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3 Pearls of Financial Wisdom From Dave Ramsey

Between his best-selling books, radio show, and motivational speeches, Dave Ramsey has been giving solid personal finance advice for more than two decades. He takes a no-nonsense approach to managing money — just the way I like it — while offering advice that's practical, actionable,... […]

5 Ways to Profit From Legal Marijuana

Legal marijuana raked in $700 million for the state of Colorado last year. By 2016, it's expected to flourish into a billion dollar business. That doesn't even begin to scratch the surface, though, since bong and pipes sales and tourist spending at hotels and restaurants are absent from that... […]

The 5 Best Concealers

Concealer may be one of the most important items in your makeup bag, especially when you haven’t gotten a full night’s sleep. It can mask your imperfections, hide the appearance of dark circles under your eyes, reduce redness, and provide you with a flawless appearance. Many women even... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 7/16, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Summer Fun for Less! Learn about free and low cost summer activities, keeping kids entertained for less, and more! Let us... […]

Best Money Tips: 7 Common Cleaning Mistakes

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on cleaning mistakes that almost everyone makes, tips for gym newbies, and money saving mistakes to avoid. Top 5 Articles 7 Cleaning Mistakes Almost Everybody Makes — Spraying solution directly on a surface... […]

8 Easy DIY Car Repairs to Save Big

One of the monthly expenses many of us forget to include in our budgets is car repair and maintenance. Sure, we put down the price of gas, and maybe an oil change every two or three months, but we forget about most of the ongoing maintenance costs. Cars need regular maintenance over their useful... […]

The Zeigarnik Effect and 7 Other Ways to Beat the Housekeeping Blahs

We hear about burnout at work all the time, but what about burnout at home? Keeping a clean home is a never-ending uphill battle, and it's very easy to completely get the blahs about housekeeping when every time you turn around you have to do the exact same task again. But housekeeping does not... […]

The 10 Weirdest ETFs You Can Buy

If you read Wise Bread often, you'll know we're big fans of exchange traded funds, known as ETFs. They are great vehicles for broadening and diversifying your portfolio, and offer some advantages over mutual funds. (See also: 8 Ways ETFs Can Put More Money in Your Pocket Than Mutual Funds) But as... […]

9 Times You Should Demand a Refund

When you spend your hard-earned money on a product or service, you expect a certain level of quality — and when that quality falls short of expectations, it's not unreasonable to think you're entitled to a refund. But not every situation qualifies. So when should you stand your ground for... […]

The 5 Best Foundations

When you want to feel more confident in your appearance, foundation can help. It can enhance your complexion, cover any embarrassing marks, combat skin issues like dryness or oily skin, and even help adjust your skin shade. Many people believe that you should spend more money on foundation because... […]