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13 Seasonal Dishes for Your Next Fall Feast

It's fall and that means delicious recipes in line with the season's harvest: apples, pumpkin, and squash. As the heat of the summer gives way to cooler fall temperatures, food becomes hearty and satisfying with a stick-to-your-ribs vibe that provides comfort and warmth through a spice palette... […]

How to Get Over These 5 Scary Things About Investing

I was never scared to invest. The moment I had discretionary income, I started investing. I paid no attention to market moves until Black Monday, October 19, 1987. At the time, my husband owned stock in his employer and we lost hundreds of dollars in one day. And after that? We kept investing.... […]

11 Sources of Instant Gratification You Can Feel Good About

By now, most of have heard warnings on the dangers of instant gratification. We agree that it's a little crazy that we now live in a culture where 25% of us aren't willing to wait longer than five seconds for a video to load. We know that our inability to wait costs us, whether it's $99 for Amazon... […]

10 Fun and Cheap Storage Solutions for Tiny Apartments

One of the most frustrating parts of living in an apartment is lack of space. And even if you have ample room, organization can present other challenges. Of course, cleaning out your belongings is always a useful activity when maximizing square footage. (See also: 10 Ways To Make Your Apartment... […]

Best Money Tips: Money-Saving Household Hacks

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on household hacks that rack up savings, things to remember when you’re having a bad day, and how to juggle debt and retirement. Top 5 Articles 10 Great Household Hacks That Rack Up Savings — Rent tools... […]

Best Deals for Friday 10/24

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Best Buy 4-Day Sale, Old Navy 20th Birthday Sale: Up to 60% off, Sports Authority Sale: 20% off sitewide, and more! […]

6 Ways It Pays to Be Friendly With Your Neighbors

Our communities just don't have the same bonds they used to. Think about it: Of all the people you've lived next door to, how many of their names do you know? (See also: How to Deal With a Rude Neighbor) This is a problem, given the tangible, material benefits of having neighbors you know better... […]

12 Easy Squash Recipes for Fall

If you have a CSA share this season or regularly visit the market, you might find yourself with more squash than you know what to do with. As I watch the different shapes and colors pile up on my kitchen counters, I've been trying some new recipes and methods to taste the season. Here are some of... […]

5 Ways the Ebola Outbreak Could Hurt the Economy — And Your Wallet

We all know that the Ebola virus probably is not a threat to our health — but what about our fiscal health? As this deadly global story comes to a boil, it's also taking its toll on our wallets. And while nothing could compare to the deadly effects of the disease, these financial concerns are... […]

10 Dumb Little Productivity Killers You Need to Stop Doing Today

Are you reading this article during your third coffee break or on your smartphone during a meeting? If so, then you are part of the 69% of workers that say that they waste time at work every day. How else are you wasting time — and getting less done? Here are 10 dumb little productivity... […]