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9 Surprising Things Your Homeowners Insurance Doesn't Cover

If you've never read the entirety of your homeowners insurance policy, you might believe you're protected against any kind of problem with your home or property. But the truth is, many things are specifically excluded from most policies. Most of us know flooding and water damage is not generally... […]

4 Ways Stress Is Killing Your Finances

You work too much. You don't sleep enough. You're trying to run a busy household while also earning enough money to pay your bills each month. Put simply, you're stressed — and that can lead to bad financial habits. The good news? You can overcome stress-induced spending. It just takes a bit... […]

11 Ways a Second Language Can Boost Your Career

I will just come out and say it in plain English: The American job market sucks. However, for those who can say that in a second language, the job market sucks just a little bit less. Learning a second language can boost your career, and here's how. 1. It Puts You First in Line for Government... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Shop, Cook, and Eat Healthy for One

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to shop and cook healthy for one, New Year’s resolutions to make with your kids, and things that every 30-year-old should stop worrying about. Top 5 Articles How to Shop, Cook, and Eat Healthy When Eating for One... […]

10 New Year Money Resolutions Anyone Can Keep

Every New Year brings the usual New Year's resolutions. Time to lose weight, exercise more, get a promotion, and of course, save money. I'm not going to tell you to cut out cups of fancy coffee, or contribute more to your 401K — you've heard that before, and no doubt will again. These are... […]

6 Emergency Fund Myths You Should Stop Believing

Starting an emergency fund can feel like a daunting prospect. On top of saving for retirement and key financial goals — not to mention just covering the daily necessities — putting money away for a rainy day can seem overwhelming. But don't let negative thinking or unfounded myths... […]

8 Necessities That Will Be Cheaper in 2016

Last year was a great year for the U.S. economy, and according to the latest economic predictions, 2016 is looking even better. As the dollar continues to gain ground against other currencies and the price of oil maintains at low levels, companies from many sectors are able to keep their costs... […]

10 Ways to Get More Out of Business Trips

Whenever I travel for work, I find the time on planes to be relaxing, and I get lots of work done. For me, recreational Internet use is a major distraction, and with less distraction comes more productivity. This travel work ethic is something that isn't just me either. The Atlantic notes the same... […]

Hambone Soup and 13 Other Hambone Recipes

It's hard to eat a whole ham — leftovers are almost guaranteed. Even after feeding a crowd, you'll find yourself with a picked-over bone that you may be ready to toss in the trash. Don't do it! There are tons of inexpensive and utterly delicious dishes you can whip together with leftover ham... […]

The 5 Cities the Most Billionaires Call Home

Lured by favorable tax laws and fantastic views, the richest of the rich choose their backyards with precision. Read on for our roundup of some of the most popular locales for the luxe — and why so many of the globe's elite choose to call them home. (See also: 8 Jaw-Dropping Tax Havens... […]