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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/21, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $150 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $100 gift card or a $50 gift card! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Fun ways to save money! In honor of America Saves Week, we will be talking about making saving fun! […]

Wise Bread's Guide to Valentine's Day

Ah, February — when romance is in the air. Sure, that romance may be forecfully pumped into the air by stores and restaurants — but it's in the air nonetheless. […]

Delicious Ways to Prepare Affordable White Fish

I often hear that many people are mystified about how to choose and cook fish or how to find fish that fits their budget. White fish, of which there are many types, is usually very affordable. Even better? It's suitable for a variety of preparations. (See also: How to Shop for Fresh Fish) What to Look for in a Piece of Fish First of all, do not assume that fresh fish is always best. […]

Best Money Tips: Cool Things to Do With Hotel Amenities

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on cool things to do with hotel amenities, free ways to say 'I love you,' and how to make an interviewer like you. Top 5 Articles 8 Cool Things To Do With Hotel Amenities — Use the hotel soap you scored on your last vacation to make detergent. […]

How to Sell Your Old Stuff on Facebook

We all have things we don’t need or want. The traditional avenues of selling your stuff — such as Craigslist or eBay — seem to be overly competitive, or worse, a little unsafe. I’ve recently taken to Facebook to get rid of unwanted items and even pick up a few things that would have been cumbersome to buy through those other online channels. […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Valentine's Day?

Valentine's Day is right around the corner! It's time to start thinking about what to get that special someone in your life. Many people go with the traditional chocolates and red roses, while others get a little more creative in order not break the bank when Valentine's Day rolls around! How do you save on Valentine's Day? Do you make your own gifts? […]

99 Affordable Date Ideas

Going on dates doesn't always have to mean draining your wallet at fancy restaurants. There are plenty of affordable and entertaining dates you can go on with your beloved. After all, it's really the time you spend with your sweetheart that matters and not how much you're spending on the dates. […]

Best Money Tips: Negotiate Your Way to a Lower Cable Bill

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on negotiating a lower cable bill, brilliant uses for beer, and saving money at theme parks. Top 5 Articles How to Negotiate Your Way to a Lower Cable Bill — If you want to get a lower cable bill, remember to try to keep your expectations realistic. […]

7 Hidden Advantages to Getting Rid of Your Car

When my family moved to the San Francisco Bay Area from Chicago, we didn't bring our car. We figured we would get around to buying a new one by the end of the summer. […]