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$8000 housing tax credit can now be turned into cash at closing according to FHA

As part of the Obama stimulus plan passed in January, first time home buyers in 2009 are entitled to a tax credit of up to $8000 that they do not have to repay. This tax credit was

7 Personal Finance Lessons From Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen's music speaks to the trials and tribulations of common folk — often including some hard lessons about money.

7 Ways to Protect Yourself From Theft While Traveling

Vacation is meant to be relaxing. Don't let thieves spoil it!

Deep-Clean Your Mattress for a Better Night's Sleep

You might wash your sheets frequently...but how often do you clean your actual mattress? Make it happen with these easy how-to guide.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/27, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!

Topic: Savings Habits! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate!

15 Things to Get Done Before Year-End

Start 2014 healthy, wealthy, and oh-so wise by doing these 15 things before the end of 2013.

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!

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 01/04

Today's deals include 70% off 10K White Gold Diamond Heart Pendant Necklace, 70% off date night dresses, Women's Boots Under $50, and more!

Best Money Tips: 5 Must-Haves for Personal Finance Success

Today we found articles on the essentials of personal finance success, ways to save on school and work lunches, and shopping tips for Kohl’s customers.

$80 for an HDMI Cable? Give Me a Break!

"You should never pay more than $10 for a standard six-foot HDMI cable" -CNET

Dry Cleaning: Hazard to Your Wallet (and Maybe Your Health)

Dry cleaning may seem like a necessary evil but it can also be costing you more than you know. Learn why dry cleaning costs are so high and how you can stop letting this service ta

Slam Dunk Personal Finance Tips From the NBA

Few of us have the on-court talent to command an NBA salary, but we can still learn some money lessons from the world of pro players.

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How to Prevent Boomerang Kids From Ruining Your Retirement Budget

It's important to be there for your kids, but how much help is too much help? Consider these factors before settling on an old living arrangement.

Best of Personal Finance Roundup: MasterCard Acceptance Guidelines

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we give you insight into how retailers should treat your MasterCard, 24 secret menus at your favorite eateries, and

The Debate Between Buy and Hold vs Timing The Market

It's interesting to see that with the advent of computerized trading and value discount brokers, a new era of people investing with the idea of getting rich overnight has exploded.

How to Get All of the Benefits of Your Credit Cards — and None of the Costs

Credit card companies know that consumers can't resist shiny rewards programs. Learn how to get the rewards, with none of the guilt (or debt!).

Throw a Swap Meet Party

Want to shop with your friends and neighbors without spending a dime? Throw a Swap Meet Party.

17 Reasons to Look Forward to 2017

So 2016 was a tough one. But instead of looking back in horror, look ahead with excitement, because 2017 is going to be your year.

Savings Preparedness: Highlights from Our Women's Money Week Chat

Don't miss the highlights from our chat with Women's Money Week on Savings Preparedness!

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