Hot Today

Wise Bread articles that are hot today.

Which is Cheaper: Flying or Driving?

Is it cheaper to fly or to drive to your destination? There are some good rules of thumb to follow when deciding whether to drive or fly.

Best Money Tips: Make Your Own Rain Barrel

Today, we give you step-by-step instructions to make your own rain barrel, budget-friendly ways to occupy your kids, and a quick guide to McDonald's Monopoly game!

The 5 Best Pillows

Don't let a bad pillow ruin your night's sleep. These five pillows will ensure that you wake up feeling rested and ready for the day.

Guest Post: Now is the Time to Think Long-Term

I've got a guest post up at Get Rich Slowly on why now — when interest rates are very low — is the time to think long-term.

Best Money Tips: Tasks You Can Offload to a Virtual Assistant

Today, we give you tasks that can be outsourced to a virtual assistant, a way to expand the variety of your cookie stash, natural methods to clean stainless steel, and more!

Is Your Partner Financially Unfaithful? (1 in 3 Are)

One in three partners in a committed financial relationship has been deceived by their partner about money. Why do partners lie about spending and what can you do about it?

Best Money Tips: Want to be a landlord?

Today, we give you tips for buying a rental property, organizing your home for the holidays, and using your credit cards — the smart way.

Turkey Dinner for Two

Recently we've grown tired of traveling to big, traditional Thanksgiving gatherings, so we decided to create new traditions for just the two of us.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 8/7, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Don't miss our #SmarterPhone #WBChat with Republic Wireless on 8/7 at 12pm PST! We will be giving away $300 in prizes!

That Sneaky Bank Almost Got Me

Rule number one for avoiding bank fees? Pay attention. (But it also helps to have a little luck.)

Best Money Tips: Resume Buzzwords to Avoid

Today, we share the too-common terms to avoid on your job search, sincere ways to apologize, yummy stand-ins for dairy or mean, and more!

8 Ways Great Service Prevents Chargebacks

Sealing the sales deal is the key to opening the door to success. Getting in compliance can be cumbersome but can mean fewer charge-backs and more cash in your pocket now. More

Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks

Today we found some stellar articles on the best sites for renting and buying textbooks, steps to financial prosperity, and things you should know about the U.S. economy.

Best Money Tips: Help Your Marriage Survive a Startup

Today, we share what it takes to hold a marriage together when one spouse is starting a new business, easy ways to save money at airports, and tips for using Google Analytics.

How to Have More Eureka! Shower Moments

Science has figured out why showers make us creative ("a-ha!"), and you can use this insight to create lots more "Eureka!" moments, too.

5 Reasons Fighter Brands Fail

A successful fighter campaign may eliminate the competition and open a new, lower-end market for the company, but the consequences of a failed fighter brand can ruin its parent

Best Money Tips: Things Broke People Say

Today, we share the things that broke people, ways to boost your career, all-natural remedies to stress, and more!

Get Rid of Bad Customers

Bad customers are costing you more than you realize. Here are some types of bad customers and techniques to get rid of them (without alienating your good customers).

Why Be A B Corp: Social Responsibility That's Measurable

Lots of businesses claim they're easy on the environment, or socially progressive. But how do customers know your claims are true? The answer: Become a B Corporation.

9 Things Your Office Forgot to Recycle

Here are nine things your office may have forgotten to recycle, along with some guidelines for how to make these recycling programs easy to implement and follow.