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11 Sources of Instant Gratification You Can Feel Good About

Scratch your "I want it now!" itch without messing up your long term plans? Yes, you really can have your cake and eat it, too.

25 Hotel Hacks From Professional Travelers

From booking to bedtime, find out the shortcuts these pro travelers use to make hotel lodging cheaper, more convenient, and more comfortable.

14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips

Oil stains don't have to stay forever. Whether they're in clothing, on driveways, or elsewhere, here are some effective ways to quickly and easily zap grease.

22 Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda

Most of us know that soda isn't good for us, but that doesn't mean we stop drinking it. Here are 22 financial, health, and other reasons to kick the habit.

35 Delicious Rice and Bean Dishes

You know rice and beans are healthy and delicious. But did you know there are as many ways to prepare rice and beans as there are beans in the bag? Here're 35 to get you started.

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?

The Best Co-Branded Airline Credit Cards

If you're looking for an airline credit card that will get you the most bang for your purchases, these are the ones you should consider.

4 Airlines With the Cheapest First Class Seats

With these airlines, you can travel in first-class style without a first-class price tag.

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Car salesmen have a lot of tricks up their sleeves to help separate you from your money. Learn what to watch out for.

25 Things to Throw Out Today

Do you have any of these items lurking in your home that should be thrown (or given) away? Here's a list of 25 things to get rid of right now.

What You Can Buy With $5,000

When you're done fantasizing about what you could spend a cool million on, think about the possibilities of a realistic windfall — like a cool $5K!

How to Remove Yourself from Mailing Lists and Eliminate Junk Mail

My blood boils when I have a full mailbox, but not one item is personal in nature. Here is how to remove yourself from most mailing lists, eliminating unnecessary junk mail.

Take Control of Your Money With These 10 Free Spreadsheet Templates

There are scores of fancy apps and websites that can help you manage your money, but for some, nothing beats the elegance of a simple spreadsheet.

The Only 15 Foods That Are Worth Buying Organic

Not everything you buy from the grocery store needs to be organic — but to avoid harmful pesticides and hormones, these 15 foods should be.

How to Get Your Kid Started With Investing

You don't have to wait until your kid grows up to show them how to invest. The earlier they start, the more they'll have later on!

What to Do About a Terrible Airbnb Stay

When your hotel room is terrible, you know who to call. Who do you call when your Airbnb stay is awful?

Ask the Readers: What Do You Do With Leftover Halloween Candy?

Tell us what you do with leftover Halloween candy and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Chinese Money Habits - How My Culture Influences My Attitudes Toward Money

I moved to the United States when I was a child from Yangzhou, China. After sixteen years, I could easily pass as an American because I speak English without an accent, and I am w

HP Giving Away $500 to a Lucky Wise Bread Reader

To enter tell us your smartest investment. It can be anything! A degree, cooking lessons, hot stock, or a great pair of shoes.

15 Cheap, Clever, and Attractive Ways to Save on Gift Wrapping Paper

Save some money on gift wrapping supplies this year by looking beyond the store gift wrap display and dressing your gifts in something out of the ordinary.