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12 Cool Things to Do with Used Dryer Sheets

Fabric softener sheets: My wife loves them but I think they are a waste of money. Rather than argue with my wonderful wife, I found some creative ways to reuse spent fabric softene

Flying With Valuables? Keep Them Safe And Carry A Gun!

Worried about the safety of your valuables when you fly? Carry a gun and you'll keep them safe.

Best Money Tips: How to Apply for a Loan at a Peer to Peer Lender

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you how to apply for a loan at a peer-to-peer lending site, the six biggest investing mistakes, and how to set up

5 Reasons Tax Prep Software May Be Right for You

I’ve been doing my own taxes for about 5 years now. Even as my needs have changed (I’ve gone from a simple 1040EZ to a more complex small business partnership structure), I’ve fou

Everything You Need to Know About Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment remains high, even years after the Great Recession. If the worst happens with your job, here's how to get help.

Best Money Tips: Little Known Uses for Fruit Peels, Shells, and Seeds

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we give you some useful tips for repurposing fruit sk

Best Money Tips: Donate Your Used Soap to Charity

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we're telling you how to donate soap to charity, the best way to make quick pickles, and how to make the most of a restu

Ask the Readers: If You Could Have One Wish (Chance to win $20!)

What is your most longed-for financial wish? Let us know your thoughts in order to be entered to win one of three $20 Amazon gift cards!

Best Money Tips: 9 Good Reasons to Can Your Own Food

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you why canning is the real deal, how to find "super-secret" stadium deals, and how to encourage a capitalist kid!

Buxr Review and Giveaway (Chance to win an Amazon Gift Card, Buxr Travel Mug or Tote)

Buxr is sponsoring a giveaway for Wise Bread readers. Enter for a chance to win one of 34 prizes, including an Amazon.com gift card.

Best Money Tips: Be More Effective Using Best-By Dates

Today, we give you a workplace use for "best-by" dates, tips to do more with less work, advice on public speaking, and ideas for a green Halloween!

Fun and Cheap Ways to Get Creative When You’re Bored

Tired of your humdrum routine and feeling sapped of all creative energy? Try out these inexpensive tips to get your creative juices flowing.

Back the Truck Up: How to Avoid Car Repair Rip-Offs

When your car is broken, don't get taken for a ride. Instead, learn how to make sure you're getting quality car repairs for as little money as possible.

How to Save Money With Online Sample Sales

Online sample sales could be a great way to introduce your wardrobe to some fresh looks without the sticker shock typically associated with these looks. Learn how to save now!

When and How to Offer Discounts for Early Payment

Offering discounts for cash, upfront and early payment can be an integral part of a comprehensive business management strategy, not just the domain of the accounts receivable de

Take the Long View When Negotiating with Your Vendors

For many businesses, the prices your vendors ask can make or break you. And even if price is no object, your vendors' abilities to deliver products or services on time, while av

How to Choose an Accountant for Your Small Business

The role of an accountant doesn't have to be limited to tax preparation. He can be a valuable adviser for your business year round. Here are some things your accountant should b

Read Your Financial Statements Like a Banker

Your balance sheet and income statement tell a banker more about your business than you may think. You need to know what goes on in your banker’s head when reading your financia

6 Ways to Differentiate Your eCommerce Website

There are as many ways to differentiate an eCommerce website. Here are 6 techniques focused on trust-building, reliability, and consistency.

Get Out There! The Power of Vulnerability

Letting yourself become more vulnerable is easy, terrifying, and wonderful. Learn how a recent TED talk totally changed my outlook.