Announcements http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/6332/all en-US Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-35-12pm-pst-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_126.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">Thursday at 12:00pm PST/ 3pm EST</b> for lively conversation and a chance to win<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"> a</b> <b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</b>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wdchat">#WDChat</a> to participate.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">This week's topic: </b>Preparing Women for Retirement! In honor of International Women&rsquo;s Day, join us as we talk about how women can prepare for retirement, obstacles they face when saving, and how women can balance their family, career, and financial security. Share with us how confident you are about retirement and when you plan on retiring!</p> <p class="MsoNormal">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 class="MsoNormal">Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">RSVP below</b> 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 class="MsoNormal">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>. Nothing is intended to be personal insurance, tax, or retirement advice. See a qualified advisor for personal advice.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">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=a60ac3b4-0701-4520-8f92-c78c63f84574" ></script> <p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Transamerica</b>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">This week, <a href="http://www.transamerica.com/">Transamerica</a> is sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/transamerica">@Transamerica</a>, and will be sharing information on how women can prepare for retirement. Be sure to check out Transamerica&rsquo;s article on <a href="http://blog.transamerica.com/retirement/women-retirement-one-common-goal-many-obstacles#.VNVCPXY5Mt1">Women and Retirement: One Common Goal, Many Obstacles</a>.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies will also join the chat from <a href="http://twitter.com/tcrstudies">@TCRStudies</a>.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">&nbsp; </span>View their findings about <a href="http://ow.ly/JQCUc">women and retirement</a>.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">More About Transamerica</b></p> <p class="MsoNormal">Here's a message from our sponsor:</p> <blockquote> <p class="MsoNormal">&ldquo;<a href="http://ow.ly/yKTfD">Transamerica</a> is one of the world's leading financial services companies, providing insurance, investments and more to 19.5 million customers. Be sure to check out our new <a href="http://www.haveaplan.com/">#HaveAPlan</a> website, which aims to help people better plan for their financial futures by sharing statistics and tips related to financial planning</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Insurance and annuities offered by <a href="https://twitter.com/transamerica">@Transamerica</a> Life Insurance Company and affiliated insurance companies.&rdquo;</p> </blockquote> <p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">New Parenting Chat Every Tuesday at 11am PST #WBChat</b></p> <p class="MsoNormal">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 <b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">11:00 am Pacific</b>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</p><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-35-12pm-pst-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-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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 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-115-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/15, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:15 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1320704 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-226-12pm-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-226-12pm-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_125.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b> for lively conversation and a chance to win <b>one of two $50 gift cards</b>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/asw2015">#ASW2015</a> to participate.</p> <p><b>This week's topic:</b> Prioritizing Your Savings! Learn about saving automatically, planning to achieve your saving goals, and saving money on everyday expenses! Share with us your financial goals and where you go to get tips on saving!</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat"> our special Tweetchat Chatroom </a> .</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread"> @WiseBread </a> and <b>RSVP below</b> to win our prizes!</p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Times;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">First place: $50 Amazon GC </span></li> <li><span style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Times;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Second place: $50 Amazon GC </span></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=64e80393-27ed-4e0a-81d9-bb5e2e54ab07" ></script> <p><b> This Week's Chat is in Conjunction with America Saves Week </b></p> <p><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Times;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">This week, our chat is celebration of <a href="http://americasavesweek.org"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family: Times;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">American Saves Week </span></a><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Times;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">! America Saves will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/americasaves"><span style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Times;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">@AmericaSaves </span></a><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Times;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">, and will be sharing information about saving! </span></span></span></p> <p><b> More About America Saves Week </b></p> <p>Here's a message from our sponsor:</p> <blockquote> <p><i>&ldquo; </i>America Saves Week is coordinated by <a href="http://americasaves.org/">America Saves</a>&nbsp;and the <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.&rdquo;</p> </blockquote> <p><b> New Parenting Chat Tuesday at 11am PST </b></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family: Times">Parenting Squad </span></a><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family: Times"> ( <a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad"> @ParentingSquad </a> ) will be hosting a parenting chat every Tuesday at <b>11:00 am Pacific</b>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://tchat.io/rooms/pschat"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family: Times">#PSChat </span></a> to participate. </span></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-226-12pm-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-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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 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-115-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/15, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:45 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1290299 at http://www.wisebread.com Saving for College: Highlights from Our Chat With Dr. Barbara O'Neill from Rutgers http://www.wisebread.com/saving-for-college-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-for-college-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/Dollarphotoclub_77374597-60.