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Fired? Here's How to Keep It From Hurting Your Career

Getting fired is devastating — but you really can bounce back. Polish up your image, keep your chin up, and land your next job fast.

Home Details I Overlooked the First Time

If you're in the market for a new home (new to you or new period), make sure you aren't paying premium prices for so-so materials, and don't underestimate the expenses and headache

How to Get the Best Deals on Black Friday

Most of these Black Friday tips are not at all high-tech, but they’ve proven effective year after year.

Is Your Emergency Fund Big Enough to Keep You Afloat?

About 40% of Americans are unprepared for a sudden loss of income. Could your money handle the worst case scenario?

Stick With It (Even Though its Christmas)

"I know I've been eating so well and losing weight, but it's a holiday party and those desserts look excellent...it's just this once." "I said

How to Resist Buying Just One More Present

There's always space under the tree for one more present, right? Learn how to resist the urge to keep shopping throughout the holidays.

Don't Forget to Budget for These Unexpected Moving Expenses

Whether across the town or across the country, moving has tons of expenses. Don't get blindsided by these surprise costs.

Friends and Goals: Don't Let a Blue Falcon Bring You Down

What's the key to ensuring you achieve your goals? Not listening to the "blue falcons" in your life.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Use Lemons

Today, we share uncommon uses for yellow lemons, tips for growing basil, and tricks to make moving furniture a breeze.

Why Inflation Isn't as Bad as You Think

Worrying about something like inflation doesn't help make it better — plus, there might not be as much to fret about as you thought. Learn why.

Multitasking Sucks Even More Than You Thought

Here's yet another reason to give up on multitasking — plus a simple productivity plan to do instead to help you get stuff done.

Stay Off the Frugal Path to Disaster

Frugality is a great tool. But if your approach to frugality is to pare away everything non-essential, you're setting yourself up for disaster.

Best Money Tips: Save Money Around the House

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save money around the house, dining out on a budget, and secrets of cell phone carriers.

Best Money Tips: Job Interview Myths

Today, we share 10 myths about job interviews, green ideas for a sustainable Thanksgiving, and helpful tips for smooth carpooling.

Ask the Readers: Where Do You Shop for Groceries?

Tell us where you shop for groceries and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wisely: Making Intelligent Choices in America's Healthcare System

How can you be sure that your next doctor's office visit goes really well? Author and leading medical expert Dr. Davis Liu joins Wise Bread on Blog Talk Radio tonight to give advi

The Sweet 16: Delicious and Healthy Frozen Yogurt and Ice Cream Recipes

Cool off deliciously and frugally (and kinda-sorta healthfully) with these delicious, easy to make homemade frozen treats.

Hacking your way to a better life

I love how the concept of hacking has changed so much over the past few years. I'm particularly taken with Hack Zine, a site the collects some of the best hacks on the web. [more]

15 Unexpected Uses for Peanut Butter

You love it on sandwiches. After you get to know it better, you'll also love peanut butter in your hair, on your windshield, and in your ice cream cones.

Budgeting: Projection or Prophecy?

If you believe in our ability to harness the power of our minds, then it may not be a stretch for you to also believe that financial budgeting can be a self-fulfilling prophecy –-