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Big Changes to eBay That Will Make You Really Happy

The world's biggest auction site is making some major changes, and you're gonna LOVE them. Whether you buy or sell on eBay, these are changes that will save you money and time. This is a prime example of what can happen with a company listens to its customers. The updates are scheduled to launch on April 19th. […]

Affordable Sustainable Seafood Choices for Your Table

Humans have harvested the oceans for food for thousands of years, but unfortunately the bounties of the seas are not as endless as they seem. Commercial fishing technologies have advanced significantly in the past century, and marine ecosystems are threatened by over-fishing. […]

Avoiding Social Media Slip-Ups at Work

You can get fired for complaining about work on Facebook.   A woman in New York lost her job with a private emergency response company after she allegedly called her boss names on Facebook. Later she received a settlement after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) argued that her status updates were protected free speech. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 3/17, 12pm Pacific for Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Money and relationships. Managing your own finances can be tricky enough, but add in a partner or spouse and things can get complicated. How do you make financial plans as a couple? […]

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

We all know the warning signs. The sink takes a little longer to drain. You begin to notice water pooling around your feet in the shower. And the odors. The strange, unpleasant odors. They're all signs that you may soon be facing a clogged drain. And then one day, boom. Your drain is blocked completely. […]

Where to Buy Discounted Designer Clothing Online

I've always been a bit of a clothes horse and madly in love with all things fashion. When I began writing, my first ever magazine article covered Valentino's retirement. Lucky for me, I'm also frugal and would never, ever pay full price for designer clothing even in my dizziest daydreams. […]

Best Money Tips: Ace Your Next Job Interview

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on acing your next job interview, signs you've taken frugality too far, and unexpected tax deductions. Top 5 Articles 10 Tips to Ace Your Next Job Interview — Stand out at your next job interview by asking the interviewer at the end of the interview. […]

17 Ways to Serve Potatoes on St. Patrick's Day

Boiled, baked or fried, I love a good potato. The Irish have myriad ways of preparing the revered root, but you don’t have to hail from the Emerald Isle to enjoy these carb-packed treats. From mainstays served across the pond to Americanized versions of the starchy snacks, here are 17 ways to stuff your face with tubers on St. […]

6 Great Places to Get Free Tax Advice

I’d like to update the old adage of “nothing is certain but death or taxes,” and clarify it to add “…and doing those taxes will almost always be confusing.” No matter how hard the letters “EZ” at the end of the simple 1040 form try to lull us into a sense that taxes can be easy-breezy, it’s likely that while preparing your taxes, you’ll run […]