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The 7 Worst Money Mistakes Married People Make

Everyone knows that disagreements over money can cause a huge amount of stress in a marriage. However, money may be more important than we think. A recent study out of Utah State University shows that couples who report fighting about money at least once a week are 30% more likely to divorce than those who only argue about it a few times a month. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/13, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 Amazon gift card or one of two $50 Amazon gift cards! Use #WBChat and #CricketChats to participate. This week's topic: Tax Tips! Join us as we talk about the best ways to use a tax refund, how to keep tax season stress-free, and common write-offs that people miss. […]

10 No-Sweat Workouts Perfect for the Workplace

Think you don't have time to get in a good workout today? Think again. Even short exercise sessions of 10 minutes, sometimes less, add up to something big in the end. So, if you're regularly skipping the gym and those longer stints on the treadmill, all is not lost. […]

Change Your Life by Changing Your Bedtime Routine

Going to bed is one of those things I tend to take for granted. After all, I've done it every, single night for over 35 years (well, except for a few in college!). […]

Best Money Tips: How to Get Promoted

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on how to get promoted, saving $10 a day, and teaching your kids the value of money. Top 5 Articles How to Get Promoted — Get promoted by taking on further responsibilities and selling yourself authentically. […]

How to Brag About Yourself to Employers (Without Sounding Like a Jerk)

Do you find it hard to talk positively about your work experiences when facing a potential employer? Are you shy or socially awkward, or did you just never get used to talking about yourself positively? I am totally with you there, my friend. I personally can't stand talking about my skills, work experience, or job qualifications because it feels like bragging. […]

Are You Wasting Your Credit Card Rewards on One of These Stupid Things?

Not all credit card rewards are created equal. The value of some depend on your spending habits, others depend on your needs, and others yet are just plain bad investments. Here's what you need to know to evaluate the best — or worst — credit card rewards for you. […]

The 5 Best Long Lasting AA Batteries

These days, our electronic devices are powered by a number of different types of batteries, from small button cell batteries to the lithium-ion batteries that run the laptop I'm writing this on. But despite great developments in battery technology, we still rely on traditional AA batteries to power many of our electronics. […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Make Money From Your Hobbies?

A great way to earn some side income is to monetize your hobbies by selling the things you make, helping others with a task you enjoy doing, or even teaching a skill to someone and charging a fee for the lessons. Do you make money from your hobbies? What challenges have you come across so far? […]