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7 Clever Uses for Tea Bags and Hair Clips

Wise Bread editor Janet Alvarez recently shared some fun uses for a couple of everyday household items on TV. Just in case you missed it live — here they are!

10 Personal Issues No One at Work Needs to Hear

With work consuming so much of our lives, it seems natural to share our personal lives and concerns with our colleagues. Don't.

Best Money Tips: How to Succeed Even When You Fail

Today we found articles on how to fail successfully, must-have items for business travelers, and recipes for DIY organic makeup.

6 Signs Your College Is a Scam

Higher education is always a good idea, right? Wrong. Some colleges are a total scam.

How to Stay Focused at Work Despite Your Chatty Coworkers

Believe it or not, you can sidestep your distracting coworkers without actually telling them to zip it. Here's how to walk that line.

5 Sites That Will Pay for Your Old iPhone

If you want the new iPhone 7, but balk at the price tag, these five sites can help you get the most money for your old phone.

Best Money Tips: Have Better Conversations With These Tips

Today we found articles on ways to have great conversations, tips to motivate yourself for a morning workout, and what to expect from Target’s Black Friday sale.

How "Radical Implosion" Can Help You Get Ahead at Work — and Everywhere Else

Fear can destroy your life. Radical implosion can help you destroy your fears.

Best Money Tips: How to Improve Your Working Memory

Today we found articles on ways to improve your working memory, how other people can affect your health, and some ideas for DIY indoor herb gardens.

The 5 Best 4K Televisions

Finding the best new TV isn't easy, but it can be. Just get any of these 4K televisions and your viewing experience will be worth every penny.

6 Strange Ways Online Shopping Has Changed the World

The Internet has made shopping more convenient, easier, and way more fun. But there have also been some strange side effects...

8 Ways Retailers Use Big Data to Track You

Big brother knows a lot about how you shop.

8 Clever Ways to Sample the Good Life

A fishstick budget sure puts a damper on having caviar taste. Get a taste of the high life regardless with some clever workarounds.

EpiPens and Other Ways Companies Have Profited From Your Pain

The EpiPen price hike is no special circumstance. Pharmaceutical companies are making bank on your illness, one pill at a time.

9 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Robo-Adviser

Robots are taking all the jobs — even the money manager's. Before you let a bot manage your nest egg, make sure it knows what it's doing.

12 Smart Ways to Organize Old Photos

If you have old photo albums collecting dust in the closet, take them out, dust them off, and put them to good use!

Best Money Tips: How to Get a Free iPhone 7

Today we found articles on how to get a free iPhone 7, things to avoid when asking for a raise, and ways to control your happiness.

8 Best Sites to Help Your Kids Learn About Money

Money lessons can be, well, a little dry for younger minds. Make them fun with these interactive websites!

How to Use Snapchat in Your Job Search

Who knew posting selfies could help your job search? Let Snapchat lead you to your next job.

Create a Reverse Bucket List to Improve Your Money Management

A "reverse bucket list" — a running tally of all the wonderful things you've already accomplished — can be the perfect personal finance motivator.

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3 TV Must-Haves Once You Cut the Cable Cord

Cutting the cable cord is a great way to save money. These services and gizmos will make the snip a snap.

Here's How Your Taxes Will Change After You Have a Kid

Welcome to parenthood! Of all the changes headed your way, don't forget about tax changes, too.

Best Money Tips: These Bedtime Tips Will Boost Your Productivity

Today we found articles on bedtime tips to boost daytime productivity, how to save money on health care, and ways to invest in real estate.

How to Make Public Speaking Less Terrifying

Does public speaking break you out in cold sweats? You can master this formidable phobia.

23 Recipes for Slime Your Kids Can Make — and Even Sell!

Slime is the cool new trend among kids, so why not show them how to make it and then sell it?

The Fair Way to Split Up Your Family's Estate

A rock-solid will isn't only for your peace of mind — it's for your heirs' peace of mind, too.

This Simple Negotiating Trick Puts Money in Your Pocket

This simple negotiating tactic can help you earn and save more money — and it can do a whole lot more for you, too.

13 Businesses Your Tween Can Start

Who says you need to be an adult to create a successful side hustle?

10 Smart Ways to Keep Your Entire Life Clutter-Free

Decluttering can seem like an overwhelming process. But there is a way to clear the clutter without the stress of decluttering. Promise!

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Protect Your Identity

Today we found articles on easy ways to protect your identity, activities that will make you happier every day, and uses for baking soda in your home.

18 Surprising Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen

You work so hard to protect your identity, but there are still ways thieves can get your personal data. Here's how they do it.

5 Smart Ways to Save on Smartphones

Shake that expensive phone and service plan with these smart strategies.

How to Protect Yourself From Predatory Lending

"No credit? No problem!" At least, that's what a predatory lender might want you to think.

Is Unlimited Data Still a Thing?

Ah, remember the time we could get unlimited data on our phone plans? Whatever happened to that?

9 Surprising Perks (and Some Drawbacks) of Paperless Billing

Whether it comes by snail mail or email, a bill is a bill. How do you prefer to pay up?

8 Great Places to Take the Family for Spring Break

Looking to book your annual spring break vacation with the family? Consider these fun and frugal destinations.

How to Tell if That Home Business Opportunity Is Really a Pyramid Scheme

It can be a pretty steep uphill climb to become a moneymaking MLM superstar.

Organize 8 Key Areas of Your Life With These 17 Smart Apps

Stop looking at Facebook and use your phone to become more productive. Yes, that's right — time to get some work done!

10 Ways to Keep Your Private Info Private

From your Facebook feed, to your mailbox — identity theft hides behind every corner. Make sure your privacy is protected.

6 Reasons You Need to Include Pets in Your Will

When drawing up your will, don't forget to include your four-legged family members! They need you, even when you're gone.