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Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 8/18, 12pm Pacific for 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: Locavesting. Learn what locavesting is as well as some of the benefits and drawbacks to investing in local businesses. […]

10 Steps to Update Your Look on a Budget

This post was brought to you by T-Mobile. America's Largest 4G Network -- Now faster than ever. Click here for more details. Are you a mom with nothing to wear? Have you wasted precious early morning minutes trying on and then discarding clothes that aren’t working? Maybe you need a wardrobe update. […]

Free or Cheap Wall Art

Most of us would love to have beautiful art decorating the walls of our homes, but we can't always afford to buy expensive prints and canvases. Fortunately, there is a wealth of ways to decorate the walls of your home that will have your friends admiring the beauty of your décor — and are cheap or entirely free! […]

How to Keep Bread Fresh

If you live alone, you're all too familiar with food going to waste. It's hard to buy single portions of many perishable foods, including fruits and vegetables. Let's tackle another food that can go bad before you're ready to say goodbye — bread. Often known as "the greatest thing," sliced bread can go stale pretty easily if you don't care for it properly. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Earn Money Quickly

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to earn money quickly, websites where you can swap and save, and tips to find cheap hotel rooms. Top 5 Articles 11 Ways to Earn Money Quickly — Earn money quickly by tapping into your talent. [SavvySugar] 40 Websites Where You Can Swap and Save — Are you looking to swap something you own? […]

5 Fun and Functional Souvenir Ideas

With the amount of money you'll be spending to get where you're going, it only makes sense to shop for inexpensive souvenirs where you can. But who wants to bring home a pile of crap that neither you, nor your gift recipients will ever enjoy? These ideas for souvenirs are not only affordable, but fun and functional as well. […]

Back-to-School Time Savers

As summer comes to an end, it comes time to say goodbye to carefree mornings and prepare for the more structured days of the school routine. […]

Ask The Readers: How Do You Buy Music?

For most people, music is a part of life they can't live without. Almost everyone has a list of favorite songs and artists. As a result, many people buy single tracks from iTunes or head out to their local music store to get their favorite artist's latest cd. […]

What if the Mortgage Interest Deduction Went Away?

Recently, the United States Congress raised the debt ceiling after a lengthy and ugly debate about spending cuts and tax increases. One of the issues discussed is eliminating or capping the mortgage interest deduction. This deduction is quite popular amongst the American people and is often heralded as the best tax deduction for the middle class. […]

How to Avoid (and Treat) Cold Sores

There it is — that horrible tingling sensation that lets you know a cold sore is about to erupt all over your face, ruining the next week and making you wish that burqas were suddenly in fashion for a short while. Is there anything more annoying than a cold sore? I got my first cold sore when I was 8 years old, right in the corner of my mouth. […]