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8 Companies With the Best Employee Discounts

Only 29% of U.S. workers are engaged and emotionally invested in their work and focused on helping their organizations improve. Given that most employers are only planning to raise wages by an average 3% in 2016, consider companies that provide other ways to make your dollars go further. Here are... […]

4 Ways Being a Nomad Saves You Money

Maybe it was when you were fresh out of college, had just moved to a new city, or that time you wanted to spend the summer in Rome. Back then, not having a permanent address just made sense — or perhaps it was your only option. But, even as adults, there are special circumstances or times in... […]

When Is It Okay to Share Your Social Security Number?

Your Social Security number should be among your biggest secrets, but there are times when you'll have to give it out. If you accept a job, your new employer will need a copy of your Social Security card on file, and you'll be asked to provide your number when opening a bank account or applying for... […]

The 5 Best Facial Cleansing Brushes

A facial cleansing brush can give you a better clean, with less work. All you need to do is apply a small amount of cleanser to your skin, turn on the brush, gently move it around your face for about one minute, and let it do all the work. It can stimulate and deep clean the skin, which allows your... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/11, 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: Having a Frugal Valentine's Day! Learn about DIY gifts, making Valentine's Day special for kids, and saving when... […]

Save Money on Interest with the BankAmericard® Credit Card

Simple credit cards such as the BankAmericard® credit card, which do not provide all the extra bells and whistles like rewards and bonuses, are designed primarily to provide a low-interest opportunity for those who typically carry a balance from month to month. Transferring your balance to a... […]

7 Money Fixes You Can Make When You're Stuck Inside Because of the Weather

Crazy winter weather have you stuck indoors? Take advantage of your lazy snow days around the house by digging deep into your finances to make a few (and perhaps much-needed) tweaks. 1. Call Your Service Providers About Reducing Rates Recently I had a couple bills lying on my desk — one from... […]

Best Money Tips: 101 Ways to Make an Extra $500 a Month

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to make an extra $500 a month, frugal alternatives to popular Valentine’s Day gifts, and smart things to do when you’re bored. Top 5 Articles 101 Ways to Make an Extra $500 a Month While Keeping Your Full... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 02/10

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Old Navy: Up to 40% off Storewide, Soleus GO! Activity Tracker Fitness Band for $40, Boogie Wipes 4pk (180 Wipes)... […]

23 Hidden Costs of Buying an Old House

Buying an old house may seem like a great way to save some money. The purchase price is typically much lower than a newer house, especially considering the cost per square foot. Older homes tend to be located closer to downtown areas, which can be convenient and reduce transportation expenses.... […]