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Ask the Readers: What's the Best Money Move You've Ever Made?

There's a lot you can do with money. You can use it to buy tangible objects or invest it for the future. It can help create experiences or a sense of security. It can be used to improve your life or the lives of others. Whether your money is well-used or wasted depends on what you want from it. What's the best money move you've ever made? […]

Get Started With Travel Rewards in 4 Simple Steps

Frugal shoppers often spend a lot of effort looking for discounts worth a few dollars off of the goods they normally purchase. But what I have learned is that far greater bargains are available to those who get serious about earning travel rewards. […]

Are Your Spices Fake?

Last year, I had the good fortune to visit Seattle and the World Spice Merchants shop. I liked it so much, I walked out with $100 worth of spices. Now, I know that sounds like a lot of money. Actually, that is a lot of money, but really good spices go a long way. That big bag of goodies will probably last for years. […]

Best Money Tips: Why Personal Budgets Often Fail

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on why personal budgets often fail, frugal Father's Day gifts, and tips for effective business networking. Top 5 Articles Why Do Personal Budgets Often Fail? — A personal budget may fail if the person doesn't budget for fun expenses. […]

5 Fun and Affordable Summer Vacation Ideas

Whether your goal is to score this season’s most phenomenal family photo or collect as many adventure experiences as you can before heading back to school, chances are you’re placing a fairly high priority on your choice of summer vacation options. For many, it’s the only vacation they’ll take all year, making the pressure even higher. […]

Best Deals for Monday 06/10

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today FREE Diet and Food Tracker app, Maidenform Bra Sale $9, Ace Hardware Sale on Patio furniture, grills, power tools, more. […]

Love Makeup or Jewelry? Surprise Yourself With a Wantable Box.

Do you like surprises? Do you like trying out new things? If you're also into makeup or fashion accessories, then you'll want to check out Wantable. I gave it a test run recently, and while I'm not sure it's a good fit for me, I can definitely see how it can work out very well for others! […]

Get Up and Get Out: How to Find Cheap Local Events

Everyday there’s something fun and affordable happening where you live. Yes, even in small towns and cities; you just have to know where to look. To help you find these low-cost activities and events in your area, here are a few of the always reliable resources I use to help plan my next adventure. […]

Best Money Tips: Curbing Spending on Pinterest Finds

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on curbing spending on Pinterest finds, getting financially ready for wedding season, career advice from graduation speeches. Top 5 Articles 7 Ways to Curb Spending Money on Pinterest Finds — Avoid spending money on Pinterest finds by finding cheaper options than what you found on Pinterest. […]

22 Fun and Free Summertime Exercise Ideas

There are many reasons why exercising in the summer is fun and more feasible than ever. For starters, there is much more daylight during the summer, so you can get outside for more hours, say from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. (rather than 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]