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7 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes When Buying Their First Car

It's easy to make money mistakes anytime you buy a car — but your first car is especially risky. Here are some expensive first-time car buying mistakes and how to avoid them. 1. Buying the Wrong Kind of Car When shopping for your first car, it's easy to overlook how you're going to actually... […]

Best Money Tips: 14 Ways to Get Freebies

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles to help you find freebies, kick the sniffles, and get more sleep. Top 5 Articles 14 Ways to Get Awesome Freebies — Amp up your DIY skills with free in-person and online classes offered by retailers like Home Depot,... […]

Best Deals for Monday 02/01

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Up to 60% off Top Mattress Brands at Sears, 60% off Gemstone Jewelry at Kohl's, 12" Pre-seasoned Cast Iron Skillet... […]

Here's What to Do Immediately After a Credit Card Breach

The new EMV credit cards (better known as "chip" or "chip and pin" cards) are supposed to significantly cut down on credit card fraud. But these new cards, embedded with computer chips, are far from foolproof. Most security experts say that criminals will now focus on online... […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy a New Car

I don't know what it is, but there's something really exciting about being the first person to own a car. Maybe it's because brand new cars come with the latest technologies, extremely low mileage, and that new car smell you just can't duplicate. Plus, there are no animal crackers stuck between the... […]

4 Ways "Boring" Investments Make Life Exciting

To jump-start 2016, I resolved to get physically fit by joining DailyBurn with celebrity trainer Bob Harper. Based on my target goals, the program began with BlackFire, a strategic fitness program of diverse routines designed to make your muscles burn and push your body beyond its limits. But... […]

6 Ways the Sandwich Generation Can Get Ahead

The Sandwich Generation — those caught caring for aging parents while still supporting children — face daunting financial challenges. How can they live up to their responsibilities, while still reaching their own financial goals? (See also: 10 Money Goals All 30-Somethings Should... […]

Best Money Tips: Financial Moves for Your 20s

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found financial moves to make in your 20s, smart ways to use salt, and Craigslist tips that’ll improve your finances. Top 5 Articles 7 Financial Moves to Make in Your 20s — Use your 20s to cultivate skills and education that can... […]

Flashback Friday: 119 Amazing Meals You Can Make From a Can

Buying and consuming only fresh foods is a great concept, and certainly a lifestyle everyone is striving for this time of year, but it's not always realistic. Sometimes you need to rely on ingredients that come out of a can for a hearty meal. Canned goods might not be fresh, but they are easy to... […]

Best Deals for Friday 01/29

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today JCPenney: 15% off w/ promo code, Old Navy: 40% off All Kids 'N' Baby, Weekend Hotel Deals from as Low as... […]