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Best Money Tips: The Technology Edition

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we are featuring some of the best articles from around the web about technology, ranging from apps to smartphones to green tech and more! Top 5 Articles Save Thousands by Cutting Dying Tech from Your Life — Cutting your landline and ditching cable can help you save thousands. […]

The Guide to Staying at Hostels for People Over 30

While the term "hostel" seems synonymous with youth culture and student backpacking trips, I've met people of all ages and professions while staying in hostels. […]

Are You Smarter Than Your Sibling? (Your Birth Order Might Provide the Answer)

Does birth order impact overall intelligence? It's a question researchers have been asking for centuries and continue to investigate today. And while there are many factors that contribute to personality and smarts, studies do show that where you fall in your family tree may have some impact on the person you become and the I.Q. you achieve. […]

5 Ways to Stop Wanting More Without Settling for Less

Many people invest their hope for a happier life in future achievements. For you, this could be a higher salary, a family milestone, or a more relaxed lifestyle. In reality, there will always be another achievement on the horizon. Happiness can only be enjoyed today, in the present moment. […]

Zooey Deschanel Never Pays Late Fees and 5 Other Smart Money Lessons From Celebrities

When you're Angelina Jolie and have Brad Pitt by your side, you can make anything look good. That's why Angelina spent a measly $26 on a velvet dress at a thrift shop for a major movie premiere. She is a good example of taking charge of your finances: while raking in the big bucks as the face of an American fashion brand, St John, she saved by dropping tags at the thrift shop. […]

10 Ways to Prevent an Emergency From Driving You Into Debt

Emergencies happen, and they can often be expensive — particularly crises like car accidents, unexpected dental or medical needs, high vet bills, or unexpected flooding in your apartment after a vicious storm. […]

Best Money Tips: The Car Edition

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on keeping your car expenses from draining your bank account. Top 5 Articles Car Buying Guide: Tricks to Save Thousands — Negotiating via phone or email and financing wisely can help you save thousands when buying a car. […]

A Pro Resume Editor Reveals the 5 Dumbest Things You Have on Your Resume

Resumes are your first introduction to a potential employer; they're the key that unlocks a closer inspection. You might be the world's best interviewee, but if you can't land an interview in the first place, those interpersonal skills won't do you much good. […]

15 Ways to Save the Most During a Hawaii Vacation

Hawaii is a magical place that draws people from around the world. Nearly 8 million visitors came to the Hawaiian Islands in 2012, with close to 5 million from the U.S. alone! As more and more people visit, there are more and more hospitality businesses offering their services to travelers. Which means sometimes just getting started can be overwhelming, not to mention costly. […]