10 Steps to Rid Yourself of Credit Card Debt Forever

Want to attack your credit card debt? Stop carrying credit cards! Photo: Jeff Rose No one likes being in credit card debt. It’s one of the easiest payment methods for overspending, and yet is the most difficult to pay off because of the high interest rates and other fees. So how can you pay off credit card debt and remain free of it forever? […]

10 Steps to Rid Yourself of Credit Card Debt Forever

Want to attack your credit card debt? Stop carrying credit cards! Photo: Jeff Rose No one likes being in credit card debt. It’s one of the easiest payment methods for overspending, and yet is the most difficult to pay off because of the high interest rates and other fees. So how can you pay off credit card debt and remain free of it forever? […]

Eight Times It Pays to Be a Quitter

If your relationship isn’t headed in the right direction, it may be time to quit. Photo: Katie Tegtmeyer As children, we’re taught only the strong survive. Quitters are weak and cheaters never win. Those who take shortcuts in life usually fall flat on their faces. But sometimes, it really does pay to walk away, or quit. That seemingly perfect opportunity can come back to haunt you. […]

Eight Times It Pays to Be a Quitter

If your relationship isn’t headed in the right direction, it may be time to quit. Photo: Katie Tegtmeyer As children, we’re taught only the strong survive. Quitters are weak and cheaters never win. Those who take shortcuts in life usually fall flat on their faces. But sometimes, it really does pay to walk away, or quit. That seemingly perfect opportunity can come back to haunt you. […]

The Secrets Behind Successful Budgeting

Budgeting is one of the trickier issues of personal finance. It can be very tricky to make a budget work for you. For starters, you don’t need a budget to be financially successful. I like to compare a budget to a power screwdriver. You can definitely get that screw into the wall without that power screwdriver, but it can be much easier in many situations to simply use the power screwdriver. […]

Insuring the Sharing Economy

Are you covered when a stranger rents your car, or you rent theirs? […]

How to Host a Great New Year's Eve Party for Cheap

Hands down, New Year's Eve is my favorite holiday — and I've thrown some parties, y'all. Some of them have been major blowouts while others have been small gatherings. Personally, I prefer the intimate shindigs — and so does my wallet. If that's your goal this year — and it should... […]

How to Host a Great New Year's Eve Party for Cheap

Hands down, New Year's Eve is my favorite holiday — and I've thrown some parties, y'all. Some of them have been major blowouts while others have been small gatherings. Personally, I prefer the intimate shindigs — and so does my wallet. If that's your goal this year — and it should... […]

College Financial Guide: Housing

Living in a dorm is a hallmark of college life, but it helps to know ahead of time what you’re getting into. Photo: Katie Brady A huge part of the college experience — and college costs — is housing. […]

Best Money Tips: Start Doing These Things for Your Happiness

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on simple things to start doing for your happiness, ways to save money in the kitchen, and financial moves to make every year. Top 5 Articles 27 Simple Things to Start Doing for Your Happiness — Start... […]

Best Money Tips: Start Doing These Things for Your Happiness

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on simple things to start doing for your happiness, ways to save money in the kitchen, and financial moves to make every year. Top 5 Articles 27 Simple Things to Start Doing for Your Happiness — Start... […]

Best Deals for Friday 12/26

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Bloomingdale's After Christmas Sale: Up to 75% off, UGG Australia Sale: Up to 35% off, Storage Totes and Bins at... […]

The 10 Hardest Working Foods in Your Pantry

Looking to streamline your pantry? You can assemble quite a stock of simple staples that will make countless meals on a dime. I've done the hard work by identifying the ingredients you need to maximize your options — now put these 10 foods on your grocery list and start cooking! 1. Eggs I... […]

The 10 Most Versatile Foods in Your Pantry

Looking to streamline your pantry? You can assemble quite a stock of simple staples that will make countless meals on a dime. I've done the hard work by identifying the ingredients you need to maximize your options — now put these 10 foods on your grocery list and start cooking! 1. Eggs I... […]

The Truth About Your Future Self

In the moment where you simply want something, it’s really tempting to find justifications for it, and one of the easiest justifications is to simply say that your “future self” will pay for it. You can use a credit card, after all, or some kind of payment plan. The actual payment won’t happen today or tomorrow. […]

The Truth About Your Future Self

In the moment where you simply want something, it’s really tempting to find justifications for it, and one of the easiest justifications is to simply say that your “future self” will pay for it. You can use a credit card, after all, or some kind of payment plan. The actual payment won’t happen today or tomorrow. […]

Vacations You Can Take With Credit Card Rewards

Using credit card rewards can make a trip to Disney World — and many other places — more affordable. […]

Vacations You Can Take With Credit Card Rewards

Using credit card rewards can make a trip to Disney World — and many other places — more affordable. […]