Hot Today

Wise Bread articles that are hot today.

Share your favorite financial websites and win $25

Besides Wise Bread, where else do you go to get information about personal finance and frugal living? Share your favorite blogs, forums, and websites for a chance to win a $25 Amaz

4 Golden Rules of Investing in Retirement

When you've spent your whole life investing for retirement, it can be nerve-wracking to invest during retirement.

Ask the Readers: Do You Use Business Cards? (Special $100 Giveaway)

Tell us if you use business cards and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card or a set of die-cut business cards!

9 Essential Personal Finance Skills to Teach Your Kid Before They Move Out

Your child is ready to leave the nest. Have you armed them with the right money skills they need to flourish?

Make Your DVD Player Region-Free in Seconds

Region coding can, in most cases, be removed from your DVD player using a simple remote-control code that unlocks the player.

Personal Finance Lessons from Online Adventure Game (RuneScape)

A friend shared with me some strategies he's learned for playing RuneScape. Can these strategies be applied to personal finance? Let's see.

10 Things You Should Do Immediately After Losing Your Wallet

Losing your wallet can be frustrating and scary — identity theft, anyone? Take these steps to ensure your finances stay safe when your wallet isn't.

The Best Secured Credit Cards

If you have no or a bad credit history, getting a secured card could help you build or rebuild your credit score. Find out if one of these cards is right for you.

Ask the Readers: Do You Look Forward to Tax Time? (Your Chance to win $20!)

What are you thoughts on tax time? Do you dread it? Anxiously await it? Let us know your stories here in our comment thread or on Twitter, and you'll be entered to win one of two $

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 7/19, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Topic: How to Have a Staycation! Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift cards! Use #WBChat to participate!

How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions

Here I present 23 interview questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them.

How to Safely Test Makeup Before You Buy

Testing out makeup before making a purchase is a great way to save money, but the store samples can harbor a plethora of harmful germs. Here's how to do it safely.

Living Without A Landline

I had been thinking about shedding my landline for a while. I was attached to the convenience for a long time and, more recently, unlimited calls for one price in the United States

How to Prepare for Unpaid Maternity Leave

Paid maternity leave is not a given. You can still make ends meet to afford and enjoy your time with your new little one.

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

A fraudulent loan can have dire consequences for your personal finances. Here's how you can fix the problem, stat.

How a Family of 4 Can See Italy for $1,000 or Less

Italy is home to beautiful views and sought-after experiences, but it's also expensive to reach. This guide can help you see this amazing destination for $1,000 or less.

How to Get Laid Off: A Step-By-Step Guide

It seems ironic in this economy, and with a high unemployment rate, that anyone would want advice about getting kicked from a job. But last week a question was posed to me, and it

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!

8 Signs Your House Is Holding You Back

Your house is supposed to help you build net worth. But if it's crushing you financially, it might be time to move on.

How to Get Your Car Ready for Hurricane Season

Prepping for hurricane season? Don't forget your car; it could literally save your life in a storm.