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8 Ways Technology Can Streamline Financial Management

There are so many financial tools we take for granted today that weren't possible just 10 short years ago. Here are a few features many people use daily that, if you haven't tried yet, you should. 1. […]

Best Money Tips: How to Save Old Towels

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! Today, we share frugal ways to rescue your old towels, handy tax apps for the iPhone and Android, and tasty tips for homemade vegetable broth. Top 5 Articles Rescue Old Towels From Oblivion — Give your old, rough towels new life by running them in your washer for two hot loads. […]

You're Doing It Wrong, Moron: 5 Tips for Giving Better Compliments

There’s no denying that people love words of affirmation. Everyone enjoys being told when they do an exceptionally good job or when they look nice on a special day.  Then again, receiving compliments is a relatively simple and passive experience. Giving legitimate, truly thoughtful, and heartfelt compliments is something else entirely. […]

The Buy-Nothing Lifestyle: Lessons from a Frugal Experiment

Could you be ready for a lower-cost lifestyle? During the start of the year, many people resolve to make positive changes in their lives. They usually take on the goal to lose weight or to reduce their debt. But what about the "no buy" lifestyle? […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 1/27, 12pm Pacific for 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: How to get the most out of deals sites? What are you favorite spots? Are you addicted to Groupon, Fatwallet, or Woot? What's the best way to maximize savings without buying too much? […]

Best Money Tips: How to Get Cheaper Car Insurance

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share the questions to ask to get cheaper car insurance, better (and faster!) ways to caramelize onions, easy home upgrades to do in the winter, and more! Top 5 Articles 13 Questions that Can Get You Cheaper Car Insurance — Do you have a copy of your current insurance policy? […]

4 Benefits to Wearing a Pedometer at Home

Many experts have touted the perks of putting on a pedometer for leaving the house and hitting the workplace, but what about us work-at-home types? […]

5 Cheap and Easy Cuban Food Recipes

Cuban recipes are as affordable as they are yummy, and this article gives you several to get started with. […]

5 Things Tax Preparers Should Tell You

Brought to you by TurboTax Federal Free Edition — Free to prepare, Free to print, Free to efile. With tax season upon us soon, it's helpful to go into the tax preparation process with reasonable expectations and knowledge of how the process will work, what the roles and responsibilities are, and what you should anticipate as an output from […]