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6 Ways to Vet an IPO Before You Buy

The Facebook IPO has been the subject of a lot of hype — much of which it hasn't lived up to. Learn how to make a well-informed IPO purchase.

Best Money Tips: Best and Worst States for Saving Money

Today we found some great articles on the best and worst states for saving money, how to retire without debt, and exercises that you can do anywhere.

Tough Employment Times: Know Your Rights

In these tough economic times, many people are losing or worried about losing their jobs. Understanding your rights can help you come out on top.

How to Deal With Collection Agencies

Turn the collections process to your advantage by following these 9 suggestions.

How to Shop: A Beginner's Guide

It might sound silly, but buying stuff can be a daunting experience — especially when you want to spend little and get a lot. Here's how to do it.

How to Decipher Credit Card Advertising

How do you figure out whether a credit card offer is good or bad? We'll break down the terms and conditions for you.

How to be happy

A lot of happiness (and unhappiness) comes from within. But there are other things that matter a lot: relationships, doing important work, living your life according to your valu

Best Money Tips: Take a Cruise on the Cheap

Today we found some fantastic articles on taking a cruise on the cheap, avoiding airfare pricing glitches, and reasons to continue working after retirement.

DCU Visa Platinum Secured Card Review

You may not have heard of the Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU), but its Visa Platinum Secured Card beats the competition with low fees and APR.

Deal With Your Debt or You May Go to Jail

Collection agencies are using severe methods to go after debtors. They're going through the courts to collect. The choices are show up, pay up — or get locked up. How can

Do You Really Want to Be Rich?

Many people dream of being rich, but few of us are willing to take the steps to get there — or we take the wrong ones. Here's a better plan.

4 Sneaky Investment Fees to Watch For

Are you paying too much for investments you already own? These overlooked fees can add up quick.

5 Apps for Business Owners on the Go

There are hundreds and hundreds of apps out there, many of which help businesses move more efficiently. Here's a list of five great smartphone apps for business owners on the go.

How the subprime lending boom hurt everybody

Among the Wise Bread community, I get the sense that there's a kind of "pox on both their houses" attitude to the problems in the subprime mortgage markets. People who worked thro

30 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Garam Masala

Indian food is known for the complexity of its spice blends, and garam masala is a great example. Learn how to use and enjoy this mix of cinnamon, cumin, cardamom and other spices.

When You Should Get a Business Credit Card Over a Consumer Card

Here's a breakdown of the extra benefits that come with a business credit card that you should consider.

Credit Card Fraud and How to Avoid It

Credit card fraud affects thousands of people every year. During 2009, in the UK alone, £440.3 million was lost due to fraudulent actions on stolen or cloned credit cards.

Five Easy Steps to Keeping Track of Expenses for the Self-Employed

I have had as many as five separate businesses at once to keep track of, including proper accounting of expenses for tax purposes. And it takes me no more than 5 minutes per wee

Running the Numbers: Living on One Salary

Whether it's out of choice or necessity, if you and your partner are planning to start living off of a single income, here's what you should know.

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