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The Easy Way to Cure Chronic Procrastination You Should Try Now

Some people may wonder why procrastination advice seems to never work for them and if there is a deeper issue at hand. Well, for 20% of the population who are chronic procrastinators, it is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, according to Joseph Ferrari, a psychology professor at DePaul... […]

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Live Chemical-Free

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on frugal ways to live chemical-free, simple strategies for storing and preparing food, and tips to burn belly fat fast. Top 5 Articles 10 Frugal Ways to Live Chemical-Free — Leave your shoes at the front... […]

Best Deals for Friday 05/29

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Tool Storage at Home Depot: Up to 50% off with deals from $7, George Foreman Countertop Grill for $50, Vintage... […]

5 Reasons Why 2015 is the Year to Buy a House

If you've been dragging your feet or going back and forth about buying a house, 2015 might be the year to move forward with a home purchase. Buying a home has become harder over the past six or seven years — we can thank the mortgage/housing meltdown for this. Lenders tightened their... […]

5 Key Resources for Workers Recovering From a Disabling Injury or Illness

Have you ever wondered what you would do if an accidental injury or illness kept you from working? May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month, and the perfect time to educate yourself about the resources available if you need time away from work to recover from an injury or... […]

8 Rules of Etiquette We Wish Were Still Around Today

In our age of casual living, is etiquette dead? Have mobile communication, 24/7 schedules, and fast food dining killed the very last vestiges of graciousness and good manners? Maybe so. Here are eight rules of etiquette that are quickly fading into history. 1. Bringing a Host or Hostess Gift When... […]

How to Earn Extra Income as a Courthouse Researcher

Are you someone who has always been intrigued by a challenge or finding the needle in the haystack? A courthouse or title researcher does just that. This little-known job is popular among stay-at-home moms and retirees. Getting started takes time, but the business is steady. What Is a Title or... […]

Here's What the Successful Use of Secured Credit Cards Looks Like

A gym membership can be a great tool to get back in shape. But a gym membership has to be used the right way to be effective. Just owning one won't make the beer belly go away or help you get back to a bikini body. Secured credit cards work the same way. The main purpose of secured credit cards is... […]

5 Essential Facts Women Should Know Before Asking for a Raise

American women earn 77 cents for every dollar earned by men. And one way to close that gender-gap is to ask. In more than a century since the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (when women earned 59 cents for every dollar earned by men), little progress has been made to enforce equal pay. Asking for timely pay... […]

5 Facts Millennials Should Know About Retirement Planning

Millennials never seem to get a break. 14% of 25 to 34-year-olds are still living at home with their parents.   In 2013, the median annual income was $30,000 and $35,000 for full-time Millennial women and Millennial men, respectively.   Just 36% of Americans under the age of 35... […]