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>We had the priviledge 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 19th! Our #RCEChat #WBChat featured a ton of useful information about saving for college and Dr. O'Neill's expertise was invaluable to our chatters. In total we had 78 participants, reached almost 214,000 people, and had close to 6.6 million impressions.</p> <p>Of our 78 participants we had numerous bloggers, journalists, authors and companies stop by including <a href="https://twitter.com/yesiamcheap">@yesiamcheap</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/thewalletdiet">@thewalletdiet</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/Quizzle">@Quizzle</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/experian_us">@Experian_US</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/payoff">@Payoff</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/AndreaWoroch">@AndreaWoroch</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/LeslieHTayneEsq">@LeslieHTayneEsq</a> and more. Here are some of the highlights from the chat:</p> <div align="center"> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"> <p>For any financial goal, saving something is always better than doing nothing. The key 2 success is making a plan and starting today. <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/568514167621046272">February 19, 2015</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><p>&nbsp;</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@wisebread</a> community college is a great option 4 students who aren't sure what they want to do. It's a great starting path <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; Andrea Woroch (@AndreaWoroch) <a href="https://twitter.com/AndreaWoroch/status/568505372119470081">February 19, 2015</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><p>&nbsp;</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>A7. I encourage people to check if their employers will reimburse any courses that can pertain to their work. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wbchat?src=hash">#wbchat</a></p> <p>&mdash; Yes, I Am Cheap (@yesiamcheap) <a href="https://twitter.com/yesiamcheap/status/568510974979735552">February 19, 2015</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><p>&nbsp;</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Tip for students: Save your receipts from your book and parking permit purchases - if you claim yourself, you can write those off <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wbchat?src=hash">#wbchat</a></p> <p>&mdash; Finovera (@Finovera) <a href="https://twitter.com/Finovera/status/568513278835425282">February 19, 2015</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><p>&nbsp;</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Any amount of college <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/savings?src=hash">#savings</a> is better than none. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Save?src=hash">#Save</a> what U can now &amp; ramp it up over time <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; Dr. Barbara O'Neill (@moneytalk1) <a href="https://twitter.com/moneytalk1/status/568502283387981826">February 19, 2015</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><p>&nbsp;</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>A1: When you have a lot of things to save for, budgeting is key. You need a plan to maximize your potential. <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; Leslie H. Tayne, Esq (@LeslieHTayneEsq) <a href="https://twitter.com/LeslieHTayneEsq/status/568503135578263552">February 19, 2015</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><p>&nbsp;</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/moneytalk1">@moneytalk1</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/Shippydoll">@Shippydoll</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@wisebread</a> My guidance counsellor said to apply for as many scholarships as you're eligible for for that reason!</p> <p>&mdash; The Wallet Diet (@thewalletdiet) <a href="https://twitter.com/thewalletdiet/status/568505022847135744">February 19, 2015</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><p>&nbsp;</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>A9: request that friends and family contribute to 529 accts instead of toys <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wbchat?src=hash">#wbchat</a></p> <p>&mdash; Mina Ennin Black (@WealthwithMina) <a href="https://twitter.com/WealthwithMina/status/568514672892071936">February 19, 2015</a></p></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <p>Here's some additional information about Rutgers Cooperative Extension and Dr. Barbara O'Neill:</p> <p><i>&ldquo;</i>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.&quot;</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/saving-for-college-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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:14:59 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1302324 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-219-12pm-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-219-12pm-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_124.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b> for lively conversation and a chance to win <b>one of two $50 Amazon gift cards</b>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/rcechat"> #RCEChat</a> to participate.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><b>This week's topic:</b> Saving for College! Learn about when you should start saving for college, how to determine how much you can afford to spend on college, and scholarships! Share with us whether or not you&rsquo;d recommend community college to save and give us your best advice for people who are trying to save for college!</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto">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 class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto">Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <b>RSVP below</b> to win our prizes!</p> <ul type="disc"> <li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in">First place: $50 GC</li> <li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in">Second place: $50 GC</li> </ul> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto">Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto">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=0dd41942-be80-452f-a481-482798d0970b" ></script> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><b>This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Rutgers Cooperative Extension</b></p> <p class="MsoNormal">This week, <a href="http://njaes.rutgers.edu/money/">Rutgers Cooperative Extension</a> is sponsoring $100 in prizes for our chat! Dr. Barbara O&rsquo;Neill from Rutgers Cooperative Extension will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/moneytalk1">@moneytalk1</a>, and will be sharing information about saving for college!