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Best Money Tips: 21 Smart and Surprising Uses for Salt

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on smart ways to use salt, how to supercharge your afternoon with a coffee nap, and financial planning tips for millennials. Top 5 Articles 21 Smart Uses For Salt You Never Thought Of — Sprinkle salt in... […]

9 Things Successful 30-Somethings Do

How should 30-somethings measure their success? By the corner office they occupy? How big their house is? The kind of vacations they go on? Nope — none of the above. Because true success isn't determined by the quantity or even quality of material possessions you have, but rather the... […]

31 Super Smart Travel Hacks

Since the dawn of exploration, travelers have been finding ways to simplify and streamline their adventures. Today, we call this "travel hacking," and a few important tricks can save you a lot of time, space, and money. I've traveled the world with my wife since 2008 and we've saved... […]

Watch Out for These 5 Sneaky 401K Fees

No matter how diligent you are at socking away money into your 401K, you could still be contributing less than you think, thanks to hidden fees and plan costs. According to a study from AARP, about three in five Americans are unaware of how much they're paying in 401K plan fees. Excessive 401K... […]

5 Ways to Keep Your Desk From Killing You

Sitting at a desk all day might literally be killing you. A study in Diabetologia shows that sedentary time in adults can actually lead to increased chance of death, even if you exercise regularly after work. Sitting at a desk all day at work can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease,... […]

7 Things You Should Never Do on LinkedIn

How dialed in is your LinkedIn profile? As the world's most successful social business network (at last count, the site had 380 million members across more than 200 countries and territories), LinkedIn has become synonymous with online career-building. And with such a mind-boggling reach, it's... […]

Best Money Tips: 13 Food Hacks to Reduce Waste

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on hacks that reduce food waste, ways to make an extra $500 for the holidays, and great small cities for millennials. Top 5 Articles 13 Hacks to Reduce Food Waste — Got a little mayonnaise left in the bottle?... […]

8 Reasons to Stay Calm When the Market Tanks

The month of August was no fun for investors, as news from a slowdown in the Chinese economy caused the U.S. stock market to have several of its worst days in years. It seems likely now that 2015 will be a mediocre year at best for anyone who invested in stocks. But the stock market does take a... […]

The World's 5 Most Posh Hostels

Hostels have long been cheap, low-frills places to rest your head when traveling the world, and popular with adventurous 20-somethings. They don't promise a lot except a clean bed and the opportunity to meet new friends. Millennials, however, are demanding something new. Meet the... […]

The 10 Best Monthly Subscription Box Services

Subscription boxes offer a convenient way to try different and new products without the legwork of actually going to various stores and browsing for interesting items. Professional curators put together their favorite collections for your perusal, at your convenience. They're also designed to offer... […]