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Book Review: The Trap

For more than two years now writing at Wise Bread, my whole thesis has been that frugality leads to freedom—if you can live cheaply enough, you can choose whatever work calls you,

Will You Ever Be Able to Retire?

A real retirement seems to be moving further from reach. Bring it closer with good planning and realistic expectations.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Perk Up Your Productivity

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to perk up your productivity, reasons why you can succeed when you fail, and signs you should quit your job.

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Best Money Tips: Ways to Profit From Your Passions

Today we found some amazing articles on ways to profit from your passions, mistakes online shoppers make, and bad money habits that rob you blind.

9 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Robo-Adviser

Robots are taking all the jobs — even the money manager's. Before you let a bot manage your nest egg, make sure it knows what it's doing.

26 Quick Ways to Have Fun (No Matter Where You Are)

Take one of these quick breaks from your stressful routine and have a little fun. You'll return refreshed, invigorated, and in a better mental place to get 'er done.

Best Money Tips: How to Get Free Shipping Every Time You Shop

Today we found articles on ways to get free shipping, the one simple product you need to clean a burned pan, and the rules to loaning money to family.

9 Fun and Easy Ways to Add Years to Your Life

Improving your health and overall quality of life is a lot easier than most people think. Stick to some simple rules, and you'll feel better, longer.

What Are Growth Stocks?

Looking to supercharge your portfolio? Here's how to find growth.

Best Money Tips: How I Mastered the Power Nap

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we give you some killer tips for power naps, the lowdown on rechargeable batteries, and 10 uses for wine corks!

Best Money Tips: Self-Promote for More Success

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share tips for promoting yourself, how to ma

Principal Forgiveness: The New BofA Mortgage Deal

Starting next month (May 2010) or as soon as its ready, Bank of America may reduce principal balances on certain mortgages of deeply underwater loans. What's up with that?

Finally, a Card That Adjusts to Your Spending: U.S. Bank FlexPerks® Travel Rewards Credit Card

The US Bank FlexPerks Travel Rewards Card allows you to choose the "bonus" categories that would allow you to get the most points possible.

5 Master's Degrees That Will Drastically Increase Your Earning Power

Can't decide if an advanced degree is worth it? It is if you choose one of these!

Reach Your Money Goals Faster With a Simple Naming Trick

Mortgage repayment, emergency funds… these things may not be "fun," but a cheeky approach to banking can make them a whole lot less stressful.

Motivating Yourself and Others

What motivates people to work hard and do a good job? Whether you're a worker, a manager, a business owner, or an investor, it's important to know the answer.

Ask the Readers: Fix it or Forget It? (Chance to win $20!)

How do you know when to call in an expert?  Is it based solely on cost? Experience? Time? Give us your honest experiences and opinions, and you'll be enter

9 Restaurant Secret Menu Items That'll Actually Save you Money

Hack the menu at your favorite spot and save some money on your next meal or drink. You'll never order the same way again.

11 Surprising Things Your HSA Will Cover

You probably aren't using your HSA dollars on these everyday medical buys. But you should be!