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4 Sneaky Store Perks That Make You Overspend

Retailers are notorious for finding clever ways to separate you from your hard-earned money. Many of these tactics, at first glance, seem completely harmless. After all, who doesn't like free shipping, or an awesome return policy? But it's not until we dig a little deeper into the motivation as to... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 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: Attending Weddings on the Cheap! Learn about saving on presents, wedding attire, travel expenses, and more! Let us know if... […]

Best Card for Travel Rewards Also Offers $200 Sign-Up Bonus

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bankamericard-travel-rewards-more-rewards-for-more-trav... Earn 1.5 miles per dollar for every purchase with the BankAmericard... […]

13 Great Reasons to Quit Your Job

How many times have you rehearsed that "I quit" speech in your head? How often do you stare out of the window, wishing you were in a different job, or pursuing a more interesting career? So many of us want to be in a job that really fulfills us, but so few of us dare to make that leap.... […]

The High Cost of Cheap Food

Compared to most Americans, I spend a lot of money on food, almost $100 per month just for fresh produce. But even my grocery bill pales in comparison to what the rest of the world spends on basic nutrition. Americans spend less money as a percentage of income on food than people of any other... […]

Best Money Tips: Foods You Can Freeze and How to Do It Right

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on foods you can freeze and the right way to do it, ways to save at Old Navy, and dying professions that job hunters should avoid. Top 5 Articles 16 Foods to Freeze for Later (and How to Do It Right) — Leafy... […]

What to Expect When You're Expecting a Huge Credit Card Bill

You've been splurging the last few months — dining out, ordering online gifts, and booking a vacation you sorely need. And you put all of these purchases on your credit card. You know you won't be able to pay off this debt within a few months, but you've justified it by reasoning you can pay... […]

5 Fun Ways the Sharing Economy Helps You Save on Vacation

Unless you've been under a rock for the past couple years, you already know that the sharing economy means you can drop your vacation budget, thanks to innovative sites like Airbnb or Uber. But it doesn't stop there. Try these options to shave a few dollars while making the most of your precious... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 04/27

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Don't miss today's hot deals like the 62% off on Bird Bath with Pedestal, 61% off on Light My Bottle Light and 46%... […]

The 3 Best Cities With Rent Control

Rent control is the dream of renters everywhere. Yet only four states — California, New York, Maryland, New Jersey — and the District of Columbia have rent control policies in place. Read on for our guide to scoring a rent-controlled apartment in one of the best cities where... […]