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11 Signs the Job Is Too Good to Be True

You've no doubt seen the emails, the web banners, or the ads posted on public noticeboards. They may vary greatly in content, but the general idea is the same — a great job, offering the pay you want, the hours you will love, and the freedom you have always wanted. But how many of these jobs... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/25, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #ASW2016 to participate. This week's topic: Automatic Savings! Learn about automating retirement savings, using rewards cards to save, and... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 02/24

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Old Navy: All Jeans on Sale, Whitmor Double Rod Freestanding Closet for $46, Lenovo Thinkpad Convertible... […]

Avoid These 5 Common Gym Budget Busters

So, you're all signed up for your yearly gym membership. The rate is calculated into your monthly budget, and you're doing great with actually going to the gym and working out. Congrats! But have you ever stopped to think about how much your gym is really costing you? While the average gym... […]

Are You a Value or Growth Investor? Take This Quiz

If the tortoise and the hare were investors, their investing styles would be pretty obvious. The tortoise would buy "value" stocks, and the hare would be a "growth" stock investor. Value stocks are often cheaper, undervalued stocks of companies that nonetheless have long-term... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Make Better Decisions

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to make better decisions, things to remove from your resume, and how to get around Amazon’s $49 free shipping minimum without getting Prime. Top 5 Articles 8 Tips To Make Better Decisions in Your Life —... […]

The Easiest Way to Avoid a Tax Audit

No one enjoys tax day. Filling out all those forms and checking those figures is a drag. But there's one thing worse than filling out your income taxes: an IRS audit. Here's the secret, though: There's no magic formula for avoiding an IRS audit. The only surefire way to never receive one of those... […]

Are You Wasting $300,000 on Lunch?

It seems obvious that a serious handbag habit, or a penchant for champagne might damage your finances. But lunch? Seriously? Afraid so. I know, I know. Lunch is hardly an extravagance. We all need to eat, and picking up something to take out is a far easier option than preparing something at... […]

The 5 Best Microdermabrasion Products

Did you know that you can replace expensive dermatologist treatments with effective at-home microdermabrasion products? At-home treatments can provide noticeable results at a fraction of the cost of a professional treatment. With the right products, your skin will be softer, smoother, and more even... […]

The 5 Best Cities for Starting Over

The number one reason people push for getting a fresh start in a new city is economic opportunity — with 44% of respondents citing a new job or business endeavor as their primary motivation, according to Pew Research report. Slightly fewer said they had moved to raise a family (36%) or to be... […]