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6 Outdoor Adventures That Don't Cost a Dime

Believe it or not, winter will end soon, and spring will bring perfect weather for experiencing the great outdoors. Fortunately, many of the greatest outdooradventures can be had for free. Here are six of our favorites. (See also: 50+ Ways to Have Free Outdoor Fun) 1. Foraging Next time you are... […]

6 Outdoor Adventures That Don't Cost a Dime

Believe it or not, winter will end soon, and spring will bring perfect weather for experiencing the great outdoors. Fortunately, many of the greatest outdooradventures can be had for free. Here are six of our favorites. (See also: 50+ Ways to Have Free Outdoor Fun) 1. Foraging Next time you are... […]

4 Credit Report Mistakes That Could Be Costing You Big

Getting your credit application rejected can put a major hold on your life plans. It doesn't matter whether it's for the new car that you so desperately need, or for the bonus 50,000 air miles that come with that fancy credit card, getting rejected sucks. And while you may think that you're doing... […]

4 Credit Report Mistakes That Could Be Costing You Big

Getting your credit application rejected can put a major hold on your life plans. It doesn't matter whether it's for the new car that you so desperately need, or for the bonus 50,000 air miles that come with that fancy credit card, getting rejected sucks. And while you may think that you're doing... […]

15 Cheaper Ways to Travel Around the World

I circled the globe in 300 days once. It wasn't 10 months of constant travel; after getting married in Wisconsin, my husband and I flew to Bangkok for our honeymoon, continued on to our home in Beijing, and then six months later, traveled overland to Paris. Finally, we flew back to Chicago to... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Get a Free Month of Amazon Prime

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on how to get a month of Amazon Prime for free, this month's food and drink freebies, and better laundry habits that will lower your power bill. Top 5 Articles Amazon Prime: How to Get One Month for Free — If... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 03/03

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Clearance Furniture at JCPenney: Up to 90% off + 20% off, Athletic Shoes at eBay: Up to 70% off, Football Fan Shop... […]

6 Times You Should Never Take a Loan

Banks create loans everyday, but this doesn't mean you should apply for one without fully weighing the risks. Sure, a loan can help build your credit history, and makes it easier to purchase high-ticket items, such as a home and an automobile. If you can afford a loan and you're able to manage it... […]

Ask the Readers: What Will You Do With Your Tax Refund?

Tax refunds generally aren't that great — most people don't want to give the government an interest-free loan, after all. But many look forward to getting a check during tax season, which they can spend or save as they please. What will you do with your tax refund? Do you usually plan where... […]

5 Simple Ways to Boost an Underperforming 401(k)

There are about 52 million Americans saving up for retirement using a 401(k). While this is an impressive number, it doesn't tell the full picture of the state of U.S. retirement planning. (See also: 12 Things You Didn't Know About Retirement) In 2014, the average U.S. worker had only accumulated... […]