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16 Smart Uses for Mason Jars

Because they come in so many sizes, mason jars are ideal for storing and transporting all manner of goods. It's easy to stay organized when you can see the contents of every jar. They are minimal enough that they match any décor. They were designed to handle prolonged and repeated dipping into... […]

5 Ways to Grow Your Savings Without a Steady Paycheck

Whether you're a freelancer or part-time employee, not having a regular salary can disrupt your progress toward big financial goals. Money fluctuations can mean you either have to stop the savings transfers, or withdraw money out of the account to cover bills. But saving money without a regular... […]

Here's How to Save Thousands on Your Mortgage

Hate the thought of paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in interest on a mortgage loan? A 10-year fixed-rate mortgage loan or other type of shorter-term financing might help reduce your interest payments. Most consumers apply for a mortgage loan with a term of 30 or 15 years — but you'll... […]

18 Easy and Delicious Ways to Enjoy Apples

What’s more American than apple pie? Not having enough time to make an apple pie from scratch. So if you’re strapped for time but have a lot of apples on hand, try these easy, relatively fast, and super delicious ways to enjoy apples this fall. 1. Make Apple Butter Sometimes you want... […]

The 5 Best Acne Treatments

Acne can affect anyone, at any stage of his or her life. Acne usually appears on the face, and is also commonly found on the body, such as on the neck, chest, back, and shoulders. Blemishes, blackheads, and enlarged pores can be embarrassing, frustrating issues to deal with. Fortunately, there are... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 9/10, 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: Saving on Your Car! Learn about saving on gas, repairs, and more! Let us know what kind of car you drive and share your... […]

5 Ways Millennials Can Become Bosses Sooner

Our generation receives a lot of flack for being spoiled and entitled, but there's no denying that we're ambitious. We want to be in control of our lives and careers, and for some, this means becoming the person who calls the shots. The best way to do that is through entrepreneurship (I had to slip... […]

Best Money Tips: September Deals for Families

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the best deals for families this September, frugal Halloween projects, and willpower tips to help you achieve anything. Top 5 Articles September Shopping Guide: The Best Deals for Families — With summer at... […]

20+ Things You Need in Your House to Keep Your Family Safe

Is your home safe? Even if you don't have small kids roving around, it's a good idea to assess safety on the regular, and make sure that every room is prepared for the worst. With that in mind, here's a handy list you can use to examine some of the top concerns in each room of your house. (See... […]

Donald Trump's 5 Biggest Business Failures

While Donald Trump is currently enjoying success on the campaign trail for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, the ride hasn't always been smooth for the controversial billionaire. Over the years, he's had many ventures simply fail to catch on for a variety of reasons. Here are five of... […]