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Best Money Tips: Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on how to be a tourist in your own town, things worth haggling over, and surviving an apartment sale. Top 5 Articles Budget Travel: How to Be a Tourist In Your Own Town — To be a tourist in your city, sign up for a tour! […]

The Upside of Mass Layoffs

Getting fired sucks; there’s no getting around that. But when you’re fired along with a bunch of other people at once, it’s a different story. In corporate speak, they’re called reorganizations. We call them bloodbaths. Typically there are some high-level things in play when a mass layoff goes down. […]

Want to Buy a Home With No Money Down? Try a USDA Loan

Given the credit crunch and real estate free-fall of the last two years, a no-down-payment mortgage sounds anachronistic, if not downright unbelievable. But the fact is that thousands of Americans can still purchase a home with no money down, and they don't have to be veterans or military members. The U.S. […]

5 Multipurpose iPhone 4 Cases Fit for a Freelancer

If there was a T-shirt that said “I bought an iPhone 4 and all I got was this stupid bumper,” I’d wear it. Seriously, I hate the thing (the bumper, not the iPhone; I can't live without the latter). […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 2/17, 12pm Pacific for Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Frugal home renovation tips. Renovating your home can be very expensive. But if done correctly, it can add tremendous value to your home. […]

Use Beer to Get Rid of Pests

As winter drags on, you might be tempted to stay indoors and have a few beers to keep the chill out. Of course, we’re not the only animals searching for warmth and protection from the harsher weather, but we’re also not the only animals to appreciate a bit of beer. […]

6 Quick Tips for Organizing Your Finances

Do you ever find it hard to juggle your personal finances? I do. I keep having this awful feeling that I’ve forgotten to pay a bill or something. Those thoughts are a clear reminder that I need to do a better job organizing my finances. […]

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Event Tickets

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save money on event tickets, how to fall back in love with your job, and free things to do this year. Top 5 Articles 5 Ways to Save Money on Event Tickets — Want to save money on tickets to your favorite events? Try procrastinating! […]