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The 5 Best Electric Skillets

An electric skillet is a great and inexpensive way to expand the amount of cooking space you have in your kitchen. You can use it to take care of side dishes while your main stove or oven handles your main course, or simply use the skillet to make a meal for yourself. Like normal skillets, electric skillets are capable of sautéing and pan-frying, but many can also be used for deep frying. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/16, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #Finfluential to participate. This week's topic: Being Finfluential! […]

Wise Bread & Cricket Wireless Team Up To Answer Your Financial Questions!

It’s a new year and time for a fresh start – including saving more, so you can do more all year round. But, sometimes we need a little help to get going on the right financial foot. […]

10 Great Home-Based Side-Business Ideas

The following guest post by Kimberly Palmer is based on her new book, "The Economy of You: Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life," which comes out this week. Most work-from-home schemes are scams, or pretty close to it. Anyone who asks you to invest $500 (or more) in inventory before you've made a single sale does not have your best interests in mind. […]

9 Free Things to Do in Any City You Visit

OK, so you have a vacation planned to a big city, but your budget's already been shot to heck by airfare and hotel. You may feel like a lack of funds will limit your ability to have fun, but there are plenty of things to do in most cities that won't cost you a dime. In fact, one of the great things about cities is that there's a lot of free stuff built in. […]

Best Money Tips: Tips for a Better Retirement

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on having a better retirement, getting ahead when living paycheck to paycheck, and sticking to your resolutions. Top 5 Articles 7 Tips for a Better Retirement — To have a better retirement, shop your insurance programs. [Forbes] Living Paycheck to Paycheck? […]

The 5 Things You Need to Survive a Job Loss

Losing a job can be one of the most challenging struggles a person can face in this — or any — economy. Many people feel lost and unprepared for such an abrupt change in their lives, but it doesn't have to be that way. Having a thorough plan can help you deal not only financially, but mentally, too. Here are some things you need to have ready in case of an upheaval in your professional life. […]

10 Dumb Habits That Are Keeping You From Earning More Money

It seems like there's a constant competition within us to both work and build something that other people can use and benefit from (and ultimately make us money) or to spend our time in systems that people have already established. […]

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite App?

If you use a smartphone, you'll know how useful/fun/addictive/frustrating apps can be. If there is something you want to do, there's probably an app for that. What is your favorite app? Why do you like it so much — does it improve your life or finances in some way, or is it just plain fun? […]

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