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Best Money Tips: How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles with tips to help you sleep better at night, save money while eating healthy, and spend less at the bar. Top 5 Articles How to Get a Good Night's Sleep: Tips for the Whole Family — Going to bed and waking up around the same time every day will help you sleep better on a regular basis. […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money on Your Pets?

Editor's Note: Congratulations to Emily, Melissa Hansson, and KF for winning this week's contest! Pets can put a huge strain on your budget. Between vet bills, training, food, and toys, pet owners can end up spending thousands on their pets each year. […]

Breathe Easy: 10 Natural Air Fresheners

When something stinky takes over your home, the first thing you reach for might be Febreze. But when you run out, you have no choice but to rely on Mother Nature to provide aromatic relief (which, by the way, is better for the environment and your budget). […]

Great Financial Gifts for Children

Think back to your childhood and the toys you played with, and there's probably a toy you wish you had as an adult to either play with or give to your children. It could be a game, favorite doll, bike, little red wagon, or anything else that sparked your imagination. For me, after a Big Wheel Racer, I was always fond of piggy banks. […]

Best Money Tips: 21 Money Mistakes to Avoid

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on money mistakes to avoid, apps to help you save at the supermarket, and tasty tailgating recipes. Top 5 Articles 21 Money Mistakes and Problems to Avoid — Try not to rely on your job as the only source of income. Diversify! […]

Cheap Ways to Spend a Night Out

While I love entertaining at home and attending events at friends' houses, sometimes, I just want to go out in the evening. Well, that doesn't have to mean dropping lots of cash to be entertained. Below are 15 great ways you can affordably leave the house. […]

14 Dirty Details of Traveling Full-Time

Does a full-time travel lifestyle sound like a dream job? Well, it is. (Kind of). I've been doing it for almost six years, and I can't imagine what my life would be like had I not made the life-changing decision to sell everything I owned and discover what the world held in store. (See also: How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 Per Year or Less). But I've also had my fair share of bad days. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money on College Textbooks

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on saving on college textbooks, never wasting money on spoiled food again, and surprising times when your credit counts. Top 5 Articles 8 Ways to Save Money on College Textbooks — To save money on college textbooks, review your syllabus for unnecessary materials. […]

How to Distinguish Yourself Online From People With the Same Name as You

If you have a common name or share a name with a famous person, you know how hard it is to set yourself apart on the Internet from your "doppelnamers" — that is, your online evil twins who come up in search results when people are looking for you. […]

11 Frugal Fashion Tips From Covert Affairs

One of my favorite sources of frugal fashion ideas is the television series "Covert Affairs." Having watched the show for three seasons now, I’ve had a chance to observe a tip or two. (See also: Fake It Till You Make It — Thrift on the Sly) 1. Dresses Are Divine This particular frugal fashion tip comes from the character Joan Campbell, played by Canadian-born actress Kari Matchett. […]