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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 11/3, 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 #MakeCollegeHappen to participate. This week's topic: How to Make College Happen! Learn about why college is important, creating a plan... […]

9 Frugal Skills You Must Have to Survive Autumn

The national retail federation predicted that U.S. consumers would spend $8.4 billion on Halloween this year, with consumers spending an average of $82.93 on the holiday. (How much did you spend?) And that's just one single day of a long fall season that also includes: Thanksgiving, yard... […]

Best Money Tips: You're Spending Too Much On These 10 Things

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on things you’re spending too much on, cheap ways to practice self-care, and ways to get the most of your Christmas budget. Top 5 Articles 10 Things You’re Spending Too Much On — The average U.S. household... […]

3 Sources of Fast Cash Besides Your 401K

You're in the middle of a remodeling project, and due to unforeseen circumstances, your money runs out early. You can't live with a half-completed kitchen, but you can't pay for it to be finished right now. And while you have plenty of equity in your home and a healthy retirement account, there's... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 11/02

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 75% Off Set of 4 Moscow Mule 100% Pure Copper Unlined Cup, 63% Off Rechargeable Bright Night Lamp for Hiking,... […]

The 5 Best Hydration Packs

A hydration pack can carry the fluids you need during your next outdoor adventure. It can make your next run, hike, climb, hunt, or biking excursion more enjoyable. It makes it easy to stay hydrated so you can push yourself further. What Is a Hydration Pack? A hydration pack is a type of hydration... […]

How to Earn Extra Income With Twitter

If you spend time on Twitter, you have likely seen promoted posts from celebrities hawking products. Kim Kardashian, the queen of social media, reportedly makes $10,000 a tweet. But even if you are not a celebrity, you can still make plenty of money from social media. If you have a strong following... […]

The One Personal Finance Skill You Must Master Before All the Others

Recently, I detailed 12 personal finance skills to master to improve your happiness and quality of life. Mastering this set of skills will put you on the road to financial independence, but it's hard to master 12 things all at once. If you are looking to get your finances on track quickly, what is... […]

10 Great Careers You Can Have With a Liberal Arts Degree

It's quite possible you were warned against getting a liberal arts degree. "It's too broad" or "you won't earn a great living" are statements often hurled at people who pursue liberal arts. Common majors include English, mathematics, communication, history, language, philosophy,... […]

Here's How Much Life in the Big City Will Cost You

So, you got a new higher-paying job in the big city. Now you have to decide whether it's worth making the big move. Fortunately, there's an easy cost analysis that can help you determine if the move is worthwhile. Cost of Living Calculators For a better estimate of how much you'll need to earn to... […]