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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/27, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards! Use #WBChat and #ASW2014 to participate. This week's topic: Savings Habits! In honor of America Saves Week, we will be talking about savings habits from goals to spending plans and more! […]

25 Secrets From the World's Most Frugal Frequent Travelers

Everybody has their own travel style, along with preferred systems and tricks to make it easier, quicker, safer, and more enjoyable. But don't just ask me: I've asked the hardcore travel community to share their own travel secrets. Here are the 25 best secrets of these frequent travelers around the world. […]

How to Clean Everything With Just 3 All-Natural Cleaners

You don't have to spend a fortune to have a clean house. If I bought every cleaning product that's marketed to me, I would spend $1,000 and have nowhere to keep my linens. Instead, I avoid buying specialty products when I can and rely on a few staples that, when used in various combinations, can clean my entire house. […]

Best Money Tips: Fun Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on breakfast ideas for busy mornings, money-saving beauty tips, and slashing your cell phone bill. Top 5 Articles 17 Fast, Healthy, and Fun Breakfast Ideas for Busy Mornings — If your mornings are busy, consider making French toast kabobs or healthy breakfast cookies for a fast, healthy, and fun breakfast! […]

Get Your LinkedIn Profile Noticed With a Few Attention-Grabbing Tweaks

Whether you're searching for a new job or just looking to boost your networking power, LinkedIn has proven to be a unique and powerful tool in the professional development game. […]

5 Decisions With Unexpected Financial Consequences

When we think about big, long-term financial consequences, we assume there's a big money decision behind each one: saving up for a down payment on a house, buying Apple during its IPO, taking out student loans, or hiring Bernie Madoff as your investment advisor, for example. […]

Ask the Readers: Which Social Networking Site Do You Use Most?

Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn — these are just a few of the big social networking sites out there that help you keep in touch with Great-aunt Rita and connect you with your next employer. But of course, we all have our preferences. Which social networking site do you most? What do you primarily use it for — work or play? […]

11 Painless Ways to Trick Yourself Into Eating Less

It's here: the time of year when New Year's resolutions curl up and die. We're already at the end of February, which means that most resolutions have been broken, if not abandoned outright. (See also: How to Make Your Resolutions Stick) If you are considering giving up your resolutions for weight loss and/or eating better, think again. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Get a Cheap Gym Membership

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on getting a cheap gym membership, cutting your wedding bill, and things you should and shouldn't buy at Whole Foods. Top 5 Articles 8 Ways to Get a Cheap Gym Membership — To get a cheap gym membership, get a benefit from your benefits or buy from Costco. […]

5 Awesome Staycations You Should Take Before Winter Ends

Is it cold enough for you? In New York City, a typical winter brings about 25 inches of snow. This winter New York City has had over 40 inches of snow, and spring is weeks away. Well over half the country has been in the freezer, and the cold has extended all the way to the Florida panhandle. […]