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Can a Robot Called Digit Really Help You Save More?

Saving is hard, even for regular readers of Wise Bread. A new smartphone app aims to make setting money aside easier than ever. Here's what it's like.

Best Money Tips: How to Make a Great First Impression

Today we found some great articles on ways to make a great first impression, things that make you look dumb on Facebook, and money-saving DIY home repairs.

5 Common Logic Traps You May Be Falling For

The human brain is a curious thing. See if you're being held back by one of these notorious logic traps.

5 Jobs Proven to Make You Live Longer

Every job has its pros and cons. Choose one of these five careers and the stats say you will extend your life — by years.

20 Office Potluck Dishes Everyone Loves

Time to bring a dish to pass at the office? Win all the accolades with one of these workplace potluck recipes that never fail.

10 Surprising Ways Spring Is Gonna Cost You

Spring and summer bring fairer weather, but they aren't always as pleasant for your bank account. Keep your budget on ice when the temperatures rise.

Keys Locked in the Trunk? Here's What to Do

A moment of absent-mindedness, and now your keys are locked in the trunk. Don't panic! Follow this guide to get back on the road.

Burn More Calories With These 8 Frugal Foods

While the title "superfood" is usually reserved for nutritional foods, any snack that aids in weight loss is super, too. Like these — try some!

8 Ways Having Kids Makes You More Frugal

For some of us frugality is a choice. For the rest, it's a choice we're given — usually when we're blessed with a couple more mouths to feed.

Best Money Tips: 11 Things You Should Know About Yourself

Today we found some great articles on important things you should know about yourself, how to wake up happy, and surprising ways to help others.

7 New Ways to Use Your Microwave

Teach your old microwave oven some new tricks. It'll be glad it's doing more for you than just heating yesterday's leftovers.

8 Ways Daylight Saving Time Can Save You Money

Are you ready to spring forward with more money saved? Find out how daylight saving time can save you cash while it saves you light.

Best Money Tips: Scientific Ways to Be Popular at Work

Today we found some great articles on ways scientific ways to be popular at work, habits of happy relationships, and tips for a better night’s sleep.

6 Ways to Stay Motivated on the Job

It's easy to let the daily grind sap your motivation. Buck up, superstar, and dig deep. You already have everything you need to stay positive.

3 Ways Science Says Cat GIFs Are Good for You

Don't feel too bad the next time you lose an afternoon to Grumpy Cat GIFs or dashcam videos — science says it's good for you. Find out why!

20 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Bathroom

Bathrooms fill up with clutter fast. Keep it under control and mostly out of site with some clever, and inexpensive, storage ideas.

Best Money Tips: Things Extremely Likeable People Do

Today we found some great articles on the things that extremely likeable people do, creative ways to build a work wardrobe for less, and simple ways to eat more plants.

5 Kinds of Emails to Purge From Your Inbox

A cluttered inbox is just like a cluttered desk — bad for your productivity and your peace of mind. Stop hanging onto those old messages now!

Best Money Tips: Secrets to Being More Productive

Today we found some great articles on the secrets to being more productive, creative Starbucks drinks for around $3, and money moves that no one should ever, ever make.

5 Ways to Avoid Buying Electronics You'll Regret

The gadget and tech markets move fast, so it's easy to get caught up and click "buy." Avoid buyer's remorse by choosing quality and value, first.

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10 Foods Scientifically Proven to Increase Your Energy

Dreading the midday crash? It might be what you’re eating. Try snacking on these delicious superfoods for that needed boost of energy.

10 Ways to Have a Cheaper Easter

Easter is not the most extravagant holiday but that bunny can still bite your budget. Fill this year's basket with frugal tips as well as treats.

Best Money Tips: Research-Backed Ways to Work Smarter

Today we found some great articles on ways to work smarter not harder, money lessons to learn before you turn 40, and a 15-minute trick to get stuff done.

5 Dangers of Mobile Banking — And How to Avoid Them

There's an app for everything now — even banking. Before you pull out your smartphone to bank, understand the security risks and how to avoid them.

You Can Too: 7 Amazing Things People Have Accomplished in Under a Year

You're capable of more than you think. Don't believe it? Just read what people like you have accomplished in less than a year.

Invest Your Time in These 13 Things While You're in Your 20s

When we're in our 20s we feel possibility ahead of us as nearly infinite. Grasp it by laying the foundation of your future when you're young, smart, and full of health.

8 Crazy Things Tomorrow's Cars Will Do

These brilliant concept vehicles of the future give even the Jetsons a run for their money. Find out what your next car may do.

7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Increase Your Sex Drive

Yes, food can be sexy — especially these seven treats proven to help boost your sex drive. Try some!

10 Life Hacks You Should Master by Age 30

Red Solo cups and calling AAA just won't cut it anymore. Embrace your 30s by mastering the skills essential to adulthood.

9 Ways to Spend Less on Your Significant Other (And Not Get Killed!)

Date nights and holidays shouldn't cost a fortune. You can spend less on your SO — and still show your love with thoughtful gifts that count plenty.

10 Terrible Loans You Should Avoid

When an emergency occurs — and you don't have an emergency fund — you may be need to borrow. Skip these terrible loan offers if you can!

The 5 Charitable Donations That Do the Most Good

If you've got some money to spare, why not consider a donation? These five charities are proven to put your generosity to the best possible use.

39 Tips That'll Save You Hundreds on Your Next Trip

Traveling can get expensive very quickly. Return home with a bank account that isn't completely empty with these money-saving tips.

10 Investing Lessons You Must Teach Your Kids

Teach your children smart investing early, and you'll set them up for a lifetime of good financial decisions later.

10 Steps You Must Take If You've Been in a Car Accident

Even a minor auto accident is frightening and stressful. Prepare for the aftermath ahead of time to limit the damage and walk away unscathed.

Best Money Tips: Success Tips From Successful People

Today we found some great articles on tips from successful people, ways to save on entertainment, and the ultimate spring cleaning checklist.

14 Cool Uses for a Blender

Everyone's got one tucked away in some kitchen cabinet. If you're not getting enough mileage out of your blender, check out these 14 great uses.

Here's How Delaying Marriage or Kids Saves You Money

Getting married is quite the expense, and so is starting a family. Is it worth it to wait? Here are some financial issues to consider.

4 Annoying Things Bill Collectors Can't Do -- And How to Stop Them

It pays to know your rights when it comes to collections agencies. Here are four things that debt collectors definitely can't do.

10 Important Reasons You Need to Cut Back on Screen Time

We love our smartphones and tablets, but that glow comes with some costs. Is it time to cut back for better health and happiness?