wbchat http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/13064/all en-US Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/24, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-424-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-424-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_92.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> for lively conversation and a chance to win a </span><b>$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</b><span style="font-weight:normal">! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/aptschat">#APTSchat</a> to participate.</span></p> <p><b>This week's topic: </b>Wallet-Friendly Décor! Learn about frugal ways for decorating your walls, sprucing up your floors, adding pizzazz to your tables, and more. Tell us how you add cost-effective flair to your home and share with us your number one tip for decorating your home frugally!</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <b>RSVP below</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> to win our prizes!</span></p> <ul> <li>First place: $200 Amazon GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Amazon GC</li> <li>Third place: $50 Amazon GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog's url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=230dcd1a-de94-4516-8ac5-be3435827901" ></script> <p><b>This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Apartments.com</b></p> <p>This week, <a href="http://www.apartments.com/">Apartments.com</a> is sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They recently published an article filled with awesome tips on how to decorate on the cheap titled <a href="http://bit.ly/Ny2aEy">The Renter&rsquo;s Guide to Apartment Décor</a>!</p> <p>Sarah Katz, the Content and Community Manager at <a href="http://www.apartments.com/">Apartments.com</a>, will be joining our chat tweeting as <a href="https://twitter.com/aptscom">@aptscom</a>. We will also have <a href="http://www.rheneywilliams.com/">Rheney Williams</a>, who creates and writes about DIY projects for Home Depot, joining us tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/RheneyWilliams">@RheneyWilliams</a>. Additionally, designer <a href="http://www.kerriekelly.com/">Kerrie Kelly</a> will be chatting with us, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/KerrieKelly">@KerrieKelly</a>.</p> <p><b>More About Apartments.com</b></p> <p>Here's a message from our sponsor:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://www.apartments.com/">Apartments.com</a> is a national online resource for individuals looking for an apartment, whether it is down the street or across the country. To simplify the process of finding a new place to live, <a href="http://www.apartments.com/">Apartments.com</a> offers renters a comprehensive database of millions of apartments around the country. By incorporating personalized searches, walk-through video demonstrations, community reviews, a mobile website and apps for both iPhone and Android phones, <a href="http://www.apartments.com/">Apartments.com</a> delivers a multimedia experience renters want, while creating easy access to listings from any computer or mobile device. Visit the <a href="http://renters.apartments.com/">Renter Resources</a> blog and our brand new <a href="http://renters.apartments.com/the-renters-guide-to-apartment-dcor">Renter's Guide to Apartment Decor</a> to find information on decorating, DIY projects, landlord and lease issues, moving tips and much more.</p> </blockquote> <p><b>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</b></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com/">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at <b>11:00 am Pacific</b><span style="font-weight: normal">. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</span></p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-424-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/24, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:56:11 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1136553 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/17, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-417-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-417-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_91.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> for lively conversation and a chance to win</span><b> a</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> </span><b>$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</b><span style="font-weight:normal">! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/yourfinanciallife">#YourFinancialLife</a> to participate.</span></p> <p><b>This week's topic:</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> Your Finances: What Matters! Join us as we talk about the different components that make up your financial life! How do you and your family define security, both now and for the future? How are you budgeting now to make your goals a reality? Share with us your favorite financial planning tools and strategies and learn a little about how you may be able to brighten your family&rsquo;s outlook!</span></p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <b>RSVP below</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> to win our prizes!</span></p> <ul> <li>First place: $200 Amazon GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Amazon GC</li> <li>Third place: $50 Amazon GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog's url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=f9e3496a-641a-44f2-abec-a53cdc45e4cc" ></script> <p><b>This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Transamerica</b></p> <p>This week, Transamerica is sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/transamerica">@Transamerica</a>! Transamerica recently launched <a>Your Financial Life</a>, a platform to help people who are planning for or entering retirement! To learn more about <a href="https://www.transamerica.com/yourlife">Your Financial Life</a>, visit the site or check out their <a href="http://blog.transamerica.com/category/your-financial-life">blog</a>.</p> <p><b>More About Transamerica</b></p> <p>Here's a message from our sponsor:</p> <blockquote> <p>Transamerica, a national leader in retirement planning, life insurance and investments, believes that all people should be able to retire confidently on their own terms. <a href="https://www.transamerica.com/yourlife">Your Financial Life</a> is designed to help you build a successful plan.</p> </blockquote> <p><b>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</b></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com/">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at <b>11:00 am Pacific</b><span style="font-weight:normal">. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</span></p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-417-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/17, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:02:26 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1135775 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/10, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-410-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-410-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_90.