Announcements http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/6332/all en-US Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-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-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_185.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 one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Having a Frugal Mother's Day! Learn about saving on gifts, frugal Mother's Day activities, and more! Let us know what money lessons your mom taught you and tell us your top tips for keeping Mother's Day Frugal!</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=f9614d89-11b8-49e6-9597-5a2c140cec9f" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Tuesdays at 11am PST<br /> </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 Tuesday at<strong>&nbsp;12:00 pm 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><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/homeownership-highlights-from-our-chat-with-scott-matteson-from-michigan-state-university">Homeownership: Highlights from Our Chat With Scott Matteson from Michigan State University</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Wed, 04 May 2016 23:00:07 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1703157 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-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-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_184.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat <strong>Thursday May 12th, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</strong> for lively conversation and a chance to win <strong>a $100 Amazon gift card or one of two $50 Amazon gift cards</strong>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/savingopps">#savingopps</a> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week&rsquo;s topic:</strong> Missing Opportunities to Save Your Money! Learn about common missed saving opportunities, smart ways to save for retirement, cutting back on spending and more!&nbsp; Share with us how you&rsquo;ve started taking advantage of opportunities for saving for the future, or which opportunities you might like to take on next.</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special 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: $100 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=550cb41c-9a99-4520-b9f0-79f691e527d0" ></script><h4>This Week's Chat is in Conjunction with myRA</h4> <p>This week, <a href="http://1.usa.gov/1XMQP2d">myRA</a> will be joining our chat and will be tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/myRA_gov">@myRA_gov</a>. They will be sharing tips on how to avoid missed opportunities for savings and ways to save for retirement!</p> <h4>More About myRA</h4> <p>Here's a message from myRA:</p> <blockquote><p>myRA is a retirement savings account developed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury that helps make saving easy. myRA could be a good option for you if you don&rsquo;t have access to a retirement savings plan at work and want to start saving for your future. It costs nothing to open, there are no fees, and you choose how much you want to save &ndash; whatever fits your budget. myRA is simple, safe, and affordable.&nbsp;Visit <a href="http://1.usa.gov/1XMQP2d">myRA.gov</a> or call 855-406-6972 to learn more.</p> </blockquote> <h4>New Parenting Chat Tuesday at 11am PST</h4> <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 Tuesday 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> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-414-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/14, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/homeownership-highlights-from-our-chat-with-scott-matteson-from-michigan-state-university">Homeownership: Highlights from Our Chat With Scott Matteson from Michigan State University</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Tue, 03 May 2016 16:38:25 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1703003 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-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-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_183.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 one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Attending Weddings on the Cheap! Learn about saving on presents, wedding attire, travel expenses, and more! Let us know if you are going to any weddings this year and tell us your top tips for attending weddings on the cheap!</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=2e4da0da-cee1-4459-8be0-34173a68395c" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Tuesdays at 11am PST<br /> </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 Tuesday at<strong>&nbsp;12:00 pm 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><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-33-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/3, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:05 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1698449 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-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-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_182.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 one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Garage Sale! Learn about advertising for a garage sale, pricing items, negotiating, and more! Let us know the last time you went to a garage sale and tell us your top tips for shopping at or throwing a garage sale!