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The 5 Best Mid-Sized Cities for Millennials

Want an urban lifestyle without spending a fortune on rent? These cities — and several other mid-size metropolises — are attracting a growing number of 20-somethings who want the benefits of city living without the high rental prices that come with larger urban oases like Chicago, San... […]

The 5 Best Car Battery Warmers

Winters can be harsh on your vehicle. If you’re struggling to battle the cold winter weather, keep in mind that your car is too. It can become more difficult to start your vehicle during these cold months because the battery fluid can freeze over if you don’t take precautionary measures... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/31, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: 2015 Finances in Review! Learn about budgeting, savings, checking credit scores and more! Let us know how your financial... […]

Best Money Tips: Become an Efficient Shopper in 10 Minutes

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found tips to shop efficiently, how to gain control of your finances in the New Year, and cheap ways to avoid dry skin in the winter. Top 5 Articles How to Become an Efficient Shopper in Just 10 Minutes? — Know which stores in your... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 12/30

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Converse Chuck Taylor Unisex Shoes for $40, Rocky: The Undisputed Collection on DVD for $18, Epson Wireless Color... […]

12 Foods Everybody Should Be Able to Cook by 30

I'm a pretty good cook. I can make just about anything — from single meals for myself to four-course feasts for a crowd — and I learned how to do it all on my own. If you're age 30 or older, you should probably have these mastered. Let's get cookin'. 1. Pasta Pasta is one of the most... […]

How to Bounce Back From Your Holiday Splurge

Did you spend too much this holiday season? You're far from alone. The National Retail Federation has estimated that the average consumer planned to spend about $805 on gifts this year. That's the highest this figure has been in the 14 years of the federation's survey. You won't be the only person... […]

How to Organize Your Paperwork in Just 10 Minutes a Week

I am an organization nerd. Not only does the thought of going to an office supply store make me giddy, but I have been known to spend a torrid Saturday night wantonly using my label maker on everything in the house. Despite these tidy living bona fides, for years my organizational downfall was... […]

Here's Why Your Parents Could Buy a Home While You Still Rent

You pinch your pennies. You look for extra income. You're disciplined. And yet you can't get close to saving enough for a decent down payment on a house. It's especially frustrating because you know your parents somehow managed to buy their first home with very little trouble. Were the Baby Boomers... […]

The 5 Best Laundry Stain Removers

Let’s face it. Spills will happen from time to time, no matter how careful you are. Fortunately, laundry stain removers are available to clean up new and set in stains. Even blood, grass, wine, makeup, chocolate, oil, grease, and dirt stains can’t stand up to some of the best stain... […]