Hot Today

Wise Bread articles that are hot today.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Family Living

Today we found some great articles on frugal family living, beating Christmas debt, and tips for traveling with your pet.

Best Money Tips: Items to Buy and Avoid at the Drugstore

Today we found some great articles on items to buy and avoid at the drugstore, cashing in on unwanted gift cards, and year-end financial planning tips.

Google Offers Free 411 - No Ads!

[insert a joke about getting da 411 on the 411 here] Google is offering free 411 service; ad-free, very sophisticated voice recognition, and oddly unirritating directory assistance. [more]

Ask the readers: What charities do you give to?

My last post on giving made me think a bit about... well, giving. [more]

Best Money Tips: Family Activities for Winter

Today we found some great articles on family activities for winter, earning travel rewards without a credit card, and how to start an emergency fund.

Last Minute Tax-Filing? Extended Post Office Hours and More

Isn't it weird that there isn't a central list of post offices at, oh I don't know, say, USPS.com, that tells you which post office branches are going to be open late tonight for last-minute filers? [more]

Bottled Water, Bottled Hype Part 3

This is the third in a three-part series about bottled water. To read the first installment, click here. To read the second installment, click here. We’ve talked a bit about bottled water. [more]

Best Money Tips: Tips for Working While Traveling

Today we found some awesome articles on tips for working while traveling, negotiating for a better deal, and tax strategies for salaried employees.

How to Get Fired

In honor of the recent end of my employment, I thought I'd find some good tips on how to... well, to end your employment! Here are some of my favorites from around the interwebs: Arrive late for work. Being on time is for wimps. [more]

The 5 Best Swiss Army Knives

Need a handy tool set that can fit right in your pocket? These 5 superb Swiss Army Knives will ensure that you're prepared for anything.

It's Linktastic!

Thanks to everyone who linked to Wise Bread recently. We appreciate your vote of confidence. [more]

10 Smart Things to Do With $25

They say $25 can't buy you a lot these days. Well, "they" are not always correct. Check out this list for 10 great, useful ways to spend that cash.

Ugliest shoes in the world - now less than $10.

When I first saw Crocs, I thought they were bad. But, they grew on me. [more]

14 (Mostly) Frugal Valentine’s Day Recipes

Give your special someone the royal treatment the cheap way with this list of delicious and frugal Valentine's Day recipes.

Best Money Tips: Making Fast, Healthy Meals on a Budget

Today we found some handy tips for making healthy meals, boosting your energy, and writing professional emails.

Possible Backlash Against Cheap Imports?

Is there a backlash against cheap Chinese imports coming? I, for one, secretly hope so. We've known that it can't last forever, haven't we? [more]

Lifestyle Upgrades: Beware the Diderot Effect

Upgrading one thing doesn't mean you need to upgrade another and another — although it can feel that way. And there's a name for that — the Diderot Effect.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 3/1, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: Music on the Cheap. Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

Sound More Confident in One Easy Step

The meek may inherit the Earth eventually, but those who speak with confidence will get what they want today. Learn the easy secret to sounding more confident.

Best Money Tips: Saving on Clothes

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving on clothes, getting your resume noticed, and teaching your kids good spending habits.