</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=b8b75876-5445-4ab5-b520-21dd80ee8e76" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Tuesdays at 11am PST<br /> </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 Tuesday at<strong>&nbsp;12:00 pm 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><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-33-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/3, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Wed, 20 Apr 2016 23:00:07 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1694762 at http://www.wisebread.com Homeownership: Highlights from Our Chat With Scott Matteson from Michigan State University http://www.wisebread.com/homeownership-highlights-from-our-chat-with-scott-matteson-from-michigan-state-university <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/homeownership-highlights-from-our-chat-with-scott-matteson-from-michigan-state-university" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/iStock_000023081561_Large.jpg" alt="homeownership chat with scott matteson" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>We had the privilege of having Scott Matteson from <a href="http://msue.anr.msu.edu/program/info/mimoneyhealth">Michigan State University Extension</a> join us for our #WBChat on April 14th! Our #MSUEChat #WBChat featured a ton of useful information about homeownership and Scott's expertise was invaluable. In total we had 96 participants, reached over 211,979 people, and had over 5,634,099 million impressions.</p> <p>Of our 96 participants we had numerous bloggers, educators, and companies stop by including <a href="https://twitter.com/experian_us">@Experian_US</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/pennypinchinmom">@PennyPinchinMom</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/AzASRS">@AzASRS</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/BerkshireBank">@BerkshireBank</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/dreambeyonddebt">@dreambeyonddebt</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/Kasasa">@Kasasa</a>,<a href="https://twitter.com/famzoo"> @FamZoo</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/mikedelgado">@mikedelgado</a>, and more. Here are some of the highlights from the chat:</p> <div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/wisebread/homeownership/embed?border=false" width="100%" height="750" frameborder="no" allowtransparency="true"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/wisebread/homeownership.js?border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/wisebread/homeownership" target="_blank">View the story "Homeownership" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/homeownership-highlights-from-our-chat-with-scott-matteson-from-michigan-state-university">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 14 Apr 2016 21:05:49 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1690244 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/14, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-414-12pm-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-414-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_180.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>one of two $50 Amazon gift cards</strong>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/msuechat">#MSUEChat</a> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic:</strong> Homeownership! Learn about comparing mortgage products, how credit effects mortgages, choosing a realtor, home inspections and more! Share with us if you own a home or hope to own a home one day and your number one tip for someone who is buying a home!</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: $50 GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 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=072fe4df-0462-44bc-a561-258286ef210a" ></script> <h4>This Week's Chat is in Conjunction with Michigan State University Extension</h4> <p>This week, our chat is in conjunction with <a href="http://msue.anr.msu.edu/program/info/mimoneyhealth">Michigan State University Extension</a>! Scott Matteson, Michigan State University Extension&rsquo;s Financial Literacy/Homeownership Educator, will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/matteson66">@matteson66</a>, and will be sharing information about homeownership!</p> <h4>More About Michigan State University Extension</h4> <p>Here's a message from Michigan State University Extension:</p> <blockquote> <p>Michigan State University Extension provides unbiased, research-based information helping people to improve their lives through an educational process that applies knowledge to critical issues, needs and opportunities. Scott Matteson, Financial Literacy/Homeownership Educator, provides personal finance and homeownership content to residents of Northeast Michigan and beyond through a variety of outreach methods including face-to-face classes, webinars, traditional media, and social media. His Twitter handle is&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/matteson66">@matteson66</a>&nbsp;and the Michigan State University Extension Financial Literacy/Homeownership Web site is&nbsp;<a href="http://msue.anr.msu.edu/program/info/mimoneyhealth">http://mimoneyhealth.org</a>.</p> </blockquote> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Tuesday at 11am PST</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 Tuesday 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><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-414-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Wed, 13 Apr 2016 23:00:54 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1683668 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/7, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-47-12pm-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-47-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_181.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 one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Spring Cleaning! Learn about selling old electronics, cleaning out clothes, getting rid of old toys, and more! Let us know if you'll be cleaning your house this season and your top tip for spring cleaning!</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=587a2e71-553a-4a9b-aeba-ecdb8f057ada" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Tuesdays at 11am PST<br /> </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 Tuesday at<strong>&nbsp;12:00 pm 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><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-47-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Wed, 06 Apr 2016 23:00:09 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1685572 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/31, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-331-12pm-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-331-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_179.