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Best Money Tips: Avoid Pesky Baggage Fees

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on avoiding pesky baggage fees, looking good on a budget, and surviving wedding season without going broke. Top 5 Articles How to Avoid Those Pesky Baggage Fees — Avoid baggage fees when you fly by filling your carry-on to the brim. […]

How to Prevent Plant Theft

As the weather heats up and your garden reaches the height of its beauty, have you considered how to prevent plant theft? Yes indeed, the theft of plants. […]

Ask The Readers: Should Kids Get Paid For Doing Chores?

Simple chores like doing dishes and taking out the trash can teach kids invaluable life lessons. While most parents agree on the value of chores, they are somewhat divided on whether kids should be paid for helping around the house. Do you think kids should be paid for doing household chores? Is it a good way to teach kids the value of work? Or are you bribing kids to pull their own weight? […]

6 Easy Ways to Get Back on Track

We all have those days — days when we're feeling uninspired and unmotivated, when we just can't seem to get anything going and have the energy level of a snail. Now, days like this aren't so bad if they happen every once in a while, but once you start procrastinating, it's really hard to stop. […]

Healthy Summer Side Dishes That'll Save You Money

When it comes to hot-weather meal ideas, one of the main concerns is having a repertoire of simple side dishes to go along with them. These healthy summer side dishes are not only simple, but cheap to boot. (See also: Simple Summer Menus) Grilled Veggies Grilled vegetables aren’t anything but healthy, and there are a number of different ways you can go. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money in College

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to save money in college, free or inexpensive ways to have a good time, and interview tips that will help you get a job. Top 5 Articles 51 Ways to Save Money in College — Save money in college by renting your textbooks. […]

4 Ways to Find a Reputable Mechanic

Let’s face it, if you barely know the radio from a radiator, taking your car in for maintenance and repairs can be intimidating. I'm lucky to have a great mechanic who has worked on my family's vehicles for nearly two decades (you're the best, Paul). But the years I spent living out of state made life a bit difficult. […]

25 Frugal Food Changes You Can Make Today

We've all heard about the rapidly rising cost of food lately. From corn to soy to dairy, our wallets are getting hit harder than usual during those weekly trips to the grocery store. So what's a dedicated frugalista to do to avoid busting her budget during these tough economic times? Why, I'm so glad you asked! […]

10 Exercises to Do at Work That Don't Make You Look Silly

Many of us work long days at desks, even though we know it's not the best thing for our health. A sedentary lifestyle makes us obese. And heck, I have trouble just focusing if I don't get up and move around every now and then. This is why I've always loved the idea of exercises you can do at work. Exercise is a great thing to do for your body and mind! […]

Best Money Tips: Simplify Your Summer Finances

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to simplify your summer finances, ways to earn extra cash, and fundamentals of financial success. Top 5 Articles 6 Ways to Simplify Your Summer Finances — Simplify your summer finances by registering for an easy to use budgeting system. […]