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7 Ways to Rent An Apartment With Bad Credit

You've found the ideal apartment in the middle of the big city. But there's one problem: Financial mistakes in the past have left you with a low credit score. Now you're worried that landlords will reject your application because of those times you paid your credit card bill late or forgot to make... […]

4 Times Student Loan Refinancing Can Save You Big

There's nothing cheap about going to college. According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2014–2015 school year was $31,231 at private colleges, $9,139 for state residents at public colleges, and $22,958 for out-of-state residents attending public schools.... […]

7 Places to Get Vaccinated for Cheap or Free

Less than half of Americans were vaccinated against the flu during the 2013–2014 season. The statistics for other types of immunizations are even more discouraging: 21% of adults with high-risk conditions have received a pneumococcal vaccination;   24% of adults over age 60 have... […]

The 5 Best iPhone 6 Covers

You’ve spent a lot of money on your smartphone, so why not protect it? With the right iPhone 6 cover, you can protect your phone from falls, scratches, and other damage, preserving it for the long run. By adequately protecting your phone, you can get more from your investment and enjoy years... […]

The Best Hotel Rewards Card for Free Nights: Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card

When you combine hotel loyalty programs with the benefits of a credit card such as the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Visa Credit Card, the result is often an opportunity to earn valuable awards and perks that enhance your hotel stays and save money. The Marriott Rewards Premier Visa Credit Card... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 8/27, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #FiverrChat to participate This week's topic: Earning Money with the Gig Economy! Learn about gaining the experience you... […]

6 Cool Jobs for Retirees

While some of us will be lucky enough to have neither the need nor the desire to work through retirement, the truth is that a lot of retirees find themselves searching for employment. Whether you're thinking about your own future, or helping an older relative think about theirs, retirees can live... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Reduce Stress at Work

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to reduce stress at work, things to do before you buy new clothes, and surprising ways to use tea bags. Top 5 Articles 5 Ways To Reduce Stress In The Work Place — Listening to a co-worker vent isn't a... […]

10 Time-Management Skills That Will Help Your Kid Win at School

Want your kids to succeed at school without spending every waking hour with their noses buried in books? Teach them how to manage their time most efficiently with these 11 tips on perfecting that September-to-May juggling act. 1. "Mind Map" Before a Writing Project You may not have heard... […]

7 Easy Ways to Calculate Your New Car Budget

So you're looking for a new car? Congrats! If you're in the market for a new vehicle, you should first determine what you can actually afford. And if you're considering leasing or financing a vehicle, you should understand the total costs involved. That's because the total amount you can spend =... […]