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14 Great Dishes You Can Make in the Microwave

There's nothing like a fresh family meal slow cooked on a Sunday afternoon, but most of us don't have time to slave over the stove during the workweek. Even when you don't have hours to spend in the kitchen, however, you can still whip up tasty, healthy dishes without all the mess and hassle — right in your microwave. I'm not talking about plastic-wrapped TV dinners either. […]

7 Simple Ways to Trick Yourself Into Burning More Calories

January begins one of the busiest times of year for gyms. If you're planning on making a resolution to get in shape for 2014, it can be a hard habit to begin. If you're having trouble getting motivated to start a new fitness routine, you can get started by taking small steps to turn exercise into a long term habit. Here are some tips on ways to trick yourself into exercising. […]

The 5 Best All-Purpose Cleaners

There are products specifically designed to clean glass, wood, plastic, tile, and practically any other surface you could imagine. A good all-purpose cleaner can save you both money and storage space by combining all these functions into one bottle. What Is an All-Purpose Cleaner? An all-purpose cleaner is a cleaning agent, usually a liquid, used to remove dirt, grime, and stains from surfaces. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/2, 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 prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: 2013! Now that we are starting a new year, what better time to review your financial picture from 2013 to help you have a successful 2014! […]

Best Money Tips: Tips for a Better Retirement

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on tips for a better retirement, easy-to-keep New Year's resolutions, and ways to avoid identity theft. Top 5 Articles 7 Tips for a Better Retirement — If you want to have a better retirement, you have to know what you are spending. […]

5 Types of People Who Can't Avoid Debt

We get into debt for a lot of different reasons — some beyond our control. A job loss might force you to live on credit for several months, and if a major home repair pops up while you're unemployed, pulling out the credit card may be the only option. (See also: How to Weather a Financial Emergency) Regardless of the reasons for it, debt can be a nagging headache — or much more painful. […]

Ask the Readers: What Do You Look Forward to in 2014?

With the new year comes new plans, new experiences, and (if you're the type to make them this time of year) new goals! What do you look forward to in 2014? Have you made any big plans for this year? […]

Boost Your Creativity: 9 Surprising Ways to Generate New Ideas

Whether you're solving a problem at work, figuring out how to remodel your home, or trying to come up with something new to fix for dinner, you'd probably have an easier time if you had access to better ideas. Creativity is the art and science of generating these sorts of ideas, and nearly everyone wants to be more creative. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 12/31

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