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First Progress Platinum Secured Credit Cards: 3 Strong Cards to Choose From

If you are in the process of building or rebuilding your credit, determining which secured card is best for you on your journey to great credit can be confusing and complicated. First Progress, backed by Synovus Bank in Georgia, is a brand which focuses on providing financial products specifically... […]

20 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Summer

No money to spend on summer fun? No problem. There are plenty of frugal things you can do to have the best summer ever — some of which are right out your back door. Check out this bucket list for some ideas. And feel free to add your own in the comments. (See also: 20 Essential Life Hacks of... […]

Best Money Tips: Tips for an Ultra-Productive Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on tips to have an ultra-productive day, how to free up space on your iPhone, and amazing ways to save money at Target. Top 5 Articles 20 Tips for an Ultra-Productive Day — If you really want to get things... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 06/09

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Apple Products at Best Buy: Up to $200 off, Hanes Clearance: Up to 72% off with deals from $2, Victoria's Secret... […]

7 Double Uses for Things in Your Makeup Drawer

No one likes a one-trick pony. If you've got some items rolling around in your makeup drawer that you rarely use or are long expired, then you might be surprised at what else you can do with them. Put the following items to good use, and save yourself some serious coin. 1. Mascara Wand as an... […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community, and you can gain a lot out of the experience, too! A history of service looks great on your resume, but you also get to meet a lot of different people and learn a bunch of new skills while making a difference in your community. Do you... […]

4 Psychological Traps Preventing You From Saving — And How to Fix Them

Nobody likes a love interest that plays "mind games." It's a waste of time, energy, and money. But you may be guilty of something almost as bad: playing mind games with yourself when it comes to saving. There are certain behaviors, inherent to many of us, that increase our chances of... […]

4 Financial Experts People Under 40 Should Follow

Getting good personal finance advice is no longer a privilege of the upper class. These days financial experts give advice away on Twitter for free. And the Internet is teeming with new-age "robo-advisors," ready to design a personalized investment portfolio for your specific needs. To... […]

6 Secured Credit Card Facts to Remember

Getting turned down for credit card after credit card might make you want to bang your head against the wall. It can feel like you're stuck between a rock and a hard place, but there's light at the end of the tunnel. If several banks have rejected your credit card application, you're probably... […]

Best Money Tips: 25 Morning Habits for a Great Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on morning habits for a great day, ways to save $100 this week, and things you can do this summer to boost your career. Top 5 Articles Up and at 'Em! 25 Good Morning Habits For a Great Day — Start your day... […]