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20 Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes for Adults

As a 30-something adult, I've dressed up for many Halloween parties and celebrations throughout the years. Would you believe that I've only bought my costume a handful of times? Heading to those crowded, overpriced costume pop-up shops gives me anxiety — and it certainly empties a fair share... […]

Save Money With These 19 Inventive Uses for Baby Products

What do you do with all that baby stuff after your baby's all grown up? Repurpose it, of course, so you can continue to get your money's worth. (See also: 10 Things You Don't Actually Need to Buy for Your New Baby) 1. Baby Powder There are a plethora of uses for the pleasant-smelling baby powder... […]

12 Ways You Can Go Easier on Yourself

I am a perfectionist without end, and I want to do my best at everything I do. I hit a point a couple of years ago, though, when perfectionism had worn me out. Holding myself to high standards had paid off, in some ways. People were seeking me out to write for them, I moved up the ladder at my day... […]

9 Ways You Put Your Life at Risk Every Day

If you watch cable news, you'd think that we were all at risk of dying from Ebola, falling airliners, or terrorist attacks. But the reality is that the greatest risks to our health stem from activities we take part in nearly every day. Statistically, we are far more likely to get hurt or die doing... […]

25 Hotel Hacks From Professional Travelers

There's nobody better than a professional traveler to know how to get great hotel rates, free upgrades, and tweak their rooms to make their stay as comfortable as possible. In this article, a panel of professional travelers share their 25 best hotel hacks. (See also: 15 Airport Hacks From... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Save Money and Be Green

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some terrific articles on easy ways to save money and be green, breakfast ideas for every kind of morning, and Costco shopping secrets. Top 5 Articles 8 Easy Ways To Save Money & Be Green — Move your fridge away from the... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 10/21

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Target Clearance: Up to 60% off, Best Buy 1-Day Sale, $100 Toys "R" Us Gift Card for $85, and more! […]

3 Unbelievable Visualization Board Success Stories

Visualization boards, collaged with images and words depicting our goals and desires, are a popular technique for manifesting what we want out of life. It's really quite simple: Paste visual representations of your wishes and intentions on poster board, thereby activating the subconscious mind to... […]

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite DIY Halloween Costume?

Costume retailers are out in full force now, but with so many DIY costume tutorials on the web, you can save some cash by making your own. From bubble wrap jellyfish to balloon grapes, your next Halloween get-up is only a click (and maybe some duct tape) away! What is your favorite DIY Halloween... […]

12 Money-Saving Tricks You Can Learn From Hipsters

Particularly if you live in a larger city, you've probably come across a few hipsters. These arty counter-culturalists tend to sport thick glasses, skinny jeans, and thrift-store inspired fashions. And, at least in the 20-30 year age group, they appear to rule. (See also: 10 of America's Awesomest... […]