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Best Money Tips: 10 Things to Skip at the Grocery Store

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on things you shouldn’t buy at the grocery store, ways to maximize credit card rewards for travel, and how to treat the toughest summer stains. Top 5 Articles 10 Things Not To Buy At The Grocery Store —... […]

5 Habits Science Says Will Make You Smarter

So, you want to be smarter? You're not alone. Most people have moments when they wish they knew more, remembered more, performed better, or could connect ideas faster than the people around them. We tend to believe that a person's level of intelligence is genetic, or at least that it is set early... […]

13 Wonderful Household Uses for Essential Oils

Essential oil use is on the rise in home care products on the market. If you look around the web, you’ll also find recipes for putting oils in things like laundry detergents, candles, cleaners, and much more. What’s not to like? They smell great. And many are antibacterial, which helps... […]

7 Times to Avoid Debit or Credit Cards

Paying with debit or credit cards is fast, convenient, and easy. Despite the arguments for debit and credit cards, however — some of which are totally valid — there are instances when cash is the better option. What are they? Check out six of them here, and share some of your own... […]

Get a Great Workout for Free With 11 Simple Moves

I belonged to a fitness center for most of 20 years. It was expensive (even with the corporate discount I got through my employer), but I scarcely regret the money. What I regret was the time I wasted trying to get fit that way. The Modern Fitness Center There have been gymnasiums going back to... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 07/30

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today eBay Back to School Apple Sale: Up to 88% off, REI Outlet Sale: Up to 92% off, Save 20% on loose Peaches, and more! […]

Best Money Tips: 15 Things That Happy People Avoid

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the things that happy people avoid, how to get the best deals on Amazon, and a deliciously easy way to make peanut butter. Top 5 Articles 15 Things Happy People Avoid At All Costs — Happy people avoid... […]

6 Terrible Things Science Says You Do to Your Kids

In all likelihood, you are probably already a pretty good parent. I'll bet you limit video games, provide healthy meals, get your kids to scheduled doctor's visits, help with homework, and the like. New science, though, thinks you can do a little better. Do any of the six parenting subjects,... […]

14 Free or Cheap Toys That Will Make Your Kid Smarter

It may seem like you need to spend a fortune on educational toys for your kids these days. Heck, many stores have entire sections devoted to learning aids cleverly disguised as playthings. All that stuff is great, but you can beef up your child's smarts with some awesome DIY projects. You'll spend... […]

Make These 7 Money Moves Now Or You'll Regret It in 20 Years

Some people always leave stuff for tomorrow. Procrastination is okay when you're talking about cleaning up your bedroom, but when it comes to personal finance, delaying action can be your undoing. There are certain key financial decisions that you need to make today — otherwise you may have... […]