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Credit Card and Debt Settlement? Would you Consider it? (Your Chance to Win $10!)

Do you have a story to tell about debt settlement? Did you go through a company or did you attempt to do it on your own? Were there any negative consequences? Your comment could

10 Secrets of Long-Distance Job Hunting

Ready to get out of Dodge but need to have a job before you go? Follow this guide and land a new gig in a new city before you've said goodbye to the old one.

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.

10 Unhealthiest Restaurants

Eat This, Not That! analyzed and graded 66 different chain restaurants, and came up with a list of America's Unhealthiest Restaurants. It goes to show how easy it is to underestima

Ask the Readers: What Are the Best Gifts for Kids?

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10 Healthy, Easy Breakfasts for People on the Go

If you're too rushed to eat breakfast most mornings, don't fret! These healthy morning meals require almost no prep and are easy to eat on your way to work.

Recession Journal V: Mind, The GAP

Some well known mainstays of Corporate America have decided not to wait for an official recovery but to sell the idea of it to you. Can we collectively as corporate citizens and co

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

The Best Way to Avoid the Worst Financial Problems

Simple living should be about enjoying the good stuff. So, rather than go into a bunch of things you can do to head off possible problems, I'm going to give you just one tool for a

Introducing Our New Deals Editor, Carrie Rocha from Pocket Your Dollars

Find out who our new Deals Editor is and how she will work hard to save you money!

Best Money Tips: Cook Food From a Hotel Room

Today we found some awesome articles on cooking food from a hotel room, psychological life hacks, and building a resume when you have nothing to put on it.

Make Cents of Healthcare with a PHR

A Personal Health Record (PHR) gives you direct control over your health records, the very information used by doctors to diagnose, treat, and care for patients. It might sound cli

Convenience Checks: 6 Reasons Why They Can Cause Trouble

Convenience checks aren't like regular checks attached to a checking account. They are a type of loan, a cash advance against the credit availability on your credit card. Here are

The Legal Way to Avoid Getting Taxed on Your Investments

Investing in stocks that pay dividends doesn't mean you have to worry about the government taking a huge bite out of your gains. There are perfectly legal ways to invest in dividen

Best Money Tips: Essential Things to Do to Retire Early

Today we found some stellar articles on retiring early, saving on wedding reception food, and simple ways to cut household expenses.

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5 Unusual Ways to Open a Bottle of Beer (Without a Bottle Opener!)

What to do when you have a six pack and a thirsty crew — but no bottle opener? Improvise with these five cool tricks!

Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: What Volunteer Experience Had the Deepest Impact on You?

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Best Money Tips: How to Make McDonald's Fries at Home

Get a delicious food hack, help for first time home buyers, and tips on how to set the perfect password.

10 Easy Ways to Supercharge Your Retirement

Retirement safety nets like pensions are fast becoming a thing of the past. Plan your own strategy with these easy tips to supercharge your retirement.