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8 Ways to Get Noticed During a Job Search

Let's assume you are perfectly qualified for a job you find on Craigslist or LinkedIn, saw in the classifieds (really?), or learned about from a friend. You have the skills. You have the experience. Great. Unfortunately, unless it's a very specialized job, many, many other candidates will be perfectly qualified, too. […]

These Are the 4 Terms You Need to Know to Get Started in Stocks

Whether you are looking to set up your nest egg or start a new life as a rapid fire day trader, the stock market can be simultaneously exciting and overwhelming. Movies like "The Wolf of Wall Street" simplify the world of shares and trading, making it appear as though anyone with half a brain can jump in and make a fortune. […]

9 Hidden Health Benefits of Living on the East Coast

What with the West Coast's seeming monopoly on juice cleanses, relaxed work schedules, and year-round sunshine, life on the East Coast might not seem like the healthiest choice. But dig a little deeper — even deeper… like, under those three feet of snow — and you'll find all sorts of hidden health benefits to living there. (See also: It Pays to Relocate to These 6 Places) 1. […]

5 People You Should Have in Your "Personal Emergency Kit"

They say it takes a village to raise a kid, but the truth is, it takes a village to get through life in general whether you have kids or not. […]

You Won't Believe How Much You Can Save With an Ice Cube Tray

People are surprised that I had the ice machine in my very swanky freezer removed. But I needed the extra space for ice cube trays. Why have an ice machine that only freezes water, when I can freeze so many other things in an ice cube tray? Ice cube trays are powerful kitchen tools for the home cook. They speed up prep, reduce food waste, and make portion control a cinch. […]

Best Money Tips: Essential Steps to Take Before a Job Interview

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on essential steps to take before a job interview, reducing stress in your life, and making money for your monthly bills. Top 5 Articles 10 Essential Steps to Take Before a Job Interview — Before a job interview, turn off your phone and take deep breaths. […]

Is This Hidden Cost Sapping Your Retirement Savings?

Mutual funds are the most commonly discussed investment vehicle. They are an option in almost all 401(k) retirement plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and brokerage accounts. However, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to underlying expenses. […]

The Secrets of History's Most Successful Savers

History divides penny-pinchers into three categories: the frugal, the misers, and the savers. They make for entirely different types of stories. There is overlap, of course, but the media also loves to find billionaires in blue jeans instead of Armani suits and label them skinflints. […]

10 Awesome Credit Card Perks You Didn't Know About

When you sign up for a credit card, chances are you are looking for something specific. You might be signing up for the travel rewards, or for the 0% APR balance transfer (see our picks for best transfer balance credit cards). But you might be getting more than you bargained for when you sign up for some credit cards — in a good way. […]

Introducing Skype Hub: 20+ Tips on How to Save Money

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/skypehub Check out our new section featuring tips on how to save money while keeping in touch with friends and family. […]