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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... […]

The Surprising Reasons Your Fixed-Rate Mortgage Payment Could Rise

You're paying off a 30-year or 15-year fixed-rate mortgage loan. Because the interest rate attached to your loan will never rise or fall, this means that your monthly mortgage payment will never change either, right? Not quite. Even if you're paying down a fixed-rate mortgage loan, your monthly... […]

The Simple Way to Decide How Much Rent You Can Really Afford

Are you looking for a new place? Not sure how much you should be spending on rent? We've come up with some general guidelines to help you determine what the ideal rent is for your income. 1. Establish a Budget First, you need to assess your income. How much do you bring in every year, with any... […]

The 5 Best Hair Growth Supplements

Is your hair falling out? Is it thinner than you would like it to be? Fear not, there is a supplement that can help. Whether you want less breakage, more hair growth, or just want to improve the thickness or condition of your hair, hair growth supplements can provide the solution you’ve been... […]

Save Hundreds on Back to School Shopping with These Credit Card Tricks

Preparing for the return to school, whether it’s the first year for your preschooler or Freshman year at college, can be overwhelming and expensive. With back to school shopping predicted to be approximately $630 per year per student, many shoppers are more than happy to take every discount... […]

Ouch! 5 Ways to Make Paying for the Dentist Less Painful

A trip to the dentist might not hurt your pocket if you have dental insurance. All you have to do is flash your insurance card, cover your co-pay, and be on your merry way. But without dental insurance, a routine visit might be more than you bargained for. Not only is there the agony of dealing... […]

Best Money Tips: Daily Purchases That Hurt Your Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on daily purchases that hurt your budget, affordable cities for settling down, and bad news for Spotify users. Top 5 Articles 10 Daily Purchases That Hurt Your Budget as Much as Morning Coffee — Your morning... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 08/18

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Macy's Flash Tuesday Sale: 20% to 75% off, College Gear at Target: Up to 30% off + 10% off, $2 off Aleve 80ct or... […]

20 Hiking Hacks to Take to the Trail This Summer

A lot of people who want to spend more time outdoors are quickly drawn to hiking. After all, hiking can be really accessible. You don't need a lot of technical skills or fancy gear, and it's a lot less intimidating than, say, rock climbing or whitewater rafting. But hiking is not just walking, or... […]

Ask the Readers: What is Your Best Back-to-School Shopping Tip?

It's back-to-school season! According to the American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, parents anticipate spending a whopping average of $1,239 on school gear for their kids, up 24% since 2010! That's a lot of money, and a big incentive for finding ways to save on back-to-school... […]