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10 Difficult Jobs That Are Worth the Effort

The hours are long, the work is hard, and in some cases, the pay is low. Find out why these demanding jobs are worth your while.

Don't let low interest rates make you stupid

When I went off to college in 1977, inflation was high and rising, but the maximum interest rate you could earn on a savings account was capped by the government at a fraction over

"Cash for clunkers" bill passed by Congress - what does it mean for consumers?

A few months ago I wrote about several car buying incentives that were floating around. This was before the bankruptcy of Chrysler and GM and there was a rumor going around that t

Why Your Boss Should Let You Screw Around on the Internet

The next time your boss catches you reading Wise Bread, share a link to this post. Your "slacking" may actually add to the company's bottom line.

Best Money Tips: Summer's Bounty

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! In this edition, we'll share with you how to store summer's bounty, save money on a gym membership, talk about finances before t

Best Money Tips: 100 Ways to Make $100 Fast

Today we found some fantastic articles on ways to make $100 fast, protecting your identity for free, and talking about money with your partner.

How To Avoid Gambling Away Your Investments

Some consider participating in the stock market as a form of gambling. While I agree that not everyone should be risking their money in certain investments, I believe that by takin

50 Things You Can Do Today Instead of Going Shopping

Resist the retail therapy urge and instead spend the day broadening your horizons, reconnecting with a friend, or participating in one of these 48 other pastimes.

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways To Lower Vet Costs

Today we found some great articles on simple ways to lower vet costs, financial rules every 30-year-old should know, and the worst holiday gifts.

What Does the Word "Recession" Mean to You? (Answer for a Chance to Win $10!)

Economists have it defined. News anchors provide ample commentary on what it is and how it affects us. But what about the "real" people living in today's economy? Do they "feel"

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 12/05

Today's deals include 55% Off Dyson Multi Floor Compact Canister Vacuum Cleaner, 50% Off Rockport Men's Shoes, 69% Off Plantronics Discovery Bluetooth Headset, and more!

The 5 Best Home Theater Projectors

For the ultimate home viewing experience, a projector is the way to go. Check out our recommendations for best buys.

10 Small Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Finances

You have a steady job, and you think you have your finances in control — what could go wrong? Lots, if any of these minor mistakes trip you up.

Saving for Retirement (and Other Long-Term Goals) on a Variable Income

A variable income coupled with fixed expenses is tricky to manage. In this article you will find a five-step strategy that allows you to save effectively for retirement, take advan

100+ Ways to Make More Money This Year

With a little creative thinking — and some elbow grease — you can turn anything from castoffs to chainsaw juggling into real money.

Best Money Tips: Tips for a Better Retirement

Today we found some great articles on tips for a better retirement, easy-to-keep New Year's resolutions, and ways to avoid identity theft.

Best Money Tips: 5 Tips on How to Delay Gratification

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. We’ve got tips for making a house a home, a condo a house, and a life with less than you ever thought possible. Read on for the

Watch Out for These 4 Sneaky Charges on Your Monthly Bills

Some businesses will try to slip unfair fees onto your bill. Watch for these extras on your statements to be certain you're only paying what you owe.

TJ Maxx Giving Away $500 in Gift Cards to Wise Bread Readers

In addition to the giveaway, we also have lots of insider tips about how to maximize savings at T.J. Maxx and how to find the best frugal fall fashions for kids.

29 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier This Year

You really can be happier this year, thanks to these scientifically proven tricks.