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7 Surprising Ways Summer Will Cost You

We all know that summer comes with expenses — higher-priced fuel fill-ups, increased electricity bills from running the A/C nonstop (mine doesn't get a rest from, like, March to October; thank you, first-world luxuries), and sky-high hotel rates. But there are other items that see an uptick... […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Father's Day on a Budget?

Many of us tend to splurge on holidays and special events, but for holidays like Father's Day where you simply want to show your appreciation for someone you love, spending a lot of money isn't necessary. There are many free (or really cheap) activities you can do on a nice summer day, and there... […]

3 Smart Ways to Save on Father's Day

Father's Day is fast approaching, and dads and grandpas alike deserve some appreciation on their special day. Most of the nation agrees, considering this year, consumers will spend a record-breaking amount on Father's Day. From gifts to meals out, Americans plan to spend $14.3 billion on dads... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 06/14

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 70% off on these 2-Compartment Food Containers w/Lids, 52% off on Clownfish Duffel Bag for Men and Women, 40% off... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Be Naturally Charming

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the trick be be naturally charming, ways to give dad what he really wants for Father’s Day, and how to cut costs on health care. Top 5 Articles How to be naturally charming — Having an abundance mentality... […]

Don't Get Taken: How to Evaluate an Exchange Rate

Currency exchanges should be simple transactions, requiring only very basic elementary school math. Multiply a couple of numbers and you are done, ready to take your trip abroad free from worry. But there are so many choices of exchange services — online, in banks, and at the airports... […]

Are You Making the Biggest Investment Risk of All?

When you're young, you're full of bravado. You're willing to step out on the skinny branches and take some risks. At least, that's the stereotype. When it comes to investing, though, it turns out that today's young adults are anything but risk takers. According to a recent study by UBS,... […]

Considering a Balance Transfer? Make Sure You Choose the Right One

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/is-a-balance-transfer-offer-a-good-deal?utm_source=wise... Transferring a balance from one card to another can help you save... […]

12 Ways You're Being a Terrible Employee

You may think that being a good employee is all about doing great work, and nothing more. Actually, that's quite far from the truth. A great employee builds great relationships at work, takes the initiative, and cares about the success of the company. If you are making four or more of the following... […]

11 Smart Ways to Boost Your Gas Mileage

Summer is just around the corner, and if you're one of the lucky ones, you'll be hittin' the road before you know it. Cut a bit of the cost from your road trip(s) by saving on gas with these fuel-efficient tips and tricks. 1. Switch to a More Fuel-Efficient Vehicle It seems like an obvious... […]