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13 Simple Gardening Skills Anybody Can Master

Gardening is a satisfying lifelong hobby that keeps me fit, saves me money on food, and — without sounding too cheesy, I hope — lets me live a more beautiful life. Many people turn to home gardening hoping to gain these benefits, only to find at the end of the summer that they've spent... […]

Best Money Tips: 60+ Money-Saving Ways to Use Baking Soda

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found over 60 uses for baking soda that can help  you save money, career tips that every aspiring entrepreneur needs to hear, and inexpensive ideas for your Memorial Day party. Top 5 Articles 65 Uses for Baking Soda that Can Save You... […]

The Only 5 Rules You Need to Know About Investing in Real Estate

The numbers are impressive: The median existing home price for homes across the United States stood at $232,500 in April, according to the National Association of Realtors. That's up 6.3% from the same month one year earlier, and marks the 50th consecutive month in which median housing prices have... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 05/26

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Don't miss our Thursday deals - Capresso 4-Cup Espresso and Cappuccino Machine $56, Clauss 9-inch Adjustable... […]

Can Saying Thanks More Make You Rich?

If you're even a little bit cynical, you might be expecting a resounding, one-word answer to this question. I mean, since when did being nice ever get you rich? But there is good news out there for those of us who still like to see the nice guy win once in-awhile. In fact, gratitude has a number... […]

How Much Would It Cost to Actually Live Like a Queen for a Day?

As I gaze at pictures of smart Duchess Kate, Prince William, and their adorable royal offspring while waiting in line to pay for marked-down groceries, I can't help wondering what it would be like to live like royalty, even for just one day. But let's be real: The lives of today's royals are far... […]

The 5 Best Linen Sprays

Linen spray can completely refresh a room. It can make any room, linen, and clothing smell great, and some sprays can even help lull you to sleep. It’s perfect to spray on towels and linens before guests arrive and can leave any room smelling clean and fresh for hours. What Is Linen... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/26, 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: Mid-Year Financial Check-Up! Learn about updating and reviewing your budget, checking your credit report, contributing to... […]

9 Money Lessons to Take From the Great Depression

Lasting from 1929 until 1939, the Great Depression was the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn of the 20th Century. Unemployment went as high as 25% in the U.S., over 5,000 banks failed, and hundreds of thousands of Americans became homeless. Extreme situations call for extreme measures,... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Fly on a Private Jet for Less

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found ways to fly on a private jet for less, tips for staying healthy on a budget, and how to create a meditation retreat at home. Top 5 Articles 10 Ways to Fly on a Private Jet for Less — It can cost as low as a few hundred dollars... […]