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You're Wasting 1/3 of the Food You Buy — Here's How to Stop

Ugh, food waste. I think we probably all feel pretty crummy when we waste our food, and those of us who have depression-era parents remember admonitions of "Clean your plate!" The unfortunate truth, according to the USDA, is that Americans are wasting nearly one-third of the food produced in America. How can this be reduced? Here are some suggestions. […]

Best Money Tips: Cook Food From a Hotel Room

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on cooking food from a hotel room, psychological life hacks, and building a resume when you have nothing to put on it. Top 5 Articles 6 Ways to Cook Food From a Hotel Room — Packing wisely and asking for a fridge can help you cook from your hotel room. […]

The Time Management Problem Most of Us Have — and How to Fix It

You're up to your eyeballs. Everybody wants a piece of you. You don't have time to think, eat, or sleep properly. Everything is a rush. You probably don't even have time to read this article, but you're drawn to it, despite yourself. (See also: 20 Free Ways to Relieve Stress) "Stop the bus! I wanna get off." Does this sound like you? […]

The 5 Best Bluetooth Headphones

If you’ve ever used a pair of headphones in your lifetime, then you must have dealt with, at one point or another, the troublesome cord that finds ways disrupt your auditory enjoyment. More often than not, these annoying cords are getting your headphones caught and knocked off by some random nook, or they become a tangled mess that requires some elaborate manipulation to undo. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/3, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 Visa gift card or one of two $50 Skype gift cards! Use #WBChat and #SkypeChat to participate. This week's topic: The Best Ways to Use Skype! Join us as we talk about using Skype for transferring documents, group calls, screen sharing, and Skype Credit! […]

7 Unnecessary Household Expenses You Can Cut Today

Sponsored by Skype — Use Skype Credit to call mobiles and landlines home and abroad at low rates. When cutting spending, household expenses are a great place to start. We tend to spend money on the same things month in, month out, all year — so when we change to a cheaper service provider or eliminate a service altogether, we only have to think about it once but the savings go on and on. […]

Eliminating Debt, Saving Money, and More with The Money Principle's Maria Nedeva

I recently had the priviledge of interviewing the amazing Maria Nedeva from the popular UK blog, The Money Principle! Maria is a personal finance expert and debt-slaying master; she was able to eliminate $157,000 in debt in three years. In addition to blogging, she teaches philosophy of science and innovation and even consults Prime Minsters on how to spend on science. […]

12 Things You're Doing Wrong Before Noon (and How to Fix Them)

Did you know that what you may be doing during the hours from the time you wake to noon could be sabotaging your whole day? Turns out this time of day can set the tone for how productive, happy, and satisfied you feel overall. Learn about some common missteps that may be derailing your day and what moves you can make to fix them right now. (See also: What Successful People Do Every Morning) 1. […]

This Is How You Stop Online Impulse Spending

Technology has made it so easy for us to get what we want, when we want it, no matter whether or not we can afford it. Impulse buy opportunities online are rampant — appearing in our newsfeeds, through emails, and on practically every website we visit. But in order to stay on track financially, one must eliminate those urges to impulsively buy things online. […]

Best Money Tips: Get Job Recruiters to Come to You

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on getting job recruiters to come to you, how to get cheap life insurance, and creative ways to finance your wedding. Top 5 Articles 5 Ways to Get Job Recruiters to Come to You — To get job recruiters to come to you, showcase your work on a personal website. […]