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Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: What’s Your Top Tip to Stay in Touch with Colleagues Without Spending a Fortune?

We all know the importance of keeping in touch and communicating with your colleagues when it comes to professional success. However, sometimes keeping in contact with your colleagues can be expensive. Luckily, there are ways to offset the cost of maintaining communication with your professional contacts! How do you stay in touch with colleagues without spending a fortune? […]

How to Improve Your Life by Becoming a Better Quitter

"Quitter." If you're at all like me, that word brings up all sorts of negative childhood memories. I was a particularly tenacious kid, but I remember cringing when kids used that word to describe each other. […]

Best Money Tips: Cleaning Tips That Can Save You Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on cleaning tips that will save you money, awesome ways to give, and finding small appliances for cheap. Top 5 Articles 5 spring cleaning tips that can save you money — Donating your old items can save you money when you spring clean. […]

10 Surprising and Useful Things to Do With Ketchup

Ketchup. Whatever your favorite brand is, you can't have fries without it. In fact, in my household, it's demanded by my children with almost every meal. […]

How to Store Herbs to Make Them Last Longer and Taste Better

Proper storage of herbs (fresh or dried) is necessary to keep them fresh and flavorful for as long as possible. Whether you are trying to reap the rewards of an outdoor garden, a trip to the farmers market, or an ample dried herb supply, you can make them last much longer with a few careful steps. Here is a quick infographic guide to storing your herbs. And read below it for more details! […]

This Is When You Should Borrow From Your Retirement Account

Building a retirement nest egg takes time and effort. In a perfect world, this is money that you are not supposed to touch until you are least 59 1/2 years old. Nonetheless, when life throws you a curve ball, you may have to take a loan or withdrawal from your nest egg. […]

9 Tools That Create Hours of Free Time a Week

Sponsored by Skype — Use Skype Credit to call mobiles and landlines home and abroad at low rates. Most of us are busy — and probably busier than we’d like to be. Between work, family, friends, staying healthy, and having fun, there’s just so much to do! Thankfully, technology offers several great ways to save you time. […]

Raising Financially Savvy Kids, Productivity, and More with Kylie Ofiu

I recently had the chance to interview with the amazing Kylie Ofiu, founder of the popular Australian personal finance blog Kylie Ofiu! […]

20 Free and Fun Ways to Reward Yourself

I don't know about you, but I'm big on setting goals. I have fitness goals (run a 1:40 half marathon), professional goals (establish myself as a solid freelance writer), personal goals (join the local community orchestra), and financial goals (pay off my hefty student loans). Thing is, a lot of my goals involve incentives for motivation purposes. […]

Are You Getting Ripped Off by One of These 8 Unnecessary Services?

For many of us, money is tight these days. In fact, a recent study reveals that 76% of Americans are now living paycheck to paycheck. With money so tight, and over one quarter of the population having no savings at all, this is not the time to be spending money on services we do not need. Here are eight unnecessary services you should stop paying for. […]