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12 Loyalty Rewards Programs You Didn't Know Existed

We've all heard of reward or loyalty programs for things like airlines, hotels, retailers, and restaurants, but there are also some other lesser-known places where you can rack up points for cash or goods. Check out the programs below, so you don't miss out. (See also: Best Travel Reward Credit Cards) 1. […]

Best Money Tips: Make Your Clothes Last Longer

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on making your clothes last longer, superfoods you can actually afford, and ways to keep your receipts in order. Top 5 Articles 10 Ways to Take Care of Your Clothes and Make Them Last Longer — Make your clothes last longer by being careful with laundering and iron with care. […]

6 Unconventional Ways to Find Your Next Job

Back in the pre-2008, pre-financial-crash world, you could land a job with a mediocre cover letter and decent resume. Not so in today's competitive market. In 2014, you need to be creative to find your dream job. It's still a good idea to use job search sites and take advantage of your personal network, but going a step further will increase your chances of landing a gig you'll love. […]

The 10 Things Everyone Should Be Saving For

If you're an avid reader of Wise Bread, you consume a lot of articles about saving money in the short term and on everyday necessities, but what about saving for the long term? And what should you be saving so much money for? […]

4 Ways to Eat Less Salt Without Losing Flavor

Whether you're a foodie or just eating to live, the amount of salt we all use in cooking can easily creep higher and higher over the years. And with so many varieties from which to choose, it can be hard to limit sodium whether for certain health conditions, like hypertension, or just as a preventative measure. […]

8 Ways to Help Your Clothes Last Longer

If you've gone shopping for clothes lately, you know that making a few new additions to your wardrobe can involve dropping some serious cash. I mean, who decided that regular button-up oxford shirts are worth $45 each? And on what remote mist-covered island are monks weaving denim that makes jeans worth $155 a pair? […]

Best Money Tips: Most Common Job Interview Questions

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on the most common job interview questions, car maintenance services you can get for free, and affordable ways to celebrate St. […]

The 6 Most Important Health Appointments You Must Stop Avoiding

Between work, family, and every other personal obligation, you might forget to take good care of yourself. Too many unhealthy foods may creep into your diet; workouts might become few and far between; and doctor visits might be the furthest thing from your mind — at least until you start to feel sick. […]

8 Ways to Improve Your Career, Get Ahead, and Become Upwardly Mobile

A recent research study shows that the odds of a child moving to a higher socioeconomic bracket as an adult have remained relatively stable over the past 20 years. But the study also showed that a significant factor determining where a child winds up on the earnings ladder is where they start. Rich kids are more likely to wind up rich than poor kids are. […]

5 Ways to Make More Money in Under 10 Hours a Week

Money may not buy you love or happiness, but it sure does make life easier, doesn't it? Besides ensuring you have access to all the basic necessities, money also gives you a certain freedom that you might not have had otherwise. Freedom to travel, freedom to pursue more education, freedom to be a little picky about how you earn your living and yes, freedom to enjoy yourself just a bit more. […]