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Ask The Readers: Do You Pay For A Gym Membership?

Staying healthy and being in shape is something most people strive to do. For many people, this means paying for a gym membership. However, some people opt to work out outside the gym to avoid paying a monthly membership fee. Do you pay for a gym membership?  Or do you prefer to exercise outside of a gym environment? […]

How Much?! A Breakdown of Concert Ticket Prices

If you buy concert tickets on a regular basis, like me and many of my friends, then you know one topic of conversation that often rears its ugly head — what's the deal with the pricing?! You start off with a ticket for $35, by the time you're done it's closer to $50. What's with all the service fees and other add-ons? […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save money in the second half of the year, financial realities of being in a relationship, and steps to achieve financial independence. Top 5 Articles 6 Ways to Save Money in the Second Half of the Year — Save money in the second half of the year by re-evaluating your budget. […]

Shop Like a Ninja on eBay

In June, I wrote an article for current and would-be eBay sellers, entitled How I Still Make Money with eBay. Well, fair is fair, and it’s time to explore a few strategies for scoring the best deals as a buyer. […]

How to Clean Your Dishwasher

I was in the grocery store the other day when I noticed a cleaning product recommended to keep dishwashers "clean" and running smoothly. I have to admit that I only recently had the privilege of having a dishwasher in my kitchen. Most of my life, I was the dishwasher, and I was really not up to speed on maintaining the appliance. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Avoid Debt

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to avoid debt, tips for applying for a job online, and how to stretch your paycheck and make it last longer. Top 5 Articles Five Ways To Avoid Debt — Avoid debt by changing the way you shop. […]

5 Hair Conditioners You Can Make at Home

You might think of beer, bananas, and coconut oil as the main ingredients to an awesome banana bread, but to use in a natural hair conditioner? According to Cristi Nunziata — The Herbal Education Coordinator at City Market in Burlington, VT — there are many items from your kitchen that you can use to make natural beauty products. […]

U.S. Government Offers "Free" $50,000 to Troubled Homeowners

A new program called the Emergency Homeowner Loan Program is offering a small group of struggling homeowners up to $50,000, and the money does not have to be repaid if the homeowners meet certain requirements.  This program has a funding of $1 billion and is being offered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the nonprofit housing advocacy group NeighborWorks America. […]

Gigwalk: Get Paid While You Walk!

Who said walking had to be boring (and unprofitable)? Now you can get paid to run simple errands while you're out and about. And it's all based on where you happen to be, whether you're inclined to take up a gig, and how much money you want to make. It's Gigwalk! The idea is so simple, yet so amazing. […]

Best Money Tips: The Best July Fourth Sales

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on the best July fourth sales, household items to use as toys, and how to get a job in your dream city. Top 5 Articles Guide to the Best July Fourth Sales — This 4th of July, head on over to Macy's and Sears for great deals! […]