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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

Museum Day September 25, 2010: Free Admission This Saturday only!!

This Saturday, September 26, hundreds of museums and cultural venues are participating in Museum Day. Enjoy free general admission for ONE DAY ONLY (except for museums that are cl

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

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Bing is the new search engine from Microsoft, and right now they are sponsoring a promotion called "Double Saving Days" that is giving shoppers cashback of up to 50% until the end

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

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

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

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The 5 Best Bicycle Helmets

Riding bikes can be fun, but having the right safety gear is very important. Stay protected on your bike outings with these five bicycle helmets.

The 5 Best Heart-Rate Monitors

Exercise is great for you body, but you may be working out too hard. These five heart-rate monitors will keep you from overworking your body.

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!

The 5 Best Door Locks

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The 5 Best Fabric Softeners

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

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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!

The 5 Best Carry-On Luggage

Spare yourself from an extra long wait in line and skip straight to your flight gate with these five handy carry-ons.

The 5 Best Woks

Want to make the best stir-fry recipes in the comfort of your own home? Then these five versatile woks deserve a spot in your kitchen arsenal.

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

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The 5 Best Media Streamers

Want to watch your favorite TV shows and movies without needing to pay those high cable bills? These five media streamers let you do that and more.

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!

The 5 Best Tents

Don't let harsh weather (or complicated setups) keep you from enjoying your next camping trip. Check out our picks for the five best tents.

The 5 Best Checkpoint-Friendly Laptop Bags

Hate having to take out your laptop when going through airport security? You won't need to anymore if you use these checkpoint-friendly laptop bags.

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!

The 5 Best Photo Printers

While there are many ways to print photos, a home photo printer is still the most convenient, especially if it's one of these top picks.

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!