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The 5 Best Sunscreens

Spending some time in the sun is a great way to improve your mood, improve your health, get some much-needed vitamin D, and give you a better outlook on life. However, being in the sun can also expose your delicate skin to damaging UVA and UVB rays. This can cause skin damage, can increase your... […]

Which American Airlines / US Airways Credit Card Should You Get?

American Airlines is in the final stages of its merger with US Airways, and you may be wondering what’s going to happen with the co-branded credit cards. Existing cardholders of Barclaycard’s US Airways credit card will be transferred to their Aviator line. But Citi will be the... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 7/2, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Frugal 4th of July! Learn about frugal 4th of July bashes, keeping travel costs low, and saving on decor! Let us know what... […]

Best Money Tips: Smart Ways to Save on Air Travel

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on smart ways to save on air travel, habits of a pro organizer, and items that are cheaper at the dollar store than at Walmart. Top 5 Articles 12 Smart Ways to Save on Air Travel — You can save on tickets if... […]

10 Ways Even Shy People Can Fake Confidence and Get Ahead

You have an interview. Or a presentation. Or you want to ask your boss for a raise, or ask that hot somebody at the gym on a date. But there's one problem. You're shy. You don't feel confident about this and you fear they'll see it. Fortunately, confidence is pretty easy to fake. If you can... […]

7 Deliciously Affordable Meats You'll Love Grilling

Everyone loves a good cook-out in the summertime, but hosting a gathering that's centered around the consumption of lots of grilled meat can get expensive, and fast. Before you buy packs of steaks and resign yourself to peanut butter and jellies the rest of the week, consider the following... […]

5 Money Mistakes to Stop Making by 50

If you're in your 50s, it's time to fasten your seatbelt and begin making your final descent towards your financial goals. And if you stop making these five money mistakes now, soon you should be able to put your finances on autopilot. 1. Not Maxing Out Retirement Accounts or Making Catch-Up... […]

7 Careers That Pay Women More Than Men

The good news is that as the gender pay gap continues to narrow, women are out-earning men in new and surprising fields, helping reverse the stereotype of men as the breadwinners. Clearly, we've got a long way to go to achieve equality in the workplace. But we're making strides. Read on for our... […]

The 5 Best Self-Tanners

When you’re looking for a nice, even tan, a quality self-tanner can get you there in no time. Regularly visiting a tanning salon or tanning outdoors can be very damaging to your skin, especially over time. By using a self-tanner, you can still achieve the golden color you want, without having... […]

Start Investing Today: Acorns Lets You Invest Your Change While You Shop

What if you were able to automatically invest some money, every day, in small stress-free amounts? Could investing be that simple? Yep. Just sign up for Acorns. Acorns' message is simple: plant your acorns of pocket change today for steady investment growth and wealth in the future. Their app... […]