Spending Your Life

Recently, I had the great pleasure of reading an excellent article from Wait But Why entitled Your Life in Weeks. […]

10 Stocks to Invest in During the Holidays

If you've been out to the malls or shopped online recently, you'll be fully aware that the holidays are approaching. For many companies, the months of November and December are make or break time. Retailers rely on holiday sales to hit revenue targets. Investors can take advantage of this holiday... […]

5 Reasons Black Friday Craziness Is Worth It

It seems like all the cool kids poke fun at Black Friday, and I get it. Black Friday is crazy! However, there are also some great reasons for hitting the stores the day after Thanksgiving. Here's why you might choose to head out and score some amazing deals on one of America's biggest shopping... […]

How to Escape a Job You Hate

Feeling disengaged and uninspired at work? If so, you’re not alone. A recent Gallup Poll revealed that only 31.5% of American employees felt engaged at work in 2014, while 51% reported feeling “not engaged” in their jobs or careers. […]

Talking turkey about Black Friday savings

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. Were you imagining a thermos of hot coffee, maybe even a sleeping bag or tent to protect you from the elements as you camp out for hot Black Friday deals? Maybe you enjoy the mad rush of adrenaline you get when you spot and lunge for the last remaining iPad that’s on sale at an improbable price. […]

20 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About

Although Americans are known, adorably, throughout the world as a culture of loud mouths, we are very secretive about money. In fact, a financial health study in 2013 by Wells Fargo Bank revealed that 44% of Americans would rather discuss death, religion, politics, or their personal health than... […]

5 Best Credit Cards for Entertainment Purchases

Are you all about going out and having a good time? Whether your idea of fun is a day at an amusement park with friends or family, or a night out at a dance club, there are credit cards that offer increased rewards, discounts, and special access for entertainment purchases. Here are the best credit... […]

Best Money Tips: Genius Ways to Use Leftover Fruits and Veggies

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found genius ways to use leftover produce, the best stores for Black Friday this year, and simple tricks to cut costs over the holidays. Top 5 Articles 26 Genius Uses For Leftover Fruits and Vegetables — You can use citrus rinds as... […]

Best Deals for Monday 11/23

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Target: Women's Shoes BOGO 50% off, Women's Sweaters at Kohl's for $10, Zumba Fitness Exhilarate Body Shaping... […]

Is It Ever Okay to Cosign a Loan?

Cosigning a loan is, generally speaking, a bad idea. That's because you place your own credit at risk and could be responsible for the entire amount of the loan if the other party fails to pay. There are horror stories aplenty of people who cosigned loans for friends or family members — or... […]

4 Best Jobs for Work Life Balance

More and more Americans want better work-life balance. In the U.S., 57% of full-time employees indicate that their spouse or partner works 35 hours or more a week, too. However, no other group craves a better work-life balance more than millennials. While 78% of full-time working millennials have... […]

Questions About Netflix, Amazon Prime, Job Offers, Gym Memberships and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five-word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Saving on gym membership 2. Worst case scenario? 3. Job offer too good? 4. Ordering debts 5. Thanking “past self” 6. Market timing or house payoff? 7. Bored at work 8. Used or new lawnmowers 9. Netflix or Amazon Prime 10. […]

5 Surprising Ways the Rich Get Richer

You've noticed an interesting phenomenon: The richest people in the country have a knack for getting richer. Don't get jealous. Emulate them, instead. How do the rich get richer? They don't fall for get-rich-quick schemes, they don't fall in love with their stocks, and they certainly don't panic... […]

A-la-Carte Cable TV Is Basically Here (It’s Just Not on Cable)

When you dive into a frugal lifestyle, you can feel like a pariah for even owning a TV. “I don’t own a television” is the new “I recycle.” The phrases don’t explicitly imply that you’re a bad person if you watch TV or don’t recycle, but you definitely get the feeling you’re being judged. That’s too bad, because TV in and of itself is not evil. It can be uplifting, informative, and stimulating. […]

6 Ways to Score a Black Friday Deal Without Leaving Home

Black Friday — either you love it, or you hate it. As retailers continue to offer a very limited quantity of doorbuster deals each year, many shoppers are wising up and looking for other ways to save. Here are