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The Surprising Way Birth Order Decides Your Money Habits

The order in which you were born can say a lot about you. There have been many studies done that suggest your birth order is directly connected with your personality, achievements, and even who you marry. Your birth order might even give some significant insight in how you save and spend... […]

Top 5 Health Care Terms You've Heard Of, But Don't Know What They Mean

Navigating the world of health care plans can be difficult, especially because health insurance terms can be so confusing. If you're not sure what a co-pay or deductible is, you may end up with surprise medical bills. Master these five health terms, and you'll be well on your way to understanding... […]

Easy First Step to Debt Freedom: Stop Paying Interest

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/the-best-0-balance-transfer-credit-cards?ref=teaser Get an easy start to financial freedom by getting rid of interest for up to 21... […]

The 10 Biggest Lies We Tell Ourselves About Money

When it comes to personal finance, honesty is the best policy. Be honest with banks, be honest with your family, but most of all, be honest with yourself. It's a frequent occurrence that people find themselves in financial trouble because they weren't honest about their money situation. But... […]

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Tips for Healthy Eating?

Eating healthy doesn't have to be difficult... if you know where to start. It can be a little intimidating to switch to more healthful eating habits if you're someone who is used to the convenience of fast food or microwave dinners, or you love the sinful decadence of fat-filled (or sugar-drenched)... […]

5 Times You Must Freeze Your Credit Report

No one should have access to your credit report without your consent. A security freeze can help prevent a credit reporting company from releasing your credit report, which prevents new creditors and third parties from being able to view your report and score. Consider the following circumstances... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 03/15

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Best Money Tips: How to Master Make-Ahead Meals

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on how to master make-ahead meals, unexpected tips to prepare for any interview, and financial mistakes that newly single people make. Top 5 Articles How to Master Make-Ahead Meals — Make sauces and bases that... […]

5 Steps to Take When You Get Sued

No one wants to get sued. But the numbers say that we live in a litigious society. According to the 2014 Judicial Business report, civil case filings in U.S. district courts grew 4% in 2014 to 295,310 cases. The odds are high that you won't ever face a lawsuit, but the numbers aren't low enough to... […]

Save More and Spend Less by Increasing Your "Mental Transaction Costs"

You like to start each morning with a fresh latte from your local coffee shop. It's your daily indulgence, and you're more than happy to spend $4 a day for this little ritual. But then each autumn, everyone and her Aunt Marge suddenly goes crazy for that seasonal Gourd Spice Latte. Instead of... […]