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30 Easy Ways to Unstick Something That's Stuck

Have you ever purchased an item only to have difficulty removing the price tag? Or tried to get chewing gum out of clothing or hair? Scrubbed a pan with burnt-on food? Had something stuck but you just could not get it "un-stuck"? Some of the best methods for unsticking require items you have in your home right now. If one doesn't work, try another! Here is a big list of the ones to start trying. […]

20 Delicious, Healthier Appetizers

My favorite type of party is the cocktail party. My parents threw quite a few of them in the '60s and '70s. To me, of course, it wasn't about the cocktails, but rather the dazzling array of interesting snacks. What a reprieve from ordinary dinner! […]

Best Money Tips: Ways Families Can Save Money in February

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways families can save in February, side hustle ideas, and smarter ways to give to charity. Top 5 Articles 6 Ways Families Can Save Money in February — To save money in February, families can shop President's Day sales. […]

How to Sell Yourself to Potential Employers

You customize your resume and cover letter to fit each application and provide thorough explanations of how your unique set of qualifications make you the ideal candidate for the job. But could you be doing more to sell yourself to potential employers? […]

Will New Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards Stop Identity Theft?

If you were one of the 70 million Target customers whose credit card information was compromised this past holiday season, you may have found yourself thinking, "There's got to be a better way!" as you combed through your statements looking for fraudulent activity. (See also: How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud) As a matter of fact, there is, and it's been in place in Europe for a decade. […]

The 5 Best Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

"Work smarter, not harder." It's a cliche, but one that most smart people aspire to. Reason being, working harder is… well, harder. Working smarter requires a lot less effort, while also making you a shining diamond in the eyes of supervisor and colleague alike. Read on for a quick guide on how you can make this old workplace cliche a way of life. […]

5 Ways to Totally Change a Room for Under $50

You want a fresh look for a room ,and you're low on funds. This doesn't mean you're stuck. It just means you need to get creative, spend some time, and invest some effort to infuse newness into your space. Here are five ideas to help you remake a room for $50 or less. (See also: Cheap Home Decorating Projects That Look Amazing) 1. […]

Best Money Tips: Valentine's Day Deals and Freebies

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on Valentine's Day deals and freebies, strange facts that are actually true, and squeezing more out of your day. Top 5 Articles Valentine's Day Deals and Freebies — If you purchase a dozen donuts from Krispy Kreme, you can get a dozen free! […]

15 Reasons You Should Eat More Chocolate

Thanks to Valentine's Day, I definitely find myself snacking on more chocolate than usual (thanks, sweetie!). Do you? It's OK to indulge from time to time. I've discovered that if I choose my desserts wisely, I can take advantage of a variety of little-known benefits that chocolate, particularly dark varieties, provides. […]

8 Easy Ways to Green Your Home

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/8-easy-ways-to-green-your-house-from-real-estate-expert... Increase your home's value by 9% with these simple green tips. […]