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7 Nice Ways to Tell Your Spendy Friends You're Staying on Budget

Keeping up with your spendy friends gets expensive. Let them know you're on a budget without making a big deal about it.

The First 5 Things You Must Do After Getting Laid Off

Right after getting fired or laid off is no time to sit around and mope. Take care of yourself, and then take care of business.

Are You in the Wrong Career? Here's How to Tell

Get help choosing or changing a career with this collection of life-altering online tools and databases.

Best Money Tips: Eat Better Food For Less

Today we found some awesome articles on eating better food for less, making big life decisions, and cheap baby essentials under $30.

Skip the Buffet and Other Simple Rules for Healthier Travel

Depending on where you go, you may find yourself going all the time. Avoid food-borne illness while traveling with some simple precautions.

Are You Eating the 10 Most Over-Priced Restaurant Menu Items?

It's no secret that dining out costs more than dining in. A Wise Bread writer runs the numbers on her local grubberies and to find out how much more.

Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks

Today we found some stellar articles on the best sites for renting and buying textbooks, steps to financial prosperity, and things you should know about the U.S. economy.

15 Ways to Get People to Respond to Your Email

Make the most of both your and your recipient's inbox time by making your email more efficient to read and respond to.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in September

Autumn leaves will be falling soon and these are the deals you should rake up — as well as the over-priced stuff you should leave on the shelves.

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

When lazy-day boredom sets in, it's time to get creative. Here are 47 ideas to get you started on a fun and frugal weekend.

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

What can you do with witch hazel, the mightily useful little medicinal marvel? Here's a rundown.

The 5 Best Secured Credit Cards

If you have little to no credit history, getting a secured card could help you a lot — or be a terrible decision. Find out if one of these cards is right for you.

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

8 Hours? 9 Hours? This Is How Much Sleep You REALLY Need

Home many ZZZ's does a person really it need? The answer is "it depends and it's probably less than you think."

11 Useful, Genius Math Tricks That Are Actually Easy

Stop fumbling for your smartphone calculator and use these clever tricks to make short work of fractions, percentages, and lots more.

You May Be Putting Your Retirement Money in the Wrong Place

ETFs? Index funds? Stocks? Where should you put your retirement money? It depends on your situation and goals. Here's how to decide.

10 Quick Ways to Become More Hygienic

Guess what? Good hygiene means good health as well as good cleanliness. Clean up your act, inside and out.

Best Money Tips: Steps to Make Sure You Buy the Right House

Today we found some amazing articles on buying the right house, maximizing your dollar at Subway, and creating work/life balance when your kids return to school.

12 Back-to-School Shopping Tips for the Busy Parent

Back-to-school is already over for many of us, but if you're still shopping, here's how to save money and stay sane.

8 Powerful Brain Hacks You Can Do in Under 2 Minutes

Your brain is a powerful tool! Make sure you're using its power for good.