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How to Save $1,500 on Coffee

By now, many of us are familiar with The Latte Factor, the idea that if you put aside a little bit each day (equivalent to the cost of your morning coffee and a pastry), you can save a lot.  But have you ever actually added up how much you spend at your favorite coffee shop? […]

Credit Card Fraud and How to Avoid It

ShareThisCredit card fraud affects thousands of people every year. During 2009, in the UK alone, £440.3 million was lost due to fraudulent actions on stolen or cloned credit cards. […]

4 Reasons Why Everyone Needs Side Income

I have spoken to many friends and colleagues who have expressed that they would like to earn some side income outside of their primary jobs, but most of them do not consider extra income to be a necessity. In my opinion, side income is something everyone needs. […]

Best Money Tips: Oktoberfest Recipes

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! Today, we're bringing Oktoberfest into your kitchen with recipes featuring — you guessed it! — beer. Plus: 20 cheap and yummy meals, creepy Halloween crafts, and tips to prep for a winter power outage. Top 5 Articles How to Bring Oktoberfest Into Your Kitchen — Beer brittle and beer donuts. […]

Sick of Rebate Credit Cards? Read This to Get Cash

Have you noticed the increasing trend of rebates being sent on credit cards? I recently received a $6 rebate on a plastic card. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on 10/21, 4:00pm CDT for a Chance to Win Prizes

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-at-400-cdt-for-a-chance-to-win-prize... twitter-logo2_0_0.jpg Welcome to the Wise Bread weekly tweet chat! This week we're talking about Halloween! Do you celebrate? Have any costume ideas? […]

Trick Yourself into Saving More of Your Biweekly Paychecks

I know this doesn't apply to all of us, but if it does apply to you, here's a neat little trick: If you are paid biweekly (rather than once monthly or exactly on the 1st and 14th of the month), the Gregorian Calendar is structured in such a way that you will be paid 26 times per year (as opposed to 24 for those paid on exact dates, like the […]

Share Your Best Purchase Stories & Win $33,000 in Prizes

Have you ever been pleasantly surprised by something you purchased?  Did you ever get unexpected ROI for an item, or manage to get more mileage out of an outdated product? HP wants to hear your story of a surprising ROI you received for its Reimagine ROI Reboot Sweepstakes.  Grand Prize (valued at $30,000) includes: A five-day trip for six […]