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Could Happy Hour Help You Better Manage Debt?

Millennial-focused lender SoFi offers its members a long list of crazy perks. Should traditional lenders — and borrowers — take note? First off, it's important to understand that social hour is in SoFi's DNA. After all, the alternative lender's name is shorthand for "social... […]

Little Known Trick to Getting Exclusive Travel Discounts and Rewards

Most travelers know to go to popular travel sites to search quickly for the best rates available among a variety of airlines, hotels, and car rental companies. But there is one place that is often overlooked: Travel portals only available through your credit card. These travel portals offer... […]

How to Earn Money on Etsy — No Craft Required

Etsy is a wonderful marketplace to sell crafts and other handmade goods. However, you do not have to be crafty to make a profit on Etsy. There are several individuals who make their living off of selling a wide range of art supplies (that do not need to be handmade or customized), as well as... […]

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Hobby?

We all know it's important to maintain work-life balance. One great way to make sure you have fun regularly is to pick up a hobby! What is your favorite hobby? What supplies, equipment, or fees are involved, and how do you keep costs low? Are you making any money with your hobby, or do you do it... […]

Best Money Tips: 5 Must-Haves for Personal Finance Success

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the essentials of personal finance success, ways to save on school and work lunches, and shopping tips for Kohl’s customers. Top 5 Articles 5 Essentials For Personal Finance Success — You aren't likely to... […]

10 Ways to Salvage a Burnt Meal

My husband likes to joke that his mother cooked by the "smoke alarm method." I laugh, but not too hard, because people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. I have burned my share of meals — I'm also prone to burn some types of things more than others. It happens, but you may not... […]

The 10 Worst States for Retirees

Are you close to retirement? If so, you may want to take some time to see how your state of residence may impact your financial situation. After all, you need your money to last now that you're done working, and you don't want to find yourself strapped because of a high cost of living or taxes.... […]

Save an Extra $1,094.86 a Year with Credit Cards

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-save-an-extra-109486-a-year?utm_source=wisebread... Are you looking for ways to save money? Here's how you can use you... […]

Turn Old Clothes Into Money With These 4 Tools and Apps

A great way to make extra side cash is to clean out your closet and sell clothes you no longer wear. Not only will you make a few bucks, but you will also benefit from decluttering. Getting top dollar for your used clothing can be tricky, especially if you try to sell your clothes at a yard sale... […]

How to Get a Price Match through Your Credit Card

Ever think you were scoring a great deal on an item only to see it marked down in price the next time you went to the store? While some stores offer price adjustments, it is hard to know which ones will honor a price drop, and for how long. (See also: 8 Price Match Policies You Should Be Wary... […]