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4 Ways to Eat Healthy(ish) From Vending Machines

They’re omnipresent. And typically omni-unhealthy. Vending machines are everywhere, clustered especially in spots where you'll find students, office workers, and other on-the-go types. To be sure, more nutritious-conscious contraptions are starting to appear in workplaces and community spots (our company has an amazing fresh fruit vending option in the main office). […]

Best Money Tips: Tips to Exercise at Home

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on tips to exercise at home, the cheapest cars to own, and how to find your dream job and life. Top 5 Articles 8 Tips to Exercise at Home — If you want to exercise at home, try turning your dog's leash into a jump rope. […]

5 Office Habits to Keep When Working From Home

Link:  http://www.openforum.com/articles/5-office-habits-to-take-home-with-you ShareThisWhether you've set out on your own or have convinced your boss to let you telecommute, it may feel like a huge relief to finally lose the commute and be able to work from home. […]

25 Great Movies About Money

When I first started researching this article, I figured I’d find a dozen decent movies based on money. I was wrong. There are hundreds of films out there with money at the core, and why not? Money makes the world go around, after all. […]

Clipped Wings: Can Consumers Fix Air Travel?

For me, it begins about two days before a flight — that mild anxiety that only modern air travel can inspire. It’s a restlessness born of the knowledge that in a matter of days, my intricately laid travel plans will surely begin to unravel. […]

Best Money Tips: Tips to Take Advantage of Garage Sales

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on tips to take advantage of garage sales, part-time jobs for high school students, and tips for surviving on a limited budget. Top 5 Articles 5 Tips to Take Advantage of Garage Sales -- Take advantage of garage sales by negotiating. […]

Eliminate Junk Mail With the Click of a Button

On a good day, I’ll see a postcard from my dentist, two magazines, and a freelance check in my mailbox. On a bad one, I’ll be inundated with phone books, flyers, credit card offers, and even a fake certificate for 20% off a custom-made hearing aid. Generally, I’ll dump the unwanted mailings — or “junk” mail — into my recycling bin before I even get into the house. […]

10 Surprising Facts About Flooding and Your Home

We think, for now, that we have narrowly survived a flooding of our home. Located just three miles from the Missouri River, we have witnessed the swelling of her waters and the panic that has gripped our neighbors. Questions and rumors have buzzed for weeks, causing me to have to research quite thoroughly to find the facts about how rising waters could affect my home and three acres of farm land. […]

How to Get Into a Good School District for Less

If you have children in public school, then you probably chose where you live based on the quality of the school district. Often the areas with the best school districts have the most expensive real estate prices. Here are some ways to get into the good school district without buying an extremely expensive house. […]

Best Money Tips: Frugal Dining Out Tips

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on frugal dining out tips, free things to do this summer, and financial advisor red flags. Top 5 Articles Frugal Dining Out Tips — When dining out, save money by drinking more water. [Passive Family Income] 30 Free Things to Do in the Summer — This summer, write a book or have a garage sale. […]