25 Major Retailers That Give Employees Time Off for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost here, and with it comes a very busy shopping season. Stores are opening earlier and earlier in a desperate bid to grab hungry bargain-hunters, many on Thanksgiving Day itself. Through it all, the employees of these stores have to be there with a smile and a helping hand, when... […]

Here’s What Living Cheaply in Another Country Looks Like

American retirees looking for a low cost of living and a comfortable climate are increasingly packing up for cheap, warm countries abroad. Around 615,000 Americans reportedly received their Social Security checks outside the U.S. […]

Best Money Tips: Money Moves to Make on Black Friday

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on money moves to make on Black Friday, when to replace common household items, and foods that can change your brain. Top 5 Articles Four Money Moves To Make On Black Friday — Get social! Follow your favorite retailers... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 11/25

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Old Navy: 30-40% off, Nike: 25% off Clearance, Seiki 32" Class 720p LED HDTV for $160, and more! […]

14 Festive and Easy DIY Holiday Decorations

Want to jazz up your place for the winter season ahead? Making your home feel festive is as easy as grabbing a glue gun. Here are a bunch of simple and inexpensive projects that will warm your heart throughout the holiday season and beyond. (Related: 7 Frugal Fall Decorating Tips) 1. Thankful... […]

6 Genius Ways to Save on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday (November 30th this year) is the day when online shopping deals take center stage. Last year, Cyber Monday garnered over $2 billion in sales — and this year it's projected to do even more. While there will be a plethora of deals available, you can easily maximize your savings by... […]

The Pros and Cons of Autopay

Autopay is a powerful tool that enables automatic withdrawals from your bank account to pay bills — you don’t even need to look at them anymore! But autopay can save or cost you money, depending on how you use it. Consider these pros and cons of autopay. Pros of Autopay Wise Bread... […]

Unnecessary Necessities

As I do most years, I spent some time looking at Black Friday flyers for a number of stores in my area, just to see what kinds of things will be on sale on the day after Thanksgiving. […]

8 Green Products That Aren't

Going green is something most of us are trying to do on a daily basis. But sometimes, products are not quite as green as the fancy packaging and ad campaigns would have us believe. Here are eight offenders; beware of their claims, or the implications they are making. 1. Seventh Generation Lemon... […]

10 ways to maximize your end-of-year finances

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. Oh, 2015, where did you go? It seems only moments ago it was time for New Year’s resolutions, and now here we are again. With only a month left before another year is behind us, you may be wondering how best to maximize this year’s finances. Well, look no further! 1. Prepare for taxes. […]

Holiday Travel Hacks That Will Save Your Sanity

Are you dreading holiday travel? The traffic jam to the airport, the crowded lines, delayed flights, and other headaches associated with holiday travel? Don't worry. There are ways to make your travel this holiday season a lot more comfortable. Fly Through Security with TSA Pre-Check It's hard to... […]

6 Luxe Travel Destinations That Are Cheaper in Winter

What did you do on your summer vacation? Yawn, what a cliché. Just about every vacation spot is mobbed in summer, when families with children are free to travel. If you have the flexibility, enjoy fewer crowds and pay less by visiting these normally-expensive spots during winter! 1. Europe The... […]

Best Money Tips: 80+ Amazing Meals for Under $5

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found over 80 meals you can make for under $5, cleaning mistakes you might be making, and great places to retire in every state. Top 5 Articles Make These 86 Amazing Meals For $5 or Less — Need a budget-friendly meal that doesn't... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 11/24

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 40-50% off Women's Coats at Macy's, Kmart Shoes: Buy One Get One for $1, Kindle 6" Glare-Free Display with Wi-Fi... […]

9 Ways to Save on Your Thanksgiving Celebrations

This post contains references to products from our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Please visit ourAdvertiser Disclosure to view our partners, and for additional details. Have you volunteered to host your family's Thanksgiving meal this year, but... […]

Swagbucks.com’s new gift card site (bonus inside)

Swagbucks.com is a website that rewards its members with points (called SB) that can be redeemed for gift cards and other goodies. Over the years I’ve earned hundreds of dollars in Amazon gift cards (my favorite!) for searching the internet, answering easy polls, watching a few videos, and telling people about Swagbucks.com. This morning Swagbucks.com sent me an email announcing MyGiftCardsPlus.co […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Shop Black Friday Deals?

Black Friday is one of the biggest retail events of the year. For many people, it is an event — they scour ads, plan out which stores to hit and what to get at each, and even camp out the night before. For many other people, the low prices aren't worth the chaos...and may instead opt to shop... […]

Spending Your Life

Recently, I had the great pleasure of reading an excellent article from Wait But Why entitled Your Life in Weeks. […]

10 Stocks to Invest in During the Holidays

If you've been out to the malls or shopped online recently, you'll be fully aware that the holidays are approaching. For many companies, the months of November and December are make or break time. Retailers rely on holiday sales to hit revenue targets. Investors can take advantage of this holiday... […]

5 Reasons Black Friday Craziness Is Worth It

It seems like all the cool kids poke fun at Black Friday, and I get it. Black Friday is crazy! However, there are also some great reasons for hitting the stores the day after Thanksgiving. Here's why you might choose to head out and score some amazing deals on one of America's biggest shopping... […]