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8 Apple Watch Apps That'll Save You Money

Technology is a pretty amazing thing. It has the ability to make our lives easier and more complicated at the same time. Ask any parent with a teenager on social media. The recently released Apple Watch has certainly lifted the technology bar in terms of what you can now do directly from your... […]

9 Top Mutual Funds for Low-Risk Investors

If you are approaching retirement or otherwise want to protect your nest egg from a sudden drop in value, there are many attractive but low-risk places to put your money. It's possible to put your cash in something other than a passbook savings or money market account and still sleep well at... […]

9 Pricing Secrets Grocery Stores Don't Want You to Know

There is a lot more to your typical grocery store than meets the eye. Everything has been carefully planned and designed with the goal of getting you to spend more money. From the increasing size of the carts, to the way the aisles are organized, you are being played. Fortunately, if you know all... […]

The 5 Best Facial Toners

Did you know that a skin toner can nourish and refresh your skin, shrink the size of your pores, reduce excess oil, and even help treat acne – all with one simple step? Washing your face and applying moisturizer simply isn’t enough. A quality toner is your missing link to perfect... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 8/20, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #ToothFairyCalculator to participate. This week's topic: The Tooth Fairy! Join us as we talk about determining how much... […]

5 Best Credit Cards for Back to School Shopping

Whether you have students entering elementary school or college, it’s likely they have a long list of supplies and materials needed to start the school year out. According to the National Retail Federation, average families with a K-12 student, will spend approximately $630 on back to school... […]

20 Ways to Eat Paleo for Super Cheap

For many people, a high protein, low carbohydrate (AKA paleo) diet results in better nutrition and weight loss. However, since paleo diets are more reliant on meat and exclude inexpensive staple foods such as grains, beans, and root vegetables, they can be costly. Luckily, there are a number of... […]

Best Money Tips: Habits of Highly Successful People

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the habits of highly successful people, what you must to do retire early, and ways to save yourself from a fake sale. Top 5 Articles 15 Habits of Highly Successful People — Successful people are open to... […]

The 3 Best Jobs for Expats and Travelers

"The world is a book, and those who don't travel read only a page," said Saint Augustine. Americans take this advice to heart. They love to travel so much that they clock in more than 80 million trips abroad every year, and an estimated 8.7 million of Americans live overseas. But if... […]

Pay Your Bills and 5 Other Things You Must Do Before You Leave on Vacation

You packed for the flight to a really cool location, re-installed the smoke detector, and made sure the oven was off, but there's a lot more you can do to make your return home less stressful. Here are the six things to do before you leave on vacation. 1. Tell Your Bank It happens to everyone at... […]