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Use These 3 Tax-Reduction Strategies of the Rich

Even more than a house or a top-notch college education, income taxes are probably the single largest expense you'll ever encounter in life. And you already know there are all sorts of little tax tricks that can be used every year to shave off a little of your overall debt to the IRS. What you... […]

Use These 3 Tax-Reduction Strategies of the Rich

Even more than a house or a top-notch college education, income taxes are probably the single largest expense you'll ever encounter in life. And you already know there are all sorts of little tax tricks that can be used every year to shave off a little of your overall debt to the IRS. What you... […]

Unusual Ideas to Save an Extra $100 a Month

We all know the traditional ways to cut spending, but have you ever tried more out-of-the-box means of reducing your costs? I talked to real people who took an unconventional approach to saving money. (See also: 9 Ways to Earn Extra Cash When Money Is Tight) Here are 10 unusual money-saving ideas... […]

The 5 Worst Career Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

Figuring out how to get ahead in modern corporate environments can sometimes feel like an entirely separate (and full-time) career. Politics change, mergers reset the playing field, and bosses come and go. It's enough to make you want to pull out your hair. But stay on-track and get ahead by... […]

Best Money Tips: Easy Strategies for Healthy Eating Habits

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on strategies for healthy eating, myths that get in the way of business success, and how to clean everything inside your home and out. Top 5 Articles 5 Easy Strategies to Gradually Adopt Healthy Eating Habits... […]

7 Basic Sewing Tricks That Will Save You Money

You know those little sewing kits you can buy at the grocery store? They're definitely worth the money when you consider how they might save your wardrobe. Back in the day, when a button would fall off a shirt or a hem would tear, it didn't always mean buying a new shirt or pants. Instead, people... […]

Best Deals for Monday 03/09

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Callaway Apparel Clearance: Up to 80% off + 25% off, Target Household Essentials coupon: $10 off $40, Toys at... […]

10 Outlet Shopping Hacks That Will Save You Big

If you're an avid deal hunter like me, there is no doubt that outlet shopping can be a great way to save money. But in order to maximize your savings, you'll need to try these 10 outlet shopping hacks. 1. Know Your "Outlet" Store "Outlet" stores come in three flavors: factory... […]

How Much Should You Have Saved for Retirement by 30? 40? 50?

How much money should you have put aside for retirement when you hit your milestone birthdays? In a perfect world, financial experts could rattle off a specific number that would be true for the vast majority of workers, and no one would find themselves staring down an underfunded retirement in... […]

You Won't Believe How Much the Average Person Spends on Salon Visits Each Year

The beauty salon trade is a 20 billion dollar industry to which just about every American woman contributes. Haircuts, blow-outs, manis and pedis — they really do add up. And if you're like the average woman outlined below, your regular salon visits can cost you an average of about $1,800 per... […]