fbf http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/21273/all en-US Flashback Friday: 44 Ways to Effectively Resist Impulse Buys http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-44-ways-to-effectively-resist-impulse-buys <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-44-ways-to-effectively-resist-impulse-buys" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_shopping_bags_610255602.jpg" alt="Woman effectively resisting impulse buys" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The impulse buy is sly. It is cunning. It can suck you into its wasteful clutches before you realize you don&rsquo;t actually need that gadget or geegaw or trifle in the first place. Impulse buys are also major budget busters, as they are often unplanned expenses that can add up quickly. If you're looking to resist the lure of the impulse buy, succumb to the charms of these 44 impulse buy busters.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/woman_holding_cake_37433622.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-classic-impulse-buys-we-need-to-stop-falling-for?ref=fbf" target="_blank">10 Classic Impulse Buys We Need to Stop Falling For</a> &mdash; To defeat your enemy, you must first learn everything you can about them. So in terms of impulse buys, you need to know which products to avoid. These are the items we all fall for, so steer clear.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-ways-having-your-groceries-delivered-can-save-you-money?ref=fbf" target="_blank">6 Ways Having Your Groceries Delivered Can Save You Money</a> &mdash; A big chunk of impulse buys include food. Whether it's candy at the checkout line, ice cream when you decide you've had a bad day and deserve it, or three extra frozen pizzas because you've had a bad week, if you get your groceries delivered to your doorstep, you can likely avoid all of these purchases. And save money while you're at it!</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/iStock-167399345.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/now-or-later-how-to-decide-the-right-time-to-buy-almost-anything?ref=fbf" target="_blank">Now or Later: How to Decide the Right Time to Buy Almost Anything</a> &mdash; Cutting out the classic impulse buys entirely from your budget isn't a good idea though, because it'll come to feel like deprivation, which can lead to even more reckless spending. So if you use this guide to determine when you should stock up on some of your favorite comfort buys, you will be victorious.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-simple-ways-to-stop-impulse-buying?ref=fbf" target="_blank">9 Simple Ways to Stop Impulse Buying</a> &mdash; Cutting back on impulse buys is a great idea, in theory. But so is eating right, getting eight hours of sleep, and exercising four or five times a week, and not many of us practice these healthy habits consistently. These tips will simplify the concept, though, so that in a moment of weakness, you'll make the right choice.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/online_shopping_from_home.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-effortless-ways-to-prevent-budget-busting-impulse-buys?ref=fbf" target="_blank">7 Effortless Ways to Prevent Budget-Busting Impulse Buys</a> &mdash; Sure, &quot;simple&quot; ways to prevent impulse buys sounds helpful, but you know what sounds even better? &quot;Effortless.&quot; These tips will make impulse buys seem as easy as breathing, well, almost.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/11-money-habits-that-make-you-look-financially-immature?ref=fbf" target="_blank">11 Money Habits That Make You Look Financially Immature</a> &mdash; Impulse buying is a bad habit. It's also a financially immature habit, because it screams, &quot;I want it <em>now</em>, so I will have it <em>now</em>!&quot; Once you accept that, and decide you want to avoid all immature financial habits, you'll be less likely to make these poor shopping choices.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-44-ways-to-effectively-resist-impulse-buys">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-effortless-ways-to-prevent-budget-busting-impulse-buys">7 Effortless Ways to Prevent Budget-Busting Impulse Buys</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-classic-impulse-buys-we-need-to-stop-falling-for">10 Classic Impulse Buys We Need to Stop Falling For</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/11-things-that-should-never-cost-more-than-99">11 Things That Should Never Cost More Than $99</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-53-grocery-shopping-tricks-thatll-make-your-life-easier">Flashback Friday: 53 Grocery Shopping Tricks That&#039;ll Make Your Life Easier</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-43-genius-ways-to-save-on-back-to-school-shopping">Flashback Friday: 43 Genius Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Budgeting Shopping budget tips candy fbf flashback friday impulse buys shopping tips smart shopping Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:30:12 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2043436 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 88 Easy Ways to Get More Exercise http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-88-easy-ways-to-get-more-exercise <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-88-easy-ways-to-get-more-exercise" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/women_exercising_together_647090176.jpg" alt="Women finding easy ways to get more exercise" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Working out is not easy. Conjuring up the motivation to work out is also not easy. When you're snuggled up in bed, the last thing you want to do is exit the blankets and pillows and move around enough to sweat. But unfortunately, it's a necessity to staying healthy, and well, alive. Take the effort out of it and get moving with these easy tips.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/fun-1180997-small.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/50-ways-to-make-exercise-more-fun?ref=fbf" target="_blank">50 Ways to Make Exercise More Fun</a> &mdash; In order to want to workout, it needs to not feel like a waking nightmare. It needs to be fun. Or at least, not completely terrible. These tips will give you that, so you never skip a workout again.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-no-sweat-workouts-perfect-for-the-workplace?ref=fbf" target="_blank">10 No-Sweat Workouts Perfect for the Workplace</a> &mdash; A great way to get your daily workouts over and done with is to do them at work. That way, when you leave for the day, you won't have to head to the gym. These workouts are easy and won't cause you to sweat through your shirt.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/exercise-home-467974367-small.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-simple-ways-to-get-more-exercise-without-working-out?ref=fbf" target="_blank">6 Simple Ways to Get More Exercise Without Working Out</a> &mdash; The best workouts are always the ones you don't even realize you're doing until you're done. If you take every possible opportunity to move more throughout the day by taking the stairs, parking further away, etc., you'll burn more calories without having to hit the treadmill.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-ways-to-sneak-more-exercise-into-your-busy-schedule?ref=fbf" target="_blank">7 Ways to Sneak More Exercise Into Your Busy Schedule</a> &mdash; An excuse that we all use to get out of exercising is that we're &quot;too busy&quot; to make the time. We have things to do, meals to cook, and errands to run, so workouts land at the bottom of the to-do list. But if you set small active goals each day to move more, and practice healthier habits, you're on your way.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/woman_workout_phone_536139771.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-apps-that-pay-you-to-workout?ref=fbf" target="_blank">6 Apps That Pay You to Workout</a> &mdash; We're all motivated by money, so why not use it to get us to move more? These apps will actually pay you to exercise, so you're officially out of excuses not to.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-quick-workouts-you-can-do-during-commercial-breaks?ref=fbf" target="_blank">9 Quick Workouts You Can Do During Commercial Breaks</a> &mdash; Even if you stream all your favorite shows, you'll still be stuck sitting through ads. During those quick breaks, hop off the couch and get moving. By the time the show returns, you've earned a break to sit back down.