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5 Unexpected Uses for Oats

After months of waiting, oatmeal season has finally arrived. It’s a fall and winter breakfast staple at our house, and the sight of pumpkins on porches heralds the coming of maple-and-brown-sugar madness. But there are also scores of amazing and unexpected uses for this cereal grain. Here’s a look at a few. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 10/20, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Frugal Halloween Party Ideas. Learn about saving on food and drinks, scoring an awesome costume without breaking the bank, and saving on treats for trick-or-treaters. […]

5 Psychological Hacks to Boost Your Bottom Line

Link:  http://www.openforum.com/articles/5-psychological-hacks-to-boost-your-bottom-lin... ShareThisIn his book, The Happiness Advantage, Sean Achor outlines positive psychological principles and tactics that increase performance at work. […]

3 Ways to Revive Burned Out Employees

Link:  http://www.openforum.com/articles/3-ways-to-revive-burned-out-employees ShareThisIt’s easy to miss signs that your employees are getting burned out—especially if the economy has left you battle-fatigued, too. But chances are, there are people on your team who are losing steam, g […]

20 Household Uses for Pantyhose

Have extra pantyhose or stockings lying around your closet? If you’re anything like my fiancée, you have at least 30 pairs of unworn nylon stockings clogging up your drawer. Here are 20 great ways to use them around the house. (See also: 17 Ways to Use Old Newspaper) 1. Remove Nail Polish Cut your pantyhose into small strips and substitute for cotton balls. 2. […]

12 Cheap First Date Ideas

My husband and I celebrate our third wedding anniversary this week, and it’s had me reminiscing about all the fun dates we’ve been on together through the years. […]

Snow Patrol: Winter Driving Safety Kit Must-Haves

I grew up in the Midwest, where winter preparedness is something between a religion and a science. Midwest winters are a combination of unpredictability, brutal temperatures, and roads paved with black ice. Having the proper winter gear for our cars isn’t just about avoiding inconvenience; it’s about survival, and there are a few essentials we think every driver should have. […]

Best Money Tips: Save when Having a New Baby

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on how to save when having a new baby, saving cash with your credit card, and how to be a better investor. Top 5 Articles How to Save when Having a New Baby — Save money when having a new baby by buying a car seat that faces both forwards and backwards. […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Use Online Banking?

Technology makes it possible to do almost everything online. From ordering groceries to buying books to paying your bills, you can rely on the Internet for almost anything. While most people have switched over to online banking, there are still people out there who opt to continue getting bank statements in the mail. Do you use online banking? […]

25 Ways to Make Money Today

Looking for a little extra cash until payday comes around? Want to make some money to save up for a shiny new thing, a vacation, or maybe just something to put away for a rainy day? Well, I did a quick survey of my friends, family, and some Wise Bread regulars and compiled this list of 25 ways to quickly make money. […]