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Best Money Tips: Tricks To Make Your Brain Do What You Want

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on tricks to make your brain do what you want, taking a mental health day, and federal income tax brackets. Top 5 Articles 10 Simple Tricks To Make Your Brain Do What You Want — Make your brain do what you want by trashing negative thoughts with movement and music. […]

This Trick Could Help You Finally Pay Off Your Debt

There are some people who are able to make and keep promises to themselves. When they say that they will stop eating ice cream every night or that they will send an extra $1000 to their credit card company every month, they do it. […]

13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar

Being diagnosed with Type II diabetes can be a bummer, and it can be a struggle to keep blood sugars under control. Sometimes, you may find yourself with blood sugar levels that are higher than normal (let's say around 150, for example), but not excessive enough to necessitate taking more medication. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/20, 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 prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Saving on Your Car! Learn about saving on gas, maintenance, and buying a car. […]

25 Simple Recipes for 25 Delicious Veggies

A sure sign you've crossed that invisible line into full-fledged adulthood is that you actually start enjoying vegetables. Even those really yucky ones, like Brussels sprouts, start looking appealing in the right light. If you haven't reached this milestone, adding variety to your vegetable routine might help you come around. […]

The Surprisingly Easy Way to Change Your Habits and Your Life

Editor's Note: This is Part 2 of a two-part article on harnessing the power of habits to change lives for the better. To learn more about the structure of habits, be sure to read Part 1: Habits Aren't Boring — They're the Secret to Happiness. Here's Why. Having good daily habits helps us work step-by-step towards our goals and makes us more productive. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Maximize Savings at Costco

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on maximizing your savings at Costco, smart ways to cut your electricity bill, and how to become a millionaire. Top 5 Articles 9 Great Ways to Maximize Savings at Costco — To maximize your savings at Costco, split your purchases with others and identify clearance codes. […]

Here's How the Major Airlines Determine When and How You Board

Whether you are a frequent flier or an occasional traveler, you know the frustration that can be involved when boarding a plane. Climbing over people to get to a seat is always a hassle. Wouldn't it be nice if you could have boarded the plane and gotten into your window seat before the person in the aisle seat? […]

How to Balance Saving for Retirement, Emergency Fund, and Paying Off Debt

Balance in our financial lives can feel like a dream we'll never reach. Do we pay off student loan debt? Make an extra payment on the mortgage or the car loan? Should we save for retirement? How much do we need to have in an emergency fund? There's a lot of conflicting advice out there. […]

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Been Audited by the IRS?

Tax season opened this year on January 31st, and like every year before it, we're all very careful about getting our tax returns right. Right? Have you ever been audited by the IRS? What did you have to do to set things straight? […]