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Are You Paying These 6 Unfair Banking Fees?

The average checking account has about 30 different fees. So it's not a surprise that many Americans are considering dropping their banks and choosing a credit union instead. (See also: 9 Good Reasons to Choose a Credit Union Instead of a Bank) However, a total switch may not be necessary if you're able to significantly lower your banking and finance fees. […]

Are You Paying These 6 Unfair Banking Fees?

The average checking account has about 30 different fees. So it's not a surprise that many Americans are considering dropping their banks and choosing a credit union instead. (See also: 9 Good Reasons to Choose a Credit Union Instead of a Bank) However, a total switch may not be necessary if you're able to significantly lower your banking and finance fees. […]

7 Simple Ways to Get Motivated for Your Workout

Staying motivated is at least half the battle when it comes to keeping active. Without the brain in the game, it's hard for the body to follow suit. Thankfully, you can get a jolt of motivation with just a few simple tips, and without an expensive personal trainer. (See also: 6 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself) So get on your grind with these workout tips that don't cost a dime. 1. […]

7 Simple Ways to Get Motivated for Your Workout

Staying motivated is at least half the battle when it comes to keeping active. Without the brain in the game, it's hard for the body to follow suit. Thankfully, you can get a jolt of motivation with just a few simple tips, and without an expensive personal trainer. (See also: 6 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself) So get on your grind with these workout tips that don't cost a dime. 1. […]

The 5 Best Sleeping Bags

Regardless of whether you're a first-time camper or a master of Mt. Everest, having the right sleeping bag will dramatically improve your outdoors experience. While buying a sleeping bag may seem like a straightforward process, there are a surprising number of factors to consider. […]

The 5 Best Sleeping Bags

Regardless of whether you're a first-time camper or a master of Mt. Everest, having the right sleeping bag will dramatically improve your outdoors experience. While buying a sleeping bag may seem like a straightforward process, there are a surprising number of factors to consider. […]

Best Money Tips: Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on websites to visit before spending your money, frugal ways to relax, and the path to purpose. Top 5 Articles 7 Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money — Before you spend your money, check out Bargain Babe and Coupons.com. […]

Best Money Tips: Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on websites to visit before spending your money, frugal ways to relax, and the path to purpose. Top 5 Articles 7 Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money — Before you spend your money, check out Bargain Babe and Coupons.com. […]

The Only 5 Words You Need to Declutter Your Life

In 2008 I downsized my personal belongings by 85% when I moved into Dinky Manor with Mr. Foxypants, my now husband. Initially, Mr. Foxypants and I agreed that we would both downsize our belongings by 50% in order to fit the acquisition of our two adult lives into a 1000 square foot house with terrible closet space. Downsizing by 50% was easy. […]

The Only 5 Words You Need to Declutter Your Life

In 2008 I downsized my personal belongings by 85% when I moved into Dinky Manor with Mr. Foxypants, my now husband. Initially, Mr. Foxypants and I agreed that we would both downsize our belongings by 50% in order to fit the acquisition of our two adult lives into a 1000 square foot house with terrible closet space. Downsizing by 50% was easy. […]