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-88-easy-ways-to-get-more-exercise">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-apps-that-pay-you-to-workout">6 Apps That Pay You to Workout</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-the-99-best-fitness-hacks-of-all-time">Flashback Friday: The 99 Best Fitness Hacks of All Time</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-the-119-best-fitness-hacks-for-busy-people">Flashback Friday: The 119 Best Fitness Hacks for Busy People</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-fitness-gadgets-actually-worth-the-money">5 Fitness Gadgets Actually Worth the Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-34-ways-fitness-can-improve-your-finances">Flashback Friday: 34 Ways Fitness Can Improve Your Finances</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Health and Beauty apps exercise fbf fit flashback friday get fit get in shape weight loss working out workouts Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:31:14 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2039912 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 52 Ways to Keep Your Finances Fit During the Holidays http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-52-ways-to-keep-your-finances-fit-during-the-holidays <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-52-ways-to-keep-your-finances-fit-during-the-holidays" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/christmas_jar_coins_500639910.jpg" alt="Keeping finances fit during the holidays" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The holidays are coming, and with that comes a serious budgeting struggle. You want to get the right gifts, the right food, the right decorations, and you don't want to spend too much money on any of it. Many of us end up with a pile of debt at the end of the holiday season, but this year, don't let it happen to you.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/couple_christmas_shopping_51383450.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-smart-money-moves-to-make-before-the-holiday-season-begins?ref=fbf" target="_blank">9 Smart Money Moves to Make Before the Holiday Season Begins</a> &mdash; The best way to get started is to tackle that worm as the early birds do and make a plan immediately. Set a budget, save money while you can, and go into the holiday season with a savvy strategy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-money-moves-you-can-make-while-stuck-in-an-endless-tsa-line?ref=fbf" target="_blank">6 Money Moves You Can Make While Stuck in an Endless TSA Line</a> &mdash; Most likely, you'll travel during the holiday season to see family members and spread that holiday cheer. This means that you'll probably end up at the airport, facing delays and long security lines. These money moves are so easy, you can make them while you wait.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/happy_young_woman_depositing_money_into_her_piggy_bank.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-ways-to-tidy-up-your-finances-before-the-holidays?ref=fbf" target="_blank">10 Ways to Tidy Up Your Finances Before the Holidays</a> &mdash; Another way to keep your money from becoming a mess is to tidy them up before the snow starts to fall. In addition to coming up with a holiday financial strategy, you should organize your bills, shred financial documents as needed, track receipts, and get a clear picture of the ways you currently spend money before you start spending more.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-use-the-holidays-to-teach-kids-about-money?ref=fbf" target="_blank">How to Use the Holidays to Teach Kids About Money</a> &mdash; Take this opportunity to get the kids involved in your financial planning this season, as it will help them understand the value of a dollar and that everything comes at a price.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/christmas-gift-wrapping-515521261-small.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/16-festive-ways-to-make-extra-money-for-the-holidays?ref=fbf" target="_blank">16 Festive Ways to Make Extra Money for the Holidays</a> &mdash; The best way to keep your money neat this season is to bring in more of it to balance out your spending. If you have some free time and can take on a side hustle, you might end up breaking even by New Year's!</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/winter-is-coming-make-these-6-money-moves-now?ref=fbf" target="_blank">Winter Is Coming: Make These 6 Money Moves Now</a> &mdash; With the arrival of Santa and spiked eggnog comes snow and necessary home care. You need to get your pipes, tires, and roof ready to weather the white fluffy stuff, so you can avoid any pricey winter surprises in the dead of chilly season.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-52-ways-to-keep-your-finances-fit-during-the-holidays">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-5"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-use-the-holidays-to-teach-kids-about-money">How to Use the Holidays to Teach Kids About Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-50-money-moves-you-need-to-make-when-big-changes-happen">Flashback Friday: 50 Money Moves You Need to Make When Big Changes Happen</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-52-money-mistakes-you-need-to-stop-making">Flashback Friday: 52 Money Mistakes You Need to Stop Making</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-smart-financial-gifts-to-give-your-kids-this-year">6 Smart Financial Gifts to Give Your Kids This Year</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-money-goals-you-should-set-for-the-holidays">10 Money Goals You Should Set for the Holidays</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance Budgeting budgeting tips Christmas fbf flashback friday Holidays money moves Thanksgiving Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:30:10 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2035918 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 137 Ways to Make This the Best Halloween Yet http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-137-ways-to-make-this-the-best-halloween-yet <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-137-ways-to-make-this-the-best-halloween-yet" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_pumpkin_selfie_587942042.jpg" alt="Woman finding ways to make this the best Halloween yet" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Halloween is such a magnificent holiday. You get to dress up in wacky costumes, eat all the candy, and you don't have to spend tons of money on gifts or travel to celebrate. So whether or not you have plans for Halloween 2017, here's how to make it the best spook-fest yet.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/woods_mist_grave_520040735.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-affordable-destinations-if-you-wanna-get-spooked-this-halloween?ref=fbf" target="_blank">8 Affordable Destinations If You Wanna Get Spooked This Halloween</a> &mdash; If you live near any of these destinations, you can avoid the cost of air travel altogether, while still getting yourself and your travel buddy freaked the geek out by all the unexplainable, terrifying happenings.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/60-halloween-costume-ideas-that-can-save-you-money-and-time?ref=fbf" target="_blank">60+ Halloween Costume Ideas That Can Save You Money and Time</a> &mdash; No costume ideas yet? No worries! Here are tons of ideas that'll turn all the heads, without you having to drain all your funds.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/kids_at_halloween.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-ways-to-make-money-on-halloween?ref=fbf" target="_blank">15 Ways to Make Money on Halloween</a> &mdash; If you're not into the costume scene, why not use All Hallow's Eve to make some extra cash? These simple side hustles won't take up much of your time, and will yield serious coins.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/13-diy-halloween-costumes-for-your-pets?ref=fbf" target="_blank">13 DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Pets</a> &mdash; You can't exactly go full-on Monster Mash without getting the pets in on the fun, now can you? These DIY costumes are endlessly cute and easy to assemble.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/000021549896_0.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/25-diy-halloween-treats-that-trick-or-treaters-will-love?ref=fbf" target="_blank">25 DIY Halloween Treats That Trick-or-Treaters Will Love</a> &mdash; Store-bought candy is played out. These DIY treats will leave the trick-or-treaters coming back for more!