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E*Trade Review: If a Talking Baby Can Do It, So Can You

Just about everyone recognizes E*Trade. The company is known as one of the earlier brokers in the online trading space, and the famous "E*Trade Baby" commercials have served to increase brand recognition. E*Trade is more than just clever marketing, though. It is a solid discount brokerage that makes it easy for beginners to start trading. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 08/16

Free Apps! FaceGoo - Stretch, pinch, and twist your photos in crazy ways. Save your warped creations and share them via Facebook, Flickr, e-mail, or Twitter. Cutie Mini Monsters - Counting Numbers 1-10 - Help your toddlers learn to listen, observe and develop fine motor skills. […]

10 Ways to Beat the Sunday Night Blues

Sunday night can often be the pits. It’s when the reality of the week ahead sets in and the fun of the weekend disappears. If you are looking to keep your Sunday night angst at bay, here are a few ways to enjoy every last second of your weekend and leave the worry to Monday morning. (See also: 15 Ways to Have a Frugal Friday) 1. […]

Best Money Tips: How to Accelerate Your Wealth

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on accelerating your wealth, preparing for a layoff, and why creative people need to say "no." Top 5 Articles Beyond a Budget: How to Accelerate Your Wealth — To accelerate your wealth, ask questions and understand the impact of time. […]

Why Index Funds Are the Best Choice for New Investors

Are you looking to build long-term wealth, but are so new to the world of investing that you don't know where to begin? If so, I've got great news for you. There aren't too many things in life that both save you more money and make you more money at the same time. Fortunately, a type of investment known as an index fund is one of them. […]

Find Lost Keys Fast With a Teeny Tiny Tile

The innovators at tech company Reveal Labs have developed a tiny, low power GPS locator with a range of 150 feet. How tiny? Tiny enough to put on your key chain or slip into your wallet. […]

Make Your Food Taste Better With Rituals

I always thought it didn't matter how you eat — it all ended up in the same place, anyhow. Turns out, I was wrong. Not about where the food ends up (whew!), but about the importance of what you do when you eat. According to a study conducted at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and Harvard University, the small rituals you do before you eat can enhance your enjoyment of the food. […]

11 Foods That Will Whiten Your Teeth

With the popularity of home whitening products, it's clear many of us want our pearly whites to stay white. But our daily cup(s) of joe, wine, and myriad other foods and habits are getting in the way. However, there are a few things from nature that naturally help protect our teeth from decay and discoloration. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 08/15

Free App of the Day: Picranium Picross - A cross between Sudoku and Minesweeper. Solve number clues to fill a grid and reveal a hidden picture. Today Only: Save 50% on the Terminator Anthology and the Mad Max Trilogy - The "Terminator Anthology" includes The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, and Terminator Salvation. […]

Why You Should Consider an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage

Adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs, may be coming back into style. If interest rates rise as they are expected to, ARMs, also sometimes called variable-rate or floating-rate mortgages, may become more popular among both homebuyers and homeowners who missed fixed-rates at their record low. ARMs received a bad rap in recent years, since many home loans that defaulted in the housing crash were ARMs. […]