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10 Fun Ways to Leave Your Job

I've talked in the past about creative ways to get laid off. These tips were designed to help you reap the benefits of a layoff, if your situation demands it. […]

How to Keep Long-Term Travel From Ruining Your Career

In good conscience, can you really take time off to travel long-term without ruining your job prospects? Whether it's a gap year after school or a sabbatical mid-way through your career, taking time off is rarely regarded kindly by the office. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 8/22, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: End of Summer Sales! […]

Save Money by "Hypermiling" Your Air Conditioning

Summer is still here, and it's still hot. You want to keep cool, but you don't want to triple your electric bill doing it. Fear not, intrepid savers. There's a number of ways that you can get the most out of your energy dollar. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 08/21

Free App of the Day: Summer Mahjong - Play 8 original layouts with all the best features--including hint, undo, and shuffle buttons. Today Only: 50% Off Kids' Character Clothing, Shoes & More - Save 50% on kids' character clothing, shoes, backpacks, and more including sought-after favorites like Hello Kitty, Spider-Man, and the Avengers. $29.99 (50% off) 18 Pink Stems/Red Rose Bouquet - FTD guaran […]

Flash Sale Sites: Great Discounts...With a Price

These days, there are a slew of flash sale websites offering limited time sales with big discounts on everything from clothes to home goods to electronics. You can save some serious dough using these sites, but there are certainly a few issues to consider before you shop. Read on to determine if flash sale sites are worth adding to your discount shopping repertoire. […]

Best Money Tips: Overpriced Grocery Items to Skip

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on overpriced grocery items to skip, reasons to become a cheapskate, and a personal finance cheat sheet for new parents. Top 5 Articles 8 Overpriced Grocery Items to Skip — Skip bakery items and batteries when shopping at the grocery store. […]

The Top 5 Strength Training Apps

Strength training is a key part of any fitness regimen. If you're looking to lose weight, muscle burns more calories than fat, so having more of it means you'll burn more even when you're just sitting around. And even if you're happy with your current weight, having more muscle makes you healthier and helps your body function more efficiently. […]

Join Us for a Live Google Hangout About College Finances This Wednesday at 1 p.m. EST

This Wednesday, I'll be participating in a Google+ Hangout where we'll be discussing finances for college freshmen — everything from money-saving tips to how to manage student loans to the results of a recent Real Costs of College survey. The event is hosted by the Kin Community, and in addition to myself, the following guests will be participating: Morgan Quinn from Mint Catherine Alford from Bu […]