</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/13-scariest-halloween-frights-you-can-make-from-trash?ref=fbf" target="_blank">13 Scariest Halloween Frights You Can Make From Trash</a> &mdash; One person's trash can be that same person's Halloween decor. Because is there such a thing as too many milk jug ghosts? (The answer is no.)</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-137-ways-to-make-this-the-best-halloween-yet">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-85-best-ways-to-save-on-halloween-this-year">Flashback Friday: 85 Best Ways to Save on Halloween This Year</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-42-ways-the-7-deadly-sins-are-keeping-you-poor">Flashback Friday: 42 Ways the 7 Deadly Sins Are Keeping You Poor</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-ways-to-make-money-on-halloween">15 Ways to Make Money on Halloween</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-halloween-treats-you-can-make-in-an-instant-pot">9 Halloween Treats You Can Make in an Instant Pot</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-44-ways-to-effectively-resist-impulse-buys">Flashback Friday: 44 Ways to Effectively Resist Impulse Buys</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Lifestyle Shopping fbf flashback friday Halloween halloween candy halloween costume Halloween decorations Holidays Fri, 06 Oct 2017 08:30:11 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2032147 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 45 Brilliant Career Tips for Introverts http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-45-brilliant-career-tips-for-introverts <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-45-brilliant-career-tips-for-introverts" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_books_shy_578278800.jpg" alt="Woman getting brilliant career tips for introverts" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The working world is not an easy place for introverts. We are often judged and chastised for not constantly participating, talking over others, networking, sharing, and bonding, when really, all we want to do is focus on our work. We don't speak to fill the silence, because silence comforts us. We wait until we have something of value to offer. And despite how difficult it seems for us to reach success, it is possible &mdash; without having to change our wonderful introvert ways.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/iStock_000075438099_Large.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-great-side-jobs-for-introverts?ref=fbf" target="_blank">10 Great Side Jobs for Introverts</a> &mdash; If your full-time gig forces you to socialize and operate outside of your comfort zone, try one of these introvert-friendly side gigs to recharge at night and on weekends. Eventually, it could become your main source of income, and you'll actually enjoy your job!</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-everyday-situations-that-introverts-ace?ref=fbf" target="_blank">7 Everyday Situations That Introverts Ace</a> &mdash; Rather than being hard on yourself for struggling in social environments, it's imperative for introverts to embrace their strengths. We have so much to offer the world, and in these everyday scenarios, we slay.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/shy_woman_working_000068919647_0.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-reasons-introverts-make-the-best-employees?ref=fbf" target="_blank">6 Reasons Introverts Make the Best Employees</a> &mdash; Introverts do not need to be closely supervised, they don't engage in office politics, and only speak up when they are offering sincere, honest information that is of interest to the people around them. Acknowledge why the company you work for is lucky to have you, and your confidence will soar.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-holiday-gigs-that-are-perfect-for-introverts?ref=fbf" target="_blank">5 Holiday Gigs That Are Perfect for Introverts</a> &mdash; The holidays are a great time for introverts to escape into a seasonal side gig, make extra cash, and hopefully, not have to talk to an endless stream of strangers. These side gigs are also a welcome break from giant family gatherings with chatty relatives.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/bored_office_worker_on_the_phone.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-work-from-home-jobs-for-people-who-hate-talking-on-the-phone?ref=fbf" target="_blank">7 Work-From-Home Jobs for People Who Hate Talking on the Phone</a> &mdash; Most introverts don't like talking on the phone. They also don't like leaving their sacred space at home. So these work-from-home gigs are perfect for homebody wallflowers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-10-best-high-paying-jobs-for-introverts?ref=fbf" target="_blank">The 10 Best High Paying Jobs for Introverts</a> &mdash; You don't need to have 1,000+ Facebook friends to score a high-paying job. There are plenty of executive-level gigs that are perfect for introverts, and any of these roles could be in your future.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-45-brilliant-career-tips-for-introverts">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-62-ways-introverts-tend-to-win-at-life">Flashback Friday: 62 Ways Introverts Tend to Win at Life</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-36-ways-to-stay-productive-while-working-from-home">Flashback Friday: 36 Ways to Stay Productive While Working From Home</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-34-smart-ways-to-improve-your-social-media-presence">Flashback Friday: 34 Smart Ways to Improve Your Social Media Presence</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-59-tips-to-help-you-nail-that-job-interview">Flashback Friday: 59 Tips to Help You Nail That Job Interview</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/12-ways-to-rekindle-passion-for-your-job">12 Ways to Rekindle Passion for Your Job</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Career and Income Personal Development career tips fbf flashback friday introversion introvert life introverts job hunting job tips Fri, 29 Sep 2017 08:30:11 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2028574 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 74 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-74-easy-ways-to-reduce-stress <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-74-easy-ways-to-reduce-stress" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_relaxing_grass_544106630.jpg" alt="Woman finding easy ways to reduce stress" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Stress is a natural part of the human experience. There's really no way to prevent it altogether, but finding ways to manage stress and reduce it are paramount to leading a healthy and productive life. Here are 74 easy ways to keep stress from ruining your day.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/woman_work_meditating_468693435.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-ways-to-stay-calm-in-stressful-moments?ref=fbf" target="_blank">7 Ways to Stay Calm in Stressful Moments</a> &mdash; It might sound strange to practice breathing, as it's something you do without thinking in order to stay alive, but taking some time each day to focus on breathing deeply can drastically reduce your stress levels. This also prepares you for extremely stressful moments, as it'll feel second-nature to react with slow and deep breaths to remain calm.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-ways-to-relieve-your-money-stress?ref=fbf" target="_blank">10 Ways to Relieve Your Money Stress</a> &mdash; Money stress can be a bear. The bills keep piling up and obsessing over how you're going to get out of a debt hole can make you feel like you're suffocating. These simple strategies will help you escape that money stress, because after all, money isn't everything.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/iStock-618976344.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-stress-relief-items-you-need-in-your-life-that-are-under-20?ref=fbf" target="_blank">8 Stress Relief Items You Need in Your Life That Are Under $20</a> &mdash; Sometimes all it takes to push the stress away is giving yourself a treat. These affordable stress relief items will not only fit your budget, but they'll also brighten your mood.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/beat-stress-with-these-28-inexpensive-pastimes?ref=fbf" target="_blank">Beat Stress With These 28 Inexpensive Pastimes</a> &mdash; If you'd rather make some memories, rather than buy tangible things, these stress-relieving activities are what you've been looking for. It can be as easy as heading outside, breathing in the fresh air, and spending time with your favorite people. Instant mood boost!