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Must-Do Home Maintenance That Saves You Money...and Might Save Your Family

Certain home maintenance matters are a given. But what about those not-so-obvious ones, and are they really worth it? Here is a quick breakdown of several home safety and prevention items so you can learn more about the protection they provide and how they might save you money down the road. […]

Best Money Tips: Save Money on a Limited Income

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money on a limited income, productivity gifts for the holidays, and coping with difficult work environments. Top 5 Articles How to Save Money on a Limited Income — Save money on a limited income by saving 10% of every paycheck. […]

10 Great Gift Ideas for Geeky Fanboys and Fangirls

If there is someone on your holiday list who is the biggest fan ever of something, or someone, it's pretty easy to make them happy by giving them anything that displays their love. Here are some ideas for the fanboy or girl in your life. […]

8 Gifts the Man in Your Life Really Wants

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/8-gifts-the-man-in-your-life-really-wants Truthfully no man wants a cardigan for Christmas, here are some sure fire gifts to make the men in your life smile. […]

The 5 Best Treadmills

Exercise is hard. Making time to exercise is even harder. However, having a treadmill around can make exercising much easier and more convenient. A good treadmill will enable you to fit in a good cardio workout at any time of day without leaving your home. But what makes a good treadmill? […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $400 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 Amazon gift card, a $100 Amazon gift card or one of two $50 Amazon gift cards! Use #WBChat and #PassionProject to participate. This week's topic: Following Your Passion! Join us as we talk about spending your time wisely, finding work-life balance, and pursuing your passions. […]

Want to Cut Costs? Get Yourself a Frugal Filter (or Two)

Plenty of people equate "frugality" with "deprivation." It ain't necessarily so. My personal mantra has long been "I save where I can so I can spend where I want." That's not deprivation — it's applying focus to my funds so I can create the life I want to live. (See also: How to Get Cash Back By Shopping) Does that mean interrogating every purchase? Well, yes. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 12/04

57% Off Black & Decker Hand Vacuum - Features rotating, slim nozzle which targets dirt in tight spaces and 50% more reach than the previous Dustbuster design for less bending and better accessibility. 85% Off Memory Foam Mattress Topper - Memory foam's ability to reduce pressure points is one of the reasons so many people are using it to get the best night's sleep. […]

50 Ways to Walk More

The American Heart Association recommends walking 10,000 steps a day to improve health and decrease the risk of heart disease. That’s about five miles. One study found that walkers who got their 10,000 steps a day lost 10 pounds after eight months of walking, along with dropping their blood pressure and losing two inches from their waist size. […]