</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><b>More About Rutgers Cooperative Extension</b></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><i>&ldquo;</i>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. Her Twitter handle is <a href="https://twitter.com/moneytalk1">@moneytalk1</a> and the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Money and Investing Web site is <span style="mso-field-code: &quot; HYPERLINK \0022http\:\/\/njaes\.rutgers\.edu\/money\/\0022 \\t \0022_blank\0022 &quot;"><a href="http://njaes.rutgers.edu/money/"><span class="MsoHyperlink">http://njaes.rutgers.edu/money/</span></a>. Funding for gift card prizes for this chat was provided by an America Saves Week mini- grant&nbsp; to eXtension (<a href="http://www.extension.org/personal_finance"><span style="mso-field-code:&quot; HYPERLINK \0022http\:\/\/www\.extension\.org\/personal_finance\0022 \\t \0022_blank\0022 &quot;"><span class="MsoHyperlink">http://www.extension.org/personal_finance</span></span></a>) from the Consumer Federation of America with funding from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. For more information about the America Saves program and America Saves Week, visit <a href="http://www.americasaves.org/"><span style="mso-field-code:&quot; HYPERLINK \0022http\:\/\/www\.americasaves\.org\/\0022 \\t \0022_blank\0022 &quot;"><span class="MsoHyperlink">http://www.americasaves.org/</span></span></a> and <a href="http://www.americasavesweek.org/"><span style="mso-field-code:&quot; HYPERLINK \0022http\:\/\/www\.americasavesweek\.org\/\0022 \\t \0022_blank\0022 &quot;"><span class="MsoHyperlink">http://www.americasavesweek.org/</span></span></a>.&rdquo;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><b>New Parenting Chat Tuesday at 11am PST</b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto">Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Times">@ParentingSquad</span>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Tuesday at <b>11:00 am Pacific</b>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use </a><a href="http://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-219-12pm-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-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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-115-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/15, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:21 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1288490 at http://www.wisebread.com Wise Bread Is Hiring An Editorial Assistant http://www.wisebread.com/wise-bread-is-hiring-an-editorial-assistant <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/wise-bread-is-hiring-an-editorial-assistant" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/JoinOurTeamBlue3dButton-605.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Wise Bread is expanding our editorial department to accommodate the growth of the site. The site is run by a small, close knit team. We offer flexibility in hours and plenty of opportunity to expand your role based on your interests and strengths. This is a telecommuting position.</p> <p>We are looking for an Editorial Assistant to help produce our daily articles.</p> <h2>Duties</h2> <ul> <li>Processing writer drafts (formatting and copyediting according to our style guide before passing to the editors for review).<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Uploading final drafts into our CMS (Drupal).<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Choosing appropriate images for each article.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Keeping track of our editorial calendar and scheduling articles accordingly.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Collecting stats through Google Analytics on article performance.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Helping the marketing team promote articles through social media.</li> </ul> <h2>Required Qualifications</h2> <ul> <li>Familiarity with a content management system (like Wordpress or Drupal) and experience with WYSIWYG editors.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Understanding of basic html. You should know tags like [a href] and know why open tags are bad.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Detail-oriented and ability to work from home with no direct supervision.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Proficient in Google Office Apps like Gmail, Calendar, and Docs.</li> </ul> <h2>Preferred Qualifications</h2> <ul> <li>Passion for social media, especially Pinterest.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Familiarity with photo editing using Photoshop.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Internet junkie who knows the latest memes and trends before 99% of your friends.<br /> &nbsp;</li> </ul> <h2>To Apply</h2> <ul> <li>Email <a href="mailto:recruiting@wisebread.com">recruiting@wisebread.com</a> with the subject heading: Full or Part Time Editorial Assistant.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>If you have social media expertise please include links to social media channels.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>If you have writing samples, especially those that are similar to Wise Bread's topics, please include links to them.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Describe any experience using Google analytics, and describe which metrics you believe to be the best indicators of an article's performance. Indicate your availability and number of hours per week you can work.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/lynn-truong">Lynn Truong</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/wise-bread-is-hiring-an-editorial-assistant">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-5"> <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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-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-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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:00:06 +0000 Lynn Truong 1289633 at http://www.wisebread.com 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>&nbsp;</p> <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-6"> <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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-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-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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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 Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/12, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-212-12pm-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-212-12pm-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_123.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>: Cutting Costs Around the House! Learn about saving on your electric bill, cutting costs on home repairs, and more! Let us know how you save on common household expenses as well as your number one tip for saving money at home!</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=76227888-297a-4f7a-9e10-0469c34493c0" ></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;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p><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-212-12pm-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-7"> <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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:04:06 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1288489 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-25-12pm-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-25-12pm-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_122.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 Valentine's Day! Learn about DIY Valentine's Day gifts, keeping costs low when going out to celebrate, and more! Let us know how you celebrate Valentine's Day as well as your number one frugal Valentine's Day tip!