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Traveling to Asia? Snatch Up AirAsia's Asean Pass

In January, my husband and I went on a 12-day whirlwind trip around Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand that seemed to have it all: great food, adventure, sightseeing, exploring various neighborhoods, and fun times with locals. (Oh, and lots of mosquito bites.) The one thing we were missing? The new... […]

Traveling to Asia? Snatch Up AirAsia's Asean Pass

In January, my husband and I went on a 12-day whirlwind trip around Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand that seemed to have it all: great food, adventure, sightseeing, exploring various neighborhoods, and fun times with locals. (Oh, and lots of mosquito bites.) The one thing we were missing? The new... […]

Account in Collections? Here's How to Fix It

Earlier this year, my husband received a letter stating that he had a debt in collections. We were warned that if we didn't send money soon, they'd start legal action. Naturally, our breathing quickened and our hearts nearly jumped out of our chests. But then I made us take deep breaths. With my... […]

Account in Collections? Here's How to Fix It

Earlier this year, my husband received a letter stating that he had a debt in collections. We were warned that if we didn't send money soon, they'd start legal action. Naturally, our breathing quickened and our hearts nearly jumped out of our chests. But then I made us take deep breaths. With my... […]

New Isn't Always Better: 12 Used Things to Love

Although I admit that new can sometimes be very nice, old or used can be just as good! Here are some examples of used goodies that are even better than new: 1. Books and Magazines Go to your neighborhood library, and take out a book or flip through the magazines. You can also buy used books that... […]

Best Money Tips: Eating Vegan on a Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on eating vegan on a budget, using the paper clip strategy to stick with good habits, and making taco night even cheaper than it already is. Top 5 Articles Top 5 Tips for Eating Vegan on a Budget — Buy your... […]

6 Ways to Make Extra Money Using Social Media

It's safe to assume that if you're not making money on social media, you're probably just casually wasting time on it. Flip that script. Make your profiles pull in a profit with these seven tips to on how to squeeze the juice from your tweets, posts, pics, and more. 1. Join the Sharing Economy My... […]

3 Supposed Etiquette Faux Pas That Actually Make You Look Good

Etiquette's a jungle, and there are any number of ways to find yourself on the wrong side of both Miss Manners and your social circle. But what about social faux pas that really aren't such terrible mistakes? Yes, technically committing any of these errors is a social no-no, but they can also make... […]

3 Supposed Etiquette Faux Pas That Actually Make You Look Good

Etiquette's a jungle, and there are any number of ways to find yourself on the wrong side of both Miss Manners and your social circle. But what about social faux pas that really aren't such terrible mistakes? Yes, technically committing any of these errors is a social no-no, but they can also make... […]

15 Creative, Delicious Things You Can Make in a Blender

Did you know that you can make a wide range of delicious things with a good blender, from soup to nut butters? Dust off this often under-utilized kitchen appliance and give the following items a whirl. (See also: 14 Cool Uses for a Blender) 1. Pancakes and Waffles The next time you make pancake or... […]