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Best Deals for Wednesday 12/30

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Converse Chuck Taylor Unisex Shoes for $40, Rocky: The Undisputed Collection on DVD for $18, Epson Wireless Color... […]

12 Foods Everybody Should Be Able to Cook by 30

I'm a pretty good cook. I can make just about anything — from single meals for myself to four-course feasts for a crowd — and I learned how to do it all on my own. If you're age 30 or older, you should probably have these mastered. Let's get cookin'. 1. Pasta Pasta is one of the most... […]

How to Bounce Back From Your Holiday Splurge

Did you spend too much this holiday season? You're far from alone. The National Retail Federation has estimated that the average consumer planned to spend about $805 on gifts this year. That's the highest this figure has been in the 14 years of the federation's survey. You won't be the only person... […]

How to Organize Your Paperwork in Just 10 Minutes a Week

I am an organization nerd. Not only does the thought of going to an office supply store make me giddy, but I have been known to spend a torrid Saturday night wantonly using my label maker on everything in the house. Despite these tidy living bona fides, for years my organizational downfall was... […]

Here's Why Your Parents Could Buy a Home While You Still Rent

You pinch your pennies. You look for extra income. You're disciplined. And yet you can't get close to saving enough for a decent down payment on a house. It's especially frustrating because you know your parents somehow managed to buy their first home with very little trouble. Were the Baby Boomers... […]

The 5 Best Laundry Stain Removers

Let’s face it. Spills will happen from time to time, no matter how careful you are. Fortunately, laundry stain removers are available to clean up new and set in stains. Even blood, grass, wine, makeup, chocolate, oil, grease, and dirt stains can’t stand up to some of the best stain... […]

Best Money Tips: Smart Retirement Strategies for Women

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found smart retirement strategies for women, DIY cleaning products that you can make for pennies, and lessons we can learn from Jedi Master Yoda. Top 5 Articles 9 Smart Retirement Strategies for Women — If you're a stay-at-home parent... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 12/29

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today BOGO 50% off Shoes at Kmart, 25% Off Jeans at Target, Portable Mini Dehumidifier for $33, and more! […]

The 6 Best Makeup Kits You Can DIY for $50 or Less

Your skin is not the same today as it was when you were a teenager. Your makeup style and skin care needs will also change at different phases of your life. That means your makeup should change as well. We've created several makeup kits that total $50 or less to help you put your best face... […]

Ask the Readers: What Goals Did You Achieve in 2015?

Many people like to set goals at the beginning of the year. Some goals fizzle out, but others are important enough that we working at it until we achieve the goal. What goals did you achieve in 2015? How did you stay motivated throughout the year? Do you have any goals that you'll try again in... […]