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Best Money Tips: Worst Things to Buy at Walmart

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some terrific articles on the worst things to buy at Walmart, recipes for homemade junk food, and tricks to make groceries last longer. Top 5 Articles 11 Worst Things to Buy at Walmart — Organic fruits and vegetables, as well as... […]

Best Deals for Monday 10/27

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Sierra Trading Post: 25% off + extra 20% off, Michaels: 50% off one regular-price item, Alaska Airlines:... […]

10 Kitchen Mistakes Good Cooks Make

How did I manage to overcook that roast? Why did my cookies spread all over the pan? These cooking mistakes are common, yet can be avoided. We have all made mistakes, even pros like Julia Child. My mother once made a Baked Alaska mistakenly using salt; my mother-in-law set off the smoke alarm so... […]

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... […]