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Best Deals for Tuesday 01/05

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 25% Off Select The North Face Coats at Macy's, Up to 40% off Fitness Equipment at Sears, Oreck Commercial Upright... […]

4 Ways Being a Safe Driver Will Save You Big Money

That speeding ticket can cost you — to the tune of an initial fine of $100 or more. That's bad enough, but then comes the hit to your insurance premium. You can expect the cost of your auto insurance to jump by at least 20% if you're caught driving 15 miles per hour over the speed limit,... […]

Ask the Readers: What Are Your New Year's Resolutions for 2016?

It's 2016! For many people, a new year signals a fresh start. It's a time when motivation is high and New Year's resolutions abound! What are your New Year's resolutions for 2016? Do you have a game plan for making sure your resolutions don't lose steam? What is it? Tell us about your New Year's... […]

Find the Investing Style That's Right for You

No matter how carefully you invest, there will always be some level of risk involved. But by choosing an investing style that works for your risk/reward preferences, age, and investment timeline, you can help manage how well your investment portfolio will perform. We've created this primer on... […]

10 Money Moments That Are Awkward for Everyone

Most of us don't like to talk about money, because when we talk about money, things get awkward. But it's not just the talking part that ruffles our feathers. Sometimes just being in a situation that relies on money can make us uncomfortable. From the first time you ask your boss for a raise to not... […]

Best Money Tips: Save on Groceries Without Coupons

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found ways to save on groceries without clipping coupons, 45 new uses for old things, and what you shouldn’t buy at warehouse clubs. Top 5 Articles 6 Ways to Save on Groceries Without Clipping Coupons — Take advantage of BOGO... […]

5 Modern Ways to Split the Bill

How many strained friendships can be traced back to someone not paying their share of a dinner bill (or several)? If you're getting worn down by "separate checks" anxiety, check out these five modern ways you can split the bill with friends. 1. Tab One of the simpler apps on the list,... […]

The Best Ways to Invest $50, $500, or $5000

Investing isn't just for your dad and the super rich folks down the block. Anyone can — and should — put a portion of those hard-earned dollars to work. The prospect of reaping additional profits by committing capital to stocks, bonds, mutual funds, real estate, and more might seem sort... […]

Stop Ignoring These 11 Financial Cries for Help

It's easy to delude yourself into thinking you have your financial house in order. You've got a roof over your head and food on the table, after all. But the truth is that many of us are living on the edge financially, especially when it comes to the use of credit cards. If any of these seem to... […]

11 Silent Budget Killers You Don't Notice

Do you feel like you're constantly going over budget, but can't figure out why? You might be victim to silent budget killers — those small expenses that you don't consider "expenses," or perhaps you've forgotten about altogether. Here's a reminder of some sneaky, money-sucking line... […]