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> for lively conversation and a chance to win a </span><b>$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</b><span style="font-weight:normal">! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/creditinsight">#CreditInsight</a> to participate.</span></p> <p><b>This week's topic:</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> Credit scores and more! Learn why credit scores are so important, what makes up a credit score, and why it is essential to understand, build and manage your credit.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>. <span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp;</span>We&rsquo;ll chat about why having credit insight is about more than just a score and we&rsquo;d love to know how you educate yourself about credit!</span></p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <b>RSVP below</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> to win our prizes!</span></p> <ul> <li>First place: $200 Amazon GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Amazon GC</li> <li>Third place: $50 Amazon GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog's url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=5427cb33-f870-4fb8-9903-edd248ec2a72" ></script> <p><b>This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Experian</b></p> <p>This week, <a href="http://www.experian.com/consumer-products/credit-educator.html?WT.srch=PR_CIS_FinancialLiteracy_20140410_WBBlog_CE">Experian</a> is sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/experian_us">@Experian_US</a>.</p> <p><b>More About Experian</b></p> <p>Here's a message from our sponsor:</p> <p>&ldquo;<span style="color:#262626">Experian promotes greater financial health and opportunity among consumers by enabling them to understand, manage and protect their personal information, helping them control financial aspects of key life events, and make the most advantageous financial and purchasing decisions.</span>&rdquo;</p> <p><b>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</b></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com/">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at <b>11:00 am Pacific</b><span style="font-weight:normal">. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad">#PSChat</a> to participate.</span></p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-410-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/10, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements Experian tweetchat wbchat Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:59:14 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1135029 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/27, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-327-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-327-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_89.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> for lively conversation and a chance to win</span><b> a</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> </span><b>$200 Visa gift card or one of two $50 Skype gift cards</b><span style="font-weight: normal">! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/skypechat">#SkypeChat</a> to participate.</span></p> <p><b>This week's topic:</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> Keeping in Touch for Less! Join us as we talk cutting costs when staying in touch with family and friends that don&rsquo;t live locally, budgeting for expenses associated with calling loved ones, and more! Share with us what your favorite tools are to stay in contact with family and friends and let us know your number one tip on keeping in touch for less! </span></p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <b>RSVP below</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> to win our prizes!</span></p> <ul> <li>First place: $200 Visa GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Skype GC</li> <li>Third place: $50 Skype GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog's url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=79e15524-2837-4931-97ab-a269333f3b06" ></script> <p><b>This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Skype</b></p> <p>This week, <a href="http://www.skype.com/go/rates/?cm_mmc=SMAD_2214_wisebread_Skype_tweetchat">Skype</a> is sponsoring our chat! <a href="https://twitter.com/skype">@Skype</a> may be dropping by our chat, so be sure to join in for your chance to chat with them!</p> <p><b>Here's a message from our Sponsor:</b></p> <p>&ldquo;<a href="http://www.skype.com/go/rates/?cm_mmc=SMAD_2214_wisebread_Skype_tweetchat">Sponsored by Skype</a> - Use Skype Credit to call mobiles and landlines home and abroad at low rates.&rdquo;</p> <p><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/image001.png" alt="" /></p> <p><b>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</b></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com/">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at <b>11:00 am Pacific</b><span style="font-weight:normal">. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</span></p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-327-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/27, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Frugal Living Announcements Skype Credit wbchat Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:55:15 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1131428 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/20, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-320-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-320-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_87.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> for lively conversation and a chance to win</span><b> a</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> </span><b>$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</b><span style="font-weight:normal">! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wg2014">#WG2014</a> to participate.</span></p> <p><b>This week's topic:</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> Saving on Your Weekend Getaway! Join us as we talk about saving on weekend getaway accommodations, transportation, and more. Share with us if you are planning a weekend getaway this year and what your favorite getaway destination is! </span></p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <b>RSVP below</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> to win our prizes:</span></p> <ul> <li>First place: $200 Amazon GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Amazon GC</li> <li>Third place: $50 Amazon GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog's url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=897440d7-ee13-478a-87e7-76ff5da88a1f" ></script> <p><b>This Week's Chat is Sponsored by CouponPal and Hotels.com</b></p> <p>This week, <a href="http://couponpal.com/">CouponPal</a> and <a href="http://www.hotels.com/">Hotels.com</a> are sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/couponpal">@CouponPal</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/hotelsdotcom">@hotelsdotcom</a>. Be sure to check out their giveaway and enter for a chance to win two hotel nights worth $225 each from Hotels.com and a $100 American Express Gift Card!