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.

My Number One Tip for College Students

College is a time of learning, experimenting...and wasting time. Stop doing that last one, and discover how much more fun (and success) you can have.

Standout Stuff for Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Deciding what to put on and leave out of a resume can be perplexing. Professional goals should influence these decisions. But I have found that job hunters can intrigue potential b

Learn good financial habits from your parents. Or not.

One of the big advantages that children of the middle-class and wealthy have is that they grow up in a household where a huge amount of financial knowledge is embedded in its day-t

10 Tips for Landing an Gig Online

Getting hired online is easier now than it ever was. If times are tight for you, you may find yourself looking for ways to make extra cash. The bad news is that everyone else is do