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My 2016 Budget Challenge: Everything Breaks

The second installment of this Wise Breader's budget challenge finds Max on the verge of a breakdown.

Sleeping In Airports For The Stranded And Frugal Minded

Whether it's an unplanned layover, a means of making an early flight, or simply an attempt to save money on accommodation, the season of sleeping in airports is upon us. I know, I

6 Little-Known Ways to Save When Booking Spring Travel

Pack your sunscreen! These easy hotel and airfare hacks make spring and summer vacation an affordable breeze.

Recession Journal Part I: 'Fast' Money in the '09

Forget about the fact that it's a recession. What you do now determines where you will be when the graph trends up again. What if you stopped dropping duckets like you dropped weig

Can FabFitFun's VIP Box Fit Into Your Life?

The FabFitFun VIP box can get you some great discounts on up-and-coming beauty brands.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 08/27

Today's great deals include 40% off Skechers Shoes, 50% off TV Shows, 25% off Naked Coconut Water, and more!

Extra Cash for Your Small Business: Capital One Spark Cash Select for Business Credit Card

Earn cash back on all your purchases with the Capital One Spark Cash Select for Business card.

Philip Brewer's fiction

This post won't go up on the front page at Wise Bread; only people who subscribe to my posts via the RSS feed or email should see it. Even for you guys, I'll keep it short, becaus

The 5 Best Oil Absorbing Sheets

Keeping your skin fresh and clear isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these oil absorbing sheets and your skin will remain clear while keeping your makeup in place.

Ask The Readers: Who Are Your Favorite Personal Finance Gurus?

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

iStopOver: Earn Extra Income or Travel on the Cheap, and a Special Promotion for Wise Bread Readers

Many people have put their vacation on hold with the current economic downturn, or are searching for alternative ways to travel on the cheap. Other people yet are looking to earn s

What can you do if you cannot afford to pay your taxes

Today is April 15th, also known as the dreaded Tax Day in America. Due to the recession many people may find that they do not have enough money in the bank to pay what they owe. I

Do You Live In One Of America’s Most Foreclosure-Ridden Towns?

I’ve seen several houses in my area go into foreclosure over the last 12 months. The economy and over-inflated housing prices, coupled with predatory lenders and some very bad deci

Mortgage bailout redux: new incentives for modifying second mortgages in the Second Lien Program

The United States government launched the "Hope for Homeowners" program back in October, 2008, and so far only one loan has received final approval to refinance under this program.

What Was Your Worst Job Ever? Tell us and Win $10!

It’s time for our weekly trivia question: What was your most hated job? Share your sad, tacky, or scary employment experiences and be entered to win a $10 Gift Certificate!

Credit Card and Debt Settlement? Would you Consider it? (Your Chance to Win $10!)

Do you have a story to tell about debt settlement? Did you go through a company or did you attempt to do it on your own? Were there any negative consequences? Your comment could

Spend or Save: The Fashion Edition

Shopping for clothes doesn't have to be painful: not to your wallet, not to you schedule, and (most importantly) not to your poor, aching brain.

Close-to-Home Outdoor Adventure Basics

I know many people would like to spend more time outdoors, but may not know where to start. Here are some of my favorite modes of outdoor exploration that doesn't require too much

10 Hidden Costs & Rules of Pet Ownership

Here's what adoption agencies and pet shops don't tell you about your future pet. Find out these hidden rules & costs of owning pets before you bring home your furry friend.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 12/12

Today's deals include 70% off gifts for preschoolers, 55% off Disney hits on Blu-ray, Gund Sesame Street Elmo 13" Plush $6.99, and more!