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9 Sneaky Home Money Pits That Sap Your Savings

There are so many expenses associated with paying the bills for a home that it is easy to miss money leaks that are costing you big dollars. Putting a plug into these leaks can make a big difference in your budget. From old-school thermostats to faulty plumbing, here are some of the top money-pits... […]

Best Money Tips: You're Paying Too Much for These 10 Things

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on things you’re paying too much for, store-bought snacks that are better homemade, and genius pool hacks you’ll want to use all summer long. Top 5 Articles You Probably Pay Too Much for These 10 Things — Do... […]

Best Deals for Monday 08/01

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Self-Cleaning Grooming Comb For Detangling & Deshedding 50% off now only $15, Shark Navigator Lift-Away Vacuum... […]

6 Ways to Use Google Alerts to Save Money

Google Alerts can do a lot more than tell you when your favorite hot topic or celebrity hits the news — it can also help you find savings! First, you need to know the ins and outs of creating an effective Google Alert. And here's how to use those alerts as a powerful tool that can save you... […]

Who to Hire: A Financial Planner or a Financial Adviser?

Armed with Internet access and a DIY attitude, many Americans tackle all kinds of projects on their own to avoid paying a professional. When it comes to managing an investment portfolio, creating a detailed estate plan, or handling the sale of several stock holdings, most of us are better off... […]

9 Ways Life Is Wonderful When You Swap Your Car for a Bike

Have you ever thought about ditching your car and finding a new way to get around? Making your bicycle your best friend may be the smartest move you can make to save money, burn calories, and generally improve your life. If you're searching for a reason to pull the trigger on the all-bike... […]

Get More Free Travel With These Credit Cards

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards?utm_source=wisebread&u... Get more free flights, hotel stays, and travel rewards for your... […]

Sign Up For a New Credit Card and Get $200 in Travel

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bankamericard-travel-rewards-more-rewards-for-more-trav... The BankAmericard Travel Rewards Card offers new cardholders a bonus of... […]

You're Ready to Make an Offer on a House: Now What?

You've found the home of your dreams. Now the hard work starts: It's time to make an offer, and hopefully, close the deal that will make the home yours. If you've never made an offer on a home before, the process can be intimidating. Fortunately, there is a formula here. Knowing that formula... […]

7 Ways to Reuse Clothes That No Longer Fit

A recent Marie Kondo-inspired purge of my closet revealed the awful truth that I hadn't wanted to admit to myself: I own a lot of clothes that do not fit me. These ill-fitting clothes found their way into my closet and dresser through a variety of paths. There are the wishful thinking clothes that... […]