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10 Ways to Repair a Burned Bridge

"Don't ever burn bridges," is a piece of advice most of us have heard — more than once. Whether it's talking about your career or your personal life, the advice is sound. Should you burn a bridge, the ramifications can be serious. The Internet connects people all over the world, and... […]

5 Ways to Discover Your Dream Career

If you're flailing, facing layoffs, or otherwise feeling unfulfilled at work, it might be time to reconsider your calling. Job researchers report that the average American changes jobs seven times in his or her lifetime, most often in pursuit of better job satisfaction or financial stability. (See... […]

One Year Amazon Prime Offer with American Express Credit Cards

If the Amazon Prime price hike made you cancel your membership or change your mind about signing up, here's a way for you to get one year without the fee. Sign up for one of these four American Express credit cards and get one year (plus additional rewards) after spending $1,000 within the... […]

How One Young Entrepreneur Paid Off $40,000 in Student Debt By Age 24

More than 70% of graduates finish college with debt, at an average level of almost $30,000 per student. The national student debt level has reached $1.2 trillion and a staggering 7 million borrowers have already defaulted on their loans. With so many adults seeing their debt situation as helpless,... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 10/28

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today JCPenney Friends & Family Sale: 25% off + extra 15% off, Family Apparel at Target: Buy 1 get 2nd 50% off,... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Coffee

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to save on coffee, where to get Halloween candy on the cheap, and things millionaires know that we don't. Top 5 Articles 5 Ways to Save on Coffee — Store your unground coffee beans in an airtight... […]

10 Ways to Save Money When You Are Unemployed

When I was laid off from my job recently, I had to quickly learn how to survive. I must do everything I can to save money while I search for work. (See also: The First 5 Things You Must Do After Getting Laid Off) If you are in a similar position, you probably feel as if you are scraping by and... […]

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Cook at Home?

One of the best ways to save money on food is to cook meals at home, but not all of us have the time (or skill) to prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the daily. How often do you cook at home? What are your go-to dishes when you don't have a lot of time or energy to prepare a meal? What tips... […]

5 Bodily Fluids You Can Exchange for Cash

John Mayer likes to say that your body is a wonderland, but if you're into selling bodily fluids, it's more like a cash machine. If you haven't done it, it might sound pretty extreme — and pretty gross — but there's a booming business in bodily fluids. (See also: How to Sell Your Hair... […]

The 5 Best Ways to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Workday

It's 4:50 p.m. Hunger pains are rousing. The midday coffee buzz has gone and your ability to focus is fleeting. Do you forfeit these last 10 minutes of the work day over to the zombie that you've become or do you power up and finish strong? (See also: The 5 Best Ways to Spend the First 10 Minutes... […]