</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=bd6e6d82-ca8a-4541-a970-096e0838c778" ></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;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p><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-25-12pm-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-8"> <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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 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-115-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/15, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 05 Feb 2015 00:02:45 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1285777 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/29, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-129-12pm-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-129-12pm-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_121.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>: Job Hunting! Learn about tapping into your professional network, mistakes people make when looking for a job, and more! Let us know when the last time you looked for a job was as well as your number one job hunting tip!</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=49421d4b-b725-4c74-a98e-fc594b87103b" ></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;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p><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-129-12pm-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-9"> <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-523-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 5/23, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-thu-929-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 9/29, 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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements #wbchat Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:10 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1283995 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/22, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-122-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-122-12pm-pst-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_120.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b> for lively conversation and a chance to win a <b>$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</b>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/fiverrchat">#FiverrChat</a> to participate.</p> <p><b>This week's topic:</b>Living the Gig Economy Lifestyle! Learn about living the gig economy lifestyle, how to find gigs, and what it takes to be a successful freelancer! Share with us whether or not you&rsquo;ve ever freelanced and we&rsquo;d love to know your best advice for living the gig lifestyle.</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a>and <b>RSVP below</b> to win our prizes!</p> <ul> <li>First place: $200 Amazon GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Amazon GC&lt;</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=62b263f9-92be-46c4-9008-13761f28258e" ></script> <p><b>This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Fiverr</b></p> <p>This week, <a href="http://bit.ly/1y3HyZt">Fiverr</a> is sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/fiverr">@Fiverr</a>and will be sharing information about living the gig economy lifestyle!</p> <p><b>More About Fiverr</b></p> <p>Here's a message from our sponsor:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://bit.ly/1y3HyZt"><i>Fiverr</i></a><i>&reg;&nbsp;is the world's largest marketplace for creative and professional services.&nbsp;Fiverr gives you instant access to millions of Gigs from people who love what they do. It's the easiest way for individuals and businesses to get everything done, at unbeatable value.</i></p> </blockquote> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><b>New Parenting Chat Tuesday at 11am PST</b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto">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 <b>11:00 am Pacific</b>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://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-122-12pm-pst-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-10"> <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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:58 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1282592 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/15, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-115-12pm-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-115-12pm-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_119.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>: Budgeting! Learn about budgeting apps, creating a budget, and more! Let us know how frequently you update your budget as well as your number one budgeting tip!</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=71043aca-75e9-4af6-962c-ee1dce1f0616" ></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;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p><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-115-12pm-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-11"> <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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:10 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1281229 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/8, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-18-12pm-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-18-12pm-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_118.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>: New Year's Resolutions! Learn about creating action plans to accomplish your resolutions, staying motivated, and more! Let us know your resolutions and share with us your number one tip for accomplishing your new year's resolutions!</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=1ba61ad6-ee3a-4847-a9ba-96a1d2a93429" ></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;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p><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-18-12pm-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-12"> <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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 08 Jan 2015 00:00:09 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1277867 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/18, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-1218-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-1218-12pm-pst-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_117.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">Thursday at 12:00pm PST/ 3pm EST</b> for lively conversation and a chance to win<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"> a</b> <b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</b>! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/haveaplan">#HaveAPlan</a> to participate.</p> <p><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">This week's topic: </b>Holiday Budgeting! Join us as we talk about creating a holiday budget, getting the best deals, and deciding who to shop for during the holiday season. Share with us what you find to be most difficult about staying on budget during the holidays and let us know if you&rsquo;ve finished your holiday shopping yet!</p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">RSVP below</b> 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>&nbsp;</p> <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>. Nothing is intended to be personal insurance, tax, or retirement advice. See a qualified advisor for personal advice.