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Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 10/3, 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: The Government Shutdown! Learn about how the shutdown will affect you and share your concerns about the shutdown with us! For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using our special Tweetchat Chatroom. […]

10 Hard Truths About Getting Hired That You Don't Want to Believe

No, it's not fair or fun. But these factors can affect whether or not you get hired. 1. Your Name Does Matter This is a tough one for many people to swallow, but the evidence is overwhelming. Sadly, white-sounding names have a 50% greater chance of receiving a callback than African-American or ethnic names, according to a 2009 study by MIT. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 10/02

Free App of the Day: Flick Soccer - Goal!!! Use Flick Soccer's unique "after-touch" ball control to try and hit the target like a real pro. 50% Off Men's and Women's Lucky Brand Denim - Save 50% on select Lucky Brand women's and men's denim. […]

10 Homemade Liqueurs to Bottle Now for Tasty Holiday Gifts

Last Christmas, my dear friend "MZ" mailed me a present that included a bottle of her homemade Amaretto liqueur. I have been enjoying it as a dessert or nightcap throughout the year. As I sipped some recently, I started thinking about my own Christmas gift list and thought liqueurs would be a fun project, too. So, many thanks to my friend for her delicious Amaretto — and her inspiring idea. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Lower Car Insurance Rates

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to lower car insurance rates, the best mobile apps for personal finance, and traits common of most millionaires. Top 5 Articles Proactive Ways to Lower Car Insurance Rates — Installing an anti-theft device or taking a safety course can help you lower your car insurance rates. […]

The 5 Best Noise Canceling Headphones

Looking for some peaceful salvation from the loud, bustling world around you? Want to listen to your music and just your music? Need to concentrate on your work without being disturbed by the activities of others? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then a pair of noise-canceling headphones may be an invaluable piece of gear to add to your daily arsenal. […]

Ask the Readers: What Healthy Habits Do You Live By?

Our health is one of the most important things we can have. Many of us try to eat healthily and exercise regularly, but a healthy lifestyle can be difficult to maintain when there are other very important things going on in our lives — like work, family, and the existence of the cronut. What healthy habits do you live by? What do you do to make sure you keep up these habits? […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 10/01

Free App of the Day: Joining Hands 2 - On a starry night, the adorable little Peablins are woken up by a blazing ball of fire crashing into the far corner of Whispering Woods. What could it be? Join the Peablins, solve sweet puzzles and find out! […]

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in October

Boo! Yes, it's that time of year again (as I get older, and my kiddos do too, I feel it creeping up on me more quickly every year). Halloween is here. That means Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, Hanukkah, Kwanza, and Diwali, are all approaching. With them come things to buy. However, these tips... […]

7 Financial Lessons From Breaking Bad

The hit TV show "Breaking Bad" will leave a lasting legacy as one of the most intense and popular shows on television. Watching Walter White and associates descend deeper into meth madness week after week has been truly entertaining. […]