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9 Gifts to Give the Neighbor You Like

Finding gifts for neighbors is notoriously difficult. First, you have to decide if you're giving neighbors a gift. If so, which neighbors will you give a gift to? Then you have to decide what to get them. I can't help you decide the first two questions — those are personal to you. But if you're looking for gift ideas, here are some of my favorite gifts for neighbors. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 11/22

60% Off Transcend Flash Memory, Flash Drives, and Hard Drives - Today only, enjoy special savings on the select SDHC memory cards, USB flash drives, microSD cards, and hard drives from Transcend. 45% Off Energizer Max Alkaline Batteries - Today only, save up to 45% on select 34-packs of Energizer Max Alkaline batteries. […]

Best Money Tips: Letting Go of Financial Stress

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on letting go of financial stress, Black Friday deals from the biggest stores, and avoiding binge-shopping. Top 5 Articles Letting go of financial stress — Let go of financial stress by letting go of perfection and setting aside time each week to tackle financial issues. […]

Ultimate Guide to Cash Back Shopping

  In the past 15 years, cash back sites have paid their customers hundreds of millions of dollars. Those customers shopped the same kinds of stores that you do: department stores, toy stores, pet stores, etc. The difference is that they stopped by a cash back site first and clicked a link. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 11/21

50% off Popular TV Series - Nows the time to pick up your favorite shows! Save up to 50% off seasons of popular TV shows, including Breaking Bad, Justified, and House of Cards. 50% off Boots - Save over 50% off on select styles of boots from brands like Rockport, Clarks, Teva, and more! 40% off Crayola Gifts - This holiday, get creative. […]

10 Secrets of Long-Distance Job Hunting

Conducting job searches from afar complicates an already taxing process. Whether you're a recent grad, relocating for your spouse's job, or escaping a sluggish job market in your current locale, you can benefit from a few pointers to help your hunt go smoother and increase your chances of landing a job. (See also: Crucial Job Search Steps Most People Skip) 1. […]

Best Money Tips: Surprising Things You Can Negotiate

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on surprising things you can negotiate, thrifty Thanksgiving side dishes, and maximizing your investment return. Top 5 Articles From Bank Fees to Medical Bills-6 Surprising Things You Can Negotiate — Did you know you can negotiate credit card and bank fees? […]

10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets

I love to travel. It sounds cliche, but it's true. At one point, I had been out of the country every summer for six years, including a six-month stay in Europe that included the ubiquitous backpack. (See also: How to Save $1000 on Your Next Backpacking Trip) Now that I have a family, traveling is a lot more expensive, and airfare is a huge chunk of that. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 11/21, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Protecting Your Finances During the Holidays! Join us as we talk about how you will be paying for purchases, taking on debt during the holidays, and credit scores. […]

10 Terrific Freeze-Ahead Casserole Recipes

The weather is finally starting to turn cold, which means two things: football has started and the holidays are coming up, fast. In other words, you probably need to set aside time to prepare and cook big meals for your family. Below I've detailed 10 easy, freeze-ahead casserole recipes that might save you time when you're in a rush. […]