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 one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Teaching Kids About Finance! Learn about important money lessons for kids, apps that teach kids about money, and more! Let us know who taught you about finance when you were a kid and share with us your number one tip for teaching kids about finance!</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=cbb1777b-777b-4d92-aad9-eb167f0866a0" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Tuesdays at 11am PST<br /> </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 Tuesday at<strong>&nbsp;12:00 pm 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><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-331-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Wed, 30 Mar 2016 23:00:09 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1682216 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-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-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_178.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 one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Saving on pets! Learn about saving on pet food, toys, treats, vet expenses and more! Let us know if you have any pets and share with us your number one tip for saving on pets!</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=195f41b6-6e3a-4156-8a36-7d7bfb2bf28a" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Tuesdays at 11am PST<br /> </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 Tuesday at<strong>&nbsp;12:00 pm 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><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-4"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-33-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/3, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Wed, 23 Mar 2016 23:00:53 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1677895 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/17, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-317-12pm-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-317-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_177.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 one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Saving at the Mall! Learn about shopping sale items, using price comparison apps, signing up for mailing lists, and more! Let us know what you purchased the last time you went to the mall and share with us your number one tip for saving when you shop at the mall!</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=959bba45-c420-48b0-976b-18704377d42e" ></script><p><strong>New Parenting Chat Tuesdays at 11am PST<br /> </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 Tuesday at<strong>&nbsp;12:00 pm 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> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-317-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Wed, 16 Mar 2016 23:23:04 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1673210 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/10, 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-310-12pm-pst3pm-est-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-310-12pm-pst3pm-est-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_176.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <strong>Thursday at 12pm PST/ 3pm EST</strong> for lively conversation and a chance to win a <strong>$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</strong>! Use <a href="http://tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/majoringinmoney">#MajoringInMoney</a> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic:</strong> Majoring in Money! Learn about the methods college students use to pay for purchases, their knowledge and use of credit and their money management skills.</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://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> <strong>RSVP below</strong> to be eligible for prize drawings!</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. No purchase necessary. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat. See official rules <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/wisebread-official-contest-rules">here</a>.</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=d0630ebf-3da6-4046-bc36-3d55deef51d2" ></script> <h4>This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Sallie Mae</h4> <p><a href="https://www.salliemae.com/">Sallie Mae</a>, the nation&rsquo;s saving, planning, and paying for college company, will join our chat (tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/salliemae">@SallieMae</a>) and will be sharing information from their Majoring in Money survey on how college students manage their finances.</p> <h4>More About Sallie Mae</h4> <p>Here's a message from our sponsor:</p> <blockquote> <p>&ldquo;Majoring in Money: How American College Students Manage Their Finances,&rdquo; an upcoming study from Sallie Mae&mdash; the nation&rsquo;s saving, planning, and paying for college company&mdash; and market research company, Ipsos, looks at the financial habits of college students between the ages of 18 and 24, including the methods they use to pay for purchases, their knowledge and use of credit and their money management skills.</p> <p>Sallie Mae is the nation&rsquo;s saving, planning, and paying for college company. Whether college is a long way off or just around the corner, Sallie Mae offers products that promote responsible personal finance, including private education loans, Upromise rewards, scholarship search, college financial planning tools, and online retail banking. Learn more at <a href="https://www.salliemae.com/">SallieMae.com</a>.</p> </blockquote> <h4>New Parenting Chat Every Tuesday at 11am PST</h4> <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 Tuesday at 11:00 am Pacific. 