Hot Today

Wise Bread articles that are hot today.

14 Unexpected Uses for Sugar

You can do a lot more with a sack of sugar than sweeten your tea and bake some cookies. Read on to learn 14 other ways sugar can enrich your life.

Ask The Readers: What is Your Personal Finance "Story?" (A Chance to Win $10!)

Everyone is writing a book these days (even a few personal finance blogs we know.. *ahem*). If you could, what would you call it? What would you cover? Answer for your chance to

Best Money Tip: 41 Financial Calculators for Major Life Decisions

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. If you've ever wanted to make a million bucks from eating lunch, learn how to raise a $221,000 baby, or cook over 4 dozen differ

Book Review: Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel

Phil Villarreal's new book is hilarious. Seriously, his snarky wit will cause many laugh out loud moments — not something you want to be reading during a conference call or in a pu

3 Alternative "Investments" for Long Term Enjoyment and Appreciation

Stocks, bonds, and real estate are investments we are all fairly familiar with. In the recent economic turmoil, many people are looking for alternative investments to maintain the

Your Debt Is Killing You — Here's the Cure

Forget about saving for retirement and your kid's college tuition. Here's the best reason to get serious about eliminating debt — it's killing you.

Best Money Tips: Relax, Toy Hamsters Not Metalloid Death Bringers After All

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we'll ease your mind concerning the Zhu-Zhu pet scare, give you 13 tips for making sure you get your holiday purchase reb

The Census Questions 8 and 9

While filling out this year's census I wondered, how relevant are questions 8 and 9 going to be to the government programs they might serve? Don't the questions themselves make the

These Are the 5 Best Fitness Trackers for Your Money

Digital fitness trackers are cool — and often pricey. These options will collect all your sweat data, but they won't take all of your dough.

Best Money Tips: 12 Best Days to Get Free Stuff

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you the best days to score freebies, how to m

Fess Up to Your Addictions: How to Satisfy Them on a Frugal Budget

There are just some things I can't go without, like Starbucks coffee or a dinner at Chili's. To feed my addictions, I've learned some tips that save me money and still let

Ask the Readers: Silly Ways to Save (Chance to win $20)

What is the silliest way you've heard of (or done) to save money? Let us know your thoughts in order to be entered to win one of three $20 Amazon gift cards!

All We Are Saying...Is Give Pabst A Chance.

Next time you have a barbecue or birthday party, grab a case of PBR or another "cheap" beer. You're serving good beer and you're saving money, too.

Shopping Smart at CVS

Maybe shopping at CVS doesn’t seem that frugal, but — if you play your cards right — there is a guaranteed way to get stuff there for free (or really, really cheap).

Ask the Readers: What Do You Splurge On?

Tell us what you spurge on for a chance to win 1 of 3 $20 Amazon gift certificates!

Trade in New Year's Resolutions for Achieving Life Goals

New Year's resolutions are nice. But this year, go a step further and instead of just making a year-long goal, make a goal for life.

The High Cost of Employee Turnover

No matter how great your company is, it's likely that some of your employees will eventually move on to other opportunities. That may be costing you more than you realize.

Is Your Business Ready for “The New Normal”?

In the economy of "The New Normal" what are the threats, and how do they become an opportunity for your business?

Ask the Readers: What Summer Activities Do You Love?

Tell us about the summer activities you love and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Be Standby Power Smart and Save Serious Money

There is a predator in your office. One that is costing you hundreds -- if not thousands -- of dollars per year. That predator is standby power.