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The 10 Worst Tax Moves You Can Make

Before long, it will be 2014, and you'll have to think about filing your tax return. Don't freak out, you have some time. But it's important to make the right decisions to avoid paying more tax than you have to, and to plan correctly for the following tax year. Here are 10 bad tax moves that everyone should avoid. (See also: 5 Year-End Tax Planning Moves) 1. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money at the Airport

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money at the airport, moving your money to a new bank, and resisting the hard sell. Top 5 Articles Zoom Zoom - 8 Ways to Save Money at the Airport While Traveling — Save money at the airport by packing light and being your own doctor. […]

The 5 Best Smartphones

Nothing captures the essence of modern technology quite like a smartphone. The convenience of having a portable computer always in reach has allowed us to connect to the world in ways we previously never thought possible. It has become the one gadget that most of us cannot live without. […]

Cricket Review: $45 Cell Plan With Unlimited Talk, Text & Data

Earlier this year, cell phone service provider Cricket Wireless sponsored a Wise Bread tweetchat, and our readers were very intrigued by the service. After all, the cell phone industry is notorious for customer-unfriendly policies — locking people into two-year contracts and charging people a lot of money (starting at around $90 a month for a smartphone plan). […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 11/18

45% Off New Balance Running Shoes for Women, Men, and Kids - Today only! Save 45% on New Balance running shoes, including road and trail styles for women, men, and kids. Swingline Stack-and-Shred Hands Free Shredder $79.99 (from $299.99) - Save $220! By eliminating the need to manually feed papers, you can work on other tasks while the shredder shreds for you. […]

The Ultimate Guide to Flying During the Holidays

Flying during the holidays is never fun. Between delayed flights, cranky travelers, and long security lines, it often seems easier to just stay home. Thankfully there are a few things you can do to better navigate the process so that you still show up to our destination ready and able to celebrate. […]

Best Money Tips: Save a Fortune When Buying a Car

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on saving a fortune when buying a car, Black Friday sales to shop now, and sensible saving tips for a family. Top 5 Articles How to Save a Fortune When Buying a Car — Doing your research and getting the inside scoop can help you save a fortune when buying a car. […]

15 Unique Holiday Gifts You Can Bake

Baking is one of those things most people look forward to around the holidays — the cookies, the cakes, the breads — oh my! They're fun to make, and they're some of the best, most frugal, oh-so-thoughtful gifts you can give. […]

Why You Should Think Twice Before Bidding on Freelance Gigs (Book Giveaway)

Editor's note: Miranda Marquit is a regular contributor to Wise Bread as well as and many personal finance blogs. She has built a successful freelance writing and blogging career, and has done well enough to become the primary breadwinner for her family, while working from home. […]