Flashback Friday: 72 Brilliant Ways to Stretch $20

Few great things in this life are free. Even the most frugal folks have trouble staying under $20 doing any particular activity. The world is quite the pricey place now. But if $20 is all you have left to spend on weekend fun, here are 72 ways to drop that Harriet Tubman. 10 Cool DIY Home... […]

My Budget Challenge 2016: How to Live Frugally When You Have No Time

[Editor's Note: This is the another episode in Max Wong's journey to find an extra $31,000 this year. Read the whole series here.] One of the assumptions that my friends, who earn more money than me while still living paycheck to paycheck, make about my frugal habits is that they are too busy to... […]

Best Deals for Friday 07/22

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Don't miss this Pressureless Tennis Balls with Mesh Carrying Bag now only $15 or this Aglaia 6W E12 LED Filament... […]

The 5 Best Home Hair Dyes

Why spend the money dying your hair at a salon when you can get the same results at home for a fraction of the cost? In order to get the best results, you need the best at-home dye that will leave your hair soft, shiny, and conditioned. Just imagine all the money you’ll save. What Is Home... […]

Best Money Tips: 30 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on saving money on groceries without clipping coupons, a frugal guide to building a home gym, and important career lessons to learn by age 30. Top 5 Articles Hate to Clip Coupons? 30 Ways to Save on Groceries — Cook... […]

How to Find the Best Back to School Sales

It seems that just as you settle into your summer routine, the school supply signage and setups hit the stores. Every year the back-to-school supply lists seem to get longer, and that doesn't even include all of the new clothes and shoes you have to buy. Here are eight tips on how to find the best... […]

All the Ways Minimum Payments Are Evil

Anyone who has a credit card is familiar with minimum payments. Most credit cards don't require cardholders to pay off their balances in full every month, but they do require cardholders to pay some minimum amount. This can be as low as 2% to 3% of the outstanding balance, or a minimum of $25 or... […]

Save $300-$500 With These No Transfer Fee Credit Cards

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/5-best-credit-cards-with-no-balance-transfer-fees?utm_s... Most credit cards charge a 3-5% balance transfer fee, but you can save... […]

Avoiding the Temptation to Spend Money on ‘Free-to-Play’ Online Games

Max wrote in with a great question that started off in the reader mailbag, but eventually grew into a rather long post. Here’s what he had to say: Most good mobile games are free to play but they offer optional purchases that make the game a little easier or give you a boost or a cosmetic improvement. […]

15 Ways to Save Money When Getting Your Drink On

Going to the bar can be a fun pastime with your friends and significant other, or a great place to find your next date. However, the costs of going to the bar can add up quickly, which is why we've provided some simple tips to help you save money on a night of bar hopping. 1. Order Simple... […]

Why Millennials Should Embrace Credit Cards

Millennials are avoiding credit cards more than any other generation. Perhaps this is because they have witnessed their own parents struggling with debt, or they are already feeling overwhelmed by student loan repayments. While debt is a good thing to avoid, especially if you don't want to live... […]

Best Money Tips: Smart Things to Do With $1,000

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on smart things to do with $1,000, easy ways to extend your vegetable growing season, and something to try when you’re too anxious to sleep. Top 5 Articles 5 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now — There... […]

How to Bridge a Resume Gap

The old adage is true: it’s easier to find a job when you have a job. Sometimes, however, you have no choice – you’re laid off or fired or your job otherwise disappears, and you find yourself looking for work without the security of full-time employment. When that happens, the goal is make sure you go into the job interview process from a position of strength. […]

The 5 Best Pet Flea Medications

Flea and tick bites can cause your pet discomfort and unhappiness. If left untreated, your pet can contract a number of illnesses, such as flea allergy dermatitis, skin infections and irritation, anemia, and even tapeworms. That’s why it’s important to treat infested areas as soon as... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 07/21

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 84% Off Colorful Butterfly Solar String Lights now only $11, 75% Off Folding Desk Lamp with Dimmable Touch Switch... […]

8 Reasons Frugal Families Love Boardgame Night

My siblings and I spent our childhood playing popular, mainstream board games. Monopoly, The Game of Life, Clue, Chinese Checkers, and Pictionary granted us hours of family fun, interrupted occasionally by a temper tantrum. Monopoly, as many people know, can be dull and brutal. Playing board games... […]

5 Ways to Ease Into a Day Job After Freelancing

Freelancing gives you the freedom to set your own hours and work at your own pace. Some people consider this the ideal situation, and after making the switch from employee to freelancer, they vow never to return to the workplace. Of course, anyone's professional situation — the amount of... […]

10 Surprising Foods You Can Turn Into Chips

There are few things I like more than a good chip. Crunchy, salty goodness — perfect for dunking into a bowl of ranch dip. You've heard of banana chips and potato chips, but what about tomato chips? Or zucchini chips? Turns out, there are many unexpected foods that can be turned into chips.... […]

Get the Airline Credit Card with the Best Sign-Up Bonus

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/5-best-sign-up-bonuses-for-airline-miles-credit-cards?u... The right airline credit card sign-up bonus can be worth hundreds of... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 7/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Negotiating! Learn about when to negotiate, how to prepare for negotiations, and more! Let us know the last time you... […]