</p> <p><b>More About CouponPal and Hotels.com</b></p> <p>Here's a message from CouponPal:</p> <blockquote> <p>CouponPal.com gives you access to free coupons and deals that you can use to save money on online purchases. We work directly with thousands of online stores to get the best deals the web has to offer, so you can enjoy your shopping experience and put a few extra dollars in your pocket.</p> <p>Shoppers today are bombarded with deals and it's our mission to make it as easy as possible to save at all of your favorite stores. All of our deals are verified by our team of experts and we're here to help if you have any trouble.</p> </blockquote> <p>And here&rsquo;s a message from Hotels.com:</p> <blockquote> <p>Hotels.com is a leading provider of hotel accommodation worldwide, offering reservation services through its own network of localized websites and telephone call centers.</p> <p>Hotels.com gives travelers one of the widest selections of accommodation on the net, including both independent and major chain hotels as well as self-catering in over 240,000 properties worldwide. The company offers a one-stop shopping source for hotel pricing, amenities and availability and also specialises in providing travelers with accommodation during sold-out periods.</p> </blockquote> <p><b>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</b></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com/">Parenting Squad</a> (<a>@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at <b>11:00 am Pacific</b><span style="font-weight:normal">. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</span></p> <p style="tab-stops:107.0pt" class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-320-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/20, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:08:49 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1132075 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/13, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-313-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-313-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_86.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b> for lively conversation and a chance to win a <b>$200 Amazon gift card or one of two $50 Amazon gift cards</b>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/cricketchats">#CricketChats</a> to participate.</p> <p><b>This week's topic:</b> Tax Tips! Join us as we talk about the best ways to use a tax refund, how to keep tax season stress-free, and common write-offs that people miss. Let us know if you've filed your taxes yet and if you would be comfortable filing using your smartphone!</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <b>RSVP below</b> to win our prizes!</p> <ul> <li>First place: $200 Amazon GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Amazon GC</li> <li>Third place: $50 Amazon GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog's url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=aa7d04a2-1a31-4d80-bd5c-1c519b7b64a3" ></script> <p><b>This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Cricket Wireless</b></p> <p>This week, <a href="http://mycrk.it/1eEQQ38">Cricket Wireless</a> is sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/cricketnation">@CricketNation</a>!</p> <p><b>More About Cricket Wireless</b></p> <p><em>Here's a message from our sponsor</em>:</p> <p>&quot;Cricket Wireless is a pioneer in prepaid, no-contract wireless service with the hottest phones and plans at HALF the price of AT&amp;T and Verizon, so you can do MORE of the things you love with the money you save.</p> <p><a style="border:none;" href="http://www.mycricket.com/learn/compare-smartphone-providers/chart"><img width="600" height="138" style="border:none;" src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/u4/cricket-comparison-table.jpg?ggnoads" alt="" /></a></p> <p>Cricket's innovative products and services, including the award-winning Muve Music&reg; - the first music service designed for a wireless phone, provides you unlimited music downloads from all your favorite artists, right on your Cricket phone for no additional cost and is available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at <a href="http://www.mycricket.com">http://www.mycricket.com</a>.</p> <a><img width="600" src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/image008.jpg" /></a> <p>*Trade-in value subject to change. 3X more than T-Mobile trade-in limited to phones up to $100.</p> <p>Additionally, Cricket now offers the <a href="http://www.mycricket.com/trade-up/triple?cm_mmc=social_media-_-q12014-_-WBChat-_-zocalo">nation's best trade-in</a> where you can instantly received triple the trade-in value for your current phone! That's 3x more than T-Mobile! Eliminate the need for a device payment plan and upgrade to a new phone today. Looking to bring your family and friends to Cricket? Enjoy up to 5 smartphone lines with unlimited talk, text, music and data for only $100/month. Learn more at <a href="http://mycrk.it/Mho4LM">http://mycrk.it/Mho4LM</a>.<span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#222222"><br /> </span></p> <p><b>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</b></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com/">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at <b>11:00 am Pacific</b>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-313-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/13, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:05:41 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1130383 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/6, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-36-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-36-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_84.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at <strong>12:00 pm Pacific</strong>&nbsp;for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong>&nbsp;to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Cutting Costs Around the House! Learn about saving on cable and Internet, electricity, and your water bill. Share with us your favorite tip to save money around the house.</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using our&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="http://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a>&nbsp;and <strong>RSVP below</strong> to win our prize!