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Here's What You Spent on This Holiday Season

Perhaps just as interesting as how much you spent on holiday shopping is how you spent it. Far fewer people shopped in stores than ever before during the five-day holiday shopping bonanza that spans Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday. For the first time, online traffic from mobile devices outpaced... […]

Here's What You Spent on This Holiday Season

Perhaps just as interesting as how much you spent on holiday shopping is how you spent it. Far fewer people shopped in stores than ever before during the five-day holiday shopping bonanza that spans Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday. For the first time, online traffic from mobile devices outpaced... […]

Ask the Readers: When Do You Take Down Your Holiday Decorations?

The holiday season is coming to a close, and it's time to take down the Christmas tree, put away the menorah, and unstring the twinkling lights from your roof...or is it? When do you take down your holiday decorations? Do you have a designated date every year, or just whenever you feel like it?... […]

6 Smart Ways to Use Old Savings Bonds

Still hanging on to those old savings bonds your grandparents bought for you when you were a kid? If so, you're probably wondering what to do with them and how much they're worth. Savings bonds are debt securities issued by the U.S. Treasury Department. If you own paper bonds, they are likely... […]

6 Smart Ways to Use Old Savings Bonds

Still hanging on to those old savings bonds your grandparents bought for you when you were a kid? If so, you're probably wondering what to do with them and how much they're worth. Savings bonds are debt securities issued by the U.S. Treasury Department. If you own paper bonds, they are likely... […]

25 Bite-Sized Money Resolutions to Make 2015 Your Biggest Year Yet

It's that time of year — when everyone's telling you that your New Year's resolutions can help you lose 50 pounds by beach season, revolutionize your career, and save enough to buy a Mercedes with cash by December. But despite our best intentions, almost none of us is going to become a... […]

25 Bite-Sized Money Resolutions to Make 2015 Your Biggest Year Yet

It's that time of year — when everyone's telling you that your New Year's resolutions can help you lose 50 pounds by beach season, revolutionize your career, and save enough to buy a Mercedes with cash by December. But despite our best intentions, almost none of us is going to become a... […]

11 Small Ways to Make Your Mom Happy

As the mom of a two-and-a-half-year-old toddler boy and soon-to-be-born baby girl, I confront the challenges of being a mom every single day. Some days, children are so demanding that I wonder, “When will they be old enough to stop making demands of me?” Then I realize that I still make... […]

11 Small Ways to Make Your Mom Happy

As the mom of a two-and-a-half-year-old toddler boy and soon-to-be-born baby girl, I confront the challenges of being a mom every single day. Some days, children are so demanding that I wonder, “When will they be old enough to stop making demands of me?” Then I realize that I still make... […]

Best Money Tips: 10 Ways to Save $10 a Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on smart tricks to save $10 a day, things to look forward to in 2015, and how to make the most of moving back with your parents. Top 5 Articles 10 Tricks to Save $10 a Day — Whether you're dining out or... […]