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Best Money Tips: How to Avoid Holiday Travel Stress

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great tips for the holidays! Learn how to avoid stressing out over holiday travel and spending, and gather the kids for Halloween costumes perfect for families. Top 5 Articles How to Avoid Holiday Travel Headaches — If... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 10/15

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Gap: Up to 50% off, Macy's: 40-50% off Winter Bedding, Hamilton Beach Hands-Free Coffee Grinder for $20, and more! […]

8 Ways Clutter Keeps You Poor

The worst financial mistake I ever made was keeping a cluttered home. Losing money is painful. Bad investments have driven people to suicide. People end friendships and marriages over debt. But what's so insidious about clutter is how relatively pain-free clutter is in comparison to other... […]

5 Times You Should Demand a Raise

You haven't seen a raise since the Great Recession hit the country, and you probably feel overdue for a salary bump. But when is the right time to ask your boss or supervisor for a raise? Does your timing play a role in whether you're likely to nab that paycheck boost? It sure does. Here are five... […]

10 Countries Where Banks Pay Crazy Interest Rates

Everyone in America has been waiting to find out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates, which have been down at historic lows for some time. Think interest rates in the U.S. are shockingly low? Well, there are other nations with rates that are even more off the wall. Some have rates... […]

10 Foods Science Says Are Healthier for Your Hair

Did you know that it's scientifically proven that eating a variety of specific foods can help improve the health and appearance of your hair, while making it grow faster and longer? And in most cases, you can expect to begin seeing results in as little as two weeks. Whether you're recovering from... […]

The 5 Best Gel Nail Polishes

There is nothing more frustrating than taking the time to paint your nails only to have them chip the following morning. Fortunately, gel polishes can provide beautiful results that will last for up to two weeks, so you can feel confident in your nails and won’t have to worry about constant... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/15, 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12pm PST/ 3pm EST for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #bankbetter to participate. This week's topic: Community Banks vs. Megabanks! Learn about the differences between community banks and... […]

This Is How Long These 6 Appliances Should Last

Ain't it the truth that appliances have a funny way of breaking at the worst possible times? Your refrigerator stops running as soon as you fill it with a couple weeks' worth of groceries, or your central air conditioning bites the big one during a heat wave in July. All is not always lost,... […]

How Do Airline Companion Tickets Work and Where Do You Get Them?

The credit card industry knows that there are few offers as tempting as a "free flight." And while many cards offer points or miles to be redeemed for award travel, companion tickets are another strategy that is quite common. So do these offers represent a fantastic value, or are they... […]