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12 Personal Finance Skills Everyone Should Master

Budgeting and negotiation are just the tip of the iceberg. How many of these critical life and money skills have you mastered?

15 Fresh Corn Recipes You'll Swoon Over

Mid-summer means corn — and lots of it. Go beyond butter and salt with fun recipes that give corn on the cob new life.

The 5 Best Shampoos for Frizzy Hair

Keeping your hair frizz-free isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these shampoos for frizzy hair and your coif will remain sleek.

40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune

Traveling doesn't have to break the bank. Get discounts and the insider scoop with these great resources.

netSpend: The Story of the Visa Debit Card We Did Not Apply For

This is my story of shock, anger, and finally disgust at the practices of netSpend.

6 More Apps That Pay You to Shop

Think you've heard it all when it comes to apps that pay you to shop? Think again. Here are six more.

5 Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards

Tired of overpaying for gas? Get 5% back or 15 cents off per gallon with these gas reward cards.

Get The Most Value For Your Travel Rewards with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

This card is more than just a pretty sign-up bonus. The value of its rewards makes Sapphire Preferred one of the best travel rewards cards out there.

5 Airlines With the Best Customer Service

Air travel is the worst, right? With these top flight airlines, it's actually pretty nice!

30+ Cash Back Sites to Earn You Thousands Per Year

Cash back sites and apps let you save and even earn cash in unique ways. Try one of these sites on your next shopping trip!

7 Surprising Benefits of Failure

Falling on your face hurts twice if you fail to learn why you fell.

5 Incredible Places to Retire Abroad That Anyone Can Afford

For retirees looking to stretch their savings — and satisfy their wanderlust — these five nations are attractive retirement options.

You’re Fired! 20 Signs That a Pink Slip is Coming

If you can answer yes to THREE or more of these questions, you may want to think about sprucing up your resume and dry-cleaning your best interview attire.

8 Awkward Money Moments Everyone Has at Work

You go to work to earn money, but it's also a place where you can spend it. And sometimes, things can get a little weird.

Effortless Ways to Make Money Online That Don't Require Skills

If you can read this, you probably have everything you need to earn extra money online. Here's how to turn your web browser into a cash catcher.

The 7 Debt Payoffs That Boost Your Credit Score the Most

If you've got more than one kind of debt to repay, target the debt that hurts your credit score the most and watch your rating improve — fast.

HP Giving Away $500 to a Lucky Wise Bread Reader

To enter tell us your smartest investment. It can be anything! A degree, cooking lessons, hot stock, or a great pair of shoes.

Flashback Friday: 51 Easy Ways to Live a Happier Life

If you aren't living your happily ever after right now, these tricks just might get you there.

How to Tell If a Car Service Plan Is Worth It

When the finance writer offers you all those car deal add-ons, "No" is usually the right answer. Here's one you might say "Yes" to.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses

Whether you run a small business or want a second card to help keep work expenses separate from personal ones, look to one of these cards.