Best Bank of America Credit Cards

Bank of America® offers 21 unique credit cards, and each one is tailored to a different type of consumer — the frequent flyer, the frequent grocery shopper, even the person who just wants to pay a little more than the minimum payment every month. […]

How Small Businesses Can Save On Credit Card Processing Fees

When it comes to accepting credit cards as payment, small businesses are “damned if they do, and damned if they don’t” – as in, they stand to lose income no matter which decision they make. Since approximately 35% of people preferred credit to any other type of payment in 2014, small businesses could miss out on sales if they refuse to accept credit cards altogether. […]

9 Ways Siri Can Be Your Personal Finance Assistant

We're still a few years away from having personal robot assistants, but voice-activated applications on most modern smartphones are already making our lives easier. Apps like Apple's Siri or Microsoft's Cortana can be helpful in a number of ways, and are particularly useful as personal finance... […]

Best Credit Cards for Bad Credit

You don't have too many credit card options when you have bad credit. One solution is to get a secured credit card, which requires a refundable deposit before an account can be opened. If you want an unsecured card, then there are a few good choices. In both cases, be prepared to deal with high... […]

Earn Free Travel Sooner With These Frequent Flyer Mileage Secrets

One of the biggest costs you will encounter when planning for travel is the transportation: airfare to and from your destination. That's where frequent flyer miles come in — an easy way to travel more and spend less. (See also: Little Known Trick to Getting Exclusive Travel Discounts and... […]

Flashback Friday: 49 Smartest Amazon Hacks That Will Save You Big

According to recent data, Amazon's net revenue for 2015 was over $100 billion in the U.S. alone. And I'm only responsible for half of that. It's an online retail powerhouse for a reason. It offers convenient shipping options, low prices, and a selection of virtually everything you've ever wanted... […]

Best Deals for Friday 08/26

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The 5 Best Fans

If you’re in the market for a new fan, you’ll want an efficient, effective option with the right combination of power, style, and quiet operation. With so many to choose from at all different price points, it can be difficult to decide. That’s why we’ve found some of the... […]

Best Money Tips: Don't Miss These Labor Day Travel Deals!

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on Labor Day travel deals you won’t want to miss, how to make your summer tan stick around, and online dollar stores for major savings. Top 5 Articles 11 Labor Day Travel Deals You Can Still Get Your Hands On —... […]

Star Money Articles for Week of August 22

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Let's begin with a list of the six best portfolio management software tools for investors. My favorite is #4 -- Quicken. I've been using it for 20 years now and have TONS of data I can slice and dice concerning our finances. Would you like to earn some extra money? If so 137 Ways to Earn Your First Side Hustle Dollar is for you! […]

5 Financial Moves You Should Make Five Years Before Retirement

Here you are, five years from retirement. The reality of the end of your career is finally hitting home, but you may not feel completely ready to quit work yet. But with adequate planning and preparation, it is possible to feel confident about your life and finances as you approach retirement.... […]

6 Dumb Places You’re Leaving Your Money

Do you hate compound interest? Don't you know that compound interest is magic? Don't you want to be rich? Are you afraid to retire with zero savings? You should maybe relocate your cash, ASAP. Because, oh, the places you store your money are so completely dumb. (See also: 3 Ways Your Cash Rewards... […]

Pay off Your Balances and Get Out of Debt

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31 Days to Financial Independence (Day 2): Finding Direction in the Deep End and Cleaning Up the Shallows

“31 Days to Financial Independence” is an ongoing series that appears every Thursday on The Simple Dollar. You might want to start this series from the beginning! In the first part of this series, we took a long look at the things that shape our lives – the things we spend our money, time, and energy on – and figured out which ones were most important to us. […]

Best Deals for Thursday 08/25

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How Too Much Investment Diversity Can Cost You

Financial experts agree that you shouldn't to put all your eggs in one basket. But just like with everything else in life, moderation is essential to truly reap the benefits of diversification. Spread out your investment funds into too many funds and you'll end up with a subpar portfolio bogged... […]

5 Ways Employee Perks Are Good for Business

This post is sponsored by Aflac. For more resources, tools, and insights on small business benefits, visit Music lounges for in-office jams. Kombucha and craft beer on tap. Unlimited time off. Free housecleaning. It may seem that some workplaces today are a workers' paradise — but... […]

How I Saved Enough for a Down Payment While Working in China

When I was first considering teaching abroad after graduating from college, I had many friends and family who were concerned that I'd be setting myself back financially. With the best of intentions, these loved ones told me that I would be making a mistake by moving to Asia and accepting a lower... […]

Best Money Tips: Tailgating for Newbies

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on tailgating for newbies, deals you should and shouldn’t pass up at Trader Joe’s, and how to construct a frugal meal. Top 5 Articles The Newbie's Guide to Tailgating — Make it easier for your crew to find... […]