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5 Sure-Fire Signs of an Investment Scam

There is a big difference between making a bad investment, which happens to nearly all investors, and investing in a fraudulent deal, which shouldn't happen to any investor. Just as you should learn to recognize a sound investment, you ought to become familiar with suspicious deals guaranteed to take your money but give disappointment in return. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save a Buck Right This Minute

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on ways to save a buck right this minute, part-time jobs with health insurance, and saving money on school supplies. Top 5 Articles 33 Ways to Save a Buck Right This Minute — Start saving money right now by packing your own lunch and checking your tire pressure. […]

How to Be Fearless and Do What You Want

Before I started freelancing full time, I worked a regular job in a regular office. It wasn't a bad job as jobs go, but it definitely wasn't the way I wanted to spend the rest of my life. I had dreams of being a writer and had even enjoyed some success moonlighting as a freelance copywriter part-time. But doing it part-time was easy. […]

Best Deals for Monday 07/08

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/deals Toys, apparel, more from 59 cents at J&R, Jos. A. Bank Suits $99, adidas apparel: 73% off, and more! […]

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. […]