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How to Not Be a Wage Slave

Choosing to be a wage slave is very different from choosing to be a debt slave, because it's a choice you make every day. (See also: The Best Way to Avoid the Worst Financial Problems) One doesn't become a wage slave with one decision, the way a single choice to take on debt can color your life for decades. […]

6 Ways to Get More Done on Airplanes

My line of work has required me to travel more, specifically by taking multi-leg flights to various places in the United States. While I used to use my flight time as a way to catch up on reading, sample new music, or even catch a nap, I now see flights as a wonderful opportunity to get some much-needed work done. […]

Best Money Tips: Saving for Your Child's College Fund

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on saving for your child's college fund, reasons to have a budget, and saving money at restaurants. Top 5 Articles 4 Things You Must Do When Saving for Your Child's College Fund — When saving for your child's college fund, remember to start saving early on in his or her life. […]

Chase Freedom: Get 5% Cash Back From Amazon and Gas Purchases

As a Chase Freedom credit card holder since 2007, I've dedicated a lot of time to learning about its rewards program. The best way to earn cash back on this card is by purchasing items in the rewards categories designated by Chase, which changes every quarter. […]

5 Easy Ways to Add $50 to Your Pocket

In terms of the economy, things seem a little better than a couple of years ago, but we are kidding ourselves if we think everything is hunky dory. The media outlets can talk all they want about a recovery, but chances are good that your family can still use some help. Here are five ways you can gain $50. […]

Best Money Tips: Save on Early Bird Plane Tickets

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on saving on early bird plane tickets, the secrets to part-time job success, and frugal uses for your income tax return. Top 5 Articles 3 Tips To Save On Early Bird Plane Tickets — If you are buying your airline tickets early, make sure to track the the prices to see if the price of your tickets changes. […]

12 Unique Ways to Score a Job Interview

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/12-unique-ways-to-score-a-job-interview inventive-job-strategies.jpg You've tried everything else. Now it's time to get creative and stand out from the crowd. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 3/1, 12pm Pacific for a 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: Music on the Cheap. Learn about scoring cheap concert tickets, saving on music lessons, and keeping your musical hobbies alive without breaking the bank. […]

Out of the Frying Pan: 24 Unusual Uses for Butter

Butter, generally speaking, makes life better. It enhances the flavor of many of our favorite foods, acts as a delicious condiment, and is a staple in most desserts. But food isn’t the only use for the amazing dairy product. Take a look at these unusual uses for butter. (See also: More Uses for Powdered Milk Than You Ever Imagined) 1. […]