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The 5 Best Sites to Sell Your Arts and Crafts

Maybe you create art or make crafts as a hobby. Or perhaps you've been dreaming of starting your own business using your homemade items as stock. Whatever the case, there are plenty of places online where you can list your wares and earn some pretty decent coin in return. Here's the lowdown on a... […]

6 Gadgets Every Work at Home Professional Needs

Desk jockeying from the comfort of your home? Make your home office way more awesome with these six gadgets. They can help increase your productivity, reduce boredom, and make working from home much easier. 1. Multi Device Keyboard Need to switch from iPad to laptop, and back again without... […]

The 5 Best Credit Cards That Offer Free Credit Scores

Do you know what your credit score is? Your credit score is the entirety of your credit history condensed into a single number that lenders (and sometimes potential employers, landlords, and others) will use to approve or deny you and determine your interest rate. And if you've been struggling to... […]

Best Money Tips: Common Habits That Can Shorten Your Life

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on common habits that may shorten your life, essentials for a long car ride, and natural methods to keep bugs away. Top 5 Articles 8 Common Living Habits That May Shorten Your Life — Believe it or not,... […]

38 Ways to Save Money Without Trying (Much)

Ugh, just the phrase "saving money" can make it seem like a herculean task. But it doesn't have to be. There are plenty of ways to drop extra money into your bank account that don't require that much effort or thought on your part. Here are a number of them. You probably are already doing... […]

7 Ways to Negotiate Medical Bills

When you've just had a medical procedure, you should be concentrating on recovery — not how you'll cover the bills. But what happens if you can't make a payment? While you can't make the bills disappear (unless you pay), you can probably reduce your financial burden if you know the right... […]

8 Reasons You're Bad at Money — And How to Fix It ASAP

Perpetually broke? Always holding your breath when you run your credit card, worried your balance has finally tipped over the limit? Living paycheck-to-not-quite-the-next-paycheck? Some people are bad at money. (I should know — I used to be one of them.) But you don't have to be that way... […]

5 Best Websites to Help You Retire Early

You've likely heard dire warnings that many Americans may never be able to retire at their current level of meager savings. But you can beat these odds and even retire early if you structure your life and finances properly. And the sound (though sometimes quirky) suggestions of online early... […]

A DIY Air Conditioner and 14 Other Cool Camping Hacks

Headed camping this summer? It's a great way to travel — and certainly lighter on the wallet. At the same time, camping is a lot more work than staying at a hotel. That doesn't need to be a deal breaker, though. Before you pack, check through this list of amazing camping hacks that have your... […]

Best Money Tips: 25 Foods You Should Never Buy Again

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on foods you should never buy again, strategies for dealing with toxic people, and free things that extremely happy people do every day. Top 5 Articles 25 Food Items You Should Never Buy Again — Sure, energy... […]