</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog's url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=44f39147-5893-421c-86b5-a4f93e459258" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</strong></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com">Parenting Squad</a>&nbsp;(<a href="http://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>)&nbsp;will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at<strong>&nbsp;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-36-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/6, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:01:01 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1129383 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/27, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-227-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-227-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_77.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> for lively conversation and a chance to win </span><b>one of two $50 Amazon gift cards</b><span style="font-weight:normal">! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/asw2014">#ASW2014</a> to participate.</span></p> <p><b>This week&#39;s topic:</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> Savings Habits! In honor of America Saves Week, we will be talking about savings habits from goals to spending plans and more! </span></p> <h4>This week we have a special guest joining us:</h4> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight:normal"><a href="https://twitter.com/americasaves">@AmericaSaves</a> will be joining us as a guest at this week&#39;s chat</span> to help spread awareness about <a href="http://www.americasavesweek.org/about/about-america-saves-week">America Saves Week</a>! Started in 2007, the week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status.</li> </ul> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must follow <a href="http://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and<b> RSVP below</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> to win our prizes!</span></p> <ul> <li>First place: $50 Amazon GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Amazon GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog&#39;s url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=34630cee-a4a2-48d8-b9a2-33f0d87e6c35" ></script> <p><b>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</b></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="http://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at <b>11:00 am Pacific</b><span style="font-weight: normal">. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</span></p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-227-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/27, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:17:41 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1106082 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/20, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-220-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-220-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_85.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at <strong>12:00 pm Pacific</strong>&nbsp;for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong>&nbsp;to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Saving on Your Car! Learn about saving on gas, maintenance, and buying a car. Share with us what kind of car you drive and let us know if you think it's better to buy new or used or lease a car.</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using our&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="http://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a>&nbsp;and <strong>RSVP below</strong> to win our prize!</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog's url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=68B5FDC7-6304-43C0-9ACA-A9DCD063EBD8" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</strong></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com">Parenting Squad</a>&nbsp;(<a href="http://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>)&nbsp;will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at<strong>&nbsp;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-220-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/20, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:01:38 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1126661 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/13, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-213-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-213-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_83.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at <strong>12:00 pm Pacific</strong>&nbsp;for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong>&nbsp;to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Throwing a frugal baby shower! Learn about frugal invites, the best ways to save on food and drinks, and inexpensive gifts to give a soon-to-be mom. Share with us whether or not you've had to throw a baby shower and let us know your number one tip for putting on an amazing frugal baby shower.</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using our&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="http://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a>&nbsp;and <strong>RSVP below</strong> to win our prize!</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog's url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=196f7827-bc85-4d5e-89a3-1f5c68459b92" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</strong></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com">Parenting Squad</a>&nbsp;(<a href="http://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>)&nbsp;will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at<strong>&nbsp;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-213-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/13, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:39:48 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1125123 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/6, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-26-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-26-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_82.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at <strong>12:00 pm Pacific</strong>&nbsp;for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong>&nbsp;to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Having a Frugal Valentine's Day! Learn about saving on gifts and Valentine's Day celebrations. Share with us what you are giving your sweetheart this year and how you plan to make the day special.</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using our&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="http://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a>&nbsp;and <strong>RSVP below</strong> to win our prize!