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Get Your Money Sooner by Starting 2016 Tax Prep Now

Good news, U.S. taxpayers! In 2017, Tax Day is pushed back to Tuesday April 18th, because April 15th falls on a Saturday and the Emancipation Day holiday (anniversary of the signing of the Compensated Emancipation Act by President Abraham Lincoln) is pushed to Monday April 17th. Residents of Maine... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 11/30

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8 Frugal Destinations for a Dreamy Winter Getaway

Winter is chock-full of fun activities and pastimes to enjoy with the whole family — including sledding, snowball fights, and watching the ball drop on New Year's Eve. But if you tire of the cold weather easily, the winter wonderland outside might get old quickly, especially after the... […]

10 Ways to Decorate Your Christmas Tree for Under $30

When I moved into my first "grown-up" apartment after college (many moons ago, now), I wanted to do everything just right — including the holidays. But between travel expenses and a growing gift list, my holiday tree-trimming budget was tight. Without years' worth of accumulated... […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Avoid Stressing Out During the Holidays?

Many people look forward to the winter holidays. It's season of fun, family, and feasts — but too often, we allow tradition and expectations (ours and others') to turn December into one of the most stressful months of the year. How do you avoid stressing out during the holidays? What... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Squeeze Every Penny Out of a Gift Card

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to make the most of gift cards, packing hacks that will save you space, and frugal living skills to teach your children. Top 5 Articles 10 Ways to Make the Most of Gift Cards — Don't feel obligated to buy... […]

Surprise! There's a Gender Gap in Mortgages, Too

The gender gap in earnings is well known. According to a recent report by the Economic Policy Institute, the typical woman can expect to earn 83 cents for every dollar that the typical man earns. But studies show another gender gap that negatively impacts women: Research published by the Urban... […]

Save Money on Interest with 0% for 18 Billing Cycles

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Best Deals for Tuesday 11/29

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Get a hold of 64% OFF Hoover Carpet Basics Power Scrub Deluxe Carpet Cleaner, and more... SAVE 62% OFF GreenWorks... […]

5 Tips From "Playbook For Tough Times" That'll Help You Live Your Best Life

When you're stuck in a financial rut, it can be difficult to summon the strength to pull yourself out. And it often requires way more than just strength. You need a plan, you need willpower, you need guidance, and you need the right tools. All of those things can be found in Donna Freedman's new... […]