Life Hacks

Do This One Thing a Day to Defeat Awkwardness

Did you just get caught gossiping by the gossipee? Here's what to do to recover from that awkward situation — and lots more besides.

Best Money Tips: Easy Hacks for Everyday Problems

Today we found some great articles with easy life hacks for everyday problems, tricks to save on winter spending, and personal finance rules you may need to break.

7 Ways to Get People to Listen When You Talk

Whether you're speaking to one person or a hundred, you've got to keep your audience engaged. Try these tricks of the toastmaster at your next talk.

8 Dumb Little Things Holding You Back From a Healthy Relationship

Relationships are hard. Are you making yours harder with any of these little relationship spoilers?

15 Genius Kitchen Storage Solutions

You don't need a renovation to get more storage space in your kitchen — you only need inspiration. Get some with these clever kitchen storage ideas.

Best Money Tips: Willpower Tips to Achieve Anything

Today we found some great articles on powerful willpower tips, productivity lies you need to stop believing, and ways to save time in the kitchen!

10 Surprising Uses for Coat Hooks

From kitchen to office, the humble coat hook offers a million and one ways to dangle. Get inspired to hang something up and out of the way.

5 Money Truths the Rich Live By (and You Should Too)

The rich are different — they have more thoughts about money. Learn what some of the wealthiest understand about money and borrow their wisdom — interest free.

11 Laundry Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

Your clothes aren't getting clean and it's all your fault. How many of these washday mistakes are you making?

5 Signs Someone's Being Fake

Nobody wants to get duped, whether by someone we know or someone we don't. Learn to recognize these tell tale signs of a phony.

Best Money Tips: Why You're Not Happy and How to Change It

Today we found some great articles on the reason why you’re not happy, the hidden costs of cutting cable, roadblocks to avoid if you want to retire early, and more!

What to Eat for Lunch for a More Productive Afternoon

If your productivity plummets post-lunch, it's probably what you're eating. Try these healthy (and delicious) options that perk you up, too.

6 Habits That Are Quietly Eating Your Brain

Not feeling mentally sharp lately? It could be all the soda pop you drink. Learn about that and other habits that are harming your gray matter.

4 Magic Words and Phrases That Will Make You Sound Smarter

Because you're a regular Wise Bread reader, you're right more often than not. Sound even smarter — instantly — with these clever words and phrases.

8 Free Apps to Boost Your Online Productivity

From image manipulation to social media blockers, this collection of useful apps will help you and your PC get more done.

12 More Grammar Mistakes That Are Making You Look Stupid

Poor word choice and grammar mistakes definitely can make you look stupid. Worse — they can damage your career. Watch out for these common errors.

How to Survive the 5 Most Common Emergency Situations

While major disasters are thankfully rare, plenty of small emergencies can catch us unawares. Here's what you should be watching and preparing for.

How to Look Rich on Social Media

You don't have to be rich to seem rich and nowhere is this more true than on social media. Start crafting a wealthier virtual you.

Best Money Tips: 15 Facts for Instant Happiness

Today we found some great articles on facts that will make you happier, things you shouldn’t keep in your wallet over the holidays, and tips for secure shopping this season.

5 Small Risks That Can Improve Your Life in Big Ways

Small risks always payoff in the thrill of the gamble and sometimes they payoff in much more. Take a chance on these — you've got nothing to lose!

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4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year

There's nothing wrong with making New Year's money resolutions — the fresh start effect can jump start good habits. Just don't make any of these.

6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today

Lots of little annoyances can add up to serious stress. Cut out those small sources of stress to fret less and enjoy life more.

5 Ways to Keep Your Credit Cards Safe During the Holidays

Target, Home Depot and JC Penney are just a few of the stores that lost your credit card info. Learn how to protect yourself from future breaches today.

5 Signs You Were Raised by Parents With Bad Social Skills

Our parents teach us so much about how to live — for better or worse. If crowds aren't your thing, identify the signs and overcome your upbringing.

10 Rude Things Even Polite People Do

We try our best to be polite and sensitive to others, but sometimes even Emily Post slips up. Are you guilty of any of these small impositions?

Best Money Tips: Surprising Ways to Beat Stress

Today we found some great articles on surprising ways to beat stress, bad habits you may have when you shop for clothes, and simple ways to be inspired.

10 Lies That Even Honest People Tell

It's not money that makes the world go 'round — it's little white lies. How many of these fibs are you guilty of?

Best Money Tips: The Worst Bad Habits to Have

Today we found some great articles on the worst bad habits to have, side hustle money mistakes, and rules for holiday tipping.

6 Personal Finance Tips for Extroverts

After you get done glad-handing the room, Smiley, take a moment to reflect on how your personality influences your money. You may wind up with more.

6 Twitter Updates That Are Making You Look Dumb

Twitter allows you to share your wit and wisdom with the world. Which is great, until you commit one of these wince-worthy twitter-gaffes.

Best Money Tips: Learn These Things to Get Better at Life

Today we found some great articles on things to learn that’ll make you better at life, ways to optimize your space, and steps you can take right now to build confidence.

5 Scientific Reasons to Ditch the Luxury Brands

Expensive is better, right? Our brains certainly think so, and that can cost us plenty. Learn how your brain deceives you and resist the splurge.

8 Times Most People Are Faking It

We've all been fakes one time or another. We can't help it — sometimes it's the polite thing to do.

9 Things to Never Do When Your Car Breaks Down

Breaking down by the side of the road will definitely ruin your day. Don't make a bad situation worse by making any of these safety mistakes.

10 Silly Internet Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Today

From poor password hygiene to embarrassing Facebook status updates, the Internet can get bite you. Clean up your Internet act before it's too late!

Learn All the Frugal Skills You Need With These 9 Great Video Tutorials

The one with the most skills at the end wins. Add to your repertoire with this collection of essential frugal life skills.

Best Money Tips: Health Hacks for Crazy Busy People

Today we found some helpful articles on health hacks for crazy busy people, tips to avoid being late, and questions you can to ask to overcome your fears.

The Military's Four-Step Plan to Keeping Your Place Clean

There's no room in the armed forces for clutter and mess. Learn how to keep your place ship-shape with these secrets of military cleanliness.

10 Reasons You Should Call in Sick Today

The science is clear — an extra break now and again is really good for your mind, body, and productivity. Go ahead, take a day. You've earned it.

Best Money Tips: Habits of Happy, Healthy Couples

Today we found some great articles with on habits of happy couples, tips for stress-free flying, and questions that will help you simplify your holidays.