Damian Davila's blog

America Is Back: 4 Economic Predictions for 2015

The U.S. is poised to take off this year. Are you ready to reap the rewards?

Is Your City Among the 7 Worst for Job Seekers?

If you're thinking about leaving your current town for greener pastures (and better job opportunities), don't add any of these places to your list.

5 College Degrees Not Worth the Money

A college degree is the gateway to career and financial success — if you choose the right degree. If money is your goal, skip these majors.

4 Big Tech Stocks Offering Big Returns

There's more to tech investing than social media stocks. Find some room for these big tech stocks in your portfolio and 2015 could be a big year.

8 Buys That Will Be Cheaper in 2015

Falling oil prices may not be good for oil industry stocks, but it's great for consumers. Find out what else you will save on this year.

4 Exciting World Cities You Can Afford to Retire In

Retirees can stretch their pensions (and their imaginations) by retiring overseas. Consider these affordable locales and start planning now!

4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year

There's nothing wrong with making New Year's money resolutions — the fresh start effect can jump start good habits. Just don't make any of these.

Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians

Too often pop superstardom comes with superstar profligacy. Not so for these five frugal musicians whose smart money habits offer lessons for the rest of us.

6 Twitter Updates That Are Making You Look Dumb

Twitter allows you to share your wit and wisdom with the world. Which is great, until you commit one of these wince-worthy twitter-gaffes.

10 Silly Internet Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Today

From poor password hygiene to embarrassing Facebook status updates, the Internet can get bite you. Clean up your Internet act before it's too late!

4 Magic Words and Phrases That Will Make You Sound Smarter

Because you're a regular Wise Bread reader, you're right more often than not. Sound even smarter — instantly — with these clever words and phrases.

12 More Grammar Mistakes That Are Making You Look Stupid

Poor word choice and grammar mistakes definitely can make you look stupid. Worse — they can damage your career. Watch out for these common errors.

7 Facebook Updates That Are Making You Look Stupid

Facebook is a fun way to share with friends — and their friends, and total strangers. Avoid these Facebook faux pas and keep your profile sharp.

10 Critical Steps to Protect Your Data in the Cloud

Cloud backup services are easy to use — and easy to hack, it seems. Protect your personal data from prying eyes.

10 Money Moves You Need to Make Before the End of the Year

Holiday season is also year end financial season. Take a break from holiday craziness and spend some you time prepping your money for 2015.

Don't Get Screwed: 3 Surprising Times When You Need a Lawyer

You don't need to be in trouble with the law to need a lawyer. Find out when you should really spend the money to lawyer up.

Want to Be More Attractive? Work These 5 Magic Words (and Phrases) Into Your Vocabulary

It sounds silly, but some words and phrases really can make you feel more confident — and more attractive.

4 Signs You're Burned Out (and How to Recover)

What with work, the kids, the neighbors, burnout is never far off. Recognize the signs — and take steps to walk back from the brink.

10 Dumb Little Productivity Killers You Need to Stop Doing Today

Wondering what happened to your productivity? You frittered it away in these 10 dumb little ways. Learn how to get back on task — and stay there.

7 Ways to Keep Your Retirement Funds From Disappearing

If you've got some retirement savings, you're doing well! Follow these guidelines to keep your savings as strong as possible.