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Shoveling Snow and 5 Other Things Robots Can Do for You

Eventually, they'll probably take over the world, but for now, robots are thankfully taking over our household chores.

Reach Your Money Goals Faster With a Simple Naming Trick

Mortgage repayment, emergency funds… these things may not be "fun," but a cheeky approach to banking can make them a whole lot less stressful.

3 Good Money Examples Every Parent Should Set

If you can master these financial habits in your own life, your kids could be better off with money.

This Simple Journal May be the Fix for Your Finances

With an X here and an O there, your personal finance bullet journal can put you on the fast track to budgeting mastery.

Don't Panic: Do This If Your Identity Gets Stolen

Identity theft is a scary subject. But really, you shouldn't panic. Help is right around the corner.

The Smart Way to Pay for Cell Phone Service

Prepaid month-to-month or postpaid on contract? The smarter, cheaper option may surprise you.

How to Keep Your Kid's Rich Friends From Ruining Your Budget

When your kid has a rich friend, it can be hard to keep them in a frugal mindset. Here's how to remedy that.

10 Best Tools for Finding an Apartment on the Cheap

Looking for a new apartment can be about as much fun as getting a root canal. However, a wealth of free or cheap tools are at hand to make it easier.

Calculate the "Stock Up Price" to Save on These Baby Essentials

Knowing the "stock up price" on these key baby essentials will help you keep more money in your pocket.

The 5 Best Selfie Sticks

Taking the perfect selfie by yourself isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these five selfie sticks and your selfie game will remain strong.

Here's Why Multitasking and Money Don't Mix

Science says multitasking hurts our productivity. Here's how multitasking keeps you from your financial goals, too.

5 Painless Ways to Lower Your Cell Phone Bill

Dial in to these smart bill-lowering tactics, and watch your cell phone bill get a whole lot smaller.

11 Ways to Make Living With Roommates Tolerable

Living with roommates isn't always easy, but here's how to make it somewhat tolerable.

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.

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Here's How One Social Media Micro Star Gets Lots of Free Stuff

You don't need a million followers to score tons of free goodies. Tweet faster!

How to Cash In On Getting Bumped From a Flight

Nobody wants to get bumped from a flight, unless there's a way to make some serious cash from it.

4 Questions to Ask Before Buying Refurbished Appliances

Refurbed appliances can be a great deal — as long as you don't get taken.

How to Have a Successful Skype or Video Job Interview

A video job interview right from the comfort of home — what could go wrong? As it turns out, quite a few things, if you aren't careful.

11 Easy Ways to Fix Your Whole Life This Summer

Rather than focusing on getting your body "bikini-ready," make a few easy lifestyle changes and live your best life.

What to Do If You Get Bumped From a Flight

If you ever get bumped from a flight, you should know what you're entitled to.

Best Money Tips: How to Become an Optimist

Today we found articles on daily habits to help you become an optimist, over 90 cheap date ideas, and how to deal with family members who are terrible with money.

4 Stocks to Buy If You Love Moms

Mom has always been there for you. Be there for her — and all mothers — by investing in these companies who love moms.

6 Conversation Tricks That'll Get You Out of a Political Discussion

Slide out of a tough political fight unscathed with these smart tactics.

8 Ways to Lower Your Vet Bills

Just because your pets are beloved family members doesn't mean you should go broke paying for their medical needs.

How to Decide What to Keep When Downsizing

When you're clearing out the clutter, make sure these items stick around.

5 DIY Mother's Day Gifts Moms Will Love

Bypass the boring old Mother's Day gifts and make something Mom will truly enjoy.

6 Financial Gifts Mom Will Love for Mother's Day

This Mother's Day, put that World's Best Mom mug back on the shelf, and spring for one of these fantastic financial gifts instead.

How Single Parents Can Juggle Retirement Savings, Too

Being a single parent is hard work. Being a single parent and adequately funding your retirement is extra hard. But you can do it.

8 Things You Definitely Don't Need for a Baby

You want your new baby to have the best of everything. But you can skip this overpriced gear for your nursery.

12 Garage Sale Items That Sell Like Hotcakes

You've finally decluttered your house. Feature these items prominently in your ads and your sale to draw the crowds — and the cash.

7 Ways Your Devices Are Spying on You

Big Brother might be watching you, right now, through one — or more! — of your devices.

2017 Tax Day Freebies and Discounts

Who knew Tax Day would be filled with freebies and discounts? You do now! Make April 18 a little more fun by hitting up some of these Tax Day offers.

6 Things You Should Know About Joint Checking Accounts

Joint checking accounts offer plenty of convenience — but if you aren't careful, a few headaches, too.

Stop Making These 8 Risky Password Mistakes

Wanna protect your identity online? Make better passwords.