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><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-310-12pm-pst3pm-est-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 10 Mar 2016 00:00:05 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1669330 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/3, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-33-12pm-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-33-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_175.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 one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use <strong><a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a></strong> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic</strong>: Resumes! Learn about showcasing your accomplishments, dealing with gaps in employment, and having people help you edit your resume! Let us know when you last updated your resume and share with us your number one tip for making your resume stand out!</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=9a5ac935-4f45-4bcf-b14f-eac2643e4621" ></script> <p><strong>New Parenting Chat Tuesdays at 11am PST<br /> </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 Tuesday at<strong>&nbsp;12:00 pm 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><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-33-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 03 Mar 2016 00:00:06 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1665552 at http://www.wisebread.com Automatic Savings: Highlights from Our Chat With America Saves http://www.wisebread.com/automatic-savings-highlights-from-our-chat-with-america-saves <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/automatic-savings-highlights-from-our-chat-with-america-saves" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/iStock_000027308530_Large.jpg" alt="tweet chat with america saves" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In honor of <a href="http://americasavesweek.org/">America Saves Week</a>, we had the privilege of having America Saves join us for our #WBChat on February 25th! Our #ASW2016 #WBChat featured useful information about automatic savings and America Saves had invaluable expertise to share with our chatters. In total we had 118 participants, reached over 279,000&nbsp; people, and had over 8.8 million impressions.</p> <p>Of our 118 participants we had numerous bloggers, educators, authors and companies stop by including <a href="https://twitter.com/budgetsaresexy">@BudgetsAreSexy</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/debbiking">@DebbiKing</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/famzoo">@FamZoo</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/experian_us">@Experian_US</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/moneytalk1">@moneytalk1</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/kasasa">@Kasasa</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/myRA_gov">@myRA_gov</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/pennypinchinmom">@PennyPinchinMom</a> and more. Here is our Storify recap of the chat:</p> <div class="storify"><iframe width="100%" height="750" frameborder="no" allowtransparency="true" src="//storify.com/wisebread/automatic-savings/embed?border=false"></iframe></p> <script src="//storify.com/wisebread/automatic-savings.js?border=false"></script><p><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/wisebread/automatic-savings" target="_blank">View the story "Automatic Savings" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/automatic-savings-highlights-from-our-chat-with-america-saves">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Fri, 26 Feb 2016 11:00:11 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1663382 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/25, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-225-12pm-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-225-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/THEwbchat-logo-605-v2_0_174.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>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/asw2016">#ASW2016</a> to participate.</p> <p><strong>This week's topic:</strong> Automatic Savings! Learn about automating retirement savings, using rewards cards to save, and saving when shopping! Share with us when you last assessed your savings and one thing you could do today to automate your savings!</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using our <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">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: $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'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=c78a8082-2274-4bbc-aa7a-d040542f6d0b" ></script> <h4>This Week's Chat is in Conjunction with America Saves Week</h4> <p>This week, our chat is celebration of American Saves Week! America Saves will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/americasaves">@AmericaSaves</a>, and will be sharing information about saving!</p> <h4>More About America Saves Week</h4> <p>Here's a message from our sponsor:</p> <blockquote> <p>America Saves Week is coordinated by&nbsp;America Saves&nbsp;and the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.choosetosave.org">American Savings Education Council</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. Typically, thousands of organizations participate in the Week, reaching millions of people.</p> </blockquote> <h4>New Parenting Chat Tuesday at 11am PST</h4> <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 Tuesday 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> <p>&nbsp;</p><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-225-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:05 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1654014 at http://www.wisebread.com Saving on a Shoestring: Highlights from Our Chat With Dr. Barbara O'Neill from Rutgers http://www.wisebread.com/saving-on-a-shoestring-highlights-from-our-chat-with-dr-barbara-oneill-from-rutgers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/saving-on-a-shoestring-highlights-from-our-chat-with-dr-barbara-oneill-from-rutgers" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/iStock_000017996839_Large.jpg" alt="tweet chat with dr. barbara o&#039;neil" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>We had the privilege of having Dr. Barbara O'Neill from <a href="http://njaes.rutgers.edu/money/">Rutgers Cooperative Extension</a> join us for our #WBChat on February 18th! Our #RCEChat #WBChat featured a ton of useful information about saving on a shoestring and Dr. O'Neill's expertise was invaluable to our chatters. In total we had 99 participants, reached over 235,000 people, and had over 8.1 million impressions.