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3 Unbelievable Real Estate Tax Shelters of the Rich

It's no secret that the rich often take advantage of tax shelters and loopholes to minimize their expenses. But some tax loopholes offer a shocking advantage to those who have enough money to exploit them. Here are a few of our favorites. Investments in Rural Land Why go small when you can go big?... […]

Here's How Much to Spend on Life's 3 Biggest Milestones

Do you feel like spending two months' salary on an engagement ring? How about buying a house that requires a mortgage payment equal to 28% of your gross monthly income? Those are two of the most common formulas that consumers have used to judge how much to spend on key life purchases. But here's... […]

The 5 Best CC Creams

If you’re looking for a way to shorten your morning routine and still look your very best, then CC cream is the way to go. The all-in-one cosmetic item can provide great coverage, while improving the overall condition of your skin. Each CC cream is different and there are options available... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/8, 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12pm PST/ 3pm EST for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #credit4rent to participate. This week's topic: Get Credit for Renting! Learn about whether or not more people are renting or buying... […]

5 Major Expenses That Are Surprisingly Cheaper Than Ever Before

A dozen eggs cost nearly $3 at your local grocery store. It costs more than $25 to fill up your car's gas tank. And buying a new car? Kelley Blue Book reports that as of July, the average consumer spent more than $30,000 to buy a new set of wheels. But not everything is getting more expensive.... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most Cash at Your Yard Sale

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found a step-by-step guide for getting the most cash at your yard sale, the best places to score cheap Halloween candy, and ways to fight groggy mornings. Top 5 Articles A Step by Step Guide For Getting The Most Cash At Your Yard Sale... […]

12 Cool Jobs for Foodies

Chef, cookbook author, newspaper columnist... there are some really high-profile "foodie" jobs out there that look fun and exciting. But how about the rest of us regular folk who want to work in a food-related field? Are there opportunities? The good news? Yes, and in many of them, you... […]

6 Things You Should Always Buy at Department Stores

Have you been avoiding the department store because you thought it was just too expensive? Well, there are actually some occasions when it's usually cheaper to shop at a department store than anywhere else. Consider these times when department store shopping actually makes financial sense. 1.... […]

The 3 Best TV Shows About Money

Watching too much TV might strain your eyes, but it certainly won't strain your wallet. That is, if you're watching the right programming. Some TV shows can help you learn the basics of investing and money management in an entertaining fashion. Here are a few to get you started. 1. Mad Money On... […]

16 Ways to Host an Oktoberfest Party on the Cheap

Oktoberfest is well-loved by Germans and beer-drinkers everywhere, and for good reason. The long-held festival celebrating Bavarian culture is a riotous good time with special brews, food, games, and music. If you didn't get your plane ticket to Munich this year, you can still have a great time at... […]