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The 5 Best Deodorants for Men

Everyone needs deodorant (unless your goal is to repel people). Sweating is completely natural and is just your body's way of releasing excess heat from things like warm weather, exercise, and stress. However, bad body odor and excessive sweat are not things you should have to deal with on a daily... […]

Chase Total Checking and Savings: Easy Everyday Banking

Years ago, when you wanted to open a checking or savings account at a bank, you'd head over to a bank in your neighborhood. These days, setting up a new account no longer requires a live person to walk you through it. There are banks exclusively online to prove it. (See also: Banks Still Offering... […]

Best Money Tips: 11 Things to Do Before Buying a Used Car

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on things to do before you buy a used car, emotional mistakes that keep you poor, and major dos and don’ts at a job interview. Top 5 Articles Buying a used car? Eleven things to do first. — Always ask... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 07/28

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Macy's coupon: 20% off apparel, Men's Wearhouse Summer Clearance Sale: Up to 70% off, Clearance Arts & Crafts... […]

11 Cool Uses for Popsicle Sticks

Cooling off with popsicles this summer? Don't toss the sticks! There are a number of arts and crafts you can make with your leftovers. (And if you're not into cold desserts — don't fret: you can pick up hundreds of popsicle sticks online or at your local dollar store.) 1. Coasters These... […]

Ask the Readers: What Do You Splurge On?

Overspending all the time is terrible for your finances, but it's actually a good thing to splurge a little once in a long while. Just make sure the splurge is worth it! What do you splurge on? What is your criteria for a worthy splurge? When was the last time you spent more than absolutely... […]

7 Ways to Increase Your Credit Score Quickly

Your credit score will determine whether you will get approved for credit cards, auto loans, mortgages, or other loans, as well as impact the interest rate you'll pay. If you aren't happy with where your credit score is today, take heart: There are some simple ways to improve it quickly. Once your... […]

14 Things You Should Do When You Move to a New Town

Moving to a new town is exciting, but it also can be intimidating. The physical move and subsequent unpacking is stressful enough; then you have to set up a whole new life, which requires weeks of your time, money, and energy. To help make the transition at least a little smoother for you, here's a... […]

5 College Degrees With the Highest ROI

The first two things people usually want to know when you tell them you're making preparations for college are your intended school and major. Sure, they're curious to learn more about what you're interested in studying. But it's also because these are two of the main factors in determining your... […]

How Credit Card Issuers Classify Your Purchases For Bonus Rewards

We've all seen credit cards that offer bonus rewards for specific categories of purchases such as "dining" or "entertainment," but how do you know which purchases will qualify? For example, if you go to a nightclub and order a drink, is that considered to be a dining or an... […]