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40 Restaurants That Offer Senior Discounts

As we age, there are many benefits to look forward to, including retirement, time for travel and hobbies, wisdom, and the joy of being a grandparent. Sometimes, however, retirement means a decrease in income and spending. Many businesses recognize this fact and offer discounts to senior citizens. […]

Don't Be Fooled by 2014's Most Common New Scams

Scams will never go away. From medieval England to modern day America, people will always try to find ways to get money the easy way. These scammers are still relying on methods that have worked for centuries, but there are updated scams that you should always be on the lookout for. So, acquaint yourself with these current scams and cons (some will be new, while others will sound very familiar). […]

A Used Car Salesman Reveals Dirty Tricks (and How to Beat Them)

Used car salesmen are generally portrayed in the media as sleazy, greasy guys in too-tight polyester suits that are trying to take you for a ride — and not just in that lemon sitting on the lot. Of course, not all used car salesmen fit that stereotype, but at least part of that image is accurate: There are dirty tricks that they're putting into action to get that bill of sale signed… by you. […]

17 Ways to Enjoy Greek Yogurt

Maybe it's because I live near Chobani, one of the largest manufacturers in the entire country, but I am obsessed with Greek yogurt. As a vegetarian, too, I am always looking for tasty, convenient sources of meat-free protein to add to my diet. To avoid added sugar, I usually go for the plain variety, but that doesn't mean this healthy stuff can't be dressed up from time the time. […]

The 5 Best Canister Vacuums

Nothing beats the convenience and effectiveness of a good vacuum cleaner when it comes to cleaning the floors and carpets of your home. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 7/3, 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: Keeping the 4th of July Frugal! Learn about saving on food and drinks when throwing a 4th of July bash and frugal ways to keep kids entertained! […]

12 Things People With Good Communication Skills Never Do

What you say is important, but so is how you say it. Whether you're a waiter or a CEO, an introvert or the life of the party, everyone can benefit from communicating more clearly and confidently. […]

Best Money Tips: Save Over $15,000 a Year

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on how to save over $15,000 a year, things to remove from your resume, and avoiding financial scams. Top 5 Articles How to Save Money — Over $15,000 a Year — Menu planning and eating what you already have are a couple ways to help you work towards saving $15,000 a year. […]

8 Common Pieces of Emotional Baggage (and How to Ditch Them)

I hate the weight of unnecessary stuff. That's why I fly with just a carry-on and never take a purse or jacket into concerts. But excess baggage isn't only physical. As we travel through life, we collect emotional baggage as well. And just like lugging a roller bag that's missing one wheel through the airport, emotional baggage can really slow us down. […]

8 Affordable Amusement Parks That Are Just as Fun As Disney

School's out and it's time for summer vacation. You may be tempted to head down to Orlando and spend hundreds of dollars for a multi-day pass to Disney World. I love Mickey Mouse as much as the next guy, but it's worth learning about the plethora of other theme and amusement parks around the country that offer fantastic experiences for a fraction of the cost. […]