skills

6 Ways to Transition to a New Career After 30

If you've topped out too soon in your career, maybe it's time to switch. While starting over is hard, the rewards are often worth it. Go ahead, jump!

6 Skills That Helped Your Boss Get Ahead

Ever wonder how those at the top got there? Follow in their footsteps with these job skills and you will get there, too.

11 Life Skills That Are Now Completely Obsolete

Oh, how the times have changed — and not always for the better. Today's tech has all but rendered these once-crucial life skills obsolete.

10 Life Hacks You Should Master by Age 30

Red Solo cups and calling AAA just won't cut it anymore. Embrace your 30s by mastering the skills essential to adulthood.

7 Old Fashioned Skills That Save You Money

Take DIY to the next level (and save money) with this collection of easy-to-acquire homesteading skills.

Learn All the Frugal Skills You Need With These 9 Great Video Tutorials

The one with the most skills at the end wins. Add to your repertoire with this collection of essential frugal life skills.

10 Kitchen Mistakes Good Cooks Make

Think of these mistakes as the low-hanging fruit of kitchen disasters. Eliminate these common errors and enjoy better meals and less fuss.

10 Easy to Learn Skills That Will Save You Money

Stop paying someone else to do things you can do. You're more than capable of learning these 10 skills, and you'll save hundreds per year.

The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)

One way to spend less is to take up a fun hobby. Try one of these great ones, and you may even improve yourself and your bank account along the way too.

Best Money Tips: Sell Your Skills as an Older Worker

Today we found some stellar articles on selling your skills as an older worker, schooling yourself post graduation, and preventing identity theft for your children.

25 Career Changes You Can Make Today

Don't complain about your job without doing anything — make a positive career change right now with one (or more!) of these techniques.

Why You Should Do Things You're Bad At

Competence is comfortable — but maybe it shouldn't be. Doing things you're bad at has some serious mental, physical, and emotional benefits.

Give Your Career a Boost With One Skill

Want to impress potential employers and current bosses alike? Then it's time to learn some basic web coding. Here's why.

9 Fun Activities to Help You Tighten Up Your Work Skills

Want to improve your resume and general workplace awesomeness? Try taking on one of these fun (and surprisingly useful) activities.

15 Free Ways to Learn Something New

From online classes to in-person demonstrations and more, check out these 15 ways to learn something new — no fee required.

Ingenuity: The Ultimate Frugal Skill

At Wise Bread, we talk a lot about frugal skills. But in many ways, there's one skill that trumps them all — ingenuity.

20 Great Frugal Skills — and How to Get Them

Independence is at the heart of frugality. But to be independent, you need skills. Here are 20 easy-to-learn skills that can save you money.

How to Use a Computer More Efficiently

It may seem like there’s no way to reduce the amount of time you spend in front of the computer, but these tricks can speed things up.

How to Not Be a Wage Slave

Many of us make decisions that tie us to our jobs. But, one author argues, if we make the right choices, that's not the way it has to be.

Great Ways to Invest in Yourself

The best investment you can make has nothing to do with the stock market — learn how to increase your earning power by investing in yourself.