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Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Holiday Tradition?

Tell us about your favorite holiday tradition and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Are You Most Grateful For?

Tell us what you are most grateful for and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Winter Activity?

Tell us about your favorite winter activity and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is the Best Gift You've Ever Received?

Tell us about the best gift you've ever received and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Capital One 360: A Competitive Banking Option

CapOne 360 is a great option for those looking for low fees and great interest rates!

21 Perfect Holiday Gifts for Book Lovers

Buying books for booklovers is hard (they'd rather choose). Instead of another gift card, give them something fun that makes reading even better.

The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Tipping

How much should you tip your service providers during the holiday season? Wonder no more.

4 Magic Words and Phrases That Will Make You Sound Smarter

Because you're a regular Wise Bread reader, you're right more often than not. Sound even smarter — instantly — with these clever words and phrases.

5 Money Truths the Rich Live By (and You Should Too)

The rich are different — they have more thoughts about money. Learn what some of the wealthiest understand about money and borrow their wisdom — interest free.

4 Pet Expenses That Aren't Worth It

Our pets bring us lots of love — and lots of expense, some of it wasteful. Get a handle on your budget by eliminating these unnecessary pet costs.

7 Beauty Savings Secrets Every Woman Should Know

Beauty is not cheap. Cut the cost of beauty products and skincare with these seven easy ways to save on a pretty face.

Turn Your Home Into a Rental in 9 Easy Steps

Whether it's your primary residence or a second, turning your place into someone else's rented abode is a great way to generate extra cash.

10 Financial Moves You Can Make During Your Commute

Your commute may seem like a waste of time, but it may actually be the best time to optimize your finances — even if you're behind the wheel.

10 Mindless Ways You're Spending Money

Where does it all go? Who knows!? Watch out for these mindless spends and keep control of your money.

6 Habits That Are Quietly Eating Your Brain

Not feeling mentally sharp lately? It could be all the soda pop you drink. Learn about that and other habits that are harming your gray matter.

7 Ways Auto-Payments Can Screw You

Auto-pay can be a convenient way to pay for regularly billed goods and services. As with other conveniences, that benefit comes at a price.

10 Ways to Save Ruined Recipes

Even the best home cooks sometimes make mistakes. Save dinner with these easy fixes for 10 common kitchen mistakes.

The 5 Most Amazing Secret Santa Gifts Ever

Most holiday Secret Santa exchanges have a modest max spending limit — but not these!

The Five Types of People Who Never Retire (Are You One of Them?)

Whether due to choice or financial circumstance, some people choose to keep on keeping on rather than retire. Which one are you?

5 Fun, Cheap Party Games You Didn't Know About

You can turn a fun get-together into an awesome party with any of these entertaining and frugal party games (and none of them are Charades).