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18 Awesome Things You Can Do This Weekend for Under $10

Looking for fun this weekend but wallet's looking a little thin? No problem, all you need is ten bucks and creative ideas like these.

12 Ways to Make a Tiny Apartment Awesome

Make life in a tiny space seem elegant rather than cramped with a few simple decorating and design tricks.

10 Things Worth Paying More For

We're all about finding the best value, and sometimes the only way to get it is to fork over cash. Here are a few things it pays to pay more for.

6 Things You Might Do on Your First Day of Retirement

Happy day! Your work career is finally officially over and your time is your own. Now what?

$20 in Baltimore: The 20 Best Ways to Spend It

Baltimore's a lot more than a backdrop for gritty crime shows. And with just $20, you'll find plenty of entertainment that charms in Charm City.

9 Things You're Paying Too Much for Around the House (And How to Pay Less)

Stop wasting your money on stuff you don't need or can find cheaper alternatives for, okay? This list will help you do just that.

This Is How You Get a New Job This Year

We've published a lot of job search advice at Wise Bread — this best of the best round-up can help anyone find a new job, today!

10 Financial Decisions You Can't Keep Putting Off

Personal finance is hard. You can make it easier by making a few key decisions now. Stop waiting, and start deciding!

Tips From a Hostage Negotiator That Anyone Can Use

The next time you buy a car (or another negotiable purchase), try thinking like a hostage negotiator to get the best deal.

7 Decisions That Seem OK Now, but Might Ruin Your Finances Later

"It seemed like a good idea at the time," is not something you want to tell yourself about a money decision. Beware of these money traps!

One Month to Better, Simpler Living: 30 Small Changes to Make

Think of it as "living sustainably happy." A happier and healthier life is a lot closer than you think with these easy updates to your routine.

Do You Agree With the New Standards of Restaurant Tipping?

The standard restaurant tip has steadily climbed from 10% to 15% to 20%, with some swanky places suggesting 25%. Has tipping gone too far?

Easy Personal Finance for Lazy People

Want to finally manage your finances, but you just can't be bothered? That's OK. Learn how to manage your money from your couch.

21 Decisions You'll Never Regret Making

Put life's regrets aside for a moment and focus on these anti-regrets. You don't want to look back on your life and say, "I wish I did that!" right?

15 Great Things You Could Do If You Just Got Rid of Your Debt

Everybody knows debt is terri-bad for finances and futures. But do you realize exactly how many wonderful things you could do if you were debt-free?

5 People You Should Have in Your "Personal Emergency Kit"

Friends in need are friends indeed. When trouble strikes, big or small, who you gonna call? Somebody from your must have list of emergency contacts!

9 Ways to Protect Your Personal Time From Work and Be Happier

One secret of productivity is knowing when to call it a day. Enjoy more time to yourself and with family and friends by actively guarding your time with these tips.

5 Surprising Benefits Of: Naps (Including the Best Time to Take Them)

You already know that a midday power nap is good for productivity. Learn what else a nap is good for — and the best way to take one.

9 Ways Getting Married Is Good for Your Finances

You really shouldn't marry for money, but couples who say yes do help themselves financially. Discover some of the great ways you can save money if you're hitched.

Are You Ready to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business?

Hey! You've gotten pretty good at your hobby, and everybody says you'd make some real money at it if you tried. But should you?