</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=F9F36884-7EB9-4A32-ABDD-7FCF92ACCD17" ></script> <p><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Transamerica</b></p> <p>This week, <a href="http://www.transamerica.com/">Transamerica</a> is sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/transamerica">@Transamerica</a>, and will be sharing information on holiday budgeting. Be sure to check out their blogs on <a href="http://blog.transamerica.com/featured/holiday-budgeting-tips#.VI9kFqY5Mji">creating a holiday budget</a> and <a href="http://blog.transamerica.com/featured/5-ways-actually-stick-holiday-budget#.VI9kG6Y5Mji">sticking to your holiday budget</a>.</p> <p><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">More About Transamerica</b></p> <p>Here's a message from our sponsor:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://ow.ly/yKTfD">Transamerica</a> is one of the world's leading financial services companies, providing insurance, investments and more to 19.5 million customers. Be sure to check out our new <a href="http://www.haveaplan.com/">#HaveAPlan</a> website, which aims to help people better plan for their financial futures by sharing statistics and tips related to financial planning</p> <p>Insurance and annuities offered by @Transamerica Life Insurance Company and affiliated insurance companies.</p> </blockquote> <p><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">New Parenting Chat Every Tuesday at 11am PST #WBChat</b></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com/">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Tuesday at <b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">11:00 am Pacific</b>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</p><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-1218-12pm-pst-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-13"> <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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:27 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1269730 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/11, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-1211-12pm-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-1211-12pm-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_116.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>: Year End Financial Moves! Learn about maxining out your retirement accounts, tax deductions, and more! Let us know your financial wins and losses for 2014 and what you can do to better your finances before the year is over!</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=1bb53223-4339-4d0d-a352-d5a9c8f9883b" ></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;11:00 am Pacific</strong>. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <strong><a href="http://tweetchat.com/room/pschat">#PSChat</a> </strong>to participate.</p><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-1211-12pm-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-14"> <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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:53 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1266605 at http://www.wisebread.com Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/4, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes! http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-124-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/join-our-tweetchat-on-thursday-124-12pm-pst-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_115.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join our Tweetchat this <b>Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> for lively conversation and a chance to win a </span><b>$200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards</b><span style="font-weight:normal">! Use <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">#WBChat</a> and <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/stateofcredit">#stateofcredit</a> to participate.</span></p> <p><b>This week's topic</b>: Credit Empower Hour! Learn about credit scores, <span style="font-weight:normal">the national credit picture, and how good different states and cities are at maintaining their credit! We'll chat about educating yourself when it comes to credit, managing credit around the holidays and we'd love to know how you empower yourself when it comes to credit education! </span></p> <p>For an easy way to keep track of the conversation, try using <a href="http://www.tchat.io/rooms/wbchat">our special Tweetchat Chatroom</a>.</p> <p>Anyone can participate, but you must be following <a href="https://twitter.com/wisebread">@WiseBread</a> and <b>RSVP below</b><span style="font-weight:normal"> to win our prizes!</span></p> <ul> <li>First place: $200 Amazon GC</li> <li>Second place: $50 Amazon GC</li> <li>Third place: $50 Amazon GC</li> </ul> <p>Winner must be US resident 18 or older. Winners are randomly selected and announced within 1 day of the chat. The Credit Educator Sessions are not available to residents of WI.</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=53bc29ad-9c61-414e-8bb6-bc87ec79f86b" ></script> <p><b>This Week's Chat is Sponsored by Experian</b></p> <p">This week, <a href="http://www.experian.com/live-credit-smart/state-of-credit-2014.html?WT.srch=PR_CIS_StateofCredit2014_20141114_pressrelease_5thAnnual">Experian</a> is sponsoring $300 in prizes for our chat! They will be joining our chat, tweeting from <a href="https://twitter.com/experian_us">@Experian_US</a> and will be sharing information from their recent State of Credit study.</p> <p><b>More About Experian</b></p> <p>Here's a message from our sponsor:</p> <p>&ldquo;<span style="color:#262626"><a href="http://www.experian.com/live-credit-smart/state-of-credit-2014.html?WT.srch=PR_CIS_StateofCredit2014_20141114_pressrelease_5thAnnual">Experian</a> promotes greater financial health and opportunity among consumers by enabling them to understand, manage and protect their personal information, helping them control financial aspects of key life events, and make the most advantageous financial and purchasing decisions.</span>&rdquo;</p> <p><b>New Parenting Chat Tuesday at 11am PST</b></p> <p>Our sister blog <a href="http://parentingsquad.com">Parenting Squad</a> (<a href="https://twitter.com/parentingsquad">@ParentingSquad</a>) will be hosting a parenting chat every Tuesday at <b>11:00 am Pacific</b><span style="font-weight: normal">. Drop by for fun parenting conversations and a chance to win prizes! Use <a href="http://tchat.io/rooms/pschat">#PSChat</a> to participate.</span></p><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-124-12pm-pst-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-15"> <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-35-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/5, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in 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-25-12pm-pacific-for-a-chance-to-win-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/5, 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-226-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 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-1030-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-300-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 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-219-12pm-pst-for-a-chance-to-win-100-in-prizes">Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/19, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Announcements wbchat Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:01:42 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1263677 at http://www.wisebread.com