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Ask the Readers: What's Your Best Post-Holiday Purchase? (Chance to win $10!)

What are you best after-holiday purchase stories? Do you love shopping after the season? When do you head out? If you don't, why not? Share your tips for a chance to win a $10

Caption This Wise Bread Family Photo and Win $50!

Yup, those are my boys. Help me caption this Linsey family photo for a chance to win $50 Amazon gift certificate.

Ask the Readers: Do you Return Gifts? (Chance to Win $10!)

We've all experienced a gift of a sweater that was too small (or worse yet, itchy). There are even tales of fine art presents that missed the mark of good taste and ended up hangin

BillShrink Giving Away $2,500 to Wise Bread Readers

To enter the contest, simply leave a comment telling us how you would spend all that money. Will you pay some bills, start a college fund, or have some fun?

Ask the Readers: What's Your Healthy New Year's Habit?

How will your health habits will change in January? Will you save money as a result? Or do you even bother waiting until the New Year (you can start now!)? We'd love to hear what o

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Re-Gifted?

It's a sticky subject, but something that is very common. We're talking regifting, and with the economy making shopping new a little bit harder than last year, it's something that

Ask the Readers: Are Rebates Worth It? (Your Chance to win $10!)

Do you rebate? Are you smart about it? Do you buy stuff you don't even want or need so that you can eventually recoup all your money? Or do you avoid the practice altogether. We

Ask the Readers: Do You Do Black Friday?

I want to hear your thoughts on the all things Black Friday -- if you have any. Share them here in our comment thread or on Twitter, and you'll be entered to win one of two $10 A

Ask the Readers: Do You Have the Tools? (Chance to win MS Office!)

Since sharing is really what we want to be about, we don't just want to give you ideas -- we want to equip you with tools, as well! That's why in addition to this week's prizes of

Ask the Readers: How Do You Manage Stress and Spending? (Your Chance to Win $10)

What do you think about stress and spending? Are they closely related? Do you see one causing the other? Or are you in a place where you can manage stress and/or spending indepen

Ask the Readers: Is Now the Time to Shop?

Are you thinking that maybe, this year is a "special" year? Do you think it may be wise to buy as soon as possible, instead of waiting out the pending Black Friday tradition and t

Ask the Readers: Do Gift Cards Make a Good Gift?

What do you think? Are gift cards a cop-out or the perfect present for picky people? Do you find that they make the process of gifting easier? Would you prefer to receive one?

Ask the Readers: What Winter Savings Tip Do You Swear By?

It's here! Fall has arrived, and with it reports of frost, breezy evenings, and *gasp* snow! If you're not already thinking ahead to how you'll ever pay that ominous heating bill

Ask the Readers: Are We Making a Comeback?

News analysts, finance gurus, and even the guy at the grocery store all have their opinions on whether this is the tail end of a painful spot in our economic history. What do you t

Ask the Readers: Would People Be Shocked By What You Earn?

You don't have to live on either end of the earning spectrum to challenge the stigmas attached with your annual salary. Sometimes, we can fool others into thinking our lifestyle ma

Ask the Readers: Is a Penny Saved Really a Penny Earned?

You hear it all the time: A penny found here, is one you don't have to earn somewhere else. But with all the talks of skipping lattes to create huge financial gains down the road,

TJ Maxx Giving Away $500 in Gift Cards to Wise Bread Readers

In addition to the giveaway, we also have lots of insider tips about how to maximize savings at T.J. Maxx and how to find the best frugal fall fashions for kids.

Ask the Readers: Are You Saving Up for an Emergency?

We want to hear your thoughts on food storage. Do you do it for emergency insurance? Do you have it only as a result of amazing CVS deals gone wild? Is it something you feel is imp

Check Out Wise Bread's New Podcast & Win $100

Check out our new podcast for a chance to win $100 and free copies of "Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing."

Ask the Readers: What are Your Best Entertainment Tips? (A Chance to Win Tickets to a Broadway Show!)

Broadway fans have seen the current economy cutting into their entertainment budget, often leaving them without room for tickets to some of the most magnificent shows in the U.S.!

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Ask the Readers: What Was Your Best Investment in 2017?

Tell us about your best investment in 2017 and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Who Inspires You?

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Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money During the Holidays?

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Ask the Readers: What Are Your Favorite Indoor Activities?

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Ask the Readers: What Do You Enjoy Most About Halloween?

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Ask the Readers: Do You Have Passive Income?

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Ask the Readers: How Do You Fight the Afternoon Slump?

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Ask the Readers: Do You Like Hosting Parties?

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Ask the Readers: Would You Rather Rent or Own Your Home?

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Ask the Readers: Where Did You Learn to Budget?

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Ask the Readers: Do You Play the Lottery?

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Ask the Readers: What Advice Would You Give a College Freshman?

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Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Regretted a Big Purchase?

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Ask the Readers: What Do You Look For in a Car?

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Ask the Readers: Do You Live in a Multi-Generational Household?

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Ask the Readers: What Are Your Summer BBQ Must-Haves?

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Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Changed Careers?

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