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How to Plan for Retirement When You’re Ready to Retire

Americans nearing retirement age are faced with challenges that can make saving for retirement doubly difficult. Though you ideally should've already accumulated most of your retirement assets by now, the majority of the middle-aged population have a significant retirement savings shortfall. In a... […]

25 DIY Halloween Treats That Trick-or-Treaters Will Love

When my daughter was five, I took her trick-or-treating in our new neighborhood. Sparkly wand in hand, she trotted up to a door and rang the bell. A very nice old man explained that he had run out of treats, but asked her to wait while he checked his kitchen. He came back with a large bag of... […]

The 7 Best Employers for Single Parents

Building a career is challenging enough. If you're a single parent? You're working even harder. It's no easy task to manage that work-life balance. How do you give both your children and your career the attention they deserve? You can start by working at a company that actually respects the... […]

The Best Gas and Military Credit Card: USAA Cashback Rewards Plus American Express

This is one of the newer rewards credit cards added to the USAA family. While some of the other rewards cards have featured a couple disadvantages such as a tiered program based on spending, the USAA Cashback Rewards Plus American Express has handled these issues, resulting in an improved product.... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Avoid Holiday Travel Stress

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great tips for the holidays! Learn how to avoid stressing out over holiday travel and spending, and gather the kids for Halloween costumes perfect for families. Top 5 Articles How to Avoid Holiday Travel Headaches — If... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 10/15

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Gap: Up to 50% off, Macy's: 40-50% off Winter Bedding, Hamilton Beach Hands-Free Coffee Grinder for $20, and more! […]

8 Ways Clutter Keeps You Poor

The worst financial mistake I ever made was keeping a cluttered home. Losing money is painful. Bad investments have driven people to suicide. People end friendships and marriages over debt. But what's so insidious about clutter is how relatively pain-free clutter is in comparison to other... […]

5 Times You Should Demand a Raise

You haven't seen a raise since the Great Recession hit the country, and you probably feel overdue for a salary bump. But when is the right time to ask your boss or supervisor for a raise? Does your timing play a role in whether you're likely to nab that paycheck boost? It sure does. Here are five... […]

10 Countries Where Banks Pay Crazy Interest Rates

Everyone in America has been waiting to find out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates, which have been down at historic lows for some time. Think interest rates in the U.S. are shockingly low? Well, there are other nations with rates that are even more off the wall. Some have rates... […]

10 Foods Science Says Are Healthier for Your Hair

Did you know that it's scientifically proven that eating a variety of specific foods can help improve the health and appearance of your hair, while making it grow faster and longer? And in most cases, you can expect to begin seeing results in as little as two weeks. Whether you're recovering from... […]