Sign Up For a New Credit Card and Get $200 in Travel

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bankamericard-travel-rewards-more-rewards-for-more-trav... The BankAmericard Travel Rewards Card offers new cardholders a bonus of... […]

How to Minimize or Eliminate Many Repeated Household Buys

Many of the household supplies that we buy at the store are simply replacements for other things, often sold to us in a slightly altered form and advertised as being more “convenient” than “old fashioned” methods. […]

Get Out Of Debt – A Better Budget

I recently wrote about our debt reduction process – a simple one-page guide to getting out of debt. Step 2 of our process was: We created (and followed) a zero-based budget. […]

You're Ready to Make an Offer on a House: Now What?

You've found the home of your dreams. Now the hard work starts: It's time to make an offer, and hopefully, close the deal that will make the home yours. If you've never made an offer on a home before, the process can be intimidating. Fortunately, there is a formula here. Knowing that formula... […]

7 Ways to Reuse Clothes That No Longer Fit

A recent Marie Kondo-inspired purge of my closet revealed the awful truth that I hadn't wanted to admit to myself: I own a lot of clothes that do not fit me. These ill-fitting clothes found their way into my closet and dresser through a variety of paths. There are the wishful thinking clothes that... […]

Flashback Friday: 63 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Leftovers

Leftovers are usually nobody's first choice when mealtime comes around. You never want the less-fresh option when it comes to food, so if you have to, you settle for the container filled with the remains of last night's dinner. But everything old can be made new again. You just need a little... […]

Best Deals for Friday 07/29

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today TGIF and for these amazing deals: 72% Off on Sterling Silver Starfish Pendant Necklace $14, 51% Off on Serta Back... […]

The 5 Best Office Highlighters

Highlighters are an essential item in any book bag or desk drawer. Highlighting important passages in notes, documents, and books will draw attention to these sections, making them easier to find later. This will help save you time and effort in your studies or workday. What Is an Office... […]

Best Money Tips: 10 Basic Financial Formulas You Need to Know

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the basic financial formulas you need to know, simple secrets for a fast sale on your house, and what to do when your wallet is stolen. Top 5 Articles 10 Basic Financial Formulas: Not Knowing ’em Will Cost You... […]

How to Support Your Broke Parents

It's hard enough to support yourself nowadays, so what happens when you're faced with the prospect of supporting your parents? It can create stress in your life — not to mention put a strain on other relationships, especially between you and your spouse — but it doesn't have to go down... […]

7 Telltale Signs a Good Deal Is a Bad Deal

I love a good deal, don't get me wrong. But sometimes, what seems like a good deal turns out to be a waste of money. The signature of a bad deal is that you are spending extra money or time to get something you don't really need or wouldn't normally buy. There are lots of ways that savvy sellers... […]

These Credit Cards Offer Sign Up Bonuses Worth Hundreds of Dollars

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/5-best-credit-cards-that-offer-bonus-cash-for-sign-up?u... Are you considering a new card? Get sign-up bonuses worth anywhere from... […]

DIY Digest – Some Of My Favorite DIY Youtube Channels

Welcome to the DIY Digest – featuring DIY tips, techniques and resources. I love DIY projects – and these 6 DIY Youtube Channels inspire me to tackle projects around the house and in the shop. I have included a link to each channel page – and an example video from each channel. […]

12 Things I Should Have Considered More Carefully Before Buying My First Home

Several years ago, my wife and I were in a bit of a personal bind. We lived together in what was about the tiniest two-bedroom apartment you can imagine, with a small baby and another one on the way. We were already forced into being pretty creative with arrangements with even one baby in the home, but two? […]

How Much Does Lasik Cost?

In the olden days—meaning, before the very late ‘90s — people without perfect vision had two basic choices for dealing with their sight problems: eyeglasses or contact lenses. Both came with benefits and drawbacks, but neither solved the essential problem, allowing the four-eyed among us to function without corrective lenses. Then, Lasik was approved in the United States. […]

Get Out Of Debt – The Emergency Fund

I recently wrote about our debt reduction process – a simple one-page guide to getting out of debt. Over the next few days, I plan to elaborate on each of the steps mentioned in the article, starting today with a few notes about step 1 – and the emergency fund. My wife and I have our primary checking account with our local bank.  This allows us to deposit our paychecks locally – and is a great pla […]

What Happens to Your Debt After You Die?

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes," wrote Benjamin Franklin back in 1789. However, more and more Americans are including "debt" in that famous quote. In 2015, one poll found that 21% of Americans believed that they would be in debt forever,... […]

6 Smart Shopping Reminders That Will Save You Big

When you're tempted to splurge on something you don't need, what's your decision-making process? Do you let emotion determine whether you head to the check-out counter, or do you rationally consider the financial pros and cons? Do you even have a strategy? If the answer is no, don't panic. Lucky... […]

Best Money Tips: 6 Ways to Attract Love in Your Life

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to attract love, things you should be cleaning (but aren’t), and items that are actually cheaper at Whole Foods. Top 5 Articles 6 Ways On How To Attract Love In Your Life - The first step is to realize your true... […]

Five Reasons You’re Not Getting Calls From Hiring Managers

Do you feel like you’re sending your resume into a black hole? It’s not necessarily because your experience is lacking. […]