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5 Tips on What to Do Before Moving in Together

If splitting the cost of rent and utilities with your significant other sounds like a good idea, you're not alone. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 7.5 million unmarried couples are living together, which is a 13% jump from last year. […]

Why You Shouldn't Plan to Retire at Age 65

Most traditional retirement advice columns I read are written as a guide to retiring in your 60s. […]

How to Do What You Enjoy

ShareThisDo you do what you enjoy? It seems like this would be an obvious thing to do, but it is amazing how many people spend their time doing things that they don't like doing. […]

Why Germans Have Longer Vacation Times and More Productivity

Link:  http://www.openforum.com/idea-hub/topics/lifestyle/article/why-germans-have-long... ShareThisIt seems many Americans are born hard-wired with the belief that productivity requires time. There are no shortcuts for a good, Puritan work ethic. […]

25 Signs That You've Been at the Same Job Too Long

We live in an age of short attention spans, low patience, instant gratification, and unrealistic expectations. Duration of employment is at an all-time low, and most of us don't make it past the two-year mark, on average. That being said, we've surely been around the guy or gal who has simply just been around too long. […]

85 Easy, Frugal Halloween Costume Ideas

I'm not crafty, but I know a good costume idea when I see one. That's why I was overwhelmed with the number of high-quality, affordable DIY costume ideas for adults, kids, and even pets available online and in some of my favorite magazines. Check out these links to some excellent tutorials. […]

How to Stop a Baby From Crying

Being a baby sucks: all you do is eat, sleep, poop, and watch helplessly as someone changes your diaper over and over again. How humiliating. So it's understandable that a baby would scream its head off whenever it gets tired, hungry, or bored. Doctors and friends (and everyone else with an opinion) all say that "the baby needs to cry," but […]

Execution, Not Ideas, is Key. Duh!

My wife was all excited when she came to me with a business idea. She happily explained the ins and outs of it, when I said "Great! Now go start the site." "Wait," she interrupted. "I was expecting you to turn this awesome idea into reality..." I'm well-versed in this type of conversation now, actually. […]

4 High-Tech Weapons for the War Against Germs

Eww! It’s germ season, and as kids go back to school and adults head into work, all kinds of illnesses are being introduced into the air around us. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on 09/30, 4pm CDT for a Chance to Win Prizes

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-at-400-cdt-for-a-chance-to-win-prize... twitter-logo2_0_0.jpg Welcome to the Wise Bread weekly tweet chat! This week we're celebrating National Family Game Night with Hasbro! […]