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5 Key Resources for Workers Recovering From a Disabling Injury or Illness

Have you ever wondered what you would do if an accidental injury or illness kept you from working? May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month, and the perfect time to educate yourself about the resources available if you need time away from work to recover from an injury or... […]

8 Rules of Etiquette We Wish Were Still Around Today

In our age of casual living, is etiquette dead? Have mobile communication, 24/7 schedules, and fast food dining killed the very last vestiges of graciousness and good manners? Maybe so. Here are eight rules of etiquette that are quickly fading into history. 1. Bringing a Host or Hostess Gift When... […]

How to Earn Extra Income as a Courthouse Researcher

Are you someone who has always been intrigued by a challenge or finding the needle in the haystack? A courthouse or title researcher does just that. This little-known job is popular among stay-at-home moms and retirees. Getting started takes time, but the business is steady. What Is a Title or... […]

Here's What the Successful Use of Secured Credit Cards Looks Like

A gym membership can be a great tool to get back in shape. But a gym membership has to be used the right way to be effective. Just owning one won't make the beer belly go away or help you get back to a bikini body. Secured credit cards work the same way. The main purpose of secured credit cards is... […]

5 Essential Facts Women Should Know Before Asking for a Raise

American women earn 77 cents for every dollar earned by men. And one way to close that gender-gap is to ask. In more than a century since the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (when women earned 59 cents for every dollar earned by men), little progress has been made to enforce equal pay. Asking for timely pay... […]

5 Facts Millennials Should Know About Retirement Planning

Millennials never seem to get a break. 14% of 25 to 34-year-olds are still living at home with their parents.   In 2013, the median annual income was $30,000 and $35,000 for full-time Millennial women and Millennial men, respectively.   Just 36% of Americans under the age of 35... […]

Best Money Tips: What Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on things that successful people do to maximize their time, possible causes for your high bills, and ways to keep promises with yourself. Top 5 Articles 10 Things Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time —... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 05/28

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Bags and Backpacks at REI Outlet: Up to 51% off, Pier 1 Imports Sale: Up to 50% off sitewide, Southwest Nationwide... […]

3 Times When You Should Absolutely Quit

Ask the average American about a time he or she quit something, and it's likely the answer will either be a dodge or some sort of self-deprecating joke. But as bad a reputation as quitting has, sometimes quitting while you're ahead (or before you get even further behind) can be the best, most... […]

14 Popular Snacks You Can Make at Home

One of the easiest ways to save money at the grocery store is to shop the perimeter. Not only does avoiding all those packaged foods cost less, but it also keeps your health in check. Let's be real, though, some of those snack foods are absolutely delicious. So, why not try making a few of your... […]