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Ask the Readers: What is Your Best Job Hunting Tip?

Job hunting is a difficult and stressful process for many people. There's the job search itself — combing through listings, preparing and sending resumes, and doing interviews — and dealing with day-to-day issues like managing your hours and dealing with a tighter budget. What is your... […]

5 Financial Experts People in Their 40s Should Follow

I'm not quite 40 yet, but it is definitely creeping up on me. Fortunately, I've been listening to the sage advice of experts in the personal financial realm, and hearing good guidance for those approaching midlife. But which of these experts are best plugged-in to the needs of Gen X-ers? We've got... […]

The 12 Best Ways to Use Up Your Summer Tomatoes

Every year it's the same thing: beguiled by seed catalogs, my neighbors plant too many tomatoes in the spring. Although thrilled with their bumper harvest in June, by August, they are so sick to death of eating tomatoes, they are only too happy to donate their surplus to me. You say tomato, I say... […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Business During a Divorce

Getting a divorce can be one of the most emotionally devastating times in your life. Combine this with running your own business and next thing you know, your life has become extremely stressful. I know, because I've been there. If you're going through the a divorce, here are some important... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most Cash From Your Old Phone

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on tips to get the most cash from your old phone, the colleges that are leading the way for sustainable dining, and cheap ways to welcome fall. Top 5 Articles 5 Tips to Squeeze the Most Cash From Your Old Phone... […]

The 11 Best Parking Apps for Your City

Finding affordable parking can be a challenge, especially when you live in a heavily populated area. In fact, IBM found that 30% of a city's traffic is attributed to drivers looking for parking. Fortunately, there are a number of apps available to help you find and compare spots, save money every... […]

The 9 Best Performing Mutual Funds of the 2000s

If you're looking to supercharge your investment returns, it's often helpful to look at some of the best performing mutual funds of recent years. It's a particularly fun exercise to examine the funds that have performed best since the year 2000. This list was compiled using historical data on... […]

7 Social Situations All Introverts Fear

Some of us are social butterflies, happily flitting from person to person in social gatherings and loving every minute of it. But not everyone is so comfortable in these surroundings. In fact, to some introverts, social situations can be a living hell; particularly (but not limited to) these seven... […]

5 Times Trying to Negotiate Can Backfire

When it comes to negotiating, the worst that can happen is that they'll say no — right? Not necessarily. Read on for our roundup of instances when negotiating can actually backfire. 1. When Your Negotiation Lacks Specifics Whatever you're negotiating — be it an upgrade on a vacation... […]

6 Ways to Save Money on Family Road Trips

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