Questions About Marriage, Side Gigs, Healthy Eating, Gratitude and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Investing and DACA 2. Skipping Roth contributions 3. Does marriage make sense? 4. Too tired for side gigs 5. Emergency fund size 6. Healthy eating is expensive? 7. Tap Roth IRA balance? 8. […]

Questions About Marriage, Side Gigs, Healthy Eating, Gratitude and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Investing and DACA 2. Skipping Roth contributions 3. Does marriage make sense? 4. Too tired for side gigs 5. Emergency fund size 6. Healthy eating is expensive? 7. Tap Roth IRA balance? 8. […]

Where You Can Live on $50k Per Year

Business Insider lists 19 cities where you can live on $50k per year. Here are my comments related to this: Where you live has a HUGE impact on your net worth. It's a fact of financial life that some places are simply more expensive than others -- some MUCH more expensive. […]

Where You Can Live on $50k Per Year

Business Insider lists 19 cities where you can live on $50k per year. Here are my comments related to this: Where you live has a HUGE impact on your net worth. It's a fact of financial life that some places are simply more expensive than others -- some MUCH more expensive. […]

The Millennials Guide to Avoiding Credit Card Debt

Americans owe billions of dollars in credit card debt, and the high interest rates that come with it can lead to a debt spiral that is very challenging to overcome. Millennials, having lived through the financial crisis and other economic downturns, appear to be more wary of credit cards than... […]

10 Reasons to Ignore the New Car Ads and Buy a Used Vehicle Instead

The new car models for 2018 are sleek, shiny, and filled with enticing gadgets — as you’ll no doubt be reminded in a flurry of Super Bowl commercials and Presidents Day weekend sales. […]

5 Ways Longevity Is Changing Retirement Planning (And What to Do About It)

There's no doubt about it: People are living longer and need more money to support their extended life spans. In the U.S. alone, the average life expectancy has reached the mid-80s for people turning 65 today, though it's not unusual for someone to live well into their 100s. Longer life spans... […]

5 Ways Longevity Is Changing Retirement Planning (And What to Do About It)

There's no doubt about it: People are living longer and need more money to support their extended life spans. In the U.S. alone, the average life expectancy has reached the mid-80s for people turning 65 today, though it's not unusual for someone to live well into their 100s. Longer life spans... […]

Best Money Tips: Small Lifestyle Changes That Make a Big Difference

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on simple changes that make a big difference in your life, health foods you should make at home, and fun things to put on a calendar. Top 5 Articles Can't Commit to a New Year's Resolution? You'll Love These 50 Simple Changes... […]

Best Money Tips: Small Lifestyle Changes That Make a Big Difference

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on simple changes that make a big difference in your life, health foods you should make at home, and fun things to put on a calendar. Top 5 Articles Can't Commit to a New Year's Resolution? You'll Love These 50 Simple Changes... […]

7 Ways to Save on a European Getaway With Kids

Packing up the family for a European getaway can easily become the ultimate exercise in patience, resourcefulness, and self-restraint. Europe is one of the more expensive regions for Americans to travel to, and adding kids increases costs even more. The good news is, there are plenty of ways to... […]

7 Ways to Save on a European Getaway With Kids

Packing up the family for a European getaway can easily become the ultimate exercise in patience, resourcefulness, and self-restraint. Europe is one of the more expensive regions for Americans to travel to, and adding kids increases costs even more. The good news is, there are plenty of ways to... […]

7 Things to Consider Before Paying for an MBA

A Master's in Business Administration can add millions of dollars to your lifetime income. According to Financial Times, alumni from the highest-rated MBA programs earned an average $142,000 just three years after completing their degrees — more than double the salary of their pre-MBA... […]

7 Things to Consider Before Paying for an MBA

A Master's in Business Administration can add millions of dollars to your lifetime income. According to Financial Times, alumni from the highest-rated MBA programs earned an average $142,000 just three years after completing their degrees — more than double the salary of their pre-MBA... […]

How a Simple "Do Not Buy" List Keeps Money in Your Pocket

Do you find yourself scrolling through retail sites when you're stressed? Do you gaze longingly at all the clothes you want to buy? Are you anxious until you get your hands on the latest tech gadget? If so, those are signs that you may be spending money that you don't have. Sure, retail therapy... […]

How a Simple "Do Not Buy" List Keeps Money in Your Pocket

Do you find yourself scrolling through retail sites when you're stressed? Do you gaze longingly at all the clothes you want to buy? Are you anxious until you get your hands on the latest tech gadget? If so, those are signs that you may be spending money that you don't have. Sure, retail therapy... […]

Best Deals for Monday 01/22

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Rubbermaid Commercial Slim Jim Receptacle w/Venting, SAVE 61% OFF, and more... SAVE 70% OFF 3-Piece Twin Bed... […]

Best Deals for Monday 01/22

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Rubbermaid Commercial Slim Jim Receptacle w/Venting, SAVE 61% OFF, and more... SAVE 70% OFF 3-Piece Twin Bed... […]

The Ultimate Free Life Hack? I Quit Drinking for Three Months

Last October, I decided I needed a new challenge. I’ve always been interested in trying new things to save money or improve my health, whether it’s eating an all-potato diet or taking freezing cold showers. […]

The Ultimate Free Life Hack? I Quit Drinking for Three Months

Last October, I decided I needed a new challenge. I’ve always been interested in trying new things to save money or improve my health, whether it’s eating an all-potato diet or taking freezing cold showers. […]