</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog's url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=a99bd80d-65cb-4693-95dc-e533f4c9d5ca" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</strong></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com">Parenting Squad</a>&nbsp;(<a href="http://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>)&nbsp;will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at<strong>&nbsp;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-26-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/6, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:03:17 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1123799 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/30, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-130-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-130-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_81.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at <strong>12:00 pm Pacific</strong>&nbsp;for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong>&nbsp;to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week&#39;s topic</strong>: Extreme Frugality! Learn about some of the craziest ways to save money on food, entertainment, transportation, and more! Share with us the most extreme thing you&#39;ve heard of someone doing to save money and let us know where you draw the line with extreme frugality.</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using our&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="http://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a>&nbsp;and <strong>RSVP below</strong> to win our prize!</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog&#39;s url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=af0f950e-88d2-4b17-aad6-db0368a775ed" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</strong></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com">Parenting Squad</a>&nbsp;(<a href="http://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>)&nbsp;will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at<strong>&nbsp;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-130-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/30, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:04:05 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1121389 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/23, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-123-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-123-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_80.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <strong>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</strong> for lively conversation and a chance to win a copy <strong>of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Economy-You-Entrepreneur-Recession-Proof/dp/0814432735/">The Economy of You</a>, a</strong> <strong>$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</strong>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/economyofyou">#EconomyofYou</a> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week&#39;s topic:</strong> Starting Your Own Side Gig! Join us as we talk about keeping start-up costs low, juggling a full time job with a side gig, and new business marketing strategies. Share with us what kind of side gig you would start and your number one tip for someone who wants to start their own business!</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <strong>RSVP below</strong> to win our prizes!</p> <ul> <li>First place: A copy of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Economy-You-Entrepreneur-Recession-Proof/dp/0814432735/">The Economy of You</a></li> <li>Second Place: $200 Amazon GC</li> <li>Third place: $50 Amazon GC</li> <li>Fourth place: $50 Amazon GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog&#39;s url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=f225a441-4bac-4517-8eb7-78bbd7f9b6f4" ></script> <p><strong>This week, we have special guest Kimberly Palmer joining us!</strong></p> <p>Kimberly Palmer from <a href="http://www.usnews.com/topics/author/kimberly_palmer">US News</a> will be joining the chat as our special guest for the week! She will be tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/alphaconsumer">@alphaconsumer</a> and sharing tips from her new book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Economy-You-Entrepreneur-Recession-Proof/dp/0814432735/">The Economy of You</a>!</p> <p><strong>More About The Economy of You</strong></p> <p>Here is a message from Kimberly about The Economy of You:</p> <blockquote> <p><em>The Economy of You</em> is a groundbreaking book that both documents the exploding side-gig phenomenon and supplies how-to information for creating a lucrative venture of your own, including:</p> <ul> <li>Tips for figuring out the ideal side gig</li> <li>Ideas for keeping start-up costs low</li> <li>Advice on juggling a fledgling enterprise and a full-time job</li> <li>Strategies for finding your &ldquo;tribe&rdquo; and building a social network</li> <li>Branding and marketing basics that bring results</li> <li>When and what to offer for free</li> <li>And much more</li> </ul> <p>Your current job may be comfortable, but there&rsquo;s no guarantee it will grow sufficiently to cover rising expenses&mdash;or even last beyond the next paycheck. It&rsquo;s up to YOU to build stability by tapping into your inner entrepreneur and becoming a money-making engine. It&rsquo;s empowering, gratifying, and surprisingly easy to do with <em>The Economy of You</em>.</p> </blockquote> <p><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Economy-You-Entrepreneur-Recession-Proof/dp/0814432735/"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/Economy of You cover.JPG" /></a></p> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</strong></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com/">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at <strong>11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-123-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/23, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:00:19 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1112732 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/16, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-116-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-116-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_79.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <strong>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</strong> for lively conversation and a chance to win<strong> a</strong> <strong>$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</strong>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/finfluential">#Finfluential</a> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week&#39;s topic:</strong> Being Finfluential! Join us as we talk about how financially influential you are on Twitter as well as how you use Twitter to help yourself and others with finances!</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <strong>RSVP below</strong> to win our prizes!