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Best Money Tips: Fit Fitness Into Your Schedule

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on fitting fitness into your schedule, talking your way to a better raise, and getting your finances in order for 2012. Top 5 Articles Too Busy to Exercise? How to Fit Fitness Into Your Busy Schedule — Make sure you fit working out in your schedule by making fitness appointments with yourself. […]

How to Go on a Financial Detox

You've probably heard the term "cleanse" or "detox" in reference to physical health. "Detoxification" originally referred to the process that drug addicts go through when experiencing withdrawals associated with severe addiction. […]

8 Cool Mint Tools for Managing Your Money

Mint.com allows you to view all your financial accounts (brokerage, mortgage, loans, etc.) in one place. It's a very convenient way to navigate your financial landscape and track your spending. But Mint is capable of way more than that. I recently re-discovered Mint and found some cool, convenient tools that everyone can use to better manage their money without wasting time. […]

Best Money Tips: Should You Get a Prenup?

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on getting a prenup, ways to a cozier home, and how to live within your means. Top 5 Articles Should You Get a Prenup Agreement? — If you own a business, you should sign a prenup before you get married. [Cash Money Life] 11 Ways to a Cozier Home — Make your home cozier by displaying artwork. […]

The Tyranny of Stuff

My holiday wish list last year was simple — I just wanted one pound of good coffee. For all the folks who were kind enough to ask, “What would you like for Christmas?” my answer was the same — a bag of good, dark, aromatic French roast coffee. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 1/12, 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: Actions That Don't Save You Money. Learn about buying in bulk, signing up for store credit cards, and doing your own taxes. […]

How to Organize Your Pantry and Save Cash

The cost of groceries is increasing, and many consumers are on the hunt for better, more efficient ways to save and cut down on their monthly food expenses. […]

What Easter Island Can Teach Us About Money

“A fool and his money are soon parted.” That was a favorite quote of my late grandfather, who, by all accounts, was not a terribly genial man (although he loved timeless, biting quotes). We probably all know at least a few people who struggle to manage their money. […]

Best Money Tips: Family Activities for Winter

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on family activities for winter, earning travel rewards without a credit card, and how to start an emergency fund. Top 5 Articles Fun and Frugal Family Activities for Winter — This winter, have movie marathons with your family. […]

The Best Credit Card Perks Beyond Points and Miles

In the battle to win over new credit card applicants, banks have consistently escalated their offers of points and miles. In 2011, we saw multiple issuers that gave away 50,000, 75,000, and even 100,000 miles, just for a receiving a new card and meeting the minimum spending requirements. […]