Ask the Readers: Do You Outsource Any Household Tasks?

July 31, 2018

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Elena, Jasmine, and Erica for winning this week’s contest! It’s easy to neglect household chores when you’re busy — and if you don’t like doing them in the first place! For certain families and certain tasks, it makes sense to hire someone to help you out, whether it’s a cleaning crew that comes by once a week or a grocery delivery service that brings meat and…


How to Safely Test Makeup Before You Buy

July 27, 2018

How many times have you bought new lipstick, only to find the color is less than flattering on you? Or maybe you accidentally purchased the wrong shade of blush, making it look like you stepped right out of a bad ’80s movie. We’ve all been there. Makeup can be quite expensive, and you’d hate to purchase something that doesn’t work for you. Testing makeup before you buy can solve many…


Ask the Readers: What Are Your Favorite Brands?

July 26, 2018

While brand loyalty can cause you waste money on products that aren’t worth the price you pay for them, you may have found over the years that some brands are just consistently better than others. What are your favorite brands? Why do you prefer them over their competitors? What do you like most about these brands? Tell us about your favorite brands and we’ll enter you in a drawing to…


How 2 People Can See Paris for $500 or Less

July 18, 2018

France is one of the most visited countries on Earth, and its capital city of Paris remains one of its biggest draws. This thriving metropolis boasts everything you could want in a European getaway — historic landmarks, world famous art, amazing food, and Insta-worthy photo ops galore. You can visit historic Notre Dame cathedral, roam enchanting neighborhoods like Saint Germain and Le Marais, see Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa at…


Ask the Readers: How Do You Get Cool on a Budget?

July 12, 2018

You can count on summer to be hot, but many areas are facing heat waves and record high temps all across the U.S. Staying cool without busting your budget on energy costs is now harder than ever. How do you get cool on a budget? How do your everyday habits change when temperatures rise? Do you utilize any community resources to help you and your family cool down? Tell us…


5 Affordable and Unforgettable Experiences to Have in National Parks This Summer

July 3, 2018

If you’re looking for cheap things to do over the summer season, consider a visit to one of our amazing national parks. There are dozens to choose from, each with its own charms and individual natural wonders to explore, and over the summer you can take part in exciting activities that won’t cost an arm and a leg. Here are the best cheap experiences to have in national parks this…


5 Home Investments to Make Your Summer Cooler

July 2, 2018

Summer heat is already in full effect, and you might already be sweating the bills that comes with keeping the house cool. While you want to save the most money possible this season, sometimes you have to invest money to save money in the long run. These home upgrades will cost you upfront, but will keep you cool and on budget for several summers to come. (See also: 5 Things…


7 Ways to Manage Your Travel Anxiety

June 25, 2018

Is fear holding you back from your dream of traveling the globe? You’re not alone. Seeing the world sounds glamorous, but fear and anxiety can put a major damper on your travel plans. In fact, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, over 31 percent of adults in the U.S. experience anxiety disorders at some point in their lifetime. Traveling forces you to leave the comforts of home and…


Best Money Tips: Incredibly Useful Travel Apps You Should Know About

June 14, 2018

Welcome to Wise Bread’s Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on incredibly useful travel apps you should know about, a look at how moving can improve your finances, and three big mistakes that will cancel out any sun protection you use. Top 5 Articles 12 incredibly useful travel apps you didn’t know about until now — These travel apps can help you convert currencies, find free Wi-Fi, skip…


Stop Family Feuds Over Inheritances Before They Start

July 17, 2016

Getty Images While fights over cash and stocks after a relative dies are common, families feud just as often over memorabilia and personal items that have little monetary value. And in some cases, it’s the happiest families that are in the most danger of falling out over inheritances, because they’re more likely to attach sentimental value to parents’ personal possessions. Some of the worst family fights start over a trinket….