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First-Time Home Buyer? Consider These 5 Cities

The Great Recession has come and gone, leaving economic disparity in its wake. The result is an America in which certain cities are supreme for mortgage newbies looking for a home, while others are not so hot. Read on for our roundup of the friendliest locales for first-time home buyers. (See... […]

8 Ways to Save on Smartphone Costs While Traveling

There are two basic necessities that everyone needs when traveling in the 21st century: Their passport and their smartphone. But using data, roaming, and making long distance calls while traveling can cost a fortune. Here are a few basic ways that you can save money by using your smartphone while... […]

More Rewards, More Benefits: The JetBlue Plus Card

For loyal JetBlue flyers, the new JetBlue Plus Card will get you more points to earn award flights faster, and nice benefits so you will always fly in comfort and convenience.   Why We Like This Card Sign-up bonus of 30,000 points Anniversary bonus of 5,000 points How This Card Works The... […]

Should You Invest in Start-Ups?

Can regular people even invest in those high-flying startups? Should they? Some of the biggest and most valuable companies today were startup businesses in someone’s garage or dorm room not that long ago. Apple, Google, Facebook, and eBay are spectacular startup success stories that come to... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Avoid 4 Common Forms of Accidental Death

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on the common forms of accidental death, ways to stay motivated at the gym, and kitchen skills that help you save time. Top 5 Articles 4 Common Forms of Accidental Death and How to Avoid Them — Did you know that... […]

The 8 Best Pets for Frugal Animal Lovers

Contemplating becoming a pet parent? There are plenty of things to consider before taking the plunge — like making sure the animal is properly cared for and loved (it's not all about you, remember). But you also need to account for how much time and money it will cost to make a pet part of... […]

Best Deals for Monday 04/25

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Up to 70% off on Sterling Silver Flowers-Engraved Heart Locket Necklace, 63% off on Trademark Black Cushioned... […]

You Don't Need a Retirement Plan — You Need a Financial Independence Plan

In the golden age of a "job for life," and when defined benefit pensions were the standard, all you had to do was tough it out to hit the jackpot. A mere 40 years of employment, and you struck lucky in your golden years. Whether the idea of working in the same place for a lifetime fills... […]

How to Get the Greenest Lawn on the Block — Naturally

Want a gorgeous, lush lawn without all the chemicals and other icky stuff? It's not as hard as you might think. With a little creativity and some elbow grease, you can whip your grass into shape without calling a service or spending much at all. (See also: Secret Lawn Tonic Golf Course... […]

5 Money Saving Travel Gadgets

There are countless gadgets out there that can help you travel safer, easier, and more efficiently, but there are only a few that can really save you a lot of money while on the road. Here is a list of my favorite travel gadgets. Many of them can actually pay themselves off in no time at all! 1.... […]