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Winter Is Coming: Make These 6 Money Moves Now

As we approach the end of the year, it's important to make sure that your money is headed in a good direction. It's all too easy to put your finances on autopilot and not think twice about the money moves you're making. But a completely hands-off approach can be a recipe for disaster. Here are six... […]

The One Time Short-Term Health Insurance Makes Sense

Sarah O'Leary, founder and chief executive officer of national health care consumer advocacy group Exhale Healthcare Advocates, says that you should only pay for short-term health insurance one time — when you have no other options. "We call them Swiss-cheese policies," O'Leary... […]

The 5 Best Shaving Creams

If you want to achieve a picture perfect shave every time, you need warm water, a sharp razor, and a quality shaving cream. Shaving cream can help reduce skin irritation, nicks, cuts, and razor burns. Best of all, using a luxurious shaving cream can help improve your morning routine, making it an... […]

10 Clever Ways to Improve Your Home Gym

Gym memberships are expensive. At the same time, staying fit and active is important for your health. Heck — healthy habits, like exercise, can even save you money! Here are some tips for creating a great at-home gym without spending a fortune. 1. Use What You Have Take stock of any... […]

4 Ways an Income Gap Can Strain Your Relationship

Money is the leading cause of arguments in married couples. Income disparity, when one person makes much more than the other, can be a surprising source of stress. If you're one of these couples, be on the lookout for these four ways an income disparity could harm your relationship. 1. Holding on... […]

Best Money Tips: 100+ Ways to Make $100 Fast

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found over 100 ways to make $100 fast, ways to use up leftover Halloween candy, and how to have fun and save money in November. Top 5 Articles 103 Ways To Make $100 Fast — Got skills in cooking, cleaning, or organization? People will... […]

4 Ways This Little Known Health Benefit Saves You and Your Boss Real Money

So you get health insurance through your employer, but have you looked at your company’s benefit materials to see what else they offer to improve your health and your life? For example, many employers offer what is known as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). An EAP offers guidance and... […]

Ask the Readers: What Was the Last Book You Read?

Reading is a great way to learn new things, activate the imagination, and relax after a long day. And with the popularity of ebooks, it's easier than ever to read wherever you are. However, a recent survey by Pew Research on reading habits in the U.S. found that 27% of adults did not read a single... […]

9 Tax-Friendly Ways to Save Beyond Your Retirement Fund

So you've been taking advantage of your company's 401K plan and have also been placing money in an individual retirement account (IRA). In fact, you've been such a great saver that you've now hit the limit on what you can contribute annually to these tax-advantaged accounts. What to do now? Well,... […]

12 Smart Uses for Safety Pins

The humble safety pin was invented in 1849, and since then, the design hasn't changed a whole lot. But change isn't necessary, because it's spectacularly handy in its original form. Quite simply, the safety pin is an awesome gadget that is both inexpensive, and very versatile. You might only be... […]