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8 Tax Mistakes Millennials Make

Claiming deductions and organizing receipts isn't fun for anyone — least of whom Millennials, who might be filing taxes for the first time or experiencing changes in their finances. And while making mistakes might at times be unavoidable, it's not a legitimate defense if the tax man comes... […]

Best Money Tips: Avoiding Quiet Time Costs You Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how avoiding quiet time can cost you money, non-traditional ways to become a homeowner, and ways to save money on meat. Top 5 Articles Your Desire To Avoid Quiet Time Is Costing You Money — When you don't take time... […]

How to Save Big at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure isn't like other theme parks. While it has rides, the experience is more about immersing yourself in beautifully rendered facsimiles of Hogsmeade Village, Hogwarts Castle, and Diagon Alley. Thanks to JK... […]

7 Investment Accounts All 30-Somethings Should Have

You're in your 30s now. If you're finally looking to get settled in your financial life, you may want to consider ways to build wealth over the long term. But that checking account alone isn't gonna cut it. It's time to examine the options out there for someone in their 30s who finally has a little... […]

Negotiate Better Prices on These 6 Grocery Store Buys

The idea of negotiating a lower price at the grocery store is often something shoppers shy away from. Whether it's the fear of rejection or embarrassment, negotiating is rarely used as a way to save money. Well, I'm here to tell you that if you know what grocery items to look for, and have the... […]

10 Money Moves to Make After a Promotion

Congratulations on your promotion! You've just made another step toward a successful future. Still, this isn't the time to become complacent. A promotion comes along with new challenges and tasks. To help you make the very best out of your new job, here are the 10 money moves to make after a... […]

The 5 Best Eyelash Curlers

Every beauty kit needs an eyelash curler. Whether you have straight, curly, long, or short lashes, this cosmetic tool can completely change the look of your eyes and lashes. Using an eyelash curler before applying mascara can give your eyes a more dramatic effect, making them appear larger, lifted,... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/3, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Resumes! Learn about showcasing your accomplishments, dealing with gaps in employment, and having people help you edit... […]

4 Purchases With Financing Options That Depreciate Fast

It's refund season. Unfortunately, the first thing most people do when they receive their tax refund is purchase big ticket items that often depreciate in value. Far worse, sometimes the refund is used as a down payment, and the purchase still requires financing. Or, it's bought before the money... […]

How Much Can You Trust That Food Label?

Fat-free. Organic. All-natural. Can these claims be trusted? Fact: A food product with less than half a gram of fat per serving can still be described as "fat free" on the packaging. Same goes for "sugar free." Foods labeled as having "zero cholesterol" need only have... […]