Wise Bread http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/2952/all en-US Welcome Janet Al-Saad, Wise Bread's New Senior Editor http://www.wisebread.com/welcome-janet-al-saad-wise-breads-new-senior-editor <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/welcome-janet-al-saad-wise-breads-new-senior-editor" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/welcome-notebook-desk-Dollarphotoclub_66689899.jpg" alt="welcome notebook" title="welcome notebook" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Wise Bread is growing, and we're expanding our team to help bring our message of financial wisdom to an even larger audience. Help us welcome our new Senior Editor of Personal Finance, Janet Al-Saad. She'll use her extensive background in financial journalism to direct all investing and personal finance content for the site.</p> <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/janet-photo_0.jpg" width="200" height="299" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; line-height: 22.1000003814697px;margin: 5px 15px 15px 0;" align="left" alt="" />Janet was previously Managing Editor of Mint.com and Quicken, overseeing the award-winning blogs of the world's largest personal finance tools. There, she doubled site traffic and expanded the brands' social presence, all while managing over thirty writers and helping win a Webby Award. She collaborated with NYT best-selling authors and financial experts,<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.7em;">such as Dan Solin, Jean Chatzky, Chris Elliott, and Beth Kobliner to bring Mint and Quicken's expertise to the public.</span></p> <p>Janet has also been Contributing Editor and On-Camera Host for TheStreet, where she delivered daily on-camera reports from the NYSE and NASDAQ, and interviewed the CEOs of F500 companies, US Senators, and Governors. Janet oversaw synchronicity between the written and video operations, and authored and edited articles on everything from M&amp;A to personal finance.</p> <p>At First Business, Janet was a reporter and co-anchor for a nationally syndicated business news show appearing in over 70 US markets. She interviewed economists, traders, and fund managers on national TV.</p> <p>Earlier, she was U.S. News Editor of Reuters-BreakingViews, a financial commentary service appearing in major global newspapers, such as The Wall Street Journal and the London Telegraph. She also worked in finance, as Director of Communications for PEAK6 Investments/OptionsHouse.com, being instrumental in the launch of WeSeed.com, OptionsHouse,com, and the Options News Network.</p> <p>Janet's written work has appeared in the likes of The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, and Men's Health, and she is a frequent source for major media. She is a guest lecturer at The University of Alabama, and has been invited to speak at major conferences, such as CES. Additionally, she has been an editor, writer, and on-camera host for financial services giants ranging from JPMorgan Chase, Franklin Templeton and Allstate to UBS and American Express. Janet holds an MBA in Global Finance from the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University and is the founder of personal finance blog, <a href="http://fivetentwentyclub.com/">FiveTenTwentyClub.com</a>.</p> <p>Please help us give Janet a warm welcome to the Wise Bread community!</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/joe-epstein">Joe Epstein</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/welcome-janet-al-saad-wise-breads-new-senior-editor">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-519-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/19, 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-at-400-cdt-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat 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-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-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/meet-meg-favreau-our-senior-editor">Meet Meg Favreau, Our Senior Editor</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 Wise Bread writing for wise bread Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:00:05 +0000 Joe Epstein 1287566 at http://www.wisebread.com Ask the Readers: What's Your Favorite Wise Bread Article? (Your Chance to win $20!) http://www.wisebread.com/ask-the-readers-whats-your-favorite-wise-bread-article-your-chance-to-win-20 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ask-the-readers-whats-your-favorite-wise-bread-article-your-chance-to-win-20" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/ribbons.