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If You're Doing This on Your First Date, You're Not Getting a Second

Dating has certainly changed since the world became tech-savvy. With the advent of smart phones, dating apps, and social media, making that awkward first move is not nearly as tough as it used to be. But, once you've both agreed to go on a first date, how do you make sure you get a second? […]

Guacamole, Wine, and 23 Other Surprisingly Refreshing Popsicle Recipes

It's officially July. Which means it's officially Popsicle Mania. I use plastic popsicle forms to make all sorts of crazy flavored popsicles, but don't worry: You can alternatively use small paper cups and popsicle sticks (which you can find at craft stores). Amazon also carries a wide selection of popsicle forms. […]

5 Financial Lessons Everyone Should Learn in Their 30s (Did You?)

Regardless of our chosen life path, there are certain financial benchmarks, lessons, and practices along the way that allow us to make the most of what we have and, hopefully, to get ahead. Here are six financial lessons everyone should learn and practice in their 30s. […]

12 Ways You're Driving Your Coworkers Insane

Take a second and look around your office. Do you see people that irk you, even infuriate you? Hopefully. Because just like Paul Newman's quote about the sucker at the poker table: If you look around the office and can't tell who the annoying person is… it's you. […]

The 5 Best Swiss Army Knives

A quality Swiss Army Knife is a handy gadget not only for armed forces stationed in the Alps, but for any budget-minded consumer. […]

10 Smart Ways to Make Yourself Love Saving Money

Like most people, I have a love-hate relationship with saving. On one hand, I love saving because my endgame is always an investment that I'm confident will change my life for the better. On the other, saving causes me to cut back, miss out on certain activities, and otherwise frown when I'd rather be spending money on frivolous and fun things instead of staring at it in my online bank account. […]

Best Money Tips: Make Veterinary Bills More Affordable

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on making veterinary bills more affordable, building a new job wardrobe on the cheap, and saving money when you move. Top 5 Articles 15 Ways to Make Veterinary Bills More Affordable — To make veterinary bills more affordable, go to a college of veterinary medicine. […]

5 Ways to Turn Your Walk Into a Real Workout

Summer is the season for getting fit and strong, for strolling and striding outdoors. Did you know you could be getting more from your morning walk? It's true! And it's as simple as upping the intensity or heading to a new location. Before you lace up for your next loop around town, be sure to check out these tips and tricks. (See also: 25 Reasons You Should Take a Walk) 1. […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Your Phone Bill?

For many of us, mobile phones (be they smart or dumb) are essential tools in our daily lives. We can't live without them...but we sure can try to lower the cost of using them! How do you save on your phone bill? Can you lower the cost even more by eliminating certain features or functions? […]