Best Money Tips: Have Fun and Save Money on Valentine's Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to have fun and save money on Valentine's Day, characteristics of the millionaire next door, and practical budgeting tips. Top 5 Articles How to Save Money on Valentine’s Day and Still Have Fun... […]

Best Money Tips: Have Fun and Save Money on Valentine's Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to have fun and save money on Valentine's Day, characteristics of the millionaire next door, and practical budgeting tips. Top 5 Articles How to Save Money on Valentine’s Day and Still Have Fun... […]

Is Buying a Snowplow a Good Investment?

Have you ever had one of those winters? It feels like it’s been snowing here for days. We got 22 inches earlier this week, and now another six inches are on the way. Schools in Boston and our city of Quincy have been closed for four straight days, which seems crazy to me — buck up, people! […]

Is Buying a Snowplow a Good Investment?

Anyone who’s shoveled a long driveway has entertained dreams of buying a plow. Is it worth the money? Photo: Nicholas Smith Have you ever had one of those winters? Here in Boston, it feels like it’s been snowing for days. We got 22 inches earlier this week, and now another 6 inches are on the way. Schools in Boston were closed for three straight days, which seems crazy to me — buck up, people! […]

New 529A Plans Help Disabled People Save Tax-Free

Now that the government backed down on its proposed changes to 529 plans for future education expenses, we can expect the same tax benefits present for education to be applied to families and individuals who face expenses caring for disabled people. […]

New 529A Plans Help Disabled People Save Tax-Free

Now that the government backed down on its proposed changes to 529 plans for future education expenses, we can expect the same tax benefits present for education to be applied to families and individuals who face expenses caring for disabled people. […]

Is It Time for You to Go Solar?

Solar power is an increasingly affordable option for homeowners — and it’s not only about roof panels anymore. Photo: Jon Callas The U.S. solar industry now employs nearly 174,000 Americans, according to a recent study from The Solar Foundation. That represents a jump of nearly 22% in a single year. […]

Is It Time for You to Go Solar?

Solar power is an increasingly affordable option for homeowners — and it’s not only about roof panels anymore. Photo: Jon Callas The U.S. solar industry now employs nearly 174,000 Americans, according to a recent study from The Solar Foundation. That represents a jump of nearly 22% in a single year. […]

7 All Natural Home Remedies for Colds

My husband is a high school English teacher. My daughter is in her first year of preschool. Sickness is a way of life for us with so much exposure to germs. In fact, we just got over a full month of passing around two nasty cold viruses. (See also: 12 Natural Remedies for Stomach Pain) Here are... […]

7 All Natural Home Remedies for Colds

My husband is a high school English teacher. My daughter is in her first year of preschool. Sickness is a way of life for us with so much exposure to germs. In fact, we just got over a full month of passing around two nasty cold viruses. (See also: 12 Natural Remedies for Stomach Pain) Here are... […]

The ‘Golden Handcuffs’

A good-paying job can make you feel handcuffed — especially if you rely too heavily on the paycheck. Photo: Connor Tarter/TSD Your job pays you well. Quite well. You have good benefits and your paychecks are sweet. The problem is… you’re unhappy. Your job is stressful in a lot of ways. […]

The ‘Golden Handcuffs’

A good-paying job can make you feel handcuffed — especially if you rely too heavily on the paycheck. Photo: Connor Tarter/TSD Your job pays you well. Quite well. You have good benefits and your paychecks are sweet. The problem is… you’re unhappy. Your job is stressful in a lot of ways. […]

4 Reasons Why Millennials Should Be Optimistic About Their Finances

For millennials — young adults ages 18 to 33 — acquiring a job, a home, and other markers of passage into adulthood during the deepest recession since the years following World War II has been a struggle. But make no mistake: this isn't a lost generation. Despite the limited job... […]

4 Reasons Why Millennials Should Be Optimistic About Their Finances

For millennials — young adults ages 18 to 33 — acquiring a job, a home, and other markers of passage into adulthood during the deepest recession since the years following World War II has been a struggle. But make no mistake: this isn't a lost generation. Despite the limited job... […]

Understanding Income and Tax Brackets

An annual income of $65,000 would put you in the 25% tax bracket if you’re single. But that’s not the whole story. Photo: 401(k) There is a good reason so many people seek professional help with preparing their income taxes. […]

Understanding Income and Tax Brackets

An annual income of $65,000 would put you in the 25% tax bracket if you’re single. But that’s not the whole story. Photo: 401(k) There is a good reason so many people seek professional help with preparing their income taxes. […]

7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Make You Smarter

It's well established that the brain uses more energy than any other organ, accounting for up to 20% of the body's total energy needs. Feed your hungry brain these foods to keep it buzzing along at its optimal speed. (See also: 6 Foods Science Says Are Actually Making You Dumber) 1. Avocado This... […]

7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Make You Smarter

It's well established that the brain uses more energy than any other organ, accounting for up to 20% of the body's total energy needs. Feed your hungry brain these foods to keep it buzzing along at its optimal speed. (See also: 6 Foods Science Says Are Actually Making You Dumber) 1. Avocado This... […]

Ask the Readers: Will you find other options besides Turbo Tax this year?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Tax season is fast approaching and, if you are among the diligent, chances are you have already started your annual tax preparation. […]

Ask the Readers: Will you find other options besides Turbo Tax this year?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Tax season is fast approaching and, if you are among the diligent, chances are you have already started your annual tax preparation. […]