</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/iStock_73912007_LARGE_0.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-ways-to-turn-your-stress-into-money?ref=fbf" target="_blank">8 Ways to Turn Your Stress Into Money</a> ― Another great way to battle stress is to turn it into cold hard cash. It's true that money can't buy happiness, but sometimes, it can definitely bring you peace.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/13-cheap-ways-to-beat-stress?ref=fbf" target="_blank">13 Cheap Ways to Beat Stress</a> &mdash; Stress relief shouldn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. Keeping your mind healthy is as important as keeping the rest of your body healthy. And until mental health care is free, these budget-friendly stress relievers will help put your mind at ease.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-74-easy-ways-to-reduce-stress">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-4"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-84-frugal-ways-to-eliminate-stress">Flashback Friday: 84 Frugal Ways to Eliminate Stress</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-38-ways-to-get-more-sleep-tonight">Flashback Friday: 38 Ways to Get More Sleep Tonight</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-ways-to-keep-anxiety-from-ruining-your-budget">5 Ways to Keep Anxiety From Ruining Your Budget</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-ways-to-actually-relax-over-the-holidays">8 Ways to Actually Relax Over the Holidays</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/stuck-at-the-airport-relax-with-these-14-easy-self-care-tricks">Stuck at the Airport? Relax With These 14 Easy Self-Care Tricks</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Health and Beauty Lifestyle anxiety fbf flashback friday how to relax mental health relaxation self-care stress free Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:30:06 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2024818 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 52 Things You Need to Know About Hosting on Airbnb http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-52-things-you-need-to-know-about-hosting-on-airbnb <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-52-things-you-need-to-know-about-hosting-on-airbnb" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_thinking_question_mark_586948240.jpg" alt="Woman wondering if she should host on airbnb" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>So you're looking to make some extra cash, and you realize you have the perfect house or apartment to list on Airbnb. It seems like an easy way to earn money, and many people earn enough to cover their rent or mortgage payments. However, there are many things to consider before opening your home up to strangers as a potential side gig. Here's everything to keep in mind before taking that step.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/couple_backpack_vacation_516895030.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-easy-ways-to-make-good-money-from-airbnb?ref=fbf" target="_blank">5 Easy Ways to Make Good Money From Airbnb</a> &mdash; Think about the entire process from the customer's point of view. What would make your listing stand out among the rest? Taking professional photos, including personal touches in decor, and offering added services require minimal effort in exchange for big bucks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/13-things-i-learned-from-renting-out-my-home-on-airbnb?ref=fbf" target="_blank">13 Things I Learned From Renting Out My Home on Airbnb</a> &mdash; Learn from the personal experiences of others. Sometimes the money is totally worth the nonstop cleaning and worrying about getting good reviews. Sometimes it isn't. Seek out honest reviews like this one to understand exactly what you'll face.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/woman_paris_travel_486971456.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-cities-where-airbnb-is-way-cheaper-than-a-hotel?ref=fbf" target="_blank">5 Cities Where Airbnb Is Way Cheaper Than a Hotel</a> &mdash; Understand the market. What are hotels charging in your area? Do you have a second home to rent in a more desirable location where Airbnb might be the cheapest option? Local hotels are also your competitors, so research what they're offering before setting your price point.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/what-to-do-about-a-terrible-airbnb-stay?ref=fbf" target="_blank">What to Do About a Terrible Airbnb Stay</a> &mdash; You can't please everyone, and you might run into some unhappy guests. Learn what their rights are compared to yours, and how negative feedback is handled.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/when_the_party_is_over.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-costly-pitfalls-of-hosting-on-airbnb?ref=fbf" target="_blank">5 Costly Pitfalls of Hosting on Airbnb</a> &mdash; As an Airbnb host, there are some costs that will come out of your wallet. Before you create your listing and start accepting guests, make sure your budget can accommodate those expenses.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/this-is-how-you-rent-your-place-on-airbnb-and-succeed?ref=fbf" target="_blank">This Is How You Rent Your Place on Airbnb &mdash; and Succeed</a> &mdash; Airbnb has been around for years, so there are many people who have learned the ins and outs of hosting, and now know how to do it right. This is one of them. Learn from their mistakes, and heed their expert advice.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-52-things-you-need-to-know-about-hosting-on-airbnb">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-8"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-68-best-ways-to-make-money-that-are-actually-fun">Flashback Friday: 68 Best Ways to Make Money That Are Actually Fun</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-bodily-fluids-you-can-exchange-for-cash">5 Bodily Fluids You Can Exchange for Cash</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/17-part-time-jobs-to-do-while-your-kids-are-at-school">17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/this-is-how-you-rent-your-place-on-airbnb-and-succeed">This Is How You Rent Your Place on Airbnb — and Succeed</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-i-make-800-on-month-on-ebay-selling-used-clothes">How I Make $800 on Month on eBay Selling Used Clothes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Extra Income Home AirBnb extra income fbf flashback friday rent your home side hustle travel vacation rentals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:30:10 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2021151 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 61 Affordable Ways to Embrace All Things Autumn http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-61-affordable-ways-to-embrace-all-things-autumn <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-61-affordable-ways-to-embrace-all-things-autumn" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_autumn_leaves_471931991.jpg" alt="Woman finding ways to embrace all things autumn" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the leaves starting to turn, the kids back in school, and pumpkin spice lattes available for massive consumption, fall has officially arrived. And while it's easy to get caught up in the magic of maple-flavored candles, spiked cider, and all the other cozy essentials of the season, it can also be quite costly. Here's how to embrace the sweater weather on the cheap.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/woman_fall_leaves_000057664340.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-ways-autumn-is-good-for-your-mind-and-body?ref=fbf" target="_blank">6 Ways Autumn Is Good for Your Mind and Body</a> &mdash; First of all, let's celebrate the fact that many of us will be feeling better now that summer is over. Allergies aren't as intense, the heat is disappearing more each day, allowing us to enjoy outdoor activities again, and the food is so much tastier.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/13-seasonal-dishes-for-your-next-fall-feast?ref=fbf" target="_blank">13 Seasonal Dishes for Your Next Fall Feast</a> &mdash; Who's ready to feast? With hearty, stick-to-your-ribs dishes, and hot drinks, this is the time of year to indulge on all things edible. So kick off your first fall feast with these dishes.