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Best Money Tips: 98 Cheap Summer Date Ideas

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on cheap summer date ideas, remaining frugal while traveling, and free (or nearly free) summer projects for kids. Top 5 Articles Love Don't Cost a Thing: 98 Cheap Summer Date Ideas — This summer, bike around your city or take a scenic road trip for a cheap summer date. […]

5 Ways You're Sabatoging Yourself — and How to Stop

Self-sabotage is something that we all engage in. It looks different for everyone, but there are some common acts that you've probably seen in yourself or those close to you. Root these out, and you will be able to legitimately stand or fall, without shooting yourself in the foot along the way. (See also: 10 Reasons You Are Not Reaching Your Goals) 1. […]

You Might Be Breathing Wrong — Here's What You Should Do Instead

Take a deep breath — a really deep breath. For many of my yoga and meditation students, breathing is one of the hardest parts of class. Some are shallow breathers, meaning they only take in the bare minimum amount of breath needed to survive. […]

6 Things You Need to Know Before You Book an All-Inclusive Vacation

When you stay at an all-inclusive resort, you pay everything upfront. During the vacation, you can then take advantage of the included goods and services as much as you want without having to worry about the cost. This can be a great way to get the most value out of your money, but only if you travel a certain way. Here are some things to consider before you book an all-inclusive vacation. 1. […]

22 Supermarket Tricks You Haven't Heard Yet

Grocery shoppers: Smarten up your savings. Unlike when shopping for big-ticket items, such as Macbooks and flat screen TVs, we spend too little time on smaller, every-day items. Supermarkets are very aware of this and often take advantage of our wallets as a result. […]

The 5 Best Electric Toothbrushes

For those that care a lot about dental hygiene, an electric toothbrush should be a staple around your bathroom sink. Electric toothbrushes generally clean our teeth better because they usually cause us to brush longer and they remove more plaque than manual brushing. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 6/12, 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: Keeping Dinner Time Frugal! Learn about meal planning, budget meals, and more! […]

Think the Housing Bubble Was Bad? Check Out These Other Crazy Investment Bubbles

A couple of months ago, an in-law gifted my five-year-old twins a five foot tall box filled entirely with beanie babies. My daughters were thrilled as they sorted through a hundred or so miniature toys. My husband grabbed a pair of scissors and started to cut the tell-tale Ty tags from beanie ears and for a moment I silently screamed "No! […]

Best Money Tips: Money Saving Tips for Families

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on money saving tips for families, saving on your electric bill, and making a great impression on your interviewer. Top 5 Articles 15 {Surpisingly Simple} Money Saving Tips for Families — Selling what you no longer need and avoiding being over-insured are just a couple money saving tips for families. […]

7 Surprising Cooking Hacks That Save Time

We all need to find ways to save time, if for no other reason than we need adequate time to rest and relax. Food prep can take up a significant amount of time, and if we've had a long day, we're likely to order take-out or grab food that's quick, easy, and less-than-nutritious. Here are seven surprising cooking hacks that will keep our tummies satisfied while saving time. […]