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Track Your Refunds or Get Ripped Off

“Refunds” are supposedly different from “rebates”, although honestly, you might never know it, since both are difficult to obtain. [more]

Best Money Tips: Stocking Stuffers Under $10

Today we found some awesome articles on stocking stuffers for under $10, how to receive great customer service, and ways to jazz up your holiday wrapping.

Pet Peeves Part 3: Vet Visits

My animals are a pricey bunch. Cute, and sweet, but medically challenged. [more]

The Cost of Meat—The Public Health Argument

This continues from "The Cost of Meat—Too High To Pay." The Public Health Argument covers the methods used by factory farms to boost production and profits at the cost of public health. [more]

You know you're a Wisebread reader if...

What makes a Wisebread reader? Why are you guys so, well, special? I sat, I pondered, I scribbled down notes furiously. This is what I came up with. It's a small list, just 30 entries. [more]

The three secrets to a successful family business

Everyone sees the family business as a safety net. But if your family doesn't prepare, that safety net likely won't be around for the next generation.

Start with recurring monthly expenses

I tend to divide spending up into four categories. [more]

Best Money Tips: Ways Your Bicycle Could Help You Earn Extra Income

Today we found some awesome articles on ways your bicycle could help you earn extra income, nailing a job interview, and dealing with spousal debt.

Going Native: Landscaping for Your Climate

From the dry desert to the humid woods, paying attention to your climate when you landscape can benefit both your wallet and the environment.

5 Times Credit Cards Are Smarter Than Cash

Stash your cash. If you stay on budget, credit cards really are a good bet for smart, simple, and safe spending.

Best Money Tips: Get Great Deals on Outlet Purchases

Today we found some awesome articles on getting great deals on outlet purchases, making money teaching, and saving for retirement with an IRA.

The Joy of Disconnecting

Technology can be helpful, wonderful...and incessant. Discover why it's important to put the smartphone down and take a break.

How to wrap gifts with leftovers.

I’ve mentioned before that I’m no fan of the greeting card and gift wrapping industries. Not only are their products way over-priced, they’re also less than original in most cases.

Encounter With a Freegan

Would a good mother feed her children out of the Dumpster? My first encounter with a real live freegan leaves me wondering. Is helping save the earth and some money worth even t

Best Money Tips: Get Your Kids to Save

Today we found some stellar articles on getting your kids to save, saving by spending on select days, and things you shouldn't keep in your wallet.

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Topic: The Disaster Chat! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out at Restaurants

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

Best Money Tips: Ways People Waste Money on Groceries

Today we found some stellar articles on ways people wast money on groceries, making extra money before Christmas, and being safe when making charitable donations.

Best Money Tips: The Best Investment Vehicle

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! Trent at The Simple Dollar has found one powerful idea presented across a wide swath of investment books. Find out what that is

5 Frugal Ways to Go Green in 2013

Make 2013 your year to help the environment...and your wallet. Here a five simple ways to turn over a new leaf and save a little money, too.