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Ask the Readers: Are We Making a Comeback?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ask the Readers: Budgets - Are They "Hot" or Not? (Your Chance to Win $10!)

Was a firm financial goal something that drew you to your significant other? Was it even discussed? Did appearing to "keep up with the Joneses" have any influence on what finally

Ask The Readers: To Clip or Not to Clip? (A Chance to Win $10!)

Are you a coupon-clipper? Do you plan on becoming one? Have you shunned the practice out of principle, time, or apathy? Maybe you clip a little here and there, but leave the har

Ask The Readers: What is Your Personal Finance "Story?" (A Chance to Win $10!)

Everyone is writing a book these days (even a few personal finance blogs we know.. *ahem*). If you could, what would you call it? What would you cover? Answer for your chance to

Ask the Readers: Who is Your Online Personal Finance/Frugality Hero? (A Chance to Win $10!)

Is there an online blogger, columnist, or personality who has really inspired you to take charge of your finances? Do you secretly hope to meet a big-name PF writer some day? Is

BillShrink Giving $250 to One Lucky Wise Bread Reader

Just drop a comment in this thread and help BillShrink name their new spokesmodel. One random commenter will win $250! Contest ends August 14th.

Ask The Readers: Are You Getting Your Tax Refund this Year? (Answer to win $10!)

Do you have a tip for making sure your tax money comes back to you at the end of every year? Give us your views and insights into tax refunds now (before the year runs out), and we

Does A Dollar Buy What it Did a Year Ago? (Answer to win $10)

Does a dollar buy the same things it did a year ago? Share your experiences to be entered to win $10 in our Trivia Tuesday giveaway!

What Does the Word "Recession" Mean to You? (Answer for a Chance to Win $10!)

Economists have it defined. News anchors provide ample commentary on what it is and how it affects us. But what about the "real" people living in today's economy? Do they "feel"

Win Free Copies of Wise Bread Book At Frugal Fe$tival

Our good friend Julia the Bargain Babe is hosting a live Frugal Fe$tival on Sunday, July 26th at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, California. Come join her for a day of frugal fun and fre

How Old Were You When You Started Saving? (Answer and Win!)

Share your savings experiences, and be entered to win one of two $10 Amazon Gift Cards and one of 6 prize packs from FeedThePig.org! To enter our Trivia Tuesday giveaway, simply a

Do You Barter? -- Tell Us and Enter to win $10!

Do you consider yourself to be a wizard at bartering? Are you considering opting out of the money economy for even more of your day-to-day business? If you have a tip, opinion, o

Credit Card and Debt Settlement? Would you Consider it? (Your Chance to Win $10!)

Do you have a story to tell about debt settlement? Did you go through a company or did you attempt to do it on your own? Were there any negative consequences? Your comment could

What Was Your Worst Job Ever? Tell us and Win $10!

It’s time for our weekly trivia question: What was your most hated job? Share your sad, tacky, or scary employment experiences and be entered to win a $10 Gift Certificate!

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Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Replace Your Phone?

Tell us how often you replace your phone and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Where Do You Want to Retire?

Tell us where you want to retire and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Where Do You Want to Be, Financially, in 5 Years?

Tell us where you want to be, financially, in 5 years and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Unwind After Work?

Tell us how you unwind after work and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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

Tell us what money advice you would give to a college student and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Was Your Most Expensive Purchase, Ever?

Editor's Note: Congratulations to Steve, Diane, and Anna for winning this week's contest! For most frugal-minded people, everyday life is filled with many small purchases with a few mid-range expenses sprinkled in. [more]

Ask the Readers: Will You Shop Back-to-School Sales?

Tell us whether you shop back-to-school sales and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Take Our Reader Survey for a Chance to Win One of Five Amazon Gift Cards!

We’re looking for your feedback to help make our site better — and you could win a $200 Amazon gift card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Way to Beat the Heat?

Tell us about your favorite way to beat the heat and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Use Less Water?

Tell us how you use less water and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Summer Travel?

Tell us how you save on summer travel and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Your Phone Bill?

Tell us how you save on your phone bill and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Host a Party on a Budget?

Tell us how you host a party on a budget and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Fourth of July Safety Tips?

Tell us your Fourth of July safety tips and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Are You Part of a CSA?

Tell us whether you're part of a CSA and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Father's Day Frugally?

Tell us how you celebrate Father's Day frugally and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Do You Still Shop at the Local Mall?

Tell us whether you shop at the local mall and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Dream Vacation?

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

Ask the Readers $200 Giveaway: What Volunteer Experience Had the Deepest Impact on You?

Tell us about the volunteer experience that had the deepest impact on you and we'll enter you in a drawing to win $200 in Amazon Gift Cards!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Relax After a Long Day?

Tell us how you relax after a long day and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!