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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 6/26, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card, one of two $50 gift cards, or one of two Experian Credit Educator Sessions! Use #WBChat and #CreditEdu to participate. This week's topic: Credit 101 for new grads! […]

12 Things You Didn't Know About Retirement

It's nice to get out of the rat race. However, once you hit retirement you have to learn to get along with way less "cheese." With less than half of Americans having ever thought about how much money they need for retirement, it is clear that several people are still clueless about retirement. […]

Best Money Tips: Things Extremely Likeable People Do

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on things extremely likeable people do, ways to make money at the bar, and cheaper vacation planning. Top 5 Articles 16 Things Extremely Likeable People Do — Extremely likeable people tend to take responsibility and make eye contact. […]

The Only Fruits and Veggies Worth Growing Yourself

Not everyone has a green thumb, and growing a garden can often be a tiring — and expensive — endeavor for anyone to tackle. […]

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Here at Wise Bread, we try to provide insanely helpful and interesting content that improves your finances (and the rest of your life, too). We want to make our site even more awesome — but we need your help! […]

8 Easy Beauty Tricks to Hide Your Flaws (Not That You Have Any!)

Many of us have parts of our bodies that we absolutely love. Alternatively, many of us have features we'd like to change or at least temporarily modify using makeup or other methods. […]

Don't Buy Microsoft Office! And Other Free Alternatives to Pricey Computer Software

So you just forked over a boatload of cash for a shiny new PC, but before you can really do anything other than watch YouTube videos and make crude Microsoft Paint drawings, you have to shell out even more to get the software. With today's leading applications costing hundreds of dollars, editing your photos or managing your finances can leave your wallet feeling substantially lighter. […]

Dads Who Do Dishes Raise Ambitious Daughters (and 4 Other Ways Any Parent Can Help Their Kid Succeed)

A recent study by UBC found that dads who do the dishes — and other household chores — tend to raise more ambitious daughters than dads who stick to more traditional (or, dare I say, outdated) gender roles and leave the kitchen duties to the women in the house. […]

The 5 Best Office Chairs

It's easy to underestimate the importance and value of a good office chair in the workplace. In a typical workday at an office, it's safe to assume to that for most of that time you're working sitting down at a desk. […]

3 Ways to Get Hotel Deals

Sure, you can get low hotel rates by shopping around on several websites. But if you're the type of traveler who's willing to spend a bit more time for greater savings, there are other ways to get better deals. These three hotel booking methods take some time and effort, but you'll gain access to exclusive hotel rates. […]