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10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

We all know the warning signs. The sink takes a little longer to drain. You begin to notice water pooling around your feet in the shower. And the odors. The strange, unpleasant odors. They're all signs that you may soon be facing a clogged drain. And then one day, boom. Your drain is blocked completely. […]

Where to Buy Discounted Designer Clothing Online

I've always been a bit of a clothes horse and madly in love with all things fashion. When I began writing, my first ever magazine article covered Valentino's retirement. Lucky for me, I'm also frugal and would never, ever pay full price for designer clothing even in my dizziest daydreams. […]

Best Money Tips: Ace Your Next Job Interview

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on acing your next job interview, signs you've taken frugality too far, and unexpected tax deductions. Top 5 Articles 10 Tips to Ace Your Next Job Interview — Stand out at your next job interview by asking the interviewer at the end of the interview. […]

17 Ways to Serve Potatoes on St. Patrick's Day

Boiled, baked or fried, I love a good potato. The Irish have myriad ways of preparing the revered root, but you don’t have to hail from the Emerald Isle to enjoy these carb-packed treats. From mainstays served across the pond to Americanized versions of the starchy snacks, here are 17 ways to stuff your face with tubers on St. […]

6 Great Places to Get Free Tax Advice

I’d like to update the old adage of “nothing is certain but death or taxes,” and clarify it to add “…and doing those taxes will almost always be confusing.” No matter how hard the letters “EZ” at the end of the simple 1040 form try to lull us into a sense that taxes can be easy-breezy, it’s likely that while preparing your taxes, you’ll run […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Give to Charity?

With the tragic earthquake and tsunami in Japan, charity and giving is on the forefront of everyone's minds. When tragedy strikes, it is important for people to come together and help those in need. However, sometimes people can't afford to donate money and give in other ways instead. How do you donate to charity? […]

How to Get and Give Honest Feedback

Most of us have been in situations where someone needs to give some honest feedback, but no one is willing to say anything critical. We’ve also been the ones in need of receiving those difficult words, even if we didn’t know it because no one came forward to speak. […]

Peak Debt and Income

The big argument in the debate on the stimulus packages was between two groups. The demand-side folks wanted to make sure that the money got into the hands of the poor, because they'd spend the money, boosting the economy. […]

Best Money Tips: Inexpensive Ways to Celebrate St. Patty's Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on inexpensive ways to celebrate St. Patty's Day, ways to improve your credit score, and tips for some great shut eye. Top 5 Articles Inexpensive Ways to Celebrate St. Patty's Day — This St. Patty's day, celebrate frugally by cooking real Irish food. […]

6 Bulletproof Ways to Cut Your Budget

If you've spent any amount of time reading literature on the subject of personal finance, you have heard of "living below your means." Sure, you can always increase your income in theory, but the first thing most people should do to increase their bottom line is look at their expenses. […]