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8 Reasons to Stay Calm When the Market Tanks

The month of August was no fun for investors, as news from a slowdown in the Chinese economy caused the U.S. stock market to have several of its worst days in years. It seems likely now that 2015 will be a mediocre year at best for anyone who invested in stocks. But the stock market does take a... […]

The World's 5 Most Posh Hostels

Hostels have long been cheap, low-frills places to rest your head when traveling the world, and popular with adventurous 20-somethings. They don't promise a lot except a clean bed and the opportunity to meet new friends. Millennials, however, are demanding something new. Meet the... […]

The 10 Best Monthly Subscription Box Services

Subscription boxes offer a convenient way to try different and new products without the legwork of actually going to various stores and browsing for interesting items. Professional curators put together their favorite collections for your perusal, at your convenience. They're also designed to offer... […]

Amazon Prime ONE DAY SALE: Get it for $67

Link for teaser title:  http://amzn.to/1Fx1QQS  Amazon is offering a $32 price cut on its first year of Prime membership to new members. Get it, today only, for $67 (normally... […]

The 10 Best Couponing Apps

Couponing seems like a great idea. After all, who wouldn't want to save money when they shop, dine out, or enjoy activities in their area? However, tales of extreme couponing can scare many people. Most of us don't have the time and energy it takes to cut out, organize, and actually use... […]

Best Money Tips: 10 Things Smart People Don't Do

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the things smart people don’t do, jobs with the biggest pay raises, and new ways to use your farmers market favorites. Top 5 Articles 10 Things Smart People Don’t Do — Smart people know that it... […]

12 Cute Ways to Upcycle Shoeboxes

I wear shoes. You wear shoes. And you know what all these shoes come in? That's right, say it with me: shoeboxes. As it turns out, they can a do lot more than just house footwear. Check out of a few of these smart ideas, and feel free to share your own genius upcycling projects in the comments!... […]

Want Free Travel? Use These Credit Cards

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards Are you itching to get away? These credit cards are going to get you the best travel rewards for... […]

5 Little Known Amazon Shopping Hacks

Most of us already know you can score great deals shopping on Amazon — but there are some secrets that can make these great deals even better. These Amazon "shopping hacks" will help you get things like a free Prime membership extension or digital credits, and even seven-day price... […]

How Long Can You Really Live on Unemployment?

If you lost your job today, how long could you and your household survive on your unemployment income? How much of an emergency fund do you need to help you bridge the gap between your unemployment benefits and the full-time income that you'd no longer have? Most people don't know the answer to... […]