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="188" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>***Congrats to our winners!***</strong></em></p> <ul> <li><a href="../../../../../../ask-the-readers-whats-your-favorite-wise-bread-article-your-chance-to-win-20#comment-460717" class="active">Comment #46:&nbsp; Lawyers</a>&nbsp; Submitted by Carmen on March 26, 2010 - 12:28. I haven't been here long, but I think my favorite article is <a href="../../../../../../small-business/16-things-your-lawyer-wont-tell-you" title="http://www.wisebread.com/small-business/16-things-your-lawyer-wont-tell-you" rel="nofollow">http://www.wisebread.com/small-business/16-things-your-lawyer-wont-tell-...</a> - 16 Things Your Lawyer Won't Tell You</li> <li><span class="status-body"><a class="tweet-url screen-name" href="http://twitter.com/starkeee" onclick="pageTracker._trackPageview('/exit/to/starkeee');">starkeee</a> <span id="msgtxt10976087894" class="msgtxt en"><a class="tweet-url username" href="http://twitter.com/wisebread" onclick="pageTracker._trackPageview('/exit/to/wisebread')">@wisebread</a> <a title="#WBask" class="tweet-url hashtag" href="http://twitter.com/search?q=%23WBask"><b>#WBask</b></a> I like your roundup of five deals you post in the newsletter every day</span> <span class="meta entry-meta"><a href="http://twitter.com/starkeee/statuses/10976087894"> 5 days ago </a><span class="source">from <a href="http://twitter.com/">web</a></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p>Maybe you've been with the Wise Bread community for a long time. Or perhaps, you've just discovered us! Either way, we're glad you're here, and we want to know what we're doing right. This week, we're asking what your favorite article on Wise Bread has been. Maybe you can't pick just one, or perhaps there's nothing in particular that strikes your fancy. Either way, let us know which posts are up your alley, or what you'd LIKE to see here on Wise Bread. If you share your feedback, you'll be entered to win!</p> <p>We'd love to hear what you have to say. You are the experts! Share your thoughts, either below in the comments or on Twitter, and you could be entered to win one of two Amazon gift cards!</p> <h2>Win a $20 Amazon Gift Certificate</h2> <p>We're doing two giveaways &mdash; one for random comments, and another one for a random <a href="http://www.twitter.com/">tweets</a>.</p> <h2>How to Enter:</h2> <ol> <li>Post your answer in the comments below, or</li> <li><a href="http://www.twitter.com/">Tweet</a> your answer. Include both &quot;<a href="http://twitter.com/wisebread" title=" @wisebread #moneytippers">@wisebread</a>&quot; and &quot;#WBAsk&quot; in your tweet so we'll see it and count it.</li> </ol> <p>If you're inspired to write a whole blog post, please link to it in the comments or tweet it.</p> <p>At the end of the drawing, we'll update this post to include (and link to) all of your helpful responses.</p> <h2>Giveaway Rules:</h2> <ul> <li>Contest ends Friday, March 26th at 11:59 am CST. Winners will be announced after March 26th on the original post and via Twitter. Winners will also be contacted via email and Twitter Direct Message.</li> <li>You can enter both drawings &mdash; once by leaving a comment and once by tweeting.</li> <li>Only tweets that contain both &quot;@wisebread&quot; and &quot;#WBAsk&quot; will be entered. (Otherwise, we won't see it.)</li> </ul> <p><strong>Good luck!</strong></p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/linsey-knerl">Linsey Knerl</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ask-the-readers-whats-your-favorite-wise-bread-article-your-chance-to-win-20">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. 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(Chance to Win $20!)</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/ask-the-readers-what-winter-savings-tip-do-you-swear-by">Ask the Readers: What Winter Savings Tip Do You Swear By?</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/ask-the-readers-would-you-relocate-for-the-perfect-job-chance-to-win">Ask the Readers: Would You Relocate for the Perfect Job? (Chance to win!)</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/ask-the-readers-what-is-your-new-years-resolution">Ask the Readers: What Is Your New Year&#039;s Resolution?