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Online Savings Account Face-Off: Ally Bank vs Capital One 360

Most personal finance experts — including Dave Ramsey, Ramit Sethi, and Suze Orman — talk about the importance of saving money. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 11/12

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How Many Credit Cards Should You Carry?

How many credit cards should you have? Is it possible to have too many — or too few? From personal preference to financial history to intended use, there isn't a straight answer. But here is some food for thought. (See also: Best Credit Cards for Groceries) More Than One Is OK First of all, let's dispel the idea that having more than one credit card is irresponsible. […]

How to Embrace Failure, Keep Going, and Win

There is a widespread movement afoot that's teaching young kids that the "f word" is a bad thing. Failure, that is. From banning traditional physical education games like dodgeball to making sure everyone's a winner no matter what, failing has gone from being a part of life to something we avoid at all costs. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to "Beat" the Stock Market

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to "beat" the stock market, saving for retirement, and prepping for guests with Dollar Store buys. Top 5 Articles 9 Ways to "Beat" the Stock Market — If you want to beat the stock market, watch out for high fees and don't be afraid to take some risks. […]

10 Awesome Sites to Shop for Affordable, Cool Jewelry

You don't need diamonds and precious gems for a great jewelry wardrobe — although they sure would be nice. The good news is that there are plenty of affordable jewelry alternatives, where stylish designs and fashion statement pieces abound. Here are some great online jewelry retailers, who not only make finding interesting and gorgeous jewelry easy, but also give your wallet a break, too. […]

Help Us Bring You Bigger Prizes & Freebies!

Wise Bread is celebrating its 7th year anniversary this November. We wouldn't be here without your amazing support. Your thoughtful comments and stories turned our little blog into a thriving community. As our way of saying thank you, in the last 7 years we've given away tens of thousands of dollars in prizes to hundreds of Wise Bread readers. […]

25 Ways to Simplify Your Life — Today

In a complex world filled with work demands, always-on media, family commitments, and general red tape, sometimes we have to make a conscious choice to simplify things. If you're beginning to feel like the world is bent on complicating your life, maybe it's time for a little inspiration. Here are 25 ways to start simplifying your life today. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 11/11

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