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8 Other Green Cleaners Already in Your House

You've probably heard of the amazing cleaning properties of baking soda and vinegar. However, did you know that you probably have several other natural green cleaners in your home? These lesser-known household cleaners are better for the environment, effective at cleaning, and easy on your wallet. […]

How to Stop Chronic Procrastination

Some people may wonder why procrastination advice seems to never work for them and if there is a deeper issue at hand. Well, for 20% of the population who are chronic procrastinators, it is a serious problem that needs to be addressed according to Joseph Ferrari, a psychology professor at DePaul University and a leading expert in the study of procrastination. […]

Best Money Tips: Save When Shopping for One

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to save when shopping for one, teaching kids financial responsibility, and the key to great investment returns. Top 5 Articles 6 Ways to Save When You're Shopping for One — If you are shopping for just yourself, save money by signing up for rewards programs. […]

35 Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurship has spiked in the last decade. While the most recent U.S. government statistics are from 2007, women-owned (non-farm) businesses increased by over 20% from 2002 to 2007 according to the U.S. Census Survey of Business Owners, and now make up nearly 30% of all businesses. Luckily, there are an enormous number of resources available to help female entrepreneurs succeed. […]

How to Not Be a Wage Slave

Choosing to be a wage slave is very different from choosing to be a debt slave, because it's a choice you make every day. (See also: The Best Way to Avoid the Worst Financial Problems) One doesn't become a wage slave with one decision, the way a single choice to take on debt can color your life for decades. […]

6 Ways to Get More Done on Airplanes

My line of work has required me to travel more, specifically by taking multi-leg flights to various places in the United States. While I used to use my flight time as a way to catch up on reading, sample new music, or even catch a nap, I now see flights as a wonderful opportunity to get some much-needed work done. […]

Best Money Tips: Saving for Your Child's College Fund

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on saving for your child's college fund, reasons to have a budget, and saving money at restaurants. Top 5 Articles 4 Things You Must Do When Saving for Your Child's College Fund — When saving for your child's college fund, remember to start saving early on in his or her life. […]

Chase Freedom: Get 5% Cash Back From Amazon and Gas Purchases

As a Chase Freedom credit card holder since 2007, I've dedicated a lot of time to learning about its rewards program. The best way to earn cash back on this card is by purchasing items in the rewards categories designated by Chase, which changes every quarter. […]

5 Easy Ways to Add $50 to Your Pocket

In terms of the economy, things seem a little better than a couple of years ago, but we are kidding ourselves if we think everything is hunky dory. The media outlets can talk all they want about a recovery, but chances are good that your family can still use some help. Here are five ways you can gain $50. […]