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Best Deals for Tuesday 02/02

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Extra 20% off Adult Styles at Old Navy, 40% Off Juicers & Food Processors, Closet Organization for only $15,... […]

Do These 10 Green Appliances Actually Save You Money?

These days, there's a lot of discussion about energy usage and the environment. And if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, there's a push to use more energy efficient appliances. Most household appliances now come with models that are "Energy Star" certified, meaning that they've... […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Meal Plan?

Meal planning offers a lot to the frugal household. It provides a guide for your grocery shopping, it allows you to avoid wasting food, and it's a way to make sure you have healthy meals at home — or a suitable alternative when you need it. Do you meal plan? What are your favorite go-to... […]

7 Things Your Financial Advisor Wishes You Knew

The cat's out of the bag: You don't need boatloads of money to invest like the super rich — you just need to understand the ins-and-outs of investing well enough. And who better than financial advisors to share the secrets that can help you succeed as an investor? Read on for the coveted... […]

10 Great Side Jobs for Extroverts

Throughout my entire life, I've always had a second job, and all of them have included direct interaction with other people. And I thoroughly enjoy human interaction. Not only is it additional income, but it also provides me an ongoing opportunity to observe and understand human nature. This is an... […]

7 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes When Buying Their First Car

It's easy to make money mistakes anytime you buy a car — but your first car is especially risky. Here are some expensive first-time car buying mistakes and how to avoid them. 1. Buying the Wrong Kind of Car When shopping for your first car, it's easy to overlook how you're going to actually... […]

Best Money Tips: 14 Ways to Get Freebies

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles to help you find freebies, kick the sniffles, and get more sleep. Top 5 Articles 14 Ways to Get Awesome Freebies — Amp up your DIY skills with free in-person and online classes offered by retailers like Home Depot,... […]

Best Deals for Monday 02/01

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Up to 60% off Top Mattress Brands at Sears, 60% off Gemstone Jewelry at Kohl's, 12" Pre-seasoned Cast Iron Skillet... […]

Here's What to Do Immediately After a Credit Card Breach

The new EMV credit cards (better known as "chip" or "chip and pin" cards) are supposed to significantly cut down on credit card fraud. But these new cards, embedded with computer chips, are far from foolproof. Most security experts say that criminals will now focus on online... […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy a New Car

I don't know what it is, but there's something really exciting about being the first person to own a car. Maybe it's because brand new cars come with the latest technologies, extremely low mileage, and that new car smell you just can't duplicate. Plus, there are no animal crackers stuck between the... […]