</p> <p>Of our 99 participants we had numerous bloggers, educators, authors and companies stop by including <a href="https://twitter.com/americasaves">@AmericaSaves</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/Clearpoint">@Clearpoint</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/DebbiKing">@DebbiKing</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/PennyPinchinMom">@PennyPinchinMom</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/matteson66">@matteson66</a>,<a href="https://twitter.com/MoreThanWheels"> @MoreThanWheels</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/savingsmania">@SavingsMania</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/GiftofCollege">@GiftofCollege</a>, and more. Here are some of the highlights from the chat:</p> <div align="center"> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">A1: It is fine 2 be a shoestring saver. ANY amount of savings is better than none. U have to start somewhere <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RCEChat?src=hash">#RCEChat</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wbchat?src=hash">#wbchat</a></p> <p>&mdash; Dr. Barbara O'Neill (@moneytalk1) <a href="https://twitter.com/moneytalk1/status/700411477480624129">February 18, 2016</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">A1: It is fine 2 be a shoestring saver. ANY amount of savings is better than none. U have to start somewhere <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RCEChat?src=hash">#RCEChat</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wbchat?src=hash">#wbchat</a></p> <p>&mdash; Dr. Barbara O'Neill (@moneytalk1) <a href="https://twitter.com/moneytalk1/status/700411477480624129">February 18, 2016</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">A7: Utilize Employer match programs and add tax deferred money to retirement fund#RCEChat <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wbchat?src=hash">#wbchat</a></p> <p>&mdash; Scott Matteson (@matteson66) <a href="https://twitter.com/matteson66/status/700421221503074309">February 18, 2016</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">A2: Try to save money on groceries, cut expenses so you can start a saving goal each paycheck. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RCEChat?src=hash">#RCEChat</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wbchat?src=hash">#wbchat</a></p> <p>&mdash; Clearpoint (@Clearpoint) <a href="https://twitter.com/Clearpoint/status/700412983290232834">February 18, 2016</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">A6: Force yourself to save. Put your savings on autopilot with direct deposit &amp; 401(k) contributions <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RCEChat?src=hash">#RCEChat</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wbchat?src=hash">#wbchat</a></p> <p>&mdash; Dr. Barbara O'Neill (@moneytalk1) <a href="https://twitter.com/moneytalk1/status/700418793043054592">February 18, 2016</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">A6: Babysteps and eyes on the prize. Just know the savings will eventually grow and don't look for instant gratification <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wbchat?src=hash">#wbchat</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RCEChat?src=hash">#RCEChat</a></p> <p>&mdash; More Than Wheels (@MoreThanWheels) <a href="https://twitter.com/MoreThanWheels/status/700419104449159172">February 18, 2016</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/moneytalk1">@moneytalk1</a> this can be really helpful when you pay off a car or a credit card debt, specifically! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RECChat?src=hash">#RECChat</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wbchat?src=hash">#wbchat</a></p> <p>&mdash; America Saves (@AmericaSaves) <a href="https://twitter.com/AmericaSaves/status/700419789672554500">February 18, 2016</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@wisebread</a> Do something - even $5 or $10. It adds up. Do small, just do something. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WBChat?src=hash">#WBChat</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RCEChat?src=hash">#RCEChat</a></p> <p>&mdash; Debbi King (@DebbiKing) <a href="https://twitter.com/DebbiKing/status/700419228726329345">February 18, 2016</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></div> <p>Here's some additional information about Rutgers Cooperative Extension and Dr. Barbara O'Neill:</p> <blockquote><p>Rutgers Cooperative Extension provides unbiased, research-based information to help people make decisions that enhance the quality of their lives. Dr. Barbara O'Neill, Financial Resource Management Specialist, provides personal finance content to residents of New Jersey and beyond through a variety of outreach methods including face-to-face classes, webinars, a newspaper column, traditional media, and social media.</p> </blockquote> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/saving-on-a-shoestring-highlights-from-our-chat-with-dr-barbara-oneill-from-rutgers">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-55-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-421-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-428-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/28, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-324-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/24, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-512-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-200-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/12, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:46:24 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1659469 at http://www.wisebread.com