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12 New Ways to Use Fresh Herbs in the Kitchen

I don't know about you, but each spring I get this itch to grow my own herb garden. I tend to the plants all spring and summer long. But I am often stuck on what to actually do with the fruits of my labor. Here are some simple ideas for what to do with herbs in your kitchen. Feel free to add your... […]

10 Things You Should Always Order on Amazon

I love Amazon. The prices they charge run from competitive, to "how can they stay in business charging so little!?" And like many of my friends, I now go to Amazon before any other site when it comes to buying nearly anything. Having Amazon Prime pays for itself very quickly, with free... […]

6 Passé Slang Terms You Need to Stop Using Today

New slang terms might sound weird (nobody can really pull off "on fleek" or "bae" anyway), but those who cling to outdated slang are even worse! If you're using any of these six passé slang terms, you need to stop using them today (totes). 1. Dope "Dope" is outdated,... […]

The 5/5 ARM Loan Just Might be the Best Mortgage Loan

Want the lower initial interest rate of an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) with at least some of the stability of a fixed-rate loan? The 5/5 ARM might be an option. This relatively new loan is popular among consumers who want low monthly payments but don't want to worry each year that this payment... […]

Best Money Tips: 27 Good Financial Habits for Ultimate Success

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on good financial habits for ultimate success, what it’s really like to quit your job to travel, and cheap and easy meals for your summer table. Top 5 Articles 27 Good Financial Habits You Need For Ultimate... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 06/04

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Nordstrom Rack Clearance Sale: Up to 92% off, eBay Deal Frenzy Sale: Up to 95% off, American Airlines Nationwide... […]

Make an Extra $200 a Year Just By Doing This Online

How'd you like to earn $100 to $200 a year just for searching the Internet? Are you "Binging" yet? That is, have you joined the Bing Rewards program, and are you using Bing as your search engine? If not you're missing out on free money. The Bing Rewards program pays people to use... […]

11 Crazy-Good Crock-Pot Pasta Recipes

Want pasta tonight without the boiling or fuss? Use your slow cooker to simmer up dinner with little effort. There are a number of delicious pasta meals you can make in the pot. The hardest part is finding a recipe. Lucky for you, we've done that work already. Now all you have to do is fix it and... […]

5 Ways to Avoid Expensive Phone Charges When Traveling

So, you're planning that long-anticipated international vacation, and you're eager to get away from it all. Guess what? You're probably still going to need phone service. Here are five easy ways to avoid roaming and phone charges while traveling abroad. 1. Use Your Provider's International... […]

The 5 Best Pieces of Financial Wisdom From Ben Bernanke

There's no such thing as a free lunch. Particularly when it comes to getting a few hours of Ben Bernanke's time. The former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve charges from $200,000 to $400,000 for speaking engagements at private equity firms, hedge funds, banks, and trade associations around the... […]