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Ask the Readers: How Do You Manage Stress and Spending? (Your Chance to Win $10)

What do you think about stress and spending? Are they closely related? Do you see one causing the other? Or are you in a place where you can manage stress and/or spending indepen

Ask the Readers: Is Now the Time to Shop?

Are you thinking that maybe, this year is a "special" year? Do you think it may be wise to buy as soon as possible, instead of waiting out the pending Black Friday tradition and t

Ask the Readers: Do Gift Cards Make a Good Gift?

What do you think? Are gift cards a cop-out or the perfect present for picky people? Do you find that they make the process of gifting easier? Would you prefer to receive one?

Ask the Readers: What Winter Savings Tip Do You Swear By?

It's here! Fall has arrived, and with it reports of frost, breezy evenings, and *gasp* snow! If you're not already thinking ahead to how you'll ever pay that ominous heating bill

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

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Ask the Readers: Do You Schedule "Me" Time?

Tell us whether you schedule "me" time and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Who Do You Think Should Pay on a First Date?

Tell us who you think should pay for a first date and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Valentine's Day on a Budget?

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

Ask the Readers: Do You Feel Optimistic About Your Finances in 2015?

Tell us whether you feel optimistic about your finances in 2015 and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Who Is Filing Your Taxes This Year?

Tell us who is filing your taxes this year and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Tools Do You Use to Track Your Finances?

Tell us about the tools you use to track your finances and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Stay Active in the Winter?

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Ask the Readers: What Are Your Goals for 2015?

Tell us about your goals for 2015 and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: When Do You Take Down Your Holiday Decorations?

Tell us when you take down holiday decorations and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Do You Find Re-gifting Socially Acceptable?

Tell us whether you think re-gifting is socially acceptable and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Holiday Tradition?

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

Ask the Readers: What Is the Best Gift You've Ever Received?

Tell us about the best gift you've ever received and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Winter Activity?

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

Ask the Readers: What Are You Most Grateful For?

Tell us what you are most grateful for and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Enter to Win Over $1,000 in Hedgeable’s Holiday Giveaway!

Don't miss your chance to win over $1,000 in Hedgeable’s Holiday Giveaway!

Ask the Readers: Will You Be Shopping on Black Friday?

Tell us whether you are shopping on Black Friday and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Work Exercise Into Your Day?

Tell us how you work exercise into your day and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Morning Routine?

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

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Cook at Home?

Tell us how often you cook at home and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite DIY Halloween Costume?

Tell us about your favorite DIY Halloween costume and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!