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Best Money Tips: How to Book Cheap Flights

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on how to book cheap flights, dividing expenses as a couple, and tips for saving on daily living. Top 5 Articles How To Book Cheap Flight & Air Travel Deals — Secure a cheap flight by using airline credit cards that offer reward points. […]

The Process for Purchasing a House With Cash

Several years ago I wrote an article about the pros and cons of paying cash for a house. Some readers asked me how this can be done and what the procedures are. Last year my husband and I actually did purchase a property with cash, and here is our experience. (See also: How to Live a (Nearly) Cash-Only Life) The property we bought was listed on the public multiple listing service. […]

5 Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards

Gas prices are again approaching (or exceeding) $4.00 a gallon. It's really cramping our summer road trip plans. But using the best gas rewards credit cards listed below, you can save a bundle this summer as gas prices climb ever higher. How to Pick the Best Gas Card First, you want to consider the savings you will realize from each card. […]

A Beginner's Guide to Homemade Bread

I’d venture to say there are very few people who can resist fresh, homemade bread; when I pull a loaf out of the oven, a crowd inevitably forms around it, and we wait for it to cool so we can slather it with butter while it’s still warm. A fresh loaf of bread seems a bit miraculous when you make it yourself, as you watch a few simple ingredients rise into a golden dome under the oven light. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save $1 a Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to save $1 a day, family-friendly Super Bowl parties, and cheap things that make life easier. Top 5 Articles 18 Way To Save (At Least) $1 A Day — Save at least $1 a day by finding free WiFi. […]

Toxic Laundry: What’s in Your Dryer Sheets and Fabric Softener?

Fabric softeners, dryer sheets, fabric sprays...and now laundry crystals. Most American laundry rooms are beginning to look like home chemistry labs. […]

15 Frugal Ways to Battle Boredom

If I have a free day with absolutely nothing to do, my first impulse is often to go shopping. I could just take a walk, window shop, and peruse my favorite stores without feeling the need to buy a thing. Unfortunately, my wallet is no shrinking violet. The good news is that there are a lot of great ways to battle boredom and keep your spending under wraps. […]

How to Choose a Real Estate Agent

Buying or selling a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you will ever make, and it’s important to have a real estate agent who can give you a true idea of your options, explain the details of the transaction to you, and help to navigate any potential problems. But how do you choose a real estate agent? […]

Best Money Tips: Stock Your Liquor Cabinet on the Cheap

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on how to stock your liquor cabinet on the cheap, small changes that give instant savings, and using the short cycle. Top 5 Articles How to Stock Your Liquor Cabinet on the Cheap — Stock your liquor cabinet on the cheap by making your liquor cabinet reflect your taste and what you drink. […]

How to Run Your First 5K

The Couch to 5K Running Plan and similar programs have inspired and prepared thousands of people to run a 5K. But not everyone who starts such a program crosses the finish line. Age, weight, height, strength, and prior conditioning influence how quickly you can move from an inert state to a 5K finish line. […]