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Best Money Tips: Save Money on a Car

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on saving money on a car, making money in your free time, and how to get lower prices on everything. Top 5 Articles 6 Tips for Saving Money On a Car — Save money when you buy a car by paying cash. […]

What NOT to Hand Out on Halloween

I am that neighbor who turns off her lights and closes the curtains, hoping the kids won't hear the movie I'm watching blaring inside. It's not that I'm a stingy person, or that I'm some crank who hates holidays focused on kids. […]

Effort vs. Results: The Difference Between Trying and Getting It Done

It's great to see an employee giving his or her best on a project, but it's all for naught if you aren't getting the right results. Effort is one of those things that a lot of young people are confused by — how can they be faulted if they didn't get the results that were expected of them when they put in 110% of their effort? […]

13 Halloween Drink Recipes to Scare Up Good Times

Double, double, toil and trouble, looking for drinks that fizz and bubble? Instead of offering soda and standard spirits to your petrified party guests, go the extra mile to serve up hair-raising Halloween concoctions. These magical and easy-to-make mixed-drink recipes include cocktails for grown-ups as well as under-age options for little ghouls who prefer goblin juice over grape juice. […]

Best Money Tips: Shrink Your Medical Bills

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on shrinking your medical bills, building a fun fund, and saving money on makeup. Top 5 Articles 9 Secrets to Shrinking Your Medical Bills — Shrink your medical bills by getting a flu shot at your local health department. […]

5 Frugal Uses for Sea Sponges

Popular today with spa goers and eco-enthusiasts looking to reduce waste, the sea sponge has actually been a home, health, and beauty tool for generations. […]

7 Banks Still Offering Free Checking and Great Interest Rates

  Are you shopping for a new bank thanks to the new bank fee increases? CNN recently recommended 7 banks that are still offering awesome perks. […]

Five Tips for a Smooth Nanny Share

A nanny share is a great way to cut down on your child-care costs by sharing a nanny with another family. In a nanny share, a nanny watches two (or more) kids from different families at once, therefore allowing the families to split the cost. (See also: Nanny Sharing: Lowering the Cost of Personal Childcare) Like any other arrangement, there are pluses and minuses. […]

How Closing a Small Business Can Grow a Better One

Sometimes the best way to grow your business can be to close the business. Huh? I wouldn't have thought it was true, but recent developments have shown me otherwise. (See also: How to Get a Groupon Refund When a Company Closes) My Own Business I had a small consignment shop that I closed at the end of 2009. The store hadn't lost money...yet. But I could see how it might start to do so. […]

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Your Electric Bill

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on saving money on your electric bill, how to create a spending plan, and earning extra money. Top 5 Articles Ten Easy Ways To Save On Your Electric Bill This Winter — Save money on your electric bill this winter by washing your clothes in cold water. […]