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/homemade_slow_cooker_pot_roast.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/11-instant-pot-meals-that-prove-autumn-is-the-best-season?ref=fbf" target="_blank">11 Instant Pot Meals That Prove Autumn Is the Best Season</a> &mdash; While cooking is the most fun this time of year, you still have the same amount of free time in the day, which isn't very much. Luckily, you can throw your autumn ingredients in your Instant Pot and end your day with a meal that'll soothe your soul.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-18-coolest-frugal-fall-adventures?ref=fbf" target="_blank">The 18 Coolest Frugal Fall Adventures</a> &mdash; Pack up the car and hit the road for a weekend fall camping trip. Or stay home, make your own applesauce, paint pumpkins, or light a bonfire. Fall is the best season to do anything and everything, and you don't have to spend all your hard-earned money, either.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/iStock_100667959_MEDIUM.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-frugal-skills-you-must-have-to-survive-autumn?ref=fbf" target="_blank">9 Frugal Skills You Must Have to Survive Autumn</a> &mdash; The problem with fall is that it leads to the holiday season, and the rest of winter. So in order to survive the shopping excursions and the harsh weather to come, do these things now before autumn ends so your money isn't gone before Santa's sleigh touches down.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-affordable-autumn-destinations-for-nature-lovers?ref=fbf" target="_blank">4 Affordable Autumn Destinations for Nature Lovers</a> &mdash; If you're looking to get away and take in the scenic foliage, these destinations are gorgeous, and affordable. You can breathe in the crisp cool air, bask in the bright reds and yellows of the leaves, and still go home with cash left in your wallet.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-61-affordable-ways-to-embrace-all-things-autumn">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-84-reasons-to-be-done-with-summer-and-get-excited-for-fall">Flashback Friday: 84 Reasons to Be Done With Summer and Get Excited for Fall</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-85-best-ways-to-save-on-halloween-this-year">Flashback Friday: 85 Best Ways to Save on Halloween This Year</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-62-creative-uses-for-your-favorite-condiments">Flashback Friday: 62 Creative Uses for Your Favorite Condiments</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-75-cheap-ways-to-enjoy-the-final-days-of-summer">Flashback Friday: 75 Cheap Ways to Enjoy the Final Days of Summer</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-51-ways-to-organize-your-whole-life-in-2017">Flashback Friday: 51 Ways to Organize Your Whole Life in 2017</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living autumn candles cozy fall foods fall getaways fbf flashback friday foliage Halloween Fri, 08 Sep 2017 08:30:11 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2017748 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 36 Ways to Stay Productive While Working From Home http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-36-ways-to-stay-productive-while-working-from-home <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-36-ways-to-stay-productive-while-working-from-home" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man_laptop_home_610421530.jpg" alt="Man staying productive while working from home" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Working from home is fun, sure, but it can be tough transitioning into that professional lifestyle from a regular office setting. While you can roll out of bed and power up your workspace without getting all fancy, there are tons of productivity pitfalls that could ruin your workflow. Here's how to remain productive when you're working from home.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/beautiful_pregnant_woman_working_from_home_office.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-ways-to-prepare-for-your-work-at-home-gig?ref=fbf" target="_blank">6 Ways to Prepare for Your Work at Home Gig</a> &mdash; Preparation is key to being successful in anything you do, and working from home is no exception. You'll still need to create a clean workspace, complete all your tasks, and get in social interaction where you can. This guide will seamlessly ease you into that life.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-10-best-productivity-apps-for-really-busy-people-like-you?ref=fbf" target="_blank">The 10 Best Productivity Apps for Really Busy People Like You</a> &mdash; When you work from your home office, it can be insanely tempting to take a nap on the couch between conference calls and have the TV on all day. The key to remaining productive can be found in any of these apps.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/man_working_online_000042174160_0.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-ways-to-stay-productive-while-working-from-home?ref=fbf" target="_blank">5 Ways to Stay Productive While Working From Home</a> &mdash; Make sure you're taking enough breaks throughout the day to clear your head. And don't let your inbox suffocate your flow. These are extremely important to remember when you're working from home.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-biggest-mistakes-people-make-when-working-from-home?ref=fbf" target="_blank">The 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Working From Home</a> &mdash; One of the biggest struggles work-from-homers face is knowing when to shut it down for the day. When you're already home, you might inclined to keep working after a normal workday ends. Don't do it!</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/business-470445829_0.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-rules-of-creating-a-powerfully-productive-workspace?ref=fbf" target="_blank">6 Rules of Creating a Powerfully Productive Workspace</a> &mdash; You will not be productive in a home office unless your workspace is designed to keep you focused and productive. Need some help getting one set up? These rules will help!</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-live-the-location-independent-lifestyle?ref=fbf" target="_blank">How to Live the &quot;Location Independent&quot; Lifestyle</a> &mdash; If you can work from home, you can probably make &quot;home&quot; just about anywhere. And if becoming location-independent is the route you choose, you should read this primer first.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-36-ways-to-stay-productive-while-working-from-home">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-45-brilliant-career-tips-for-introverts">Flashback Friday: 45 Brilliant Career Tips for Introverts</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-59-tips-to-help-you-nail-that-job-interview">Flashback Friday: 59 Tips to Help You Nail That Job Interview</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-62-ways-introverts-tend-to-win-at-life">Flashback Friday: 62 Ways Introverts Tend to Win at Life</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/22-websites-that-will-pay-you-to-write-for-them">22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-great-jobs-for-people-who-hate-the-9-5">10 Great Jobs for People Who Hate the 9-5</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Career and Income career tips fbf flashback friday telecommute work from home working from home Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:30:10 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2013378 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 122 Delicious Vegetarian Meals That Are Surprisingly Filling http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-122-delicious-vegetarian-meals-that-are-surprisingly-filling <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-122-delicious-vegetarian-meals-that-are-surprisingly-filling" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/vegetarian_dinner_514221670.jpg" alt="Vegetarian meal that is filling" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Those looking to go completely meatless often worry that vegetarian meals won't be as filling. Meat and potatoes is a staple of stick-to-your-ribs comfort food, after all. But luckily, there are tons of delicious and easy meals that lack meat and will also fill your belly. They'll also fit your budget. Here are over 100 to get you started.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/food-2020009-small_0.