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7 Easy Ways to Raise Your Credit Score This Year

So what if the first of the year has already come and gone? It's never too late to establish yearly money goals for yourself. If your credit score needs work (or if you've been denied credit), there's no time like the present to raise your personal FICO score. (See also: 10 Surprising Ways to... […]

Do This One Thing to Defeat Disorganization Forever

Some people are just born to be organized. Labeling and categorizing comes naturally. Itineraries and schedules are seen as welcomed tools. These are the people that can easily lay their hands on a shopping receipt, the water bill or the warranty on the refrigerator at a moment's notice. I admire... […]

15 Delicious Homemade Treats Your Valentine Will Love

Not everyone loves Valentine's Day, but everyone (in their right mind) loves sweets. If you're not sure what to get your significant other, or you just want to show your family and friends that you care, try making one of these far-better-than-average homemade treats. They'll turn anyone into a... […]

7 Great Jobs That Won't Be Lost to Technology

Technology has been changing the way we work since the start of time. And you know what? We're still here — and still working. (See also: Robots Will Take These 5 Jobs Soon — Is One of Them Yours?) If you're worried that robot workers will replace humans entirely someday, relax. These... […]

10 Affordable Kids' Gifts That Won't Rot Their Brains

I am not a big fan of overtly "educational" toys, especially those that take batteries and make too much noise. However, I am a big fan of simple, inexpensive toys that help kids teach themselves and one another through play. (See also: Better Than Barbie: 5 Free Toys and Games Kids Will... […]

10 Organic Grocery Items That Aren't Worth It

If you're like me, you buy organic because you believe it's good for you (fewer chemicals in your body and more nutrients in the food) and good for the environment (fewer pesticides sprayed on crops). But it's also expensive. So the question is: what kinds of foods can you get away with buying... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways You're Wasting Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the ways you are wasting money, how to check for financial compatibility, and ways to save money on Valentine's Day. Top 5 Articles 18 Ways You Are Wasting Money — Why pay for shipping when you can... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 02/10

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today REI Outlet Mega Deals: At least 50% off, Boots Clearance at eBay: Up to 94% off, Clearance Furniture at JCPenney:... […]

20 Valentine's Day Gifts for $10 or Less

It's easy to forget that Valentine's Day is about celebrating love over material things — what, with all the swag being shilled in the name of Cupid — but you can put more of an emphasis on your actual relationship while still gifting a small, thoughtful present with a smidge of... […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Valentine's Day on a Budget?

Retailers will have you believe that you need to buy chocolate, flowers, and jewelry to celebrate Valentine's Day meaningfully, but we all know you don't need to spend a dime to say "I love you." Even if you want to do something special for Valentine's Day, it's entirely possible to keep... […]