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Pack Faster and Lighter With This One Trick

I'm a chronic over-packer. For a recent three-day trip to San Francisco, I packed three dresses, two pairs of pants, three pairs of shoes, seven shirts, two skirts, and four sweaters. Unsurprisingly, I didn't even wear a quarter of those items. But every time travel comes around, I over-pack all over again, completely forgetting what I wore the last time around. […]

Best Money Tips: The Best Tax Moves for Fall

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on the best tax moves for fall, and getting off the kid-gift treadmill, and handling a lifestyle downgrade. Top 5 Articles The Best Tax Moves for Fall — This fall, bulk up your retirement contributions. It's one of the best things you can do for your taxes! […]

The 5 Best Computer Keyboards

As key component of your computer system, the keyboard that you use can either increase your productivity or dramatically slow you down. Poor typing habits on a bad keyboard can also lead to repetitive stress injuries, so picking the right keyboard can have an impact on both your work and your health. […]

Ask The Readers: Who Are Your Favorite Personal Finance Gurus?

The Financial Blogger Conference (#FinCon13) is right around the corner and some of the most well-known personal finance gurus in the industry will be attending the conference! While tickets to the #FinCon13 are already sold out, you can still purchase a virtual pass so you don't miss any of the amazing talks. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 10/08

Free App of the Day: The CATch! - In this colorful world, Grandma, the dog, and a couple of nasty crows are all out to get you! […]

10 Foods That Can Help You Sleep

The Dalai Lama says "sleep is the best meditation." And he should know. Leonardo Da Vinci, a genius in many ways, said, "a well-spent day brings happy sleep." But what if it's not that easy? (See also: 5 Effective Sleep Tips) Often, what we eat and drink during the day can have an adverse affect. […]

6 Tools That Stop Computer Distractions and Help You Stay on Task

It's hard to focus while working on a computer. With social networks, internet calls, instant messages, pop ups, and email notifications, distractions can occur every few seconds. And what's worse — even if you're not using a computer, they can still distract you. […]

Best Money Tips: Squeeze Extra Savings Out of Your Paycheck

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on squeezing extra savings out of your paycheck, benefits of being self-motivated, and retirement planning. Top 5 Articles Squeeze Extra Savings Out of Your Current Paycheck — To squeeze more savings out of your current paycheck, challenge yourself to save more than you think you can. […]

Counterfeiters Beware: Here's How the New $100 Will Ruin Your Day

The $100 bill is popular with people all over the world, and not just drug dealers and corrupt government officials. (See also: 10 Ways to Save $100 This Week) In places where the local currency is prone to inflation or currency controls, the dollar is widely viewed as an attractive alternative. Places where the banking system isn't viewed as sound, actual cash money is an obvious alternative. […]

Live Long and Prosper With These 15 Small Healthy Habits

In the United States, men can expect to live 76 years on average, while women tend to live for 81 years. Of course, both those numbers are just averages. In practical terms, what that means is that some people will live well in into their nineties, while others barely make it to their sixties. […]