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4 Clever Ways to Control Your Spending -- and One That Will Shock You!

If your spending is spiraling out of control, then it can be tempting to take extreme measures. After all, it will be worth it in the end, when you're debt free and living the high life — won't it? And if you're thinking that the extreme end of cutting spending might be simply staying home... […]

4 Ways Student Loans Impact Your Taxes

Tax time can make many feel anxious, especially if they're already burdened by student loan debt. Many people might not even think about their student loans when it comes time to file, and that would be a huge mistake. Here are three big tax issues — and one huge tax benefit — you... […]

The 5 Best Makeup Removers

When you’re experimenting with glitter makeup or waterproof mascara, you need the best remover to completely remove all traces of makeup with no irritation. Whether you have a full face of makeup on, or just like to apply a quick coat of mascara every morning, how you remove your makeup is... […]

Is It Still Smart to Buy an Electric Car While Gas Prices Are Low?

With no end in sight for low gas prices, electric and hybrid cars face a harder value proposition. It can take a decade or more for some hybrids to pay for their higher price tag through fuel savings, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. (I'm looking at you, Toyota Highlander.) So should... […]

Get the Best Rewards and Benefits for Your Excellent Credit

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/5-best-credit-cards-for-people-with-excellent-credit?ut... Do you have an excellent credit rating? Make your hard work pay off and... […]

Hate Paying Annual Fees? Consider these Cards Instead

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-credit-cards-with-no-annual-fees?utm_source=... You don't have to pay an annual fee to get travel rewards, cash back,... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 6/9, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $50 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Debt Reduction! Learn about what causes people to end up in debt, calculating how much you need to pay off, debt repayment... […]

5-Day Debt Reduction Plan: Search and Destroy

[Editor's Note: This is part three of a five-part series on debt reduction. To read more, see the rest of the 5-Day Debt Reduction Plan.] Some people give up on the idea of paying off debt because they think they don't earn enough money. Yes, life can be expensive, especially when wages don't keep... […]

9 Qualities to Look for in Well-Made Clothing

Well-made clothing is not only a personal hallmark of fashion icons like Audrey Hepburn, Jackie O., Pharrell, and Steve McQueen, but also the backbone of frugal wardrobes everywhere. Good quality clothing is always a fashion must. It used to be easier to separate good clothes from the bad. Certain... […]

Best Money Tips: Essential Tips for Summer Safety

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on essential tips for enjoying summer safely, how food choices can endanger wildlife, and tips for shopping at Ikea. Top 5 Articles 10 Essential Tips for Enjoying Summer Safely — Eyes need protection from the sun's... […]