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8 Ways Valentine's Day Picks Your Pocket

February 14 is approaching, and you know what that means; panic. People everywhere are trying to figure out the perfect gift, the ideal date, or the romantic verse they will write in a card. A day for couples is nice, but let's be honest… it's just another way to get us all to spend money.... […]

6 Surprising Sources of Celeb Income

Most top tier celebs know how to rake in the dough. In fact, the amount of money celebrities make will always shock the masses. Take for example, actor Robert Downey Jr., who made $80 million in 2015. And pop singer Katy Perry, who earned $135 million in 2015. However, some celebs aren't just... […]

Save on Car Rentals With These 10 Easy Hacks

Over the years, I've rented vehicles in over a dozen countries around the world. From those experiences, and a significant amount of research, I've learned some extremely useful tips that I use when renting a car. And to share the wealth, I'm passing them along to you, so that you can save big... […]

Best Money Tips: The Best and Worst States to Retire

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the best and worst states to retire, ways to keep your money safe while traveling, and cancer-causing foods you should avoid. Top 5 Articles These Are the 10 Best (and Worst) States to Retire — Most retirees choose... […]

Best Deals for Monday 02/08

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Target: 25% off Clothing & Shoes w/ coupon code, 30-50% + Extra 15% off Home at Macy's, Sunbeam Quilted Heated... […]

Stop Making These 10 Bogus Retirement Savings Excuses

Saving for retirement can often feel like a drag, and many of us come up with excuses for avoiding it. After all, who wants to think about finances at age 70 when you're decades away and enjoying life now? But no matter what excuse you come up with, there's no denying that putting as much money... […]

10 of the World's Most Expensive Restaurants

When it comes to restaurants, most of us make a decision based on several factors: quality and style of the food, the location, and of course, the menu prices. But what if one of those factors was never an issue? What if money was no object, and you could eat absolutely anywhere, regardless of... […]

Is it Safe to Re-Finance Your Home Close to Retirement?

Lower mortgage rates can save you hundreds of dollars on your monthly payments. Refinancing your mortgage to a new one with a lower rate would then seem to make sense. But what if you're approaching retirement? Is refinancing a smart move when you're planning to leave the workforce in five years... […]

The 6 Healthiest Grocery Stores

Do you want to change your diet, cut back on sugar or soda, eat more whole foods, or go organic? If you do, you're definitely not alone. At least 8% of Americans resolve to eat better every year. In fact, eating better is actually a goal I've made before and one that I know is difficult. Eating... […]

13 Ways to Make Money From Valentine's Day

While Valentine's Day is traditionally for lovers, it's also for savvy entrepreneurs. Instead of emptying your wallet to buy your special someone something special (aka "expensive"), you can actually turn a profit by setting up a side gig. Take advantage of the Hallmark holiday by raking... […]