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Best Money Tips: How to Make an Extra $500 a Month

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found ways for you to make an extra $500 every month, time-saving cleaning tips from a professional, and surprising places where you can use Bitcoins. Top 5 Articles How You Can Make $500 More Every Month — Love working on your car?... […]

10 Smart and Frugal Uses for Epsom Salt

The next time you're at the store, pick up a bag of epsom salt. These inexpensive crystals won't only ease your aches and pains in a warm bath — there's a host of other awesome things you can do with them! From feeding your lawn to cleaning pots and pans, here are 10 smart and frugal uses for... […]

Get Your Closet Ready for Summer With These 5 Hacks

Summer is on the horizon. But before you escape to the lake, you'll need to swap out your wooly hats and fleece vests for light knits and breathable cotton. The wardrobe shuffle from winter to summer clothing can be a nuisance, but it also presents an opportunity to start out the new season in... […]

One Simple Thing You Can Do Today to Start Living Frugally

When my friend John lost his home and all of his belongings in a fire, he lived out of the back of his van to save money while he rebuilt his house. While he pined for his lost possessions, John immediately discovered that the one thing he needed to survive this catastrophe, of all things, was a... […]

6 Ways to Save On Baggage Fees

Since May, 2008 when American Airlines announced that it would be the first U.S. airline to charge for every checked bag, it's been downhill for frugal flight passengers. Now, nearly every airline in the U.S. and Canada charges around $25 for the first bag their customers check (and more for the... […]

Best Money Tips: 60+ Useful Things You Can Get for Free

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we over 60 useful things that you can get for free, ways that living aboard can boost your productivity, and tips for running faster and better. Top 5 Articles 64 Fabulous Things You Can Get for Free — Several supermarket pharmacies... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 05/19

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Today's deals include an Adjustable Two-Rod Garment Rack $23, Outdoor Sandbox with Canopy $155, Telescoping... […]

5 Ways to Live Bank-Free

Bounced checks. Confusing marketing. Unexplained fees. These issues and more contributed to a 5% increase in the number of complaints filed against banks last year by checking and savings account holders. Alas, many consider the woes of banking a necessary evil. But others are reacting by taking... […]

The Only 5 Rules of Home Buying You Need to Know

Buying a home can be stressful and complicated. But if you follow just five basic rules, you'll make the challenge of buying a home a bit less intimidating. 1. Meet With a Mortgage Lender Before Touring Homes Touring homes is the fun part of buying. But before you start looking at properties, you... […]

The 5 Best Bug Repellents

There's nothing like a group of pesky mosquitoes to spoil a nice family vacation. To combat this, it's important that you have a reliable bug repellent that you can count on to repel bugs when you are outdoors. Some natural repellents, such as lavender, witch hazel, eucalyptus oil, and cinnamon... […]