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5 Questions Retirees Should Ask Before Starting a Small Business

Retirement is usually a time to relax — but for others, it's time to open their dream business. Is it really the right move?

7 Clever Tricks to Make Your New Year's Resolution Stick

Most people tend to bail on their New Year's resolutions before winter ends. But this time, you can make yours stick.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Care For Your Pet Affordably?

We've been talking about pets quite a bit here on Wise Bread: what to feed them, how to treat them affordably, their health and their well-being. We all love our pets, and sometim

Ask the Readers: Do You Have the Tools? (Chance to win MS Office!)

Since sharing is really what we want to be about, we don't just want to give you ideas -- we want to equip you with tools, as well! That's why in addition to this week's prizes of

Ask the Readers: When Do You Want to Retire?

Tell us at what age you want to retire and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Sometimes I wish I had beautiful long blonde hair and ample cleavage.

Not on my body of course; that would be freakish. And if you’re visualizing it right now, I’m really sorry…especially if you’re eating. No, I’m basically reacting to several incide

22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them

Do you have a way with words? Earn some money with your talent, even if you don't have experience or clips at these sites that pay.

The 5 Best Compression Sacks

Keeping your items dry from the elements isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these compression sacks and your stuff will always be safe and protected.

5 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a HELOC

A HELOC offers a flexible way to tap your home equity. Just be sure to answer a few questions before applying.

The Best Secured Credit Cards

If you have no or a bad credit history, getting a secured card could help you build or rebuild your credit score. Find out if one of these cards is right for you.

How to Get More Value Out of American Airlines Miles

Want to squeeze more value out of those American Airlines miles? Here's how to do it right.

7 Signs It's Time to Quit Freelancing

The life of a freelancer has its ups and downs. But when the downs are outnumbering the ups, it may be time to move on.

8 Ways to Keep Boredom from Destroying Your Budget

When there's nothing to do, it’s tempting to fill that void with something that costs money. Learn how to avoid those budget-busting boredom traps.

The Student Who Created a PR Nightmare Via Wikipedia

Virgil Griffith created a program called Wikipedia Scanner that lets you know who has been editing articles on Wikipedia and what they've been removing.

How I Successfully Gambled in Las Vegas Without Losing My Shirt

I came. I saw. I conquered Las Vegas without losing my shirt. Success.

Your Travel Rewards Points Were Stolen. Now What?

You know that hackers can steal your credit card info. Guess what? Your travel rewards aren't totally safe, either.

How to Deal With Reverse Culture Shock When Returning Home

Lots of people experience culture shock while traveling, but reverse culture shock upon returning home can be overwhelming, too.

Best Money Tips: Survive the Cold and Flu Season on a Budget

Today we found articles on how to survive the cold and flu season on a budget, affordable ways to fly first class, and beauty treatments you can find in your kitchen.

7 Ways to Balance Work and Travel While On the Road

Sometimes it's hard to unplug and avoid work entirely while on vacation, but not impossible.

How to Deal With Collection Agencies

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