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15 Things Most People Screw Up When Meeting the Parents

The dread. Everyone at some point must meet their partner's parents. How can you avoid looking like Ben Stiller in Meet the Parents? Learn from these 15 things most people screw up. (See also: 11 Ways to Have Fun at Your In-Laws) 1. The Pre-Meet Discussion Always, always discuss the parents with... […]

15 Things Most People Screw Up When Meeting the Parents

The dread. Everyone at some point must meet their partner's parents. How can you avoid looking like Ben Stiller in Meet the Parents? Learn from these 15 things most people screw up. (See also: 11 Ways to Have Fun at Your In-Laws) 1. The Pre-Meet Discussion Always, always discuss the parents with... […]

10 Things You Don't Actually Need to Buy for Your New Baby (Plus 5 You Must)

You're pregnant. Congratulations! You're probably making a lot of big decisions right now between what to name your kid, what to eat to ward off morning sickness, and what kind of stroller might best suit your family's needs. If you haven't registered already, you might find the whole thing a... […]

10 Things You Don't Actually Need to Buy for Your New Baby (Plus 5 You Must)

You're pregnant. Congratulations! You're probably making a lot of big decisions right now between what to name your kid, what to eat to ward off morning sickness, and what kind of stroller might best suit your family's needs. If you haven't registered already, you might find the whole thing a... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/9 at 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00om PST/ 3pm EST for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #SmartAsset to participate. This week's topic: Buy vs. Rent! Learn about the breakdown between renters and buyers in the U.S., tools... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/9 at 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00om PST/ 3pm EST for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #SmartAsset to participate. This week's topic: Buy vs. Rent! Learn about the breakdown between renters and buyers in the U.S., tools... […]

Best Money Tips: Movie Theater Hacks

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on life-changing movie theater hacks, finding your passion, and beating the addiction to unhappiness. Top 5 Articles 13 Life-Changing Movie Theater Hacks — Eating before you go and using apps like CineMode... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 10/08

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Perry Ellis Sale: Up to 80% off + extra 40% off, Eureka AirSpeed Bagless 2-in-1 Vacuum $19 + pickup at Best Buy,... […]

7 More Luxury Buys You Can Replace With Better and Cheaper Alternatives

There are plenty of ways to spend your money. But if you believe the hype and think you have to spend top dollar buying specific brands, you might be wasting your hard-earned cash. For every luxury or name brand product, there's a low-cost alternative that's just as useful. Recently I told you... […]

8 Ways You're Wasting Electricity Without Realizing It

With energy prices on the rise and antique power grids patched together with gum and twine, it's time to take some control and get serious about reducing your use of the juice. (See also: 15 Easy Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill) Here are eight ways you're probably wasting electricity without... […]