Life Hacks

This Is How You Speed Up Your Morning Routine (and Get More Sleep)

Get all of your sleep cycles in by creating a fast and efficient morning routine that leaves you more time to snooze.

The Only 3 Budgeting Apps You Need to Know About

Getting control of your money is a lot easier with a budget, and these budgeting apps make the process super simple.

11 Frugal Ways to Land a Client

Impress your clients with these unique and budget-friendly networking ideas.

This Is How You Declutter and Keep Your Stuff, Too

What if you could declutter and still keep all your awesome stuff? You can — here's how!

9 Wall Street Expressions You Can Use Every Day

Do you speak banker? Now you can, as a former Wall Streeter decodes the lingo of the dollar — so you can bring Wall Street to your street.

How to Improve Your Life by Becoming a Better Quitter

Nobody likes a quitter, but quitting some of what you're doing may be the best thing to do for your productivity — and your life. Learn why.

10 Surprising and Useful Things to Do With Ketchup

That bottle of ketchup in the fridge can do a lot more than dress up a burger. Learn what else your favorite condiment can do for you.

9 Tools That Create Hours of Free Time a Week

Eliminate the most tedious tasks on your to-do list with these nifty tools.

20 Free and Fun Ways to Reward Yourself

Reaching goals is often its own reward, but when it isn't, go ahead, do something nice and frugal for yourself.

Are You Getting Ripped Off by One of These 8 Unnecessary Services?

The surest way to waste money is to buy products and services you don't need. If you're paying for any of these, stop!

The Only 5 Grocery Shopping Techniques You Need

There are lots of ways to cut grocery costs, but these five strategies may be the cleverest — and they aren't difficult to do, either.

14 Ways to Retire Early

While retirement itself may seem an impossible dream, with good planning and aggressive saving, you may be able to actually retire — early.

Kids Going Abroad? 8 Ways to Stay In Touch Without Going Bankrupt

Cure your children's home sickness with these fun and frugal ways to stay in touch while they explore the world.

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work From Home

Telecommuters are up to 55% more productive and save employers $11,000 a year. Show your boss the facts and start working from home today.

The 5 Hardest-to-Kill Houseplants

No matter how black your thumb, these hardy indoor growers will keep green whatever the level of inattention and neglect you care to give them.

This Is How You Rent Your Place on Airbnb — and Succeed

A Wise Bread writer and super-successful micro-subletter shares tips and advice on living large on a small hospitality business — and you can too.

The Time Management Problem Most of Us Have — and How to Fix It

The world won't end if you don't say "Yes" to every project, chore, event, and favor request you get. Start becoming happy by doing just enough.

12 Things You're Doing Wrong Before Noon (and How to Fix Them)

Good mornings make for better days. Make sure you're avoiding these bad habits in order to develop a healthful, relaxing, and productive morning routine.

This Is How You Stop Online Impulse Spending

Online retailers spend millions planning ways to get you to spend more on impulse buys. Take a few minutes to learn how to resist the urge.

Improve Every Conversation With One Simple Tactic

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

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You're Blocking Your Own Success — Here's How to Stop

The emotional baggage we carry — our expectations, our pasts, our fears — weigh us down and hold us back. Learn how to move forward.

Do This One Thing a Day to Defeat Clutter Forever

Got a problem with clutter? Make this one commitment, and your house (and life) will become awesomely clutter-free.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Live a Life With No Regrets

Today we found some awesome articles on living a life with no regrets, cutting your own hair, and tasks you shouldn't put on the backburner.

20 Snacks That Will Keep You Energized Through the Day

Power through the mid-morning slump and afternoon doldrums with a healthful handful of these nutritious, energy-rich snacks.

3 Reasons Why You're Still in Debt

Avoiding — and climbing out of — debt is pretty simple. But that doesn't mean it's easy. Learn why you're still in debt — and how to get out of it.

5 Great Ways to Network That Don't Feel Sleazy

Referrals and facetime are great ways to land new clients (or a new job) — but you don't have to be a phony. Put yourself out there with these tips!

Make Your Fridge Last (Almost) Forever With These 8 Tips

Take care of your fridge, and it will take care of your food for years and years. Start with these simple refrigerator maintenance tricks.

Slam Dunk Personal Finance Tips From the NBA

Few of us have the on-court talent to command an NBA salary, but we can still learn some money lessons from the world of pro players.

How to Start Saving Money With Skype: A Beginner's Guide

I use Skype daily to make free online calls. It's so simple even my parents are doing it!

Dementia Sucks: Keep Your Brain Strong With These 10 Things

Your brain isn't really a muscle, but you still can improve its function and fitness with the right mix of nutrition and conditioning. Learn how.

6 Rules of Creating a Powerfully Productive Workspace

The key to productivity may be a well-designed workspace. Learn how to set up your cubicle or office so it works for you.

Which Workout Clothes Are Worth Splurging On (And Which Aren't)

It's OK to go cheap on some fitness stuff, but other gear is worth more. Find out where you should put your money for maximum health and safety.

10 Free Things That Just Aren't Worth It

Not every steal is a deal — sometimes they're just steals. Make sure you aren't getting roped in by these 10 freebies.

7 Bizarre Ways to Stay on Budget (That Actually Work)

Good for you if you've made a budget! If you're struggling to stick to it, try one of these offbeat motivators and get back on track.

2014 Tax Day Freebies and Discounts

Who knew Tax Day would be filled with freebies and discounts? You do now! Make April 15 a little more fun by hitting up some of these Tax Day offers.

Do You "Want" to Be Happy? Then Here's What You Need to Do.

Always feeling like you want something is not the key to a joyful life. Learn how to curb the urge to acquire and achieve the happiness you deserve.

These At-Home Exercises Will Give You a Gym-Quality Workout for Free

If the gym membership was a casualty of your war on spending, you don't have to suffer flabby abs. Get fit at home with these great routines.

50 Ways to Save Money on Clothing

If you get creative with shopping strategies and fashion choices, it's easy to control your wardrobe spending. Follow these tips to start dressing for less!

10 Super-Cool Ways to Add Hidden Storage to Your Home

If your living space is cluttered and you just don't know where to put everything, try one of these clever ways to keep your stuff out of sight.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Perk Up Your Productivity

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to perk up your productivity, reasons why you can succeed when you fail, and signs you should quit your job.