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Ask the Readers: What Are Your Tips for Back-to-School Shopping?

As school comes back in session in the fall, students and parents will need to make sure they're equipped for classes and extracurricular activities. Besides the basics like pencils and paper, students may also need new clothing, books, after-school snacks, or even electronics for the older set.... […]

8 Ways Everybody Saves During Back-to-School

One day after Independence Day, retailers made way for back-to-school items in their aisles. It's kind of annoying, in my opinion, because many kids just got out for the summer a week or two beforehand. I mean, let the dust settle first, right? But I digress. These early installments of supplies... […]

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Online Shopping Mistakes

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on online shopping mistakes to avoid, the secrets behind a tidy home, and bobby pin hacks that will change your life. Top 5 Articles Avoid these five online shopping mistakes — Take advantage of free trial offers... […]

6 Terrible Money Situations You Need to Stop Getting Yourself Into

When it comes to money, I know I can be my own best friend and my own worst enemy. Most of the time, I'm frugal, intentional, careful, and deliberate with my money. But, every once in awhile, it's like I forget all of those principles. Maybe I want something badly, even though I can't afford it. Or... […]

Use this Guide to Get the Best Travel Rewards Credit Card

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/choose-the-best-travel-rewards-credit-card-with-this-gu... With so many travel rewards credit cards available, choosing the right... […]

9 Sneaky Home Money Pits That Sap Your Savings

There are so many expenses associated with paying the bills for a home that it is easy to miss money leaks that are costing you big dollars. Putting a plug into these leaks can make a big difference in your budget. From old-school thermostats to faulty plumbing, here are some of the top money-pits... […]

Best Money Tips: You're Paying Too Much for These 10 Things

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on things you’re paying too much for, store-bought snacks that are better homemade, and genius pool hacks you’ll want to use all summer long. Top 5 Articles You Probably Pay Too Much for These 10 Things — Do... […]

Best Deals for Monday 08/01

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Self-Cleaning Grooming Comb For Detangling & Deshedding 50% off now only $15, Shark Navigator Lift-Away Vacuum... […]

6 Ways to Use Google Alerts to Save Money

Google Alerts can do a lot more than tell you when your favorite hot topic or celebrity hits the news — it can also help you find savings! First, you need to know the ins and outs of creating an effective Google Alert. And here's how to use those alerts as a powerful tool that can save you... […]

Who to Hire: A Financial Planner or a Financial Adviser?

Armed with Internet access and a DIY attitude, many Americans tackle all kinds of projects on their own to avoid paying a professional. When it comes to managing an investment portfolio, creating a detailed estate plan, or handling the sale of several stock holdings, most of us are better off... […]