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How to Fix 18 Common Wardrobe Malfunctions

It happens to me all the time. I've got an important meeting and suddenly my hem falls out or a button falls off in the worst possible place. It's no Super Bowl 2004, but it's still embarrassing and frustrating. (See also: Make Your Clothing Fit Perfectly With These 10 No-Sew Fixes) But fear not,... […]

How to Never Succumb to Impulse Spending Again

Impulse spending can make it almost impossible for someone to manage their finances effectively. It creates a habitual need to spend and a knee-jerk reaction to sales, products, and advertising. And the result is usually the same: a lack of cashflow, problems saving, and almost always an inability... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/16, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12pm PST/ 3pm EST for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #MyMoney to participate. This week's topic: Your Go-To Money Resources! Learn about starting financial conversations with your family,... […]

Masters of Small Talk Never Do These 10 Things — Do You?

Have you been in the situation of needing to make conversation with people you did not know well? Weddings, cocktail parties, and business conferences can be anxiety-provoking if you don't know how to make small talk. Although you may dread it, though, small talk can be a great thing. Chatting can... […]

Best Money Tips: The Enemies of Productivity

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some terrific articles about the enemies of productivity, smart ways to stick to habits, and saving up for big purchases. Top 5 Articles 7 Enemies of Productivity — Not having a plan makes it easier to forget the important... […]

12 Surprising Things You Should Keep in Your Fridge

What do you keep in your fridge? If you're like most people in America, you store milk, eggs, meats, cheeses, soft drinks, juices, and a whole bunch of fruit and vegetables. In short, the fridge is for food, right? Well, not always. (See also: Fridge or Counter? Where to Store Fruit for Best... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 10/15

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today JCPenney: Extra 20% off apparel and accessories w/ coupon, Extra 50% off Shoes at Tilly's, Kitchen Items at... […]

87% of Homebuyers Think They Know How Much Home They Can Afford (But They Really Don't)

Seven years ago, when my husband and I were house hunting, we were sure we knew how much house we could “afford.” However, once we started really looking at the numbers, and comparing costs to our situation, we discovered that we really didn’t have an idea of what we could really... […]

20 Ways to Entertain Your Kids for Free

If you've ever been stuck wondering what to do with your kids on the weekend, this list is for you. You don't need to spend a dime to entertain your family and bond in the process. Sometimes the best things in life really are free! (See also: 47 cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend) 1. Visit Your... […]

6 Signs That You're Sleep Deprived

Yawns, irritability, lack of oomph. These are the tell-tale signs of sleep deprivation we're all familiar with. But studies show a shortage of slumber can have far greater — and stranger — consequences on our bodies and minds. (See also: 8 Hours? 9 Hours? This Is How Much Sleep You... […]