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Keep an Eye on Your Money With These 7 Online Investing Tools and Apps

I'll admit that I have used investing tools and apps sporadically until recently. Watching market fluctuations is dizzying to me, either causing me to slack off when my portfolio growth outweighs my daily earning potential or making me fret at losses that seem insurmountable to overcome. So, in general, I'd rather keep my distance from a constant flow of real-time streaming information. […]

Cold, Frugal Drinks to Keep You Cool in the Heat

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/cold-frugal-drinks-to-keep-you-cool-in-the-heat When summer is in full swing, cold drinks are in order. Don't waste your money on sugar-filled store-bought stuff; make your own delicious drinks for cheap. […]

Best Money Tips: Sell Your Skills as an Older Worker

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on selling your skills as an older worker, schooling yourself post graduation, and preventing identity theft for your children. Top 5 Articles How to Sell Your Skills as an Older Worker — When trying to find a job as an older worker, use the fact that you have tons of experience as leverage to get a job. […]

7 Easy Ways to Have Energy After Work

If it's a workday, chances are you hardly have an ounce energy left by quitting time. About 40% of workers report feeling fatigued at work on any given day. […]

5 Ways to Say "No" to Friends and Family

I've spent most of my life saying "yes" to things because, I have to admit, I am a natural people pleaser. I want to make everyone happy, and when others are happy, that makes me feel good, too. On occasions when I'm forced to say or do something that will displease someone else, I easily get stressed out. […]

Finding a Starter Home That's Also a Forever Home

Most folks seem to approach home-buying with generally the same logic. It goes something like this — our first or "starter" home will be a modest bungalow or condo that will serve as our entry into the real estate market. Our second home will probably be located in the suburbs and be much larger to support our growing family. […]

Best Deals for Monday 07/15

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/deals Le Creuset Dutch Oven $150, Women's Dresses 50%, Polarized Sunglasses $9, and more! […]

Best Money Tips: Tech Tips for Job Hunting

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on tech tips for job hunting, how to find the right roommate, and lowering your cooling costs. Top 5 Articles 10 Tech Tips for Job Hunting — When job hunting online, remember to be professional on all your social media accounts and use LinkedIn. […]

Everything You Need to Know About Frequent Flyer Miles

From choice of program, to accumulation strategies, ongoing management, and eventual redemption, there are many tricks to effectively using frequent flyer miles. Here is everything you need to know to become a frequent flyer superstar. […]

SavedPlus Giving Away $3,000 to Wise Bread Readers

SavedPlus, a free savings tool that automatically deposits a small percentage of your purchases into your savings account, is doing a huge giveaway for Wise Bread readers! […]