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High tech for mass transit

The local bus company where I live has started providing a bunch of high-tech aids to riders. The coolest one is sophisticated trip planning. In a web browser, enter your starting point, desired destination, and departure time. [more]

How to Control Anxiety and Start Enjoying More

Anxiety is unhealthy, counter-productive, and, well, just not very fun. Learn how to worry less and enjoy life more with these easy suggestions.

How To Read Five To Ten Books Each Month, and a Special Deal For Wise Bread Readers!

I used to work very long hours, and spent many of them in my car. But despite the 14 hour days in addition to the regular chores to keep my home chugging along, I managed to read f

U.S. Bank Visa Platinum Credit Card Review

The U.S. Bank Visa Platinum Credit Card offers a low APR for those with good credit.

Free Halloween Candy from Kmart – With a Twist (Expired)

Kmart is offering a free bag of Halloween candy from now until Wednesday, October 31st. All you

21 Teeny-Tiny Ways to Save

If you're frustrated because you can't save big, start small! Try these teeny-tiny (and easy!) tricks for saving cash.

7 Diet Trends That Can Hurt You

Gorgeous celebs may tout these trendy diets, but being healthy means doing your research.

Best Money Tips: The Science of the Perfect Nap

Today we found some awesome articles on the science of the perfect nap, places not to use a debit card, and tax-saving deductions.

7 Inexpensive Lifestyle Habits That Can Add Years to Your Life

These seven simple changes can add decades to your life — and many of them don't cost a penny. How's that for a return on investment?

Travel Planning With Class

Bring up class and most people start to get touchy. Unfortunately, it's an unavoidable reality when traveling. Different groups of travelers define themselves and others by cla

Can You Have It All? 4 Tips for Doing More With Your Time

Many of us think we don't have enough time in the day to do what we really want — but the truth is that, well, that's not quite true. Discover how to do more.

Why Superstition Makes You Buy Insurance

Our illogical brains lead us to buy insurance when we need it the least and forget about it when we need it the most. Here's how to change the cycle.

How to Bounce Back From Your Holiday Splurge

You might be dreading your next credit card bill, but don't worry — you can bounce back from a holiday spending splurge.

Quality of Life

Despite cultural differences, language barriers, and economical disparities around the world, I discovered that we all seem to be fighting the same demons and striving for the same

Best Money Tips: Free Ways to Spend Time With Your Family

Today we found some fantastic articles on free ways to spend time with your family, making money in your spare time, and interview tips for recent grads.

The 6 Best Makeup Kits You Can DIY for $50 or Less

Be fabulously frugal at any age with these expert-recommended makeup kits. Each one is less than $50!

You Can’t Save if You Don’t Try

There has been much discussion about whether certain money-saving strategies are worth your time. In a recent article in Parade Magazine, Tim Harford alerts us to “Bargains That A

Seller concessions and buyer bargains - What to ask for in the current real estate market.

It is currently a buyer's market for real estate in most of the United States and there are many ways a buyer could negotiate for a deal beyond getting a great price. Here are som

10 Ways to Save on a Night (or Day) at the Movies

With summer comes soaring temps and blockbuster movies. Beat the heat and the high cost of summer movies with this cast of cinematic cost-cutters.

Getting Your Travel Rewards on the Ground

You've wrung every mile out of your frequent flyer program. Now wring every cent out of your other rewards programs for your hotel, rental car, and more.