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5 Expensive Life Essentials Worth Investing In

While it's good to scrimp and save, you may want to think twice about cheaping out on these life essentials. They're worth every penny.

The 8 Life Skills You Must Learn in Your 40s

You're never too old to stop learning! By the time you hit the big 4-0, consider mastering these eight essential life skills.

73 Easy Ways to Save Money Today

Accelerate your debt retirement by redirecting current spending to repaying old bills. Lots of little savings here and there add up fast!

7 Ways Paying Off Student Loans Early Can Boost Your Finances

Did college cost you a pretty penny? If you work hard to pay off those loans, you'll reap the benefits of a huge financial boost.

14 Crock-Pot Dishes to Serve at Your Next Party

Your slow cooker already makes weeknight meals a snap. Why not rely on the same ease and convenience to help you feed your party guests?

Best Money Tips: Apps for a Smarter Home

Today we found some great articles on apps that make your home smarter, summer items you can buy at the dollar store, and cheap date ideas that won’t skimp on the romance.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Saving on Graduation Season! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift cards! Use #WBChat to participate!

The 5 Best UPS Backup Batteries

A power surges and outages can zap your sensitive electronics. Keep your gear from getting fried with one of these best five UPS backup batteries.

101 Ways to Save Money on Clothes

Get smarter about shopping, mending, laundering, and lots more, and you can cut your clothing budget while still looking sharp. Here's how.

11 Cool Uses for Your Coffee Maker

Your coffee pot can't fry an egg, but it can certainly poach one. What else can your coffee maker do for you?

Planwise is Giving Away Up to $1250 to Wise Bread Readers!

Don't miss your chance to win your share of up to $1250 in our Planwise Giveaway

5 Things Millennials Can Do to Buy a House Within the Next Decade

Millennials know from money woes. With some smart money moves, you'll be ready to buy your first home within the decade — or sooner.

5 Financial Pitfalls Stay-at-Home Parents Should Avoid

Staying home to raise little ones is often rewarding, but it comes at a financial price. Make sure you do it right!

7 DIY Crafts That Will Save You Money

You can save some serious cash by making decor, gifts, and home goods — without spending a lot on tools and supplies. Let's get crafty!

Best Money Tips: Healthy Ways to Make Classic Comfort Foods

Today we found some great articles on healthier ways to make classic comfort foods, easy tricks to clean pots and pans, and unusual uses for honey.

Get Fit and Pocket Up to $1,200 With Employer Wellness Programs

You may be able to pocket some serious cash if you get serious about your health. Learn how to earn wellness incentives worth up to $1,200.

10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains

When you're faced with a clogged drain and the plunger won't work, these 10 techniques could save you the cost of a plumber.

13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar

Diabetics and non-diabetics alike can take positive steps to control blood sugar levels safely and naturally. Read on to find out what you can do.

No Signal? 5 Quick Ways to Boost Your Cell Phone Reception. Updated.

I have been researching and testing methods to boost my phone in case of emergencies. Here are the five methods that worked, with varying success, for me.

5 ways to get better sleep...TONIGHT!!!

I'm not what you would call "A Good Sleeper." Never have been, at least not as long as I can remember. Since going through a day zombie-like is not fun (and not very