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6 Secrets to a Joyful Life

In 1939 a group of 200 Harvard undergrads became part of a longterm sociological study. The results, published recently, reveal surprising secrets about joy and wellbeing.

Best Money Tips: 5 Tips on How to Delay Gratification

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. We’ve got tips for making a house a home, a condo a house, and a life with less than you ever thought possible. Read on for the

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Bike On! Great Deals on All Things Bicycle

The season of the bicycle is always on, even in the middle of winter. Need new tights to fight off the winter freeze? Looking for some booties and gloves to take you through the co

Best Money Tips: 5 More Ways to Screw Your Credit Card Company

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. In this article, we’ll look at 5 legal ways to get your way with your credit card companies, the 5 grammatical errors that make

Best Money Tips: Make Your Clothes Last Longer

Today we found some great articles on making your clothes last longer, superfoods you can actually afford, and ways to keep your receipts in order.

Best Money Tips: Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Today we found some stellar articles on saving time and reducing stress, how to do the right tasks in the right order, and the biggest tax audit triggers.

Improve Every Conversation With One Simple Tactic

Bring empathy, understanding, and happier outcomes to important discussions and negotiations with this simple — but life-changing — conversational skill.

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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

Book Review: Your Money—The Missing Manual

Books about managing your money succeed or fail at the point when the author chooses what to present as unbreakable rules versus what to present as hints, tips, suggestions, or

Ask the Readers: Cheap Ways to Stay Cool? (Chance to Win $20!)

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5 Ways to Get More Legroom on Your Next Flight — for Free

As airline ticket prices have shrunk, so has the legroom. Use these tips to find more room for your feet (and your stuff) without paying extra.

Best Money Tips: Pack Like a Tetris Pro

Today, get packing tips from a Tetris pro, a guide to the best financial TV programs, lawn care advice, and more!

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

Old Stuff: How to Kindly Receive and Reuse

Taking in free items can be a savvy, frugal move. Be on guard so that you won't be the not-so-proud owner of useless stuff.

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.

Just Saving More Is Not the Answer

Whenever I write about calculating how much money you need to retire, some people disagree strongly with the whole idea that there is such a figure. One told me, "The only correct

U.S. Banks and the Tokyo Drift

A nation reeling from popped real estate and financial collapse mopes through a recession, its president urging calm. Just what country are we talking about?

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.