A smartphone might be a smart financial decision...for some people. One writer shares why he's sticking with his humble flip phone.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Lifestyle
What's the secret to achieving any goal you set? Breaking it down into many smaller sequential goals and tackling each one at a time. Here's how to do it.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Productivity
Dental issues can be painful and expensive...and they're not particularly fun, either. The solution? Taking good care of your teeth, so problems don't occur.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Health and Beauty
At Wise Bread, we talk a lot about frugal skills. But in many ways, there's one skill that trumps them all — ingenuity.
Self-storage makes it easy to save stuff when you're moving or simply out of space. But just because you can use it doesn't mean you should. Learn why.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Home, Organization
Were you raised by frugal parents? Here are 30 ways to tell if there was a frugalista in your family tree.
Getting into debt is easy; getting out is the hard part. These strategies will help you aggressively attack and defeat your debts.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Debt Management
You shouldn't have to worry about your safety while on vacation. And, if you follow these suggestions, you won't.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Consumer Affairs, Travel
A carefully considered purchase is a wise purchase. On the other end of the spectrum? Meet Dan and his not-so-new flat-screen TV.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Lifestyle, Shopping
Don't let your finances suffer death by a thousand cuts! Learn to stop the little leaks that add up to big bucks.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Frugal Living, Banking
Can changing our minds about money change our fortunes? Yup. Here are six ideas about finances that you might want to ditch.
Are you open about your frugal lifestyle? If you've been keeping it hidden, maybe it's time to celebrate your thrifty ways. Here's why.
We're told again and again that feeding a 401(k) guarantees a sturdy retirement. But is that really your best savings option?
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Retirement
Considering a move? Make sure you consider these frugal factors when choosing where you're going to live.
Negotiating can sometimes be stressful, and that stress can make buyers and sellers say dumb things. Learn to score better deals by avoiding these phrases.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Consumer Affairs, Shopping
TV shows like "Hoarders" are hot right now. But beyond the voyeurism, what lessons can we learn from them about our own relationships with stuff?
Slow Service? Cold soup? Learn the ins and outs of constructive complaining and how it can help improve things for all consumers.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Consumer Affairs, Personal Development
Closet a mess? Wardrobe uninspiring? Take a look at how to transform the chaos into a collection that reflects your personal style.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Organization, Shopping
New fees for carry-on luggage have started creeping up on consumers. Discover how to pack defensively and avoid these extra charges.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Travel
Learning to spend less and save more doesn't isn't intimidating when you follow these enjoyable, unconventional strategies.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Banking, Budgeting
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