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5 Essential Facts Women Should Know Before Asking for a Raise

Don't wait for your employer to close the earnings gap. Know your worth, find your confidence, and spearhead change with a clear ask.

Ask the Readers: Do You Attend Networking Events?

Tell us if you attend networking events and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How low interest rates might save the world

Low interest rates generally lead to inflation, which is bad for everybody. But if inflation were really low, then low interest rates would tend to follow, and in that situation,

6 Bad Habits That Are Ruining Your Career

Put down the cigarette and the smartphone. It's time to ditch your bad habits, get back to work, and start getting ahead.

A Step-by-Step Guide for When Friends Ask for Help Being Frugal

One writer shares his five-step plan for helping friends who want to be frugal, so you can use it for your friends, too — or yourself.

Fast and Easy Pizza Dough and Sauce

Pizza delivery for just two people can quickly top $30, depending on where you live, not to mention the hour that you usually have to wait for that delivery. Buying frozen pizza

Are You Getting These 5 Things for Free?

There are some honest-to-goodness free things out there, if you know where to find them. Make sure you're not missing out on these five.

Best Money Tips: Low-Budget Ways to Celebrate Halloween

Today we found some fantastic articles on low-budget ways to celebrate Halloween, where to find unique presents for kids, and green ways to save money.

From Beanie Babies to Baubles: 5 Unconventional Investments

If you're savvy, your unconventional investment can produce an outsize return. But be wary — these also come with a lot of risks.

Preparing for the Fiscal Cliff

There's a good chance that the "fiscal cliff" America is about to go over will be a non-issue. But that's no reason not to do a bit of preparation.

Surprising Ways to Save Even More on Black Friday

On Black Friday, using your credit card usually means big savings, bonus discounts, and extra protection.

10 Stocks and Bonds That Will Profit From the Fed Rate Hike

The Fed raised interest rates for the first time in a decade. How will the market — and your portfolio — respond?

16 Major Dos and Don'ts at a Job Interview

Your resume, network, online profiles all worked and you've landed the interview. Don't mess up now!

The Value of Human Life Just Ain’t What it Used to Be

The government has determined that people are worth less than five years ago.

8 Ways to Stop Spending — Today

If you're not in control of your spending, your spending is in control of you. Here's how to break the spending habit and regain control of your money.

Best Money Tips: How to Set Smart Money Goals

Today we found helpful articles on how to set smart money goals, the secrets of productive people, and things you can learn today to build confidence.

Visit Your Favorite Museums Free with Bank of America® Credit Cards

Get free museum admission (and other unique benefits) with Bank of America credit and debit cards.

The 5 Best Wireless Headphones

Wireless headphones allow you freedom of movement with increasingly excellent sound quality. Here are our picks for the five best pairs.

25 Frugal Things I Do, 4 Spendthrift Confessions

On a regular basis, I review, update and fine-tune my list of 25 Frugal Habits. Home-made spa treatments and a cable-free home are a few of my top money-saving habits. Recycling, e

It's Sew Easy to Save

Always wanted to learn to sew? Now is the perfect time. It's simple to get started and can save you money, too. Here are some tips for savvy sewing and some easy projects to help y