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The 5 Best Luggage Scales

A luggage scale can save you big money on your next vacation by reducing your luggage costs. Each excess baggage fee can add anywhere from $50-$200 to the total cost of your vacation, while the most expensive luggage scale option on our list is under $20 and can save you money every time you... […]

How to Add an Extra Hour to Your Day

We all get the same 24 hours in a day, and yet it feels like some uber-productive people are working with extra hours that you don't have access to. These time management superstars somehow work full-time, but still exercise every day, take their kids to soccer practice, and have a year-round... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 08/17

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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 8/17, 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: Saving for Retirement! Learn about saving while paying off debt, creative ways to boost retirement savings, how to save... […]

6 Ways to Prepare for Your Work at Home Gig

While telecommuting used to be somewhat of a rarity, it is now a regular part of working life for many people. Indeed, some companies are now happy to employ full-time remote staff, or offer current staff the option to telecommute. If you're considering telecommuting, make sure you are ready... […]

Here's the Difference Between a Federal and Non-Federal Credit Union

You likely already know that credit unions are a bit different from banks, mostly in the way these financial institutions are owned and operated. But as you research your local credit unions, you'll see that some are listed as federal credit unions and others are not. Is there a difference? Does... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Improve Yourself — Constantly

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to constantly improve yourself, how to save money on home repairs, and ways to save money by taking a vacation. Top 5 Articles 8 Hacks To Constantly Improve Yourself — It can be hard to see your own shortcomings... […]

5 Money Moves That Will Ruin Your Mortgage Application

When applying for a mortgage, you shouldn't do anything that will cause a bank to question your ability to repay the loan. You don't need perfect finances to get a mortgage, but it's in your best interest to have a basic understanding of loan requirements. The more you know, the less likely you are... […]

The 5 Best Travel Adapters

A travel adapter is a must-have for any international traveler. Each country has their own outlets, which fit different sized plugs. With a travel charger, you can conveniently and safely charge your electronic devices, no matter where you are in the world. What is a travel adapter? A travel... […]

5 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Digital Life

We all love our digital tools and apps, but without conscious oversight, those sacred internet spaces can quickly become cluttered. All that digital mess can outweigh the advantages of speedy communication. You can go off the grid altogether (but we know that's not really going to happen), or you... […]