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Best Money Tips: Protecting Yourself From a Target-Sized Data Breach

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on protecting yourself from a Target-sized data breach, affording a pet, and adding flair to your desk. Top 5 Articles Why a Target-sized Data Breach Will Happen Again, and 11 Steps to Protect Yourself — To protect yourself from another Target data breach, use cash and get credit monitoring. […]

10 Easy Luxury Hair Treatments From Your Kitchen

Hair follicles take a beating throughout the year from sun and wind damage. If you hair feels dry or brittle, there are easy treatments that you can make right in your own kitchen. Here are a few ideas. (See also: Homemade Hair Conditioners) 1. […]

Best Money Tips: Habits to Help You Become Happier

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on simple habits to help you become happier, making January winter cleaning month, and how to get extra cash. Top 5 Articles 10 Simple Habits to Help You Become Happier — If you want to become happier, work out often and volunteer. […]

14 Great Dishes You Can Make in the Microwave

There's nothing like a fresh family meal slow cooked on a Sunday afternoon, but most of us don't have time to slave over the stove during the workweek. Even when you don't have hours to spend in the kitchen, however, you can still whip up tasty, healthy dishes without all the mess and hassle — right in your microwave. I'm not talking about plastic-wrapped TV dinners either. […]

7 Simple Ways to Trick Yourself Into Burning More Calories

January begins one of the busiest times of year for gyms. If you're planning on making a resolution to get in shape for 2014, it can be a hard habit to begin. If you're having trouble getting motivated to start a new fitness routine, you can get started by taking small steps to turn exercise into a long term habit. Here are some tips on ways to trick yourself into exercising. […]

The 5 Best All-Purpose Cleaners

There are products specifically designed to clean glass, wood, plastic, tile, and practically any other surface you could imagine. A good all-purpose cleaner can save you both money and storage space by combining all these functions into one bottle. What Is an All-Purpose Cleaner? An all-purpose cleaner is a cleaning agent, usually a liquid, used to remove dirt, grime, and stains from surfaces. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/2, 12pm Pacific for a 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: 2013! Now that we are starting a new year, what better time to review your financial picture from 2013 to help you have a successful 2014! […]

Best Money Tips: Tips for a Better Retirement

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on tips for a better retirement, easy-to-keep New Year's resolutions, and ways to avoid identity theft. Top 5 Articles 7 Tips for a Better Retirement — If you want to have a better retirement, you have to know what you are spending. […]

5 Types of People Who Can't Avoid Debt

We get into debt for a lot of different reasons — some beyond our control. A job loss might force you to live on credit for several months, and if a major home repair pops up while you're unemployed, pulling out the credit card may be the only option. (See also: How to Weather a Financial Emergency) Regardless of the reasons for it, debt can be a nagging headache — or much more painful. […]