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Financial Fire Drills: Highlights from Our Chat With Donna Freedman

Donna Freedman joined us for our #WBChat on September 15th to celebrate the launch of ner new book, "Your Playbook for Tough Times!" Our #PFTT #WBChat featured a ton of useful information about financial fire drills and Donna's expertise made the chat highly educational. In total we... […]

7 Money Leaks You Need to Plug

Want to tighten your budget, but can't figure out where you can save money? Look for leaks in your budget — places where money is slowly but surely leaking out. Here are seven places to start: 1. Insurance on Old Vehicles Have cars or trucks sitting in your garage, driveway, or backyard that... […]

6 Thinking Skills Frugal People Should Master

"Think before you speak" is a lesson most of us have learned well over the years. However, "Think before you buy" is just as important to the frugal shopper. It's not just a case of questioning the reasons you're spending money, but also weighing up hidden costs, wants and... […]

Best Money Tips: Stay Organized With These Simple Kitchen Routines

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on simple routines that keep you organized in the kitchen, ways to live on $1,000 a month, and the highest-paying low-stress careers right now. Top 5 Articles 5 Simple Kitchen Routines That Keep You Organized — Keeping... […]

14 Secrets to Saving on Eyewear

Eyeglasses and contact lenses are a necessity for more than 150 million Americans. Unfortunately, eyewear is not a cheap purchase — so we've compiled some tips to help save you money on the cost of glasses and contacts. 1. Purchase Your Glasses Online Along with enjoying huge savings on your... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 09/15

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Check out today's top deals! 74% off Platinum-Plated Sterling Silver Solitaire Engagement Ring, 58% off Mission... […]

The 5 Best Backpacks

Backpacks can be used for a range of purposes. They are a school essential, but they’re also really useful for camping, hiking, and other sports outings. What Is a Backpack? A backpack is a bag with shoulder straps that can be carried on the back. You’ll want to find one that feels... […]

8 Times Cash Is Not King

It's often said that using cash can be a powerful way to control spending and avoid debt. But cash can be highly overrated. It doesn't grow much in value, it's annoying to carry, and it's hard to track. Here are some times when cash is not all it's cracked up to be. 1. When Interest Rates Are... […]

Save More Money on Interest With This Credit Card

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bankamericard-credit-card-review?utm_source=wisebread&u... Save hundreds of dollars with the BankAmericard Credit Card's low... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 9/15, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 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 $100 Amazon gift card, one of two $50 Amazon gift cards, or one of two Kindle copies of “Your Playbook for Tough Times!” Use #WBChat and #PFTT to participate. This week's... […]