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5 Best Online Checking Accounts

Whether you're looking to earn interest or for great customer service and reasonable fees, these five online checking account are all wise choices.

The 5 Best Products for Dry Skin

If you're looking for a new product to hydrate your skin, look no further than these five!

Not Rich Enough and Not Poor Enough

Most of my highschool classmates came from middle class families that were not extremely rich. During senior year, I noticed a situation where families were not wealthy enough to

Here's What You Can (And Can't) Buy With SNAP

There's a lot of confusion about what government food assistance can — and cannot — buy. Here's a rundown.

Kill Boredom With These 34 Fun and Productive Projects

Bored? Get off the Internet and get busy tackling these fun, small projects that will improve both you and your life!

How I Scored Tons of Free Stuff By Building a Small Social Media Audience

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

12 Surprising Ways to Get More College Financial Aid

College tuition can send you right into a nightmare of debt. But there are ways you can make it more affordable.

Where Are They Now? The Forgotten Dollar Bills (and Coins)

You may have money on your mind, but these notes and coins are all but forgotten. They are still legal tender, though!

Barclaycard Rewards MasterCard Review: A Promising New Card From an Old Bank

The U.S. credit card market is crowded, but a combination of simplicity and reward points could entice consumers to this new offering from Barclaycard.

37 Brilliant Ways to Reuse an Empty Milk Jug

Don't throw that empty milk jug away! Put it to good use with these fun craft ideas

Dementia Sucks: Keep Your Brain Strong With These 10 Things

Your brain isn't really a muscle, but you still can improve its function and fitness with the right mix of nutrition and conditioning. Learn how.

Can Acetone Dramatically Increase Your Gas Mileage?

Can acetone dramatically increase your gas mileage? Wise Bread reader Kip Kay told us that by adding pure acetone into his gas tank, his car now gets 10 extra miles per gallon.

8 Things You Must Immediately Do After Losing Your Smartphone

Lost your smartphone? Don't panic and follow these steps to protect your data, your privacy, and your money.

20 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Cheap Spring Roll Wrappers at Every Meal

Egg rolls are the new burritos. And no matter what's inside, it's delicious.

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

17 Cool Jobs for Book Lovers

Reading is fundamental — to an exciting career in words. Read on, bookworms, for the job just right for you.

What Would You Do With a Million Dollars?

Wise Bread bloggers share what they would do with a million bucks. Tell us what you would do and be entered into our weekly drawing for a $25 Amazon gift certificate!

8 Amazing Board Games You Can DIY

If you've grown tired of the same old board games, why not make your very own? Here's how to make eight great ones.

Fun and Cheap Ways to Get Creative When You’re Bored

Tired of your humdrum routine and feeling sapped of all creative energy? Try out these inexpensive tips to get your creative juices flowing.

4 Things You Need to Know About Gift Tax

There's a tax on financial gifts? Of course there is — and guess what else? It's very convoluted.