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How Long Can You Really Live on Unemployment?

If you lost your job today, how long could you and your household survive on your unemployment income? How much of an emergency fund do you need to help you bridge the gap between your unemployment benefits and the full-time income that you'd no longer have? Most people don't know the answer to... […]

Never Order Fish on Mondays and 7 Other Bad Days to Buy Stuff

Timing is everything. You can buy a great TV one day, only to see it half-price a few months later. You can sell your stocks one weekend, only to see them double in price over the next few weeks. But while some instances are impossible to foresee, some calendar shopping pitfalls are well known, and... […]

The 5 Best Exercise Videos

You don’t need to have a gym membership to get the body of your dreams. Exercise videos have come a long way from what they once were. Programs that offer amazing results in a short amount of time can actually deliver nowadays. The trick is to find the videos that will actually work quickly... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 9/24, 12pm PST/3pm EST 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 #budget4health to participate. This week's topic: Budgeting for Your Health! Get tips for working health expenses into your budget,... […]

7 Ways Your Smartphone Is Hurting Your Career

For many professionals, mobile devices are their lifeline, helping them to stay on top of the job all hours of the day — but that’s not always a good thing. Here are seven ways your smartphone is hurting your career. 1. Multitasking During Meetings In many offices, multitasking is... […]

What Do The Concierge Services From Credit Cards Really Provide?

In a luxury hotel, there is one person whose job it is to get thing done and makes thing happen. Whether you need someone to buy need flowers, get dinner reservation, find a ride to the airport, or perform any unique task, a good concierge knows how to find the right people to fulfill your... […]

Best Money Tips: Reasons Why You're Broke and How to Fix Them

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on reasons why you’re broke, simple ways to reduce utility bills, and small changes you can make to your retirement planning that get big results. Top 5 Articles 14 Reasons You’re Broke and How To Fix... […]

How Much Should You Actually Be Spending on a Date?

Going on a date at the end of a long week can be the perfect stress reliever. However, when you're spending half of what you're making trying to impress your date, you'll just go broke and regret every penny you spent. Fortunately, we've found some ways for you to figure out how much you should... […]

10 Genius Ways to Store Toys

Your kid's toys can quickly take over if you don't have a great organization system. Sometimes all you need are a few bins or boxes to whip your place into shape. Here are a few ideas you can try in your own home to restore peace and tranquility to your living spaces. (Related: 25 Cheap and Easy... […]

11 Investment Mistakes We All Make

Anyone who has ever made money by investing has probably also made their share of blunders. In fact, it's the blunders along the way that have probably led to some great lessons learned. If you've made mistakes with your investments, you are not alone. Here are some of the most common investing... […]