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9 Make-Ahead, Freezable Hot Breakfast Recipes

There's nothing quite like a hot breakfast — cold cereal just doesn't cut it. Besides tasting great, a hot breakfast is more likely to keep you full until lunch. Unfortunately, preparing a hot breakfast takes longer and uses more dishes than cereal and milk. […]

Techniques for Escaping Long-Term Unemployment

No one has to tell you that the job market is a little tight these days. The mass layoffs that followed our recent recession put millions of people out of work and our recovery has been slow-going to say the least. The problem with these extended periods of unemployment (besides the obvious crimp it puts on your finances) is that the longer you stay unemployed, the harder it is to get a job. […]

Best Money Tips: Save Hundreds When Selling Your Car

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on saving hundreds when selling your car, saving for a home down payment, and managing your time in college. Top 5 Articles Five Sneaky Ways To Save Hundreds When Selling Your Car — Save money when selling your car by selling it with an empty tank of gas. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 9/27, 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 prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Side jobs! […]

Take One More Thing Seriously

When time and money are tight, it's natural to try to narrow down what you're trying to get done. I suggest experimenting with the reverse. (See also: Reverse Engineer the Best Time of Your Life) You've probably done this. When you feel over-stretched, your first inclination is to pitch over a couple of things that are using whatever resource seems most burdened. […]

After Your Wedding, Say Yes to Selling the Dress

As peak wedding season winds down, newlyweds may get a harsh reality check in the aftermath of their nuptials — the bill. Selling your dress can help recoup some of the costs from your wedding. It’s a growing trend among frugal brides who plan and pay for the ceremony. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Extra Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to make extra money, things you don't need to spend money on, and using social media to advance your career. Top 5 Articles 14 Ways to Make Extra Money — Want to make extra money? Market your photos online! […]

Ask the Readers: What Expensive Purchases Have You Made That Saved You Money?

Expensive purchases can be intimidating to make. Spending hundreds or thousands of dollars on a new appliance, car, or video game system can difficult for most people. […]

20 Free Ways to Show You Care

I would be lying if I said I didn’t like a shiny, expensive gift from my husband every now and then (because I do; I really, really do), but at the end of the day I can live without those things. […]

10 Great Jobs for College Students

September is coming to a close, you’ve moved in to your dorm room or apartment, and you’ve probably settled into the routine of your classes. Now perhaps you’re wondering how to score a little extra cash so you can go on a dinner date instead of eating cereal for dinner as usual. Better yet, how can you make a little money but learn some valuable skills at the same time? […]