Hot Today

Wise Bread articles that are hot today.

Wise Bread Spotlight: List of Top Personal Finance Blogs by Women

To help women bloggers network with each other, we are starting a series of discussions in our Bloggers Forum focusing on female personal finance bloggers and special blogging chal

The Cost of Full-Time Travel

“How much does it cost to travel full-time as a Professional Hobo?” I am asked this question regularly by readers of my personal website. And while I maintain that the cost of full

The Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards

If you're fighting to reduce your credit card debt, a balance transfer card can be a powerful tool. Read this list to find the best card for you.

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]

The $25 gadget that keeps my home and family safe.

How much would you pay to sleep soundly at night, knowing your home is secure and your family is much safer? Well, I'd pay anything to be honest. But after my lockbumping post back

The one site you must visit before buying anything online. Period.

Friends, deal hounds, bargain hunters, lend me your ears; if ye don't know about the best coupon site on the web, bar none, then this will indeed be a most glorious day for the

The Coffee Cup Revolution: Let's Take a Stand!

Let's start an easy revolution. One in which you, me, and everybody else who frequents coffee shops can eliminate 23lbs of waste per year and save 18% of what goes into landfil

But is it ART?

Stop turning to Costco or Target for your decorative living room art. Try eBay!

Save Enough on Meat to Buy a Chest Freezer

I ended my worries over where our beef comes from by investing in a quarter cow and a chest freezer. I considered the cost of the freezer as the cost of having the hormone-free, no

Boost your computer's RAM in seconds. Very easy.

This may sound like a tech-heavy article but trust me, it's not. My own technophobic dad could do this one (and he'd better after I tell him). All you need is the goold old

How to Go Entirely Paperless at Home

Businesses are increasingly less dependent on paper, but did you know it’s not only possible, but also quite helpful, to go paperless at home?

The Backdoor to Amazon's 70% off deals

I'm completely crazy about a new site I've just discovered. It's called Jungle Crazy and it's brought to you by those nice folks who also gave you RetailMeNot and BugMeNot. What is it? [more]

Ruthless Frugality

Put some thought into where really cheap stuff comes from.

Cost Comparison: Emergency Rooms vs. Urgent Care Centers

Emergency rooms provide excellent care, but you can wait eons if you have a non-life-threatening problem and still pay through the nose. The wait at urgent-care centers, on the oth

10 Innovative But Obscure Sites That Put Money In Your Pocket

While these 10 sites are not widely know, they offer some pretty cool ways to either save or make some extra cash. No reason to keep them a secret. Tell your friends!

The case for caloric labeling

As a conscientious consumer, you have a right to know what you're buying, eating, or wearing. New York City is enforcing a law that requires chain restaurants to provide nutrit

Gifts for the Person Who Has Everything

We've all shopped (or tried to shop for) the person who has (or seems to have) everything. Yes, it's hard...but not impossible! Draw some inspiration from these affordable ideas.

Frugal Gluten-Free Living: Budget Friendly, Gluten-Free Grocery Staples

This list compiles the gluten-free groceries that give you the most bang for your buck, while maintaining the lifestyle your body needs. With these items in your cupboards, you wil

The $40 Hidden Inside a 12V Battery

This battery hack that will save you roughly $40 on those 1.5V button cell batteries. All you need is a 2-pack of 12V A23 batteries.

7 Tips to Save on Apartment Living

Learn how to get the best apartment living experience without busting your budget. Here are 7 tips to help you get lower rent, top-notch service, cheaper utility bills, and more.