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6 Ways to Avoid Buyer's Remorse

There's nothing worse than buying something that felt good at the time, but ends up being just a useless symbol of regret. The next time you feel a splurge coming on, try these six ways to avoid buyer's remorse. (See also: 6 Ways to Resist a Splurge) 1. Research Your Purchases Thoroughly Everyone... […]

Learn Something New With These 9 Cheap Apps

With so many new things in the world to learn and so little time in your hectic schedule to spare, the learning part should be easy and accessible. For those who don't have the patience to sit down with a book, and who also are extremely attached to their smartphones, apps are a great way to turn a... […]

20 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Cheap Spring Roll Wrappers at Every Meal

In all likelihood, you have enjoyed many an egg roll in a Chinese restaurant. You may have even made your own at home, which is fun and easy. At less than $2 for a package of these wrappers, why not experiment with some interesting fillings? However, picking the correct wrapper at the grocery... […]

4 Ways to Reduce Your Tax Bill With Bonds

Financial advisors recommend bonds to investors for portfolio diversification, as a fixed income investment strategy, and to hedge against inflation. Even better, some major bond classes can help you reduce your tax bill, too. What's more, they are low-risk investments. Here's how you can reduce... […]

Best Money Tips: 80 Small and Big Ways to Save Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found big and small ways to save money, ways to spend less on this year's Super Bowl party, and how to date on budget. Top 5 Articles 80 Small and Big Ways to Save Money This Year — Book your trips early for savings on travel and... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 02/02

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Extra 20% off Adult Styles at Old Navy, 40% Off Juicers & Food Processors, Closet Organization for only $15,... […]

Do These 10 Green Appliances Actually Save You Money?

These days, there's a lot of discussion about energy usage and the environment. And if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, there's a push to use more energy efficient appliances. Most household appliances now come with models that are "Energy Star" certified, meaning that they've... […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Meal Plan?

Meal planning offers a lot to the frugal household. It provides a guide for your grocery shopping, it allows you to avoid wasting food, and it's a way to make sure you have healthy meals at home — or a suitable alternative when you need it. Do you meal plan? What are your favorite go-to... […]

7 Things Your Financial Advisor Wishes You Knew

The cat's out of the bag: You don't need boatloads of money to invest like the super rich — you just need to understand the ins-and-outs of investing well enough. And who better than financial advisors to share the secrets that can help you succeed as an investor? Read on for the coveted... […]

10 Great Side Jobs for Extroverts

Throughout my entire life, I've always had a second job, and all of them have included direct interaction with other people. And I thoroughly enjoy human interaction. Not only is it additional income, but it also provides me an ongoing opportunity to observe and understand human nature. This is an... […]