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/35-slow-cooker-recipes-for-busy-or-lazy-vegetarians?ref=fbf">35 Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy (or Lazy) Vegetarians</a> &mdash; For those with a hectic schedule, or no interest in spending a ton of time in the kitchen, these vegetarian dinner ideas are for you. Just toss the ingredients into your slow cooker, walk away for a few hours, and come back when dinner is ready.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/12-delicious-ways-to-go-meatless-for-the-newly-vegetarian?ref=fbf">12 Delicious Ways to Go Meatless for the Newly Vegetarian</a> &mdash; Going meatless is a whole new world, but these tasty dishes will make for a seamless transition. You'll get to indulge in crispy tofu nuggets, eggplant bolognese, black bean chili, and more!</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/lentil-100441514.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/35-mouth-watering-lentil-recipes?ref=fbf">35 Mouth Watering Lentil Recipes</a> &mdash; Lentils are such an underrated legume. They are packed with iron, fiber, and amino acids, and they can be added to just about every meal. Still not convinced? I have three words for you: Lentil. Sloppy. Joes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-grilled-veggie-dishes-that-hold-their-own-with-meat?ref=fbf">15 Grilled Veggie Dishes That Hold Their Own With Meat</a> &mdash; Question: What's the best kind of a veggie? Answer: A grilled veggie. Sure, the grill is known is the sacred space for meat, but after eating a few grilled veggie kabobs, grilled black bean and pineapple burgers, and grilled veggie pizzas, you'll be singing a different tune.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/iStock_42217120_LARGE.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-fresh-corn-recipes-youll-swoon-over?ref=fbf">15 Fresh Corn Recipes You'll Swoon Over</a> &mdash; There's nothing quite like fresh corn on a hot day. There's also nothing like a hearty corn dish on a cold day. Corn is always a treat! So pull out the corn on the cob or frozen corn and cook up these delicacies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-amazing-veggie-burgers-to-make-tonight?ref=fbf">10 Amazing Veggie Burgers to Make Tonight</a> &mdash; Don't go into this new lifestyle thinking veggie burgers will taste anything like beef or turkey. They won't. But they will be healthier, packed with flavor, and just as filling. And these are the veggie burger recipes to try first.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-122-delicious-vegetarian-meals-that-are-surprisingly-filling">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-63-delicious-ways-to-enjoy-leftovers">Flashback Friday: 63 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Leftovers</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/12-delicious-ways-to-go-meatless-for-the-newly-vegetarian">12 Delicious Ways to Go Meatless for the Newly Vegetarian</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-47-brilliant-ways-to-save-money-on-dinner">Flashback Friday: 47 Brilliant Ways to Save Money on Dinner</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-122-no-fuss-dinner-ideas-thatll-save-you-money">Flashback Friday: 122 No-Fuss Dinner Ideas That&#039;ll Save You Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-80-holiday-treats-that-wont-bust-your-budget">Flashback Friday: 80 Holiday Treats That Won&#039;t Bust Your Budget</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink dinner dinner ideas fbf flashback friday meatless meals recipes vegetarian vegetarian dinners veggies Fri, 25 Aug 2017 08:30:11 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2009950 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 43 Easiest Ways to Become a Time Management Master http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-43-easiest-ways-to-become-a-time-management-master <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-43-easiest-ways-to-become-a-time-management-master" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_looking_watch_621571834.jpg" alt="Woman becoming time management master" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>There are never enough hours in a day to get all your to-dos done, am I right? Wrong. If there are super productive, uber successful moneymakers out there who are figuring out how to maximize every minute of the day, then you can, too. Here's everything you need to get started.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/iStock-518554978.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-reasons-time-is-worth-more-than-money?ref=fbf" target="_blank">8 Reasons Time Is Worth More Than Money</a> &mdash; You can always make more money, but time is finite. And recognizing the full value of your time will make you more inclined to pay attention to how you're spending it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/organize-8-key-areas-of-your-life-with-these-17-smart-apps?ref=fbf" target="_blank">Organize 8 Key Areas of Your Life With These 17 Smart Apps</a> &mdash; It's hard to manage your time when your everyday life is a chaotic mess. Getting organized is an important step in the time management process, and will make every step thereafter so much easier.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/beautiful_woman_using_digital_tablet_at_cafe.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-easy-ways-to-declutter-your-digital-life?ref=fbf" target="_blank">5 Easy Ways to Declutter Your Digital Life</a> &mdash; No matter what your job is, you probably spend a decent amount of time on the internet. Just as you need to keep the physical space you occupy neat and tidy, you should also do the same for your digital space. That'll save you tons of time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-add-an-extra-hour-to-your-day?ref=fbf" target="_blank">How to Add an Extra Hour to Your Day</a> &mdash; No, science has not figured out a way to stop time when you need a break from reading the news. However, there are lots of little ways to cut back on time wasters to leave room for things that are worthy of holding your focus.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/desk-476614509.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-single-greatest-key-to-managing-your-time?ref=fbf" target="_blank">The Single Greatest Key to Managing Your Time</a> &mdash; It all comes back to you. You are ultimately in control of how your time is spent, and once you learn how to manage yourself, time management will come.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/16-time-and-money-saving-apps-for-freelancers?ref=fbf" target="_blank">16 Time and Money Saving Apps for Freelancers</a> &mdash; When your livelihood is freelancing and your income is inconsistent, time can be extremely tricky to manage, but not impossible! These apps will help freelancers save money, and even better, time.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-43-easiest-ways-to-become-a-time-management-master">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-46-easy-ways-to-be-more-productive">Flashback Friday: 46 Easy Ways to Be More Productive</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-51-ways-to-organize-your-whole-life-in-2017">Flashback Friday: 51 Ways to Organize Your Whole Life in 2017</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-wise-breads-88-best-food-hacks-ever">Flashback Friday: Wise Bread&#039;s 88 Best Food Hacks Ever</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-the-82-best-spring-cleaning-hacks-we-ve-ever-shared">Flashback Friday: The 82 Best Spring Cleaning Hacks We’ve Ever Shared</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-reasons-time-is-worth-more-than-money">8 Reasons Time Is Worth More Than Money</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Organization fbf flashback friday get organized saving time time management time tracker Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:30:10 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2005247 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 75 Cheap Ways to Enjoy the Final Days of Summer http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-75-cheap-ways-to-enjoy-the-final-days-of-summer <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-75-cheap-ways-to-enjoy-the-final-days-of-summer" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_summer_hat_543470328.jpg" alt="Woman enjoying final days of summer" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The summer will soon come to an end, which means saying goodbye to eating frozen treats on sticks, hours and hours of sunshine, and wearing big floppy hats. So sad. But instead of mourning the summer that's passed, we should be spending every moment enjoying the time we have left. Here's how to do it on the cheap.