuff about plastics over the years. Anything from plastic bottles leaching BPA or other hormone disrupting chemicals into food and drink to the harm plastic bags have on the environment as they pile up in landfills and oceans. (See also: Cash for Trash: Making Money... […]

The 6 Least Expensive Dog Breeds to Own

Pets can be a delightful addition to your household, but they aren't cheap, and dogs can be especially tough on families looking to save. If you're looking to bring a canine into your life, there's a lot to consider from a financial perspective. There's the cost to buy the dog, of course. But then... […]

The 6 Least Expensive Dog Breeds to Own

Pets can be a delightful addition to your household, but they aren't cheap, and dogs can be especially tough on families looking to save. If you're looking to bring a canine into your life, there's a lot to consider from a financial perspective. There's the cost to buy the dog, of course. But then... […]

11 Reasons Your Credit Card Application Was Denied — And What You Can Do About It

About 7% of Americans have been rejected for a credit card in the past 12 months. This is about 17 million Americans, a number that went up by 3% from the previous period. The key to turning things around is to have a better understanding about why those credit card applications are being denied.... […]

11 Reasons Your Credit Card Application Was Denied — And What You Can Do About It

About 7% of Americans have been rejected for a credit card in the past 12 months. This is about 17 million Americans, a number that went up by 3% from the previous period. The key to turning things around is to have a better understanding about why those credit card applications are being denied.... […]