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Win an All-Inclusive NYC Getaway & $500 Bloomingdale's Gift Card

Enter now to win 2 nights at a 4-star hotel, round trip airfare for 2, chef's tasting menu, and $500 shopping spree courtesy of bloomspot. No purchase necessary. bloomspot will fly you and a lucky guest to New York for a luxurious weekend in Manhattan: Enjoy dinner at celebrated Michelin restaurant Jean Georges, drinks at the award-winning mixology lounge Pegu Club, and $500 […]

Ask The Readers: What Is The Worst Purchase You Ever Made?

Everyday we are faced with decisions of what to buy and what not to buy. While smaller purchases don't require that much thought, people tend to think more in depth about expensive purchases. Sometimes taking the time to think about whether or not to buy something pays off. […]

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Sexy Summer Dinners: 5 Great Hot-Weather Meal Ideas

One of the best parts of the warm-weather season is the sultry evenings and the great summer dinners that go with them. Hot-weather meals need to make the most of outdoor cooking spaces, be reasonably easy to prepare, and have enough style to make your dinner party or backyard barbecue memorable. […]

Best Money Tips: How to Negotiate Your Salary

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on how to negotiate your salary, what you need to know about down payments, and eating healthy on the road for less. Top 5 Articles How to Negotiate Your Salary — When negotiating your salary, be sure to do your homework. […]

Dealing With and Understanding Migraine Headaches

I have suffered from migraines for about twenty years now. They are less frequent and of lower intensity than they were in my 30s, but I still dread them. Unfortunately, my daughter also occasionally has them. How much do they hurt? […]

How to Insure Jewelry for Cheap (or Free!)

I won't won't tell you the whole story of how I proposed to my future wife, but with the ring came another expense — jewelry insurance. We wanted to make sure that if it was lost, stolen, or damaged considerably, that we would only be responsible for a fraction of the cost. […]

Best Money Tips: Raising Money-Smart Kids

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to raise money-smart kids, running a profitable garage sale, and making your care more money efficient. Top 5 Articles 5 Ways to Raise Money-Smart Kids — Raise money-smart kids by giving them an allowance. […]

How to Buy a Mp3 Player

This is a Guest Buying Guide written by the editors of Cheapism.com. MP3 players have become ubiquitous. Just look around at the gym or subway car. Everyone's got headphones on. […]

11 Simple Rules of Excellent Houseguest Etiquette

Last week I provided tips on how to be the best host to overnight guests that you can be. Of course, every great host needs a great houseguest. Think you have what it takes to get invited back again and again? Perhaps you do — but only if you’re following these nonnegotiable rules of houseguest etiquette. 1. […]