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5 Ways to Finally Make Your Finances Paperless

These days, the bulk of our correspondence has been digitized. But even so, it can sometimes seem like we're drowning in all that rectangular white stuff. Greeting cards. Handouts. Flyers. Warranties. Instruction manuals. Business cards. Bills. Here's how you can finally sweep up all the... […]

The 5 Best Shampoos

Shampooing your hair is one of those things that can’t be avoided, just like brushing your teeth. Fortunately, there are a variety of shampoos available for all different hair types, including volumizing, color-safe, frizz control, root boost, straightening, and moisturizing varieties. The... […]

Best Money Tips: Healthy Home Remedies That Work

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found healthy home remedies, the best and worst things to buy in February, and tips to save on flowers. Top 5 Articles 15 Healthy Home Remedies — Dandelion tea cay be used to ease bloating and cramping. Add a little honey to make it... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 01/26

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Up to 30% off Major Home Appliances at Kmart, Up to 90% Off Kindle Books for Students, Craftsman 17-pc Screwdriver... […]

8 "Free" Things That Aren't

Free has to be one of the most abused words in the English language. It's become so bad that we are always skeptical, and look for asterisks or legal copy to see what the catch is. But, even when there doesn't appear to be one, free is not always what it's cracked up to be. Here are eight... […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Handle Rude Questions About Money?

It's more acceptable these days to discuss personal finances with relatives, friends, and even co-workers — but like with any conversation, tone and context matters. You may feel comfortable answering your mom when she asks how much debt you have as you're talking about loans, but not so much... […]

Speed Past Car Debt With This Simple Timing Trick

I like goals that are challenging, but achievable. Accordingly, I set a goal to keep a car for 12 years before burying it. A few decades ago that would have been unrealistic. Thankfully today's vehicles, if properly maintained, can run for 200,000 miles or more. This is good news for the frugal,... […]

7 Modern Ways to Send Money to Your Kid

As a father of three boys, I know that it's only a matter of time until they start asking me for money. Whether it's for a toy for a toddler, a movie ticket for a teen, or a college tuition payment for a young adult, kids often need an extra hand from their parents. Fortunately, we have come a... […]

The 8 Shopping Apps That'll Actually Save You Money in 2016

Mobile technology is an amazing thing, especially when used to save us money. Here are eight free shopping apps, for both iOS and Android, that will help save you big in 2016. Play around with a few of these to find what works best for you and your busy life. 1. Ibotta Ibotta lets you earn cash... […]

Best Money Tips: Loyalty Programs You've Never Heard Of

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found customer loyalty programs you’ve never heard of, overlooked expenses that ruin your budget, and cheap ways to treat yourself. Top 5 Articles Ten customer loyalty programs you've never heard of — Taco Bell Explore is a new... […]