Hot Today

Wise Bread articles that are hot today.

Swoopo - great auction deals or great scam?

Today I stumbled upon a site called Swoopo. It is touted as a new auction site that combines shopping with entertainment. I took a quick look and it seemed like many items were s

Walgreens Clinics Provide Free Health Care for the (Very) Recently Unemployed

If you’ve found yourself avoiding the doctor because you’re recently laid off and not sure what to do, we’ve got news for you! Walgreens Take Care clinics are opening their doors

Best Money Tips: Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes

Today we found some stellar articles on cheap and easy Halloween costumes, cutting Christmas costs, and lessons learned from investing.

A Stimulating Debate That Just Might Boil Down To Perception

How you perceive your tax rebate could go a long way in determining whether or not you’re going to spend it.

Best Money Tips: Slay Your Financial Fears

Today we found some fantastic articles on simple ways to slay your financial fears, whether it's cheaper to buy or stream music, and airline fees worth paying for.

Should you skip a mortgage payment to get a bank's attention?

The Obama administration announced a foreclosure prevention and mortgage reduction program about two months ago, and as of April less than 1000 loans have been refinanced under th

Reverse engineer the best time of your life

Everybody has a "best time" of their life. Maybe it was the summer you spent hiking the Appalachian trail, or a semester abroad during college, or the second half of the first yea

Best Money Tips: Contributing to Charities Without Donating Money

Today we found some stellar articles on contributing to charity without donating money, saving this holiday season, and risks happy people take every day.

Rutgers is Giving Away $1500 to Wise Bread Readers!

Don't miss your chance to win your share of $1500 in prizes from Rutgers!

The 5 Best Webcams

If you make regular video calls or record videos on your computer, a webcam can be a worthwhile investment. Here are the five best.

What's the silver lining in this recession? Share your answer to win $10

All we hear these days are doom and gloom news about layoffs, bankruptcies and stock market dips. But it can't be all bad out there. So we're asking you: What are some silver lin

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 10/31

Today's great deals include 10-Piece Ceramic Cookware $54.99, BCBGeneration Dresses Under $85, Hunger Games paraphernalia, and more!

The Only 5 Rules of Home Buying You Need to Know

Buying a home can be seem scary — and complicated. But if you keep these basics in mind, you'll soon have the home of your dreams.

Simplify budgeting with personal money

Many couples keep their finances partially (or even completely) separate. One big reason is that spending joint money on individual expenses can lead to disputes, and keeping sepa

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 11/11

Today only! HMDX Jam Plus Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Two Pack $59.99 (from $119.95) - 50% off! This two-pack of the HMDX JAM Plus portable Bluetooth speaker will allow you to enjoy wireless stereo sound from most Bluetooth-enabled devices. [more]

5 Easy Ways to Take Better Care of Your Back

Back pain can make even the simplest tasks painful and difficult. Keep your back healthy and pain free with these simple health and fitness tricks.

7 Reasons Your Card Got Declined (And How to Fix It)

"So sorry, that card's been declined." Here's why this ultra-embarrassment can happen — and how to make sure it never does again.

Teach yourself to cook

Everyone knows that cooking is cheaper and healthier than eating out. It's also better (i.e. more to your taste) than eating out, and easier than eating out (no driving, parking,

What Do I Need to Know Before I Hire a CFP?

Need help managing your finances? Make sure you know what you're getting when you hire a financial advisor with the CFP designation.

Supermarket Angst Part III: How to Buy Better Poultry

In my supermarket angst series, I've been researching questions that have puzzled me at the store. This time, I'm tackling poultry. Is organic poultry worth the price premium? What