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Best Money Tips: 70 Useful Things You Can Get For Free

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on valuable things you can get for free, financial accounts you need for a richer life, and how to do expensive hobbies on a budget. Top 5 Articles 70 Valuable Things You Can Get for Free — Find out how you can quality... […]

12 Preflight Tricks That Make Long Flights Bearable

Sitting still on a jet for an 11, 14, or even 16-hour flight is an endurance sport. Just like running a marathon, it's something you have to train and plan for. It's also kind of like spending the day in the desert, miles from civilization, because although there are a few things your flight... […]

Should You Fix Up Your Car, Or Get a New One?

Your aging car's engine has been knocking loud enough that turning up the radio doesn't help anymore. You take it to your trusted mechanic, who gives you the bad news: One of your main bearings has worn out, and the repair will cost around $3,000. Since you can't know for sure if this is just the... […]

6 Easy Ways to Stop Wasting Plastic

We all know plastic is bad for the environment, but exactly how terrible is it? According to the organization Plastic Oceans, the world population is producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year. Half of which is for single use. And to make matters worse, every year more than 8 million... […]

5 Smart Money Moves Your Kids Can Make Over Summer Vacation

Summer vacation when you're a kid means endless days of bike riding, swimming, playing video games, and fighting over who gets the last purple Popsicle in the freezer. It's not nearly as idyllic for Mom and Dad. Not only do parents need to line up (and pay for) alternate child care for the kids... […]

5 Smart Money Moves Your Kids Can Make Over Summer Vacation

Summer vacation when you're a kid means endless days of bike riding, swimming, playing video games, and fighting over who gets the last purple Popsicle in the freezer. It's not nearly as idyllic for Mom and Dad. Not only do parents need to line up (and pay for) alternate child care for the kids... […]

5 Breathtaking Multiday Treks to Do in National Parks This Summer

Whether you're craving a weeklong escape into the wilderness or just a couple of days of nonstop adventure, our national parks have got you covered. Backpacking is a wonderful way to discover the scenery and drama that can be found within our nation's parks — with landscapes ranging from... […]

5 Breathtaking Multiday Treks to Do in National Parks This Summer

Whether you're craving a weeklong escape into the wilderness or just a couple of days of nonstop adventure, our national parks have got you covered. Backpacking is a wonderful way to discover the scenery and drama that can be found within our nation's parks — with landscapes ranging from... […]

How to Protect Yourself from a Home Improvement Scam

From a small task like new sod, to a major job like a finished basement, home improvement projects can become a nightmare if you fall victim to a scam. Even the savviest consumers can get taken for a ride if they don't know how to spot the red flags. So before you commit to any kind of home remodel... […]

How to Protect Yourself from a Home Improvement Scam

From a small task like new sod, to a major job like a finished basement, home improvement projects can become a nightmare if you fall victim to a scam. Even the savviest consumers can get taken for a ride if they don't know how to spot the red flags. So before you commit to any kind of home remodel... […]