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Masters of Small Talk Never Do These 10 Things — Do You?

Have you been in the situation of needing to make conversation with people you did not know well? Weddings, cocktail parties, and business conferences can be anxiety-provoking if you don't know how to make small talk. Although you may dread it, though, small talk can be a great thing. Chatting can... […]

Best Money Tips: The Enemies of Productivity

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some terrific articles about the enemies of productivity, smart ways to stick to habits, and saving up for big purchases. Top 5 Articles 7 Enemies of Productivity — Not having a plan makes it easier to forget the important... […]

12 Surprising Things You Should Keep in Your Fridge

What do you keep in your fridge? If you're like most people in America, you store milk, eggs, meats, cheeses, soft drinks, juices, and a whole bunch of fruit and vegetables. In short, the fridge is for food, right? Well, not always. (See also: Fridge or Counter? Where to Store Fruit for Best... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 10/15

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today JCPenney: Extra 20% off apparel and accessories w/ coupon, Extra 50% off Shoes at Tilly's, Kitchen Items at... […]

87% of Homebuyers Think They Know How Much Home They Can Afford (But They Really Don't)

Seven years ago, when my husband and I were house hunting, we were sure we knew how much house we could “afford.” However, once we started really looking at the numbers, and comparing costs to our situation, we discovered that we really didn’t have an idea of what we could really... […]

20 Ways to Entertain Your Kids for Free

If you've ever been stuck wondering what to do with your kids on the weekend, this list is for you. You don't need to spend a dime to entertain your family and bond in the process. Sometimes the best things in life really are free! (See also: 47 cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend) 1. Visit Your... […]

6 Signs That You're Sleep Deprived

Yawns, irritability, lack of oomph. These are the tell-tale signs of sleep deprivation we're all familiar with. But studies show a shortage of slumber can have far greater — and stranger — consequences on our bodies and minds. (See also: 8 Hours? 9 Hours? This Is How Much Sleep You... […]

The 5 Best Rechargeable Batteries

Modern electronics are getting ever more powerful and coming with ever more capabilities, but no matter how great your electronic device is, it's powerless when it runs out of batteries. With that in mind, finding batteries that will keep your gadgets going is of the utmost... […]

14 Signs You Have a Toxic Relationship With Money

We obsess over it, we hoard it, we covet it, and we hate it… all at the same time. Our relationship with money is anything but simple. Ironically, it's that same relationship that influences how much of the green stuff we'll have. Those that maintain a healthy relationship with money... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make a Better Budget Today

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles with helpful tips to make your budget better, the smartest way to repay your student loans, and the only legit reasons to work for free. Top 5 Articles 17 Ways to Make Your Budget Better – Starting Today... […]