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5 Creative Ways to Invest During a Weak Market

With the stock market finally recovering to some degree this past month, even closing at highs for the year, a lot of investors may be breathing a sigh of relief about their stock

25 Clever Ways to Dress Up Cheap Food

That box of mac 'n cheese will never be haute cuisine, but with these clever upgrades, it'll get darn close.

13 Things You Must Inspect Before Signing a Rental Agreement

Before you sign a lease, inspect the property carefully using this checklist. If you don't, you could be on the hook for big expenses when you move out.

These 15 Road Trip Snacks Make It All About the Journey

Are we there yet? Who cares when the car is filled with delicious — and healthy — snacks and treats like these!

My Bank Stole My Grocery Money

My bank charged me almost $100 in overdraft fees, even though my bank statement never went negative. As one of my colleagues here at Wise Bread reported last week, banks use this s

6 Ways Gluttony Is Keeping You Poor

You may think gluttony only applies to food. Think again. Too much of anything can cost you.

How to Get Someone to Accept Your LinkedIn Invitation

You really can add professional acquaintances to your network, even if you've never met. Here's how.

Ask the Readers: Would You Relocate for the Perfect Job? (Chance to win!)

Some people are just happy to be where they are -- and no amount of money (or the perfect job) could move them. Others are more flexible, willing to follow their dreams to the ends

Ask the Readers: Is Valentine's Day Too Commercial? (Chance to win $20!)

Where do you stand on the V-day debate? Are you just happy to finally get a chance to do something sweet? Do you already spend enough time with your significant other (and therefo

11 Dollar Store Buys That Are Almost Too Good to Believe

The dollar store has many hidden gems worth uncovering. They're almost too good to be true!

5 Ways American Retirement Is Changing

American retirement isn't what it used to be. Are you adapting with the changing times?

Job-Search Scams that Target High Performers

Scams aren’t just for the unsophisticated. Even a reasonable job-seeker with an ounce of urgency might be convinced by polished, persistent schemers who are pros

Earn More Interest by Reducing Savings Friction

Sometimes friction is a good thing. Like when you can use it to save tons of money.

4 Surprising Places to Find Deals on Health Care

A Groupon for hip replacement? We're not quite there yet, but in the meanwhile, here's how the Internet is changing the health care market.

5 Great Retail Jobs for Working Parents

Looking to make some extra holiday cash? These retail jobs offer decent perks for folks with families.

Best Money Tips: 12 Ideas for Frugal Artwork

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we’re showing you how to get artsy for pennies, a cool way to organize your budget, and some tips for donating you

The 5 Best Digital Thermometers

Worried that your old analog thermometer might not be very accurate? These five digital thermometers will deliver much better results.

9 Things You Can Do Online Besides Watch Cat GIFs

Idle browsing is a fun way to pass the time, but at the end of the day, cute pix of Toonces won't make you your best you.

7 DIY Tips to Winterize Your Home for Cheap

Winterizing your home doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Here are 7 DIY tips to winterize your home for almost nothing in an afternoon.

How to Express Condolences Without Saying Something Stupid

Do you feel awkward when you try to express condolences? Try these techniques to show your sympathy.