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6 Things You Need to Stop Asking HR For

When the HR department I work at got a new boss a number of years ago, one of her first official acts was to put a copy of an article entitled Why We Hate HR into each of our mailboxes. Honestly, it stung, but some of the author's issues with HR were understandable. Human Resources can be an odd... […]

14 of the Coolest Sayings About Investing

To many of us, the world of investing might seem big and scary. The good news is that many of the pros are willing to share their financial wisdom with the rest of us. From Benjamin Franklin to Warren Buffett, several successful investors have uttered down-to-earth phrases that can teach us worlds... […]

8 Times You Should Demand a Discount

Growing up, I often remember seeing my parents noticeably upset with the service they received, or the products they had bought. After one particularly poor experience at a restaurant they said, "We just won't eat here again." But when asked, "How was the meal?" they both smiled... […]

The 5 Best Anti-Aging Creams

Over time, your skin will naturally begin to show the signs of aging, which can appear in the form of wrinkles, loss of firmness, dullness, and dehydration. If you’d like to maintain your youthful skin for as long as possible, then anti-aging creams are a must for any woman or man. While... […]

Best Money Tips: Effective Ways to Make More Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to boost your income, how to create a minimalist kitchen, and common misconceptions about social security. Top 5 Articles How to Make More Money: 7 Effective Ways to Boost Your Monthly Income — Do you... […]

6 Ways to Ease Your Parents Into Assisted Living

It's tough to watch your mother or father age. And when you need to sign your parents up for an assisted-living facility? That's never an easy job. Getting the paperwork ready is enough of a chore. But the most difficult task might be keeping yourself sane as you go through the difficult process... […]

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... […]