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6 Simple Steps to Discovering Your True Salary Potential

Salary negotiation is not always easy, especially if you don't know the value you and your position bring to your team and to your company. So ask yourself these six questions and uncover your true market worth before you start driving a hard bargain. (See also: You Should Always Negotiate a... […]

Best Money Tips: Save on Everyday Expenses

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles to help you save on everyday expenses, create cheap DIY costumes for couples, and ask for a raise the right way. Top 5 Articles 5 Ways to Save Money on Everyday Expenses — Enter your grocery list on Lozo.com... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 10/16

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Up to 75% off Clearance items at Frederick's of Hollywood, Up to 60% off Clearance Toys at Target, Rival Cool... […]

How to Make 8 Trending Halloween Costumes on the Cheap

Halloween is a booming business, and the only thing more expensive than the treats for little tricksters are the costumes. Commercial get-ups can run into the hundreds, so many people are looking to Pinterest and other sites to turn their next disguise into a DIY adventure. So here's how to make... […]

15 Savvy Tips for a Smoother Move

Whether you're moving into the house of your dreams or simply to a new apartment across town, the process can be daunting. I've been there, recently, and I'm only now recovering from the exhaustion of it all. Along the way, I learned some of the major DOs and DON'Ts related to moving, and I'm going... […]

10 Dumb Little Budgeting Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Today

Did your budget go bust… again? Instead of promising yourself that it won't continue to happen, you need to fix the roots of the problem, once and for all. Start paying attention to the small, yet important, details that you are leaving out of your budget. (See also: 10 Small Mistakes That... […]

How to Fix 18 Common Wardrobe Malfunctions

It happens to me all the time. I've got an important meeting and suddenly my hem falls out or a button falls off in the worst possible place. It's no Super Bowl 2004, but it's still embarrassing and frustrating. (See also: Make Your Clothing Fit Perfectly With These 10 No-Sew Fixes) But fear not,... […]

How to Never Succumb to Impulse Spending Again

Impulse spending can make it almost impossible for someone to manage their finances effectively. It creates a habitual need to spend and a knee-jerk reaction to sales, products, and advertising. And the result is usually the same: a lack of cashflow, problems saving, and almost always an inability... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/16, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12pm PST/ 3pm EST for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #MyMoney to participate. This week's topic: Your Go-To Money Resources! Learn about starting financial conversations with your family,... […]

Masters of Small Talk Never Do These 10 Things — Do You?

Have you been in the situation of needing to make conversation with people you did not know well? Weddings, cocktail parties, and business conferences can be anxiety-provoking if you don't know how to make small talk. Although you may dread it, though, small talk can be a great thing. Chatting can... […]