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This May Be the Best Time to Negotiate Loan Terms

With credit at its tightest in over ten years, banks are hurting. For successful borrowers, that means loan terms and conditions may be more negotiable then ever.

9 Easy Ways to Start Taking Better Care of Yourself Today

It doesn't take a lot of effort to become the new, better looking and feeling you. Start with these simple (and quick!) self-improvers.

11 Free Ways to Generate Referrals

What to generate referrals without spending money? Here are ways to elicit, not solicit, referrals.

Creating a Smooth Business Transition when You Sell Your Company

When the time comes to sell your company, you want to be able to smoothly transition your business to the new owner. That can take planning.

5 Things Other Grocery Stores Should Steal from Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's keeps me coming back by offering low-cost, healthy groceries — and if other grocery stores want to stay in business, they better do the same.

The Real ROI of Social Media

The value of social media lies mostly in the daily process of helping every employee do their job more efficiently and effectively.

High-ROI Networking

Networking is one of the most cost-effective forms of marketing, but there is a potential dark side: It can become a huge time drain without producing proportionate results.

3 Ways Retirees Can Build Credit

When you retire, many of life's little worries melt away. Unfortunately, worrying about your credit score doesn't.

Best Money Tips: Get the Most for Your Travel Dollars

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on cheap travel, home maintenance tips, and ways to make easy cash.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Deal With Student Loan Debt

Today we found some awesome articles on dealing with student loan debt, feeling less stress, and money moves for the fall.

3 Ways Student Loan Debt Can Affect Your Mortgage Application

Many factors can sway a mortgage approval. Your student loan debt is one of them.

How 16 Great Companies Picked Their Unique Names

Ever wonder how companies like Google, Lego and IKEA found their names? Were they complete accidents or results of savvy marketing? The answer may surprise you.

The 4 Most Common Unnecessary "Needs"

Reducing your budget can be difficult when you have so many "needs," but these four types of so-called necessities aren't required at all.

Best Money Tips: How to Save Money and Be Green

Today we found some terrific articles on easy ways to save money and be green, breakfast ideas for every kind of morning, and Costco shopping secrets.

Financial Controls to Protect Your Money from Fraud and Theft

Diverting proceeds from cash sales and waiving fees for a friend are less noticeable cases of employee theft. Carve out time to establish financial controls.

16 Festive Ways to Make Extra Money for the Holidays

For many the holidays mean more stress and more spending. For those with the entrepreneurial spirit, the holidays mean more cash.

Planning in the Last Quarter of 2010

Between now and the end of the year, businesses should take various actions to help their bottom line for 2010 and to get ready for 2011. Here are some actions to consider.

Wise Bread's Frugal Food Gone Wrong

From cooking blunders to dining-out disasters, sometimes our cheap eating goes terribly awry. Read Wise Bread writers' stories of sweet eats turned sour.

5 Ways to Discover Your Dream Career

Stuck in a dull, underpaying, dead end job? Break free and join one out of four Americans who have found the satisfying careers of their dreams!

Career Advice for Those With Vanishing Professions

From manufacturing to travel agents, certain jobs and industries seem to be heading the way of the dodo. Here's what to do if your profession is vanishing.