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How to Be Successful as a First-Time Manager

You climbed the corporate ladder. You're the boss now. Are you prepared to do the job well?

These 6 Costco Items Will Easily Cover Your $55 Membership

Is the annual Costco fee worth the money? Yes, and then some — especially if you buy these common items.

How to Succeed When You're the Oldest Person at Work

When your boss is much younger than you, it can be a blow to the ego. It's time to let it go and get on with the job.

8 Traits of People Who Live Debt-Free

Debt-free folks have a lot in common. If you adopt some of their habits, you can live debt-free, too.

Get the Perfect Credit Card from Capital One

Everything you need to know about getting the best Capital One credit card available.

BillShrink Giving Away $2,500 to Wise Bread Readers

To enter the contest, simply leave a comment telling us how you would spend all that money. Will you pay some bills, start a college fund, or have some fun?

How to Turn Your Instagram Account Into a Paying Gig

Instagram isn't just for pics of your daily latte and your adorable cat. You can make money with it, too!

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.

How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!

Thinking of jumping on the “all-natural” cleaning bandwagon? Leary of the results? Addicted to your own brand-name cleaning habit? Take a look at these startling before and afte

25 Quick, Cheap Lunch Ideas

You lunch doesn’t have to be a budget-buster or bland. These 25 fast and inexpensive lunch ideas will keep your midday meals interesting and easy.

6 Free Self-Care Rituals to Get You Through a Long Winter

When the weather outside is frightful, these free and easy self-care acts are cozy and delightful.

40 Restaurants That Offer Senior Discounts

What a drag it is getting old — except for the discounts. Bookmark this list and never forget where seniors can eat for cheaper.

7 Easy Ways to Build an Emergency Fund From $0

When your latest financial emergency is that you can't afford an emergency, it's time to start building that safety net — quickly!

The 5 Best Instant Tents

Setting up a tent quickly isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these instant tents and you can pop up a cozy shelter in a flash.

Debit Cards vs. Credit Cards: Fees and Fraud Protection

Debit cards might be better than credit cards because in theory, you'll spend less if you are only paying with money you have. But how do debit cards stack up in terms of fees and

7 Best Websites for Last-Minute Airfare Deals

Planning a last-minute trip doesn't mean your flight should drain your bank account. Here's where to find great airfare deals, fast.

What to Do About a Terrible Airbnb Stay

When your hotel room is terrible, you know who to call. Who do you call when your Airbnb stay is awful?

5 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a HELOC

A HELOC offers a flexible way to tap your home equity. Just be sure to answer a few questions before applying.

Don't Make These 7 Common Mistakes When Choosing a Career Path

Your career will have many crossroads along the way. How do you know when you're taking the wrong path?

51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List

I was trawling the Internet recently searching for a way to remove a grease spot from a favorite shirt of mine. How it got there, well, I blame a faulty fork and not my clumsy mout