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Best Deals for Thursday 05/28

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Bags and Backpacks at REI Outlet: Up to 51% off, Pier 1 Imports Sale: Up to 50% off sitewide, Southwest Nationwide... […]

3 Times When You Should Absolutely Quit

Ask the average American about a time he or she quit something, and it's likely the answer will either be a dodge or some sort of self-deprecating joke. But as bad a reputation as quitting has, sometimes quitting while you're ahead (or before you get even further behind) can be the best, most... […]

14 Popular Snacks You Can Make at Home

One of the easiest ways to save money at the grocery store is to shop the perimeter. Not only does avoiding all those packaged foods cost less, but it also keeps your health in check. Let's be real, though, some of those snack foods are absolutely delicious. So, why not try making a few of your... […]

13 Things IT People Wish You Knew About Computers

This post is brought to you by Comcast Business.  Follow us @comcastbusiness. You might only get this joke if you’re an IT pro: To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the IT pro, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. Maybe it can’t... […]

The 9 Everyday Products With the Biggest Markups

Products with ridiculously high markups exist because somebody, somewhere, is willing to pay that price. Whether it's because of convenience, perceived value, or simple ignorance, is up for debate. The good news is that with a little forethought, most of these markups can be avoided, or at the very... […]

5 MicroSaving Tools to Help You Start Saving Now

Not all of us have the ability to save large amounts of money every month, but saving for emergencies, future expenses, and large purchases are nonetheless important goals. That's where microsaving tools are helpful. Microsavings accounts are designed for small (and in some cases very small)... […]

The 5 Best UPS Backup Batteries

Anyone who’s ever experienced a power outage knows how important it is to keep batteries and battery-powered tools around the house. You might have been in the middle of something important or need access to pertinent information after the power has been cut off, but without a computer or... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/28, 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: Saving on Graduation Season! Learn about frugal gifts, keeping travel costs low, and saving on graduation party expenses!... […]

The 8 Life Skills You Must Learn in Your 40s

I turned 40 last year. It was not celebrated in quite the same way as when I turned 18, or 21, but it's a milestone nonetheless. And it got me to thinking…what should I be learning now that I have hit this major landmark? What can any of us who are in our 40s learn to make life even better,... […]

Best Money Tips: Apps for a Smarter Home

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on apps that make your home smarter, summer items you can buy at the dollar store, and cheap date ideas that won’t skimp on the romance. Top 5 Articles Make Your Home Smarter With These 5 Apps — Use the... […]