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Crib Notes on the 6 Best Personal Finance TED Talks

There are some amazing TED talks about saving money out there, but what about saving time? As in, the time that it takes to watch them all. We've got you covered. We've picked out the 6 best personal finance TED talks. […]

This Is How You Get a New Job This Year

Whether you're unemployed or looking to take your career to the next level, there are ways to snag a new job before the end of this year. Yes — given the stubbornly high unemployment rate, and the fact that many employers are bombarded with resumes and applications, getting noticed isn't without its challenges. But don't let this discourage you. […]

Best Money Tips: Tried-and-Tested Tips For a Frugal Life

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some wonderful articles on tried-and-tested tips for a frugal life, what to do to shine at work, and tricks for spotting the best deals. Top 5 Articles 66 Tried-and-Tested Tips for a Frugal Life — To live a frugal life, don't rent a modem and look for cheaper means of transportation. […]

The Simple 5-Step Plan to Complete Money Management

Do you struggle with managing your money? Is staying on top of your finances complicated and time-consuming for you? If so, follow the simple five step plan below — and the calculators and tools suggested for each — to get in control. With these simple tools, you have everything you need to make sure you're achieving your financial goals. […]

How to Get Travel Discounts on Stuff You've Already Booked

Travel booking is a complex game. You spend hours researching and monitoring various websites to get the best deals on flights, hotel reservations, and rental cars. If the price drops after all your hard work, you can feel like all your effort has been wasted. […]

5 Awesome Cooking Tricks for Single People

You're eating another bowl of cereal or a single serve microwave meal — again. You don't have a lot of time, and because it's just you for dinner, why go crazy, right? Wrong! You are the very best thing you've got in your life, and you need to take care of you. […]

12 Ways to Cut Down on Garbage and Save Money Too!

When I was a child, my family saved hundreds of dollars a year by cancelling our residential trash service and hauling our own junk to the dump instead. Once a month my sister and I would load the household garbage into the pickup truck and escort our father to the town dump. We liked going to the dump. […]

7 Secrets to Scoring the Best Price When Buying on eBay

Everybody loves a good online bargain, and eBay is one of those places where you can find great deals...or you could be totally ripped off. Here are the secrets to getting the best price on eBay. (See also: 5 Things You Can Resell on eBay That Still Make Money) 1. Search for Misspelled Items You know what you want: a Tiffany's silver bracelet. […]

18 Things People With Good Social Skills Never Do

If you want to know the golden rule of good social skills, here it is summed up in one clear expression that I've held onto since I first heard it many years ago: It doesn't matter what you do or say, what matters is how people feel about you when you leave the room. That's it. If you want to be thought of as a good listener, then listen and don't interrupt. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/29, 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: Keeping Graduation Season Frugal! Learn about frugal graduation gifts, traveling to graduations without breaking the bank, and more! […]