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You Won't Believe How Much These 10 Rare Coins Are Worth

Coin collecting can be a nice little hobby or a major investment. Some people devote their lives, and their wealth, to investing in these coins that can fetch millions of dollars at auction. And while this is almost certainly out of the realm of possibility for most of us, the idea of one day coming across a rare coin by chance is a tantalizing prospect. What if? […]

Science Shows You Need to Work Less — Here's Why

Have you heard about the new labor laws in France? They've limited when employees can receive and respond to work-related emails, hoping to give most workers more true leisure time. And then there's the six-hour work days in Sweden. To anyone who doesn't have those job perks, they sound like a dream. […]

Best Money Tips: Beat the High Cost of Air Conditioning

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on beating the high cost of air conditioning, rules for buying a wedding gift, and what to do after a car accident. Top 5 Articles 21 Ways to Beat the High Cost of Air Conditioning — To beat the high cost of air conditioning, change AC filters monthly and insulate the attic. […]

9 Things You're Paying Too Much for Around the House (And How to Pay Less)

If you're looking to trim your monthly budget, a quick peek around the house might uncover several things that you're paying too much for. Some people complain that they never have cash. The problem, however, may not be too little cash — but rather not knowing the right ways to stretch their dollars. […]

Jack Bauer Never Buys Anything — How TVs Frugalest Characters Get by With Less

Saving is not a common trait among television characters. It's more common to see people spending money on frivolous goods than using a coupon. But there are a number of television characters that appear to having the saving money thing down pat. (See also: 8 Surprising Life and Finance Lessons From Will Ferrell) Here's a look at nine television characters who wave their thrifty flag proudly. 1. […]

Billions of Dollars Go Unclaimed Every Year: Is Some of It Yours?

A $500,000 sack of diamonds and 20 pounds of gold bars sit unclaimed in California. A New Orleans woman found out she had inherited $237,000 — 17 years after her benefactor died. […]

Wise Bread Hiring a Digital Ad Sales Director: Telecommute + Great Benefits

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/node/1141206 Full time, work-from-home position. Benefits include healthcare, dental, 401K and paid vacation days. CA residents only. […]

10 Body Language Mistakes That Can Sabotage Any Social Interaction

The good news: this great breakdown of common body language foibles during job interviews can help get you hired. Bad news: there are loads of other important situations your body language may be ruining! Whether you're on a date, at a cocktail party, or interacting with someone you're not completely comfortable with yet in any other situation, the physical cues you give off can have big repercuss […]

10 Smart Things to Do During Your Commute (Even If You Drive!)

If you take public transportation (or carpool and ride as a passenger) to work, you may feel that this is time wasted. So why not do something that can also improve your life? Even if you drive to work, there are ways to make your boring commute a smart commute. (See also: How to Make Your Commute Profitable) 1. […]