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Don't Know What Annuities Are? You Might Be Missing Out

Most of us know about 401(k)s and IRAs, but annuities remain a mystery. Learn the basics about this often-overlooked (but useful) retirement investment tool.

Best Money Tips: Savvy Shopper's Guide to the Farmer's Market

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we give you tips and tricks for saving big at t

How to Turn Your Black Thumb Green

Don't let past failures keep you out of the garden this year. Grow your own flowers, veggies, and herbs with these simple tricks!

Protect Your Home and Family From Fire With These Easy Safety Basics

These home fire safety measures are frugal, easy, and prudent. Give yourself a little peace of mind with just a few minutes of effort.

Bottled or Tap: The Right Choice for Water May Surprise You

When it comes to drinking water, the choice is often expensive bottled or potentially dirty tap. Get informed so you can make the right choice for you.

Flashback Friday: 44 Sneaky Shopping Traps to Avoid

You've got your list, and you trust your willpower is strong. But then something shiny lures you in, and oh, it's on sale! Here's how to resist those sneaky shopping traps.

Conversation Killers: What’s Holding You Back From Negotiating?

What's holding you back from making better deals? Learn to identify and overcome common roadblocks for a lifetime of rewarding negotiation.

Earn More Interest by Reducing Savings Friction

Sometimes friction is a good thing. Like when you can use it to save tons of money.

Best Money Tips: 9 New Uses for your Old iPhone

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we give you 9 ways to upgrade your old ip

What's in Store for the Economy?

The truth is that the economy, just like a most other things in life, simply can’t be measured in straight line gains and losses. The economy is so much more than a line g

Have Your Best Garage Sale Ever by Following These 9 Retail Secrets

Retailers have been convincing us to buy new stuff for centuries, so why not borrow a few tricks the next time you're trying move some old stuff?

Best Money Tips: Financial Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Today we found articles on financial tips for the “Sandwich Generation”, ethical clothing brands that are also affordable, and tips for throwing an ugly Christmas sweater party.

Life After Debt: What's Next?

You've worked hard, scrimped, saved and paid off all your debt. Now that you are finally debt free, what ARE you going to do?

The 5 Best Inkjet Printers

Searching for a reliable printer for all your printing needs? These five superb inkjet printers deliver great versatility at a low cost.

Best Money Tips: Cloth Diapering 101

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share the basics behind cloth diapers, why coffee will be more costly, and how to "cheat" your way to a good risotto!

Top 5 Online Resources for the Design Impaired

At our newest My Life Scoop article, we gathered the top websites to help you become more skilled in your design efforts, and we preview two of them here!

Why Generosity Is Key to Everything — Including Your Career

Everybody knows a generous spirit is its own reward. But it's rewarding here on earth, too, and especially in your career.

11 Food Additives You're Probably Eating Every Day (and What They Do)

It's almost impossible to avoid these 11 food additives in a modern, processed-food diet. Learn what else is in your food besides food.

ETFs Offer Incredible Benefits...with a Dark Side

MOO is a cute name for a ticker symbol, but not a good reason to buy an exchange-traded fund. Learn what you need to know about these potentially great tools for retail investors.

'Tis the Season for Decluttering: Why and How To Do It

Forget spring cleaning — the last week of the year is the best time to clean house. Here's why.