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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/9 at 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00om PST/ 3pm EST for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #SmartAsset to participate. This week's topic: Buy vs. Rent! Learn about the breakdown between renters and buyers in the U.S., tools... […]

Best Money Tips: Movie Theater Hacks

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on life-changing movie theater hacks, finding your passion, and beating the addiction to unhappiness. Top 5 Articles 13 Life-Changing Movie Theater Hacks — Eating before you go and using apps like CineMode... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 10/08

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Perry Ellis Sale: Up to 80% off + extra 40% off, Eureka AirSpeed Bagless 2-in-1 Vacuum $19 + pickup at Best Buy,... […]

7 More Luxury Buys You Can Replace With Better and Cheaper Alternatives

There are plenty of ways to spend your money. But if you believe the hype and think you have to spend top dollar buying specific brands, you might be wasting your hard-earned cash. For every luxury or name brand product, there's a low-cost alternative that's just as useful. Recently I told you... […]

8 Ways You're Wasting Electricity Without Realizing It

With energy prices on the rise and antique power grids patched together with gum and twine, it's time to take some control and get serious about reducing your use of the juice. (See also: 15 Easy Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill) Here are eight ways you're probably wasting electricity without... […]

6 Thoughts Everyone Has Their First Day of Retirement

It's a major milestone in anyone's life: retirement. You spend so many hours dreaming about just what you'll do with the time, that when it happens, you often aren't prepared for the reality of it. Retirement isn't always the answer to the unfulfilled life that many expect it to be, however, and... […]

6 Thoughts Everyone Has Their First Day of Retirement

It's a major milestone in anyone's life: retirement. You spend so many hours dreaming about just what you'll do with the time, that when it happens, you often aren't prepared for the reality of it. Retirement isn't always the answer to the unfulfilled life that many expect it to be, however, and... […]

9 Dumb Little Things You Need to Stop Saying Today

Most of us have things that we say habitually. These can be words or phrases, and we're often unconscious of them, at least until someone points them out. (See also: The 10 Stupidest Things Smart People Say) Most of these don't harm anybody and they are part of what makes each one of us the person... […]

9 Dumb Little Things You Need to Stop Saying Today

Most of us have things that we say habitually. These can be words or phrases, and we're often unconscious of them, at least until someone points them out. (See also: The 10 Stupidest Things Smart People Say) Most of these don't harm anybody and they are part of what makes each one of us the person... […]

The 5 Best Light Therapy Lamps

Light therapy lamps are very effective at treating a number of disorders, particularly certain sleep disorders and seasonal affective disorder. Light therapy lamps help with these conditions by emulating the brightness of the sun and, in the case of circadian rhythm disorders, shifting people's... […]