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4 Ways to Use Your Food That Don't Involve Eating

We all have to eat to live, but did you know food can do way more than satisfy an empty stomach? It's true. Your kitchen holds some pretty powerful tools for everything from soothing dry feet to staging your house for a quick sale. Check out these awesomely smart uses for your edibles — no... […]

13 Hacks to Avoid Burnout at Work

While some people in some countries work to live, in America we live to work — and we spend 40+ years putting in 40+ hours a week on the job. You can imagine then, over the course of four grueling decades answering to the The Man, we're susceptible to experiencing symptoms of burnout. To... […]

Smarter Security and No Foreign Transaction Fees: The Best Credit Cards to Use While on Vacation

Everyone has their favorite credit card in their wallet for everyday spending. (Expert credit card hackers have different favorites depending on what they're spending on.) But, when it comes to traveling abroad, there are only a few that are worthy of a spot in your pocket. You want to be sure to... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Meat

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to save on meat, productive habits of the wealthy and successful, and budget-friendly ways to decorate your apartment. Top 5 Articles 7 Ways to Save on Meat — Watch out for added liquids used to... […]

Best Deals for Monday 05/11

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 20% off loose Avocados, $5.00 off $25.00 of Dixie products, Gardening Items at Deal Genius from $5, and more! […]

8 Ways to Get Your Morning Coffee for Free

As a nation, we drink a lot of coffee. Over half of Americans over 18 years of age drink at least one cup every single day. That equates to over 150 million cups of coffee, and doesn't account for those of us who drink two or more cups. With the average price of a standard coffee coming in at... […]

Teen Wins $100,000 Scholarship From the H&R Block Budget Challenge

Think back to your days as a high school graduate. Chances are, you didn’t know much about personal finance. Could you stick to a budget? Could you pay a bill on time? Did you even know what a 401(k) was? I’d wager that most of us learned about managing money the hard way, ending up... […]

6 Times It's Actually Okay to Be Underwater on Your Home

In the last decade or so, it's become quite common for people to find themselves underwater on their home loans. When real estate values plummeted around 2008, millions of people ended up owing more than what their properties were worth. This led to mass foreclosures and big financial problems... […]

8 Home Buys You Should Never Skimp On

There are some everyday items I personally never skimp on, like toilet paper, kitchen knives, bed sheets, and small appliances. But what about larger items for the home? These are often even more important, as the difference between the cheap stuff and pricier counterparts can have a profound... […]

5 Pet Costs You Don't See Coming

A few months ago, I brought home a ridiculously energetic black lab mix from the local humane society. While the other dogs quietly waited by the desk to have their adoption papers stamped, my new doggie friend strained at the end of his leash, barking and howling and jumping as my partner dragged... […]