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What Are Secured Credit Cards?

There's a reason plastic is so prevalent as a payment method. Cards are small, convenient, and accepted at a wide variety of merchants. But even though various credit cards, prepaid cards, and debit cards look similar and are used the same way, they are not the same. A secured card, unlike an unsecured card, is connected to a bank account. […]

Best Money Tips: Enjoy the Movies for Cheap

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on enjoying the movies for cheap, ways for consumers to save money, and the best items to buy now. Top 5 Articles 5 Ways to Enjoy the Movies for Cheap — Enjoy the movies on the cheap by buying less snacks. […]

Beyond Goodwill: The Different Types of Thrift Stores

If you’re just getting started in the world of thrifting, the enormous variety of thrift stores can be overwhelming. It can be daunting to navigate through the used TVs, broken alarm clocks, plastic picnicware, and worn-out shoes before finding a real gem (but what a rush when you find that diamond in the rough!). […]

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Amazon

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money on Amazon, cashing in on creativity, and saving money today. Top 5 Articles 9 Ways To Save Money On Amazon — Save money on Amazon by shopping the sales. [SavvySugar] 6 Ways to Cash in on Creativity — If you love photography, consider selling your photographs to make extra money. […]

5 Best Prepaid Debit Cards

  In a world where consumers are increasingly wary of credit even as they want the convenience of plastic, the idea of prepaid debit cards is catching on. […]

Beyond Beef: Tasty, Frugal Protein

In an age of rising obesity rates and increasing health consciousness, many of us are wondering whether we have enough protein in our diets. Sources of protein are not only plentiful in several everyday food items, but most of them are also affordable. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Gas

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on ways to save on gas, the best things to buy in October, and avoiding Craigslist rental scams. Top 5 Articles 16 Ways to Save on Gas — Save money on gas by not accelerating too quickly. [My Dollar Plan] October Best Time To Buy — October is a great time to buy a car or a new air conditioner. […]

Is Starting a Small Business for the Tax Deductions Worth It?

I’m pretty notorious in my circle of friends for making sure that I get a receipt for anything I could conceivably write off as a business expense — I want every last tax deduction I qualify for. […]

Healthcare Price Lists: A Short (but Useful) Guide

Consumers are taking on more and more responsibility for controlling their own healthcare costs. Many people have high-deductible health plans or consumer-directed health plans that come with high deductibles and high out-of-pocket expense caps, ranging from $1,250 (self-only) to $12,500 (family) in 2013. […]