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This Is How Rich You'd Be If You'd Saved the Money You Earned in High School

In 1978, the summer of my junior year in high school, I was offered a job at a Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise. It was owned by a family friend who needed more staff. My parents thought it would be a good first "summer job," and so I began working. The job paid the California minimum... […]

The 4 Worst Mistakes Good Parents Make

We all know that kids don't come with instruction manuals. And now that my daughter is three, I could sure use some guidance more than ever. What I've learned in my short time as a mom is that we're all doing the best we can to be good parents. But the truth remains: Even good parents make... […]

The 4 Worst Mistakes Good Parents Make

We all know that kids don't come with instruction manuals. And now that my daughter is three, I could sure use some guidance more than ever. What I've learned in my short time as a mom is that we're all doing the best we can to be good parents. But the truth remains: Even good parents make... […]

12 Times You're Better Off Without a Promotion

You've been with a company for years, and have received excellent performance reviews. You may even be due for a promotion. Maybe it will come with a bigger paycheck, a larger office, and a fancier title. But should you automatically accept a promotion if one is offered? (See also: 12 Ways to... […]

12 Times You're Better Off Without a Promotion

You've been with a company for years, and have received excellent performance reviews. You may even be due for a promotion. Maybe it will come with a bigger paycheck, a larger office, and a fancier title. But should you automatically accept a promotion if one is offered? (See also: 12 Ways to... […]

Here's How You Remove Stains From Almost Anything

I've become somewhat of a stain-fighting ninja in the last three years. There are a lot of great things that go along with having kids, but there also are lot of spills and stains. In fact, as I type this article, I'm staring down at some blueberry my kid just smeared on my shirt cuff. (See also: 6... […]

Gas Prices Begin a Rebound: 5 Things to Know Now Before You Buy Your Next Car

Five years ago I traded in a nimble 500 horsepower sports car for a hulking half-ton pickup truck. That's quite a change in daily driving habits, no doubt. But I remember my biggest shock: that first visit to the gas station. It cost over $100 to fill up the truck, twice what I was used to. I felt... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Cheap Food Taste Delicious

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to make cheap foods taste delicious, how to create a minimalist wardrobe, and tips to help you save on pet costs. Top 5 Articles 6 Ways to Make Cheap Foods Taste Delicious — Simple adjustments to your... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Cheap Food Taste Delicious

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to make cheap foods taste delicious, how to create a minimalist wardrobe, and tips to help you save on pet costs. Top 5 Articles 6 Ways to Make Cheap Foods Taste Delicious — Simple adjustments to your... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 02/24

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Bed Bath & Beyond Clearance: Up to 50% off, Designer Living Clearance Sale: Up to 90% off + 15% off, Nordstrom... […]