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/happy_couple_chasing_each_other_on_bike.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/23-cheap-summer-date-ideas?ref=fbf">23 Cheap Summer Date Ideas</a> &mdash; There are still a few weeks left to head to the drive-in, grab an ice cream cone, or head to the beach with your boo. And without the need for an expensive meal or fancy setting, each date option will be well within your budget.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/great-summertime-grilling-for-any-budget?ref=fbf">Great Summertime Grilling for Any Budget</a> &mdash; When you think of food sizzling on the grill, you think of prime cuts of steak. While steak is always delicious, there are plenty of other edible options for delicious summertime grilling, including fruits and veggies.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/healthy_detox_water.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-make-your-favorite-summer-produce-last-all-year?ref=fbf">How to Make Your Favorite Summer Produce Last All Year</a> &mdash; Herbs, fruits, and vegetables that are in season during the summer will soon disappear from your local grocer's produce section. However, you can stock up on those fresh summer foods now, preserve them, and chow down on them all year long.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-cheap-ways-to-entertain-your-kids-this-summer?ref=fbf">6 Cheap Ways to Entertain Your Kids This Summer</a> &mdash; The kids won't be back in school for a couple weeks, so you still need ideas to keep them busy and happy. Look no further! I mean, who doesn't love a water party?</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/happy_young_woman_relaxing_in_a_hammock.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-ways-to-make-this-your-most-productive-summer-yet?ref=fbf">10 Ways to Make This Your Most Productive Summer Yet</a> &mdash; You wanted this to be productive summer. There's still time to make it so. Get out that to-do list and make these final weeks count.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-summer-party-ideas-that-wont-break-the-bank?ref=fbf">6 Summer Party Ideas That Won't Break the Bank</a> &mdash; Labor Day is fast approaching, and if you're hosting a party, you'll need to get your decorations and menus prepped in the coming days. Luckily, these party ideas are budget-friendly, and will be a big hit with everyone in attendance.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-75-cheap-ways-to-enjoy-the-final-days-of-summer">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-surefire-ways-to-save-on-grilling">7 Surefire Ways to Save on Grilling</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-53-beauty-hacks-you-have-to-try-this-summer">Flashback Friday: 53 Beauty Hacks You Have to Try This Summer</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-70-brilliant-ways-to-beat-the-heat-this-summer">Flashback Friday: 70 Brilliant Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-62-creative-uses-for-your-favorite-condiments">Flashback Friday: 62 Creative Uses for Your Favorite Condiments</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-61-affordable-ways-to-embrace-all-things-autumn">Flashback Friday: 61 Affordable Ways to Embrace All Things Autumn</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living BBQ beach day Cookout fbf flashback friday summer summer food summer travel sunshine warm weather Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:30:09 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 2000992 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 43 Genius Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-43-genius-ways-to-save-on-back-to-school-shopping <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-43-genius-ways-to-save-on-back-to-school-shopping" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/girl_school_backpack_578276796.jpg" alt="Parent saving big on back-to-school for child" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's that time of year again! Families are filling up their carts with markers, lunchboxes, and new clothes for the coming school year. But all those new school supplies can cost a pretty penny. Luckily, we've found plenty of brilliant ways to save big bucks on your back-to-school shopping trip.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/school_supplies_153500715.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-genius-ways-to-stock-up-on-school-supplies?ref=fbf" target="_blank">6 Genius Ways to Stock Up on School Supplies</a> &mdash; Aside from clothing and textbooks, kids mostly need the same items each year. And if you buy these items in bulk and split the cost with another family, for instance, you won't need to pay a premium for the small packs. Also? Never forget that dollar stores are your friend.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-best-credit-cards-for-back-to-school-shopping?ref=fbf" target="_blank">The Best Credit Cards for Back to School Shopping</a> &mdash; Who doesn't like getting paid to shop? Use any of these credit cards for back-to-school shopping and you'll reap all kinds of rewards, including cash.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/family-shopping-156612479s-small.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/12-back-to-school-shopping-tips-for-the-busy-parent?ref=fbf" target="_blank">12 Back-to-School Shopping Tips for the Busy Parent</a> &mdash; Whether you're a working parent or a stay-at-home parent, your life is chaotic. And because you absolutely do not need more stress on your plate, here are some tips to save on back-to-school shopping during your hectic days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-ways-everybody-saves-during-back-to-school?ref=fbf" target="_blank">8 Ways Everybody Saves During Back-to-School</a> &mdash; Kids and parents aren't the only ones who save money during this wonderful time of year. Everyone needs new pens, clothes, and laptops every once in awhile. And this is the time to buy.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/family_in_the_supermarket.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-effortless-ways-to-save-on-back-to-school-shopping?ref=fbf" target="_blank">4 Effortless Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping</a> &mdash; The most satisfying way to save money is when you don't even have to try, right? Using the right browser plugins while you online shop, cashing in credit card rewards for gift cards, and planning ahead can make back-to-school shopping a budget-friendly breeze.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-8-best-ways-to-save-on-back-to-school-supplies-right-now?ref=fbf" target="_blank">The 8 Best Ways to Save on Back-to-School Supplies Right NOW</a> &mdash; The longer you wait to get this shopping done, the more items will be sold out. And there's a chance that you could miss out on early bird sales. Scour the web and your favorite stores for the supplies you need, so you can it all before other shoppers do.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-43-genius-ways-to-save-on-back-to-school-shopping">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-4"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-genius-ways-to-stock-up-on-school-supplies">6 Genius Ways to Stock Up on School Supplies</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-47-best-back-to-school-shopping-hacks-ever">Flashback Friday: 47 Best Back-to-School Shopping Hacks Ever</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-44-ways-to-effectively-resist-impulse-buys">Flashback Friday: 44 Ways to Effectively Resist Impulse Buys</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-53-grocery-shopping-tricks-thatll-make-your-life-easier">Flashback Friday: 53 Grocery Shopping Tricks That&#039;ll Make Your Life Easier</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-effortless-ways-to-save-on-back-to-school-shopping">4 Effortless Ways to Save on Back-to-School Shopping</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping back to school back-to-school shopping fbf flashback friday school supplies shopping budget shopping tips Fri, 04 Aug 2017 08:30:05 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 1996582 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 34 Smart Ways to Improve Your Social Media Presence http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-34-smart-ways-to-improve-your-social-media-presence <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-34-smart-ways-to-improve-your-social-media-presence" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_happy_phone_519863698.jpg" alt="Woman finding smart ways to improve social media presence" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Having a social media presence used to be optional, and only for the digital journalism world. But now, having a decent following seems like a requirement if you want to run a business, successfully share your art, and engage with others in your industry. Here's how to improve your social media presence.