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Ask the Readers: How Do You Have a Frugal Halloween?

BOO! Halloween is almost upon us, and creatures living and otherwise are scrambling to make sure they have a frightfully frugal fun time. How do you have a frugal Halloween? What do you do to save on candy and costumes? […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 10/22

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10 Ways to Have a Cheaper Evening Hanging Out With Friends

The fact that you don’t have a lot of money doesn’t mean spending your evenings at home, alone. For some, hanging out with friends is an excuse to blow all their extra cash on drinks and food. But having fun isn’t about how much you can spend — it’s about the quality time you share with those close to you. […]

How Doing Less Helps You Get More Done

There is a general belief that productivity and organization go hand in hand. And these days, it's common to see people surround themselves with a flurry of online calendars, smartphone apps, and other mechanisms to stay on track in their lives. But the reality is that for most people, the "infrastructure" they use to stay organized can be a source of stress in and of itself. Why? […]

Best Money Tips: Tips To Save Money That Will Blow Your Mind

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on tips to save money that will blow your mind, choosing keywords for your resume, and creating a basic retirement plan. Top 5 Articles Simple Tips To Save Money That Will Blow Your Mind — Save money by avoiding impulse buys. Hold yourself to a budget! […]

Just Saving Isn't Enough: How Cash Flow Allocation Helps You Retire

You've probably heard the term "asset allocation" in discussions about retirement accounts and investing strategies. It's an important concept to understand and apply to your own finances. But don't be intimidated by the term or the complex definitions — the principle is a fairly simple one. […]

The Happiness Habits: 7 Ways to Feel Better Now

Is there a formula to happiness? Is there a way to retool our lives, reshape our routines, and revise our approach that might make happiness much more likely? I think so. If being happy is a combination of authentic connections, meaningful work, and peace that's sprinkled with simple pleasures, then yes — there very well may be a recipe for it. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 10/21

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15 Common Kitchen Cast-Offs You Can Repurpose Into Cool New Things

Next time you finish up that last bit of tomato sauce from the jar, don't just think it's destined for the trash or recycle bin. There are plenty of opportunities to transform some common food packaging and kitchen cast-offs into repurposed treasures. This not only makes for useful new items around the home, but it will also save you money while being environmentally friendly. […]

3 Surprising Ways to Save on Wireless Bills

If you've found yourself gasping for air after opening your wireless cell phone bill lately, take a deep breath — there may be discounts you aren't taking advantage of. (See also: Part-Time Jobs With Serious Discounts) 1. […]