</p> <ul> <li>First place: $200 Amazon GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Amazon GC</li> <li>Third place: $50 Amazon GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog&#39;s url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=39fb3365-974b-48e7-900b-748120cec5ad" ></script> <p><strong>This Week&#39;s Chat is Sponsored by Transamerica </strong></p> <p>This week, <a href="http://www.transamerica.com/">Transamerica</a> is sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/transamerica">@Transamerica</a>! Transamerica recently launched their <a href="http://finfluencer.com/">Finfluencer</a> app, which gives people a score that tells them how financially influential they are on Twitter! To learn more about Transamerica, check out their <a href="http://blog.transamerica.com/">blog</a>!</p> <p><strong>More About Transamerica </strong></p> <p>Here&#39;s a message from our sponsor:</p> <blockquote> <p>The topic of &ldquo;financial services&rdquo; is the second most discussed subject on Twitter with 1.5 million mentions per day. Transamerica recognizes the strong demand for clarity and understanding about financial products and services and in response, has created a new microsite: <a href="http://finfluencer.com/" target="_blank">Finfluencer.com</a>.</p> <p>Through a custom-designed algorithm, Transamerica measures specific key words related to financial services and compares the score against top contributors the individual follows on Twitter in order to determine a &ldquo;Finfluential&rdquo; score.</p> <p><a href="http://finfluencer.com/" target="_blank">Finfluencer.com</a> features include:</p> <ul> <li>Scans all user&rsquo;s tweets for specific financial service related key words</li> <li>Takes a look at who in the financial industry a user follows</li> <li>Crunches the data and produces a Finfluential score</li> <li>Allows users to share their score with their social following to compare Finfluencer ranking</li> </ul> <p>&ldquo;With financial services topics being such a dominant conversation on Twitter, we felt that developing an innovative way for people to understand discussions on the subject could enhance the conversation,&rdquo; said Allan Gungormez, Director of Social Media Strategy at Transamerica. &ldquo;This site was developed as an entertaining experience to highlight contributors in the financial space and help them measure the ongoing conversation.&rdquo; &nbsp;</p> <p>Stay updated with Transamerica&rsquo;s latest developments and activity via <a href="https://twitter.com/Transamerica" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Transamerica" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/company/transamerica" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a>.&nbsp;</p> </blockquote> <p><a href="http://finfluencer.com/"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/finfluencer-blog.png" /></a></p> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</strong></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com/">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/transamerica">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at <strong>11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-116-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/16, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Wed, 15 Jan 2014 23:49:29 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1111191 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/9, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-19-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-19-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_78.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <strong>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</strong> for lively conversation and a chance to win<strong> a</strong> <strong>$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</strong>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week&#39;s topic:</strong> Living Rich Without Breaking the Bank! Join us as we talk about how you will live rich in 2014 without breaking the bank, who inspires you to live rich while spending wisely, and share with us your number one tip for living rich frugally!</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="http://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <strong>RSVP below</strong> to win our prizes!</p> <ul> <li>First place: $200 Amazon GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Amazon GC</li> <li>Third place: $50 Amazon GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p>To make it easier for us to keep track of attendees and pick our winners, please RSVP below with your twitter ID (put that in the &quot;Link Title&quot; field), email address, and your twitter URL (put that in the &quot;URL&quot; field, do not put your blog&#39;s url in there). Winners will be selected at random from RSVPs. If a winner is chosen who RSVPed but did not attend a 2nd winner will be chosen.</p> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.simply-linked.com/listwidget.aspx?l=ef64496e-96de-464a-9feb-ebe4828dbe43" ></script> <p><strong>This Week&#39;s Chat is Sponsored by Moven</strong></p> <p>This week, <a href="https://moven.com/">Moven</a> is sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="http://twitter.com/getMoven">@getMoven</a>. Be sure to check out Moven&rsquo;s <a href="http://ow.ly/sjBCQ">Live Rich, Spend Smart</a> contest!</p> <p><strong>More About Moven</strong></p> <p>Here&#39;s a message from our sponsor:</p> <blockquote> <p>Living rich does not mean mindless spending. 2014 is about getting back on track and making smart spending decisions that enable us to live rich. Share your new year resolution plan, or paste a YouTube video link.</p> <p>The top 6 most voted stories will be finalists and entered to win $5,000 plus a financial makeover by David Bach! The 5 runner-ups will receive $1,000 and a free consultation from a money coach.</p> <p>The top story will be selected by our panelists of financial experts based on authenticity, passion, and uniqueness.</p> <p>Financial experts include: <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>, <a href="http://gogirlfinance.com/">GoGirlFinance</a>, <a href="http://rockstarfinance.com/">Rockstar Finance</a>, and <a href="http://www.phroogal.com/">Phroogal</a>.</p> </blockquote> <p><a href="https://offerpop.com/ad.psp?cid=525158&ref=Wisebread%20Post" target="blank"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/live-rich-spend-smart-teaser-image.png"></a></p> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Immediately Before #WBChat</strong></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com/">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="http://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Thursday at <strong>11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-19-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="sharethis-link" title="Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/9, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Announcements wbchat Wed, 08 Jan 2014 23:44:56 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1108674 at http://www.wisebread.com