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/iStock_000033755744_Large.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-surprising-ways-social-media-stars-make-money?ref=fbf">5 Surprising Ways Social Media Stars Make Money</a> &mdash; Start by learning from the masters. Being a social media &quot;star&quot; is a thing, and they are making more money than most of us. Here are some of their best tricks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-easy-ways-to-clean-up-your-image-on-social-media?ref=fbf">7 Easy Ways to Clean Up Your Image on Social Media</a> &mdash; Maybe you spent the first few years on Facebook posting keg party photos and trolling celebrities. Yeah, that's not a good look. If you need to do some cleanup, follow these easy steps.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/000071173689.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-things-to-stop-doing-on-social-media-by-30?ref=fbf">10 Things to Stop Doing on Social Media by 30</a> &mdash; Those bad social media habits need to be left behind, because tweets and photos don't always disappear, even after you delete them. Employers, family members, and potential romantic partners can see what you're doing, so you might want to act accordingly.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-improve-your-finances-using-social-media?ref=fbf">How to Improve Your Finances Using Social Media</a> &mdash; Once your social media posts are nice and tidy, use this guide to start bringing in some money on the side. Because once you start gaining a following, it's actually pretty easy!</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/iStock_73433583_MEDIUM.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-earn-extra-income-with-twitter?ref=fbf">How to Earn Extra Income With Twitter</a> &mdash; Twitter is a great place to connect with people and brands directly. You can also use your account to make some extra money with sponsored tweets and other branded content.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/jumpstart-your-job-search-with-instagram?ref=fbf">Jumpstart Your Job Search With Instagram</a> &mdash; Social media platforms can also aid you in your job search. Curate your feed and you might hashtag your way into a new gig!</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-34-smart-ways-to-improve-your-social-media-presence">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/heres-how-one-social-media-micro-star-gets-lots-of-free-stuff">How I Scored Tons of Free Stuff By Building a Small Social Media Audience</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-ways-social-media-can-save-you-money">6 Ways Social Media Can Save You Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-social-media-stars-who-earn-way-more-than-you">5 Social Media Stars Who Earn Way More Than You</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-surprising-ways-social-media-stars-make-money">5 Surprising Ways Social Media Stars Make Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/13-ways-to-use-social-media-in-business">13 Ways to Use Social Media in Business</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Development Technology Facebook fbf flashback friday instagram Internet internet presence LinkedIn snapchat social media social media tips twitter Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:30:08 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 1927497 at http://www.wisebread.com Flashback Friday: 52 Money Mistakes You Need to Stop Making http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-52-money-mistakes-you-need-to-stop-making <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/flashback-friday-52-money-mistakes-you-need-to-stop-making" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man_no_money_489081790.jpg" alt="Man making money mistakes he needs to stop making" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Too much credit card spending. Not having an emergency fund. Waiting to save for retirement. Making a money mistake or two like these is fine early on, and is probably not the end of the world as you get older, but at a certain point, you need to clean up your finances and start making responsible money choices. Here are 52 money mistakes you need to stop making.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/man_piggy_bank_000072626017.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/20-money-mistakes-everyone-makes-but-no-one-talks-about?ref=fbf">20 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About</a> &mdash; We all make money mistakes. We forget to budget, we underestimate tax bills sometimes, or go broke from a pricey college education. But the key to recovery is acknowledging the problem, so start talking about these rarely talked about money mistakes, and you'll be on your way to fixing them.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-money-mistakes-to-stop-making-by-50?ref=fbf">5 Money Mistakes to Stop Making by 50</a> &mdash; Being reckless with your finances close to retirement age is not a good look. So start putting those irresponsible money moves behind you so you don't reach age 50 lost in a sea of debt.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/woman_piggy_bank_000035836870.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-savings-mistakes-even-smart-people-make?ref=fbf">8 Savings Mistakes Even Smart People Make</a> &mdash; You think smart people are immune to poor money choices? Nope! Intelligence helps you manage your money, but it doesn't mean you won't screw up. And there's something oddly comforting about knowing the smartest among us struggle sometimes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-dumb-401k-mistakes-smart-people-make?ref=fbf">5 Dumb 401(k) Mistakes Smart People Make</a> &mdash; Ok, so you've got a 401(k). That's great! But just having one isn't enough. Make sure you aren't making these mistakes &mdash; that even smart people make &mdash; because you could be destroying your retirement.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/u5171/finances-135546859.jpg" width="605" height="340" alt="" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-7-worst-money-mistakes-married-people-make?ref=fbf">The 7 Worst Money Mistakes Married People Make</a> &mdash; Once you recite those vows and become a married pair, you should probably get your money in check. You're a team now, and you shouldn't avoid those tough financial conversations, or hide major purchases from each other.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/stop-making-these-7-basic-budget-mistakes?ref=fbf">Stop Making These 7 Basic Budget Mistakes</a> &mdash; The work that goes into maintaining a budget is never done. You constantly need to adjust your goals to align with your financial needs. But please stop making these basic budget mistakes. You're only hurting yourself.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chrissa-hardy">Chrissa Hardy</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-52-money-mistakes-you-need-to-stop-making">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-52-ways-to-keep-your-finances-fit-during-the-holidays">Flashback Friday: 52 Ways to Keep Your Finances Fit During the Holidays</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-44-ways-to-effectively-resist-impulse-buys">Flashback Friday: 44 Ways to Effectively Resist Impulse Buys</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-51-ways-to-organize-your-whole-life-in-2017">Flashback Friday: 51 Ways to Organize Your Whole Life in 2017</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-76-new-years-resolutions-thatll-make-2017-your-year">Flashback Friday: 76 New Year&#039;s Resolutions That&#039;ll Make 2017 Your Year</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-the-81-best-tips-for-saving-big-at-the-grocery-store">Flashback Friday: The 81 Best Tips for Saving Big at the Grocery Store</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance Budgeting credit fbf flashback friday money money mistakes Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:30:16 +0000 Chrissa Hardy 1923221 at http://www.wisebread.com