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7 Unexpected Costs That Could Ruin Your Wedding Budget

Walking down the aisle is quite possibly the most expensive party you will ever throw in your life. In fact, the national average cost for a wedding in 2014 was a staggering $31,000, according to a survey conducted by wedding guru site, TheKnot. That's enough money for a respectable down payment on... […]

Earn Up to $500 Bonus from Capital One 360 Savings

Special Bonus Offer! Open your first 360 Savings Account and earn up to $500! Offer ends 7/31! Details below.  It's been a few years since Capital One bought ING DIRECT, the popular bank that conducted most of its operations online. (See also: 7 Banks Still Offering Free... […]

16 Clothing Items That Will Last Forever

Tired of chasing cheap clothing deals at fast fashion shops, only to replace them every season? Time to invest in some of these 16 clothing items that last forever. 1. Steven Alan Shirts These classic and stylish shirts are perfect for every occasion, are easy to wash, and fit better with... […]

9 Safe Investments That Aren't Bonds

So you have a good nest egg built up and you want to protect it. Bonds are a popular choice for those looking for stability, but these days, they are being viewed with more skepticism as interest rates may soon be on the rise. What to do? There are plenty of other places to put your money with... […]

The 5 Best Waterproof Laptop Cases

Once you have found and purchased the perfect laptop or tablet, it’s important to keep it well protected at all times so that you can get the most from your investment. With the right case, you can protect your case in both wet and dry environments. When you are carrying something as valuable... […]

Limited Time Offer: Get $200 Cash Back Bonus with Chase Freedom

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/chase-freedom-visa-review-200-cash-back-bonus  For a limited time, Chase Freedom is offering $200 cash back to new... […]

11 Delicious Bacon Recipes That Only Sound Expensive

Beloved bacon. We can't get enough of it, can we? The average American eats 18 pounds a year. It has been known to "turn" vegetarians. We love it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner; it even shows up now in jam, milkshakes, and cookies. Clearly, we're still obsessed. I know I am, and this... […]

Best Money Tips: Creative Travel Tips You Haven't Thought Of

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on creative travel tips you probably haven't thought of, how to host a big party on a small budget, and natural solutions to stay bug-free. Top 5 Articles 12 Creative Travel Tips You Probably Didn’t Think Of... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 06/02

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Expedia Vacation Sale Flight for free, Target Household Essentials: $10 off $40 with pickup, The North Face... […]

6 Beauty Aids Science Says Really Work

The beauty world is constantly introducing new and trendy beauty treatments, from argan oil to bee venom, in hopes of capturing smooth, flawless, and ageless skin. In reality though, there are only a few beauty aids that are scientifically proven to work. Although it can be fun to jump on the... […]