Check out my Wise Bread posts on a wide variety of topics including personal finance, travel, lifestyle design, household hacks, and environmentally friendly practices.
The next time you meet someone new, don't do the usual and ask, "So, what do you do?" Instead, ask, "What excites you?"
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Life Hacks, Entertainment, Lifestyle
These five quirky websites can help you generate some extra income with skills and stuff you already have.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Extra Income
Addiction to digital devices is a real thing. If you're considering taking a break from your iStuff, learn what to expect — and the benefits you can reap.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Technology
Making big financial change requires vision, commitment, and inspiration. Here are 21 ways to stay the course and meet your goals.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Personal Finance, Frugal Living, Personal Development
If you want to get unique experiences, discover what a place is really like, AND save money, don't travel like a tourist — learn how to live like a local.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Travel
If you like meeting new people and playing host, offering short-term rentals of your extra space might be an easy and fun source of extra income.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Extra Income, Real Estate and Housing, Travel
Full-time travel is awesome, but there are some basic things you need to take care of. From health insurance to mail, discover the dirty details.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Lifestyle, Travel
Don't want to just put your stuff on eBay or have a boring old yard sale? Try one of these uncommon techniques for selling your used items.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Frugal Living, Extra Income, Organization
Want to meet new people and make extra money? Plan or lead tours for out-of-towners! These three sites make it easy.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Extra Income, Travel
Home exchanges are a great frugal option for family vacations, and they come with lots of added perks. Plan your trip with these tips and resources.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Home, Travel
Booking frugal flights can be a balancing act. Here are some tips for getting the best combination of route, connections, and price, so you have a great flight.
The most important part of starting a business isn't having a plan or even money — it's passion. Learn how that passion can drive your next career move.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Career and Income, Lifestyle
Want to travel with free accommodations, enjoy gorgeous ocean waters, and even get paid for it? You can — just work on a boat.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Job Hunting, Lifestyle, Travel
Want to travel around the world and stay in great houses for free? It's simple — house-sit. Follow these suggestions to get started.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Coupons, Travel
Would you buy a $35 vodka martini because it's New Year's Eve and you're thirsty? Here's a look at how instant gratification and finances blend (or not).
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Budgeting, Lifestyle
For the last five years, one writer has traveled full-time on the cheap. Discover how she did it, and how you can too.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Budgeting, Lifestyle, Travel
Before you make a “bucket list” of things you want to do in life, don't skip this vital first step — it could be the key to happiness.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Personal Development
If you want to be happy with your work-life balance, you might be surprised to discover it's about much more than how you manage your time.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Career and Income, Lifestyle, Personal Development
Feeling thankful can be one of the most powerful — and inexpensive — things in life. Discover frugal ways to express your gratitude.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Frugal Living, Personal Development
Recycling isn't just good for the environment; it's also good for your wallet. From cans to paper to electronics and more, learn how to earn cash by going green.
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Extra Income, Green Living