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Best Deals for Thursday 04/14

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Don't miss the 75% Off on Calvin Klein Women's Mid-Length Chevron Down Coat, 58% Off on 2-Sided Professional... […]

Here's How Spending 3% On You Will Advance Your Career

Never underestimate the value of investing in yourself. Many professionals seem to miss out on the importance of it. People are more likely to treat themselves to a new outfit or a nice dinner out, but when it comes to increasing their knowledge and business skills, somehow there isn't room in the... […]

Here's What I Learned About Money After Using Acorns

I have a rich history of being broke. I've always struggled with managing my money properly, and being able to resist the urge to buy things I don't need, rather than saving for my future. The problem with the future is that it's the future. It's off in the distance, a haze that I can't even see.... […]

9 Smart Sources for Wedding Essentials

Getting married in the near future? Chances are that your planning is already in high gear. According to a recent CNN report, the average couple spends around a jaw-dropping $30,000 on the big day. That's a lot of cash. Save yourself some money by looking for decor and other must-have items in... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/14, 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 #MSUEChat to participate. This week's topic: Homeownership! Learn about comparing mortgage products, how credit effects mortgages,... […]

7 Money Lessons I Learned From Thrift-Shopping

I've been an avid thrift-shopper for the past three decades. Beyond a simple hobby, I have to admit thrift-shopping is a bit of an obsession for me — it channels my inner treasure hunter and provides an endless source of entertainment. (I'm a cheap date.) And besides saving me thousands of... […]

Best Credit Cards That Offer TSA Pre-Check and Global Entry Reimbursement

The security line at the airport is the bane of every traveler’s existence. But there is one way to make it a little easier, faster, and comfortable -- sign up for TSA Pre-Check or Global Entry. TSA Pre-Check gives access to shorter lines and a much less invasive screening process. Global... […]

5 Questions to Ask Before You Borrow From Your Retirement Account

You need a quick infusion of cash, and there's plenty of it sitting in your IRA or 401K account. Should you withdraw the needed money from these retirement accounts? Not surprisingly, there's no simple answer. Withdrawing from a retirement account might make sense depending on how old you are or... […]

Best Money Tips: Stop Throwing Away These Food Parts

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on food parts you should stop throwing away, how to create the perfect household budget, and tea hacks that will change your life. Top 5 Articles 10+ Surprising Food Parts You Should Stop Throwing Away — ... […]

6 Ways to Score a Last-Minute Coupon

As any frugal shopper can attest, there's nothing worse than paying full-price when all your attempts to find a coupon come up empty. Fortunately, with a little outside-the-box thinking, there is almost always a way to score an online or in-store coupon and save significant money in the process.... […]