</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Giveaways Ask the Readers Wise Bread Tue, 23 Mar 2010 17:13:50 +0000 Linsey Knerl 6008 at http://www.wisebread.com Who's Linking to Wise Bread? http://www.wisebread.com/whos-linking-to-wise-bread <p><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/wisebread_imce/chain.jpg" alt=" " width="236" height="235" /></p> <p>Wise Bread relies on links to help us gain readership and reach a broader audience of friends and contributors. We really appreciate how our readers and fellow bloggers promote and sustain us, so we&#39;d just like to take a minute to say, &quot;Yay! Thanks a bunch!&quot; to some of the following linksters. We couldn&#39;t include everyone - these are just some of our more recent ones!</p> <p>Greg&#39;s months-old <a href="/ramen-miracle-food">ramen tribute</a> is still getting love (talk about longevity!) from the <a href="http://letthesunshinein.wordpress.com/2007/04/01/the-carnival-of-miracles-edition-4/">Carnival of Miracles</a>, hosted by Let the Sunshine In.</p> <p>Sarah caught the eye of <a href="http://krugergold.com/2007/03/31/links-310306/">Krugergold</a>, who liked her post on <a href="/8-fun-ways-to-make-money">8 ways to earn some extra dough</a>. Other blogs offered kudos for her post about <a href="/can-you-afford-to-follow-your-dreams-can-you-afford-not-to">following your dreams</a>, such as the folks at <a href="http://kimandjason.com/blog/2007-03-27/false-sense-of-security.html">Escape Adulthood</a>. She also gets a mention in a <a href="http://hon5.spaces.live.com/Blog/cns!22D14F6CA05BE02B!655.entry">Chinese blog</a>, which we all agree is super bad-ass and proof that she has MADE it. Come to think of it, Sarah caught pretty much everyone&#39;s eye with that post.</p> <p>Jessica solves all kinds of problems (including the <a href="/microdermabrasion-for-the-price-of-a-pack-of-gum">pretty ones</a>) for <a href="http://fabulouslybrokeinthecity.blogspot.com/2007/03/at-home-microdermabrasion-for-free.html">Fabulously Broke in the City</a>, and <a href="http://burkemed.blogspot.com/2007/03/grand-rounds.html">Med Blog</a> was happy with her help on finding <a href="/breasts-beyond-budgeting">low-cost mammograms</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://recruitersdumpingground.blogspot.com/">Wireless Jobs</a> linked my story on <a href="/earn-more-money-by-demanding-it">making more money by asking for it</a>, and <a href="http://www.hometurfmedia.com/blog/">Home Turf Media</a> linked to my post about <a href="/life-without-toiletpaper-bum-deal">life without toilet paper</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://kreblog.com/">Kreblog</a> was impressed with all of the <a href="/254-uses-for-vinegar-and-counting">uses for vinegar that Paul told us about</a>. Even foreign language blogs (like <a href="http://unfoolanuit.blogspot.com/2007/03/roule-la-boule_27.html">Un Foo La Nuit</a>) are delighted with Paul&#39;s blog about <a href="/carnival-of-scams-top-4-fairground-cons">carnival scams</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://rvincoletto.multiply.com/blog">A Geek Family</a> finds enjoyment in Will&#39;s <a href="/man-drives-suv-through-mall">SUV-through-the-mall posting</a>.</p> <p>Seth from <a href="http://silonius.blogspot.com/2007/03/they-wont-let-me-drive-late-at-night.html">Crazy Lawsuit Game</a> just generally likes what we say about food. Or maybe he doesn&#39;t. Hard to tell.</p> <p>This is but a handful of friendly links, and we&#39;d like to thank everyone who has linked to our blogs for doing so!</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/andrea-karim">Andrea Karim</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/whos-linking-to-wise-bread">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/its-linktastic">It&#039;s Linktastic!</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/link-o-rama">Link-o-rama</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/its-the-linkster-the-linkmeister">It&#039;s the linkster! The linkmeister!</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/our-lovely-lady-links">Our Lovely Lady Links</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/10-types-of-friends-who-are-costing-you-money">10 Types of Friends Who Are Costing You Money</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance blogs carnivals friends links networking thanks! Wise Bread Sun, 01 Apr 2007 22:41:06 +0000 Andrea Karim 433 at http://www.wisebread.com