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Make Smarter Investments by Mastering This Simple Ratio

When doing your research on what stocks to invest in, you will undoubtedly hear analysts and financial pundits mention something called a P/E, or price-to-earnings, ratio. This is one of the key numbers in a stock table, and one you'd be wise to brush up on. Let's review what the P/E ratio shows,... […]

7 Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Image on Social Media

Cleaning up your social media account can improve your overall image and pay off big time. That's because more people are checking social media accounts now than ever before. In fact, according to the job search website CareerBuilder, 60 percent of employers admit to researching potential... […]

6 Ways to Earn More Money — Without Working More Hours

If you're tired of a job that doesn't pay enough, it may be time for a change. The good news is, that doesn't necessarily mean you have to work endless hours. Here's how to flip your work-to-earnings ratio. 1. Take less desirable shifts Some jobs offer financial incentives either for working... […]

8 Ways Your Fridge Door Can Improve Your Life

The average American opens their refrigerator door 22 times per day. If you're not using this premium spot to improve your life, you're missing out. Here are eight ideas to get you started. 1. Make it a vision board Popularized by Oprah and The Secret, many of us began cutting out pictures of... […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Buy Extended Warranties?

You can get extended warranties to protect your car, electronics, appliances, or major systems in your home, but whether or not they're worth it depends on the product — and the fine print. Do you buy extended warranties? Why or why not? Have you ever regretted buying an extended warranty... […]

9 College Expenses You Aren't Saving For

Worried that tuition and room and board will bleed you dry when your kid goes off to college? Pfft. Wait till you get a load of all the expenses you didn't account for! You'll want to sit down for this. 1. College prep items You'll want to send your kid off to college well prepared — with... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Train Yourself to Be Frugal

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to train yourself to be frugal, ways to deal with digital burnout, and things that should never control your life. Top 5 Articles You Can Train Yourself to Be Frugal — And It's Pretty Painless — The key is... […]

Best Deals for Monday 04/10/2017

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Beard Shaping Tool and Scissors Kit, Template Comb $12, Professional Baking Dough Blender with Blades, 88% Off,... […]

Why Warren Buffett Says You Should Invest in Index Funds

About nine years ago, Warren Buffett made a $500,000 bet. He wagered that a simple index fund would outperform an actively managed hedge fund run by expert investors. Which would you pick? Before you decide, here is some additional information about the fund contenders: Index funds buy a mix of... […]

8 Easy Health and Fitness Tricks for Travelers

Vacation can undeniably be a time for indulgence. But when you're trying lots of new, exotic foods and taking a break from your normal routine, it can also end up being an unplanned departure from healthy habits. Given that extra weight is one souvenir you may not have been planning to take home... […]