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Best Money Tips: Catch a Recruiter's Eye With These Cover Letter Tips

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on cover letter tips, money-saving ideas that don't work, and getting the biggest tax write-off for your home office. Top 5 Articles Catch a Recruiter's Eye With These 7 Cover Letter Tips — To catch a recruiter's eye, make sure your cover letter doesn't discuss your weaknesses. […]

Get Better Sleep With These 5 Great Sleep-Tracking Apps

Sleep isn't a luxury; it's a necessity. Half of all Americans believe that they don't get enough sleep, and most accept it as a way of life. How much shut-eye we get every night has enormous impact on our short-term and long-term health. […]

6 Hidden Dangers of Credit Card Balance Transfers

The credit card balance transfer is often touted as one of the best ways to tackle credit card debt. You move your high-rate balance to a new card with a 0% introductory rate, and your payments aggressively reduce your debt. (See also: Balance Transfer Basics) Before you get too excited, though, it's a good idea to step back and evaluate your situation. […]

Forex Trading: A Beginner’s Guide

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/forex-trading-a-beginner-s-guide-from-commexfx Learn what makes Forex trading unique and how you can improve your chance of success. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/13, 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: Throwing a frugal baby shower! Learn about frugal invites, the best ways to save on food and drinks, and inexpensive gifts to give a soon-to-be mom. […]

10 Tricks to Keeping Your Kitchen Clean While You Cook

I have a food blog and a growing family. So, I'm in my kitchen — my tiny kitchen — a lot. Cooking, baking, or whatever else I find myself doing, things can get out of hand if I don't stay on top of the mess. And fast! Over the years, I've developed some trusty tips and tricks to keep things under control. (See also: 25 Tips for Quick and Easy Cleaning) 1. […]

11 Ways to Save Money on Live Sporting Events

So you probably missed out on getting tickets to the Super Bowl this year. That's OK. The thrifty crowd here at Wise Bread knows a good value, and we'll tell you that tickets to any major championship game rarely fit that mold. (See also: How to Watch Sports Without Cable) But being frugal doesn't mean you have to be stuck watching every sporting event on television. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Cut the Cost of Pet Care

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on cutting the cost of pet care, saving on flowers, and why you need a side hustle. Top 5 Articles 6 ways to cut the cost of pet care — Save money on dog treats by giving your dog carrots instead of bones. […]

6 Steps to Achieving All Your Goals

"It may be that those who do most, dream most." — Stephen Butler Leacock "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." — Les Brown "Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go." — T.S. Eliot Surrounded with quotes and sayings like these that encourage us to dream big, it's no surprise that we end up with huge lists of giant goals. […]

7 Ways to Sleep Better in Fewer Hours

Though the National Sleep Foundation advises healthy adults to get seven to nine hours of sleep per night, a recent study found that 30% of working Americans sleep less than six hours per night. According to the National Academy of Sciences, sleep deprivation is bad for your health; it elevates the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, and it increases weight-gain and stress. […]