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Join Our Tweetchat on 09/30, 4pm CDT for a Chance to Win Prizes

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-at-400-cdt-for-a-chance-to-win-prize... twitter-logo2_0_0.jpg Welcome to the Wise Bread weekly tweet chat! This week we're celebrating National Family Game Night with Hasbro! […]

Best Money Tips: Homemade Hot Chocolate

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we give you a simple recipe for homemade hot cocoa, a cool way to fold old paperbacks, and 10 deviled egg recipes to die for! Top 5 Articlesc Homemade Hot Chocolate — You haven’t had hot cocoa until you’ve had the DIY stuff. This recipe rocks! […]

5 Places to Save on Halloween Costumes Online

Halloween is one of those times that brings out the foolish spender inside so many of us. We can plan ahead and spend too much by picking the hottest costumes of the year from catalogs, or we can wait til the last minute and spend too much at those outrageously overpriced Halloween superstores. […]

The Expiring Bush Tax Cuts: What’s the Fuss?

ShareThisBack in the good 'ole days of budget surpluses (i.e., 2001 and 2003), the Bush administration was concerned that if surpluses grew too large, they would stifle the economy's growth. […]

Which is Cheaper: Flying or Driving?

I have an upcoming trip to Chicago, which is about 400 miles northeast of me. This, of course, begs the usual question: is it cheaper to fly or to drive to my destination? It’s a tricky equation, and one with a number of variables. I may even decide to fly to a destination one time and drive the next, as my circumstances change. […]

Giving Up Your Car may Be Easier than You Think

I had owned a vehicle since my junior year of high school. Like many, I considered it a birthright. It wasn't until two years ago when both my wife and I worked two miles from our employers that we started to question whether we both needed our own vehicle. […]

The Secret Confessions Of Employees

What do baristas at Starbucks really think of you? What exactly is in Wendy's Chili? What are those big name retailers not telling you? How do you get better deals? Well, you're about to find out. I'm a big fan of reddit, and they have a subreddit called self.AskReddit that is a forum for all sorts of great information. […]

9 Places to Get Student Discounts

September is nearly over, which means that the excitement of starting a new school year has worn off for most students. The realities of studying and student loans have set in. Thankfully there are a lot of benefits to being a student — including discounts at a wide range of stores. […]