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Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 3/10, 12pm Pacific for Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Why we are frugal. How did you get started on the path to frugal living? Were you inspired by a role model? […]

Negotiate All Your Travel: The Ultimate Guide

Unless you’re going to Istanbul and plan on negotiating to buy a carpet at the Grand Baazar, you probably don’t think of negotiation as part your travel plans. While many of us realize we can negotiate abroad, most of us assume we’re stuck paying whatever price the Orbitz website spits back out at us. […]

5 iPhone Apps Your Dog Wants You to Download

They can’t express it in words, but our dogs appreciate everything we do for them. From regular vet visits to picking up their favorite treats to giving them a reflex-triggering rub on the belly, we’re number one in their eyes. […]

Fixing Mistakes: 7 Steps for Any Situation

We all goof sometimes... Though many mistakes are minor, and don't cause much of a ripple in the world, some mistakes hurt other people and have to be dealt with quickly and completely. Here's a 7-step process for dealing with any mistake, whether it's something on a business or a personal level. 1. […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Use Craigslist?

Chances are you have heard of Craigslist and (more than likely) you have perused its for sale section, used it for an apartment search, or even used it to sell items. Personally, I have used Craigslist to successfully find an apartment as well as buy and sell everything from TV's to surfboards. […]

6 Ways to Beat Sinus Pain at Work

The season for sinus pain is approaching. And this beastly condition doesn’t discriminate. More than 37 million Americans suffer at least one acute attack of sinusitis each year. Unfortunately, the painful, sometimes debilitating inflammation of the sinus passages doesn’t just strike on weekends. […]

10 Painless Ways to Save for Vacation

The average American family plans to spend about $1,650 on summer vacation, according to a study by Visa. That's more than chump-change, particularly in these hard economic times. Here are some simple ways to pump up your piggy bank so that your vacation is paid for before you ever leave home. […]

Best Money Tips: Save on Pet Care

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on pet care, tips on hiring a home improvement contractor, and how to save on car maintenance. Top 5 Articles 5 Ways to Save Money on Pet Care — Save money on pet care by grooming your pets at home. […]