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Best Money Tips: Best Things to Buy in the Spring

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on the best things to buy in the spring, amazing meals for $5 or less, and overcoming mistakes. Top 5 Articles Best Things to Buy in the Spring — Luggage and digital cameras are two of the best things to buy in the spring. […]

A Beginner's Guide to Miles and Points

If you think that racking up enough airline miles, hotel points, and credit card rewards to travel around the world at dramatically reduced prices is a treat reserved for full-time road warriors and the wealthy, you would be wrong. […]

9 Ways to Stop Procrastinating — NOW!

Postponing until tomorrow what you could do today might be your way of coping when you're overwhelmed or simply not interested in a particular task. However, the fact that you don't want to tackle an assignment doesn't change the fact that you have to. (See also: Secrets to Self-Motivation) We all deal with procrastination from time-to-time — it's a common action (or inaction). […]

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Hot Tubs

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/7-surprising-health-benefits-of-hot-tubs-according-to-t... A soak in a hot tub can do wonders for your sleep, arthritis and many other ailments. […]

50 Smart Things to Do With Your Tax Refund

If you'll be getting a tax refund this year, you can probably think of a million things to do with your check. It's your cash, therefore you're free to do whatever you please. But since you're reading Wise Bread, you probably want to make good use of your refund. (See also: Why You Blow Your Tax Refund) Here are 50 smart things to do with your tax refund this year. 1. […]

15 Cheap and Ingenious Ways to Upgrade Your Furniture

Don't have the money to buy a new sectional for the living room? Still making it work with hand-me-downs from your parents? Don't worry if you can't spend the big bucks on updating your furniture yet — there are plenty of fast and easy ways to refresh your home on the cheap. Use these thrifty finds and innovative solutions to make the most of what you already have. […]

Best Money Tips: Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on saving time and reducing stress, how to do the right tasks in the right order, and the biggest tax audit triggers. Top 5 Articles The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress — If you want to save time and reduce stress, organize and balance your time. […]

5 Ways to Get Someone to Say "Yes"

Negotiating can be an art form in itself. Often, we get in situations where we need someone else to give in so that we can move forward, and knowing how to get someone on your side can be an essential tool in life. Here are some ways to get someone to say "Yes." (See also: Negotiating Higher Pay at Your Next Job) 1. […]

6 Things You Can Do to Help an Unemployed Friend Find a Job

While the nation's economy is improving from the depths of despair we experienced in 2008 – 2009, finding a job is still a challenge for a large number of people. Currently, I have a few friends who are looking for new jobs, some unemployed, some underemployed, and others who want to trade in their current jobs for new ones. […]

The 5 Best Robotic Vacuums

While robots are not quite as ubiquitous as we might have imagined them to be in the 21st century, there are still a number of different automated, robotic devices that can make our lives a bit simpler. The most iconic of these domestic robots would be the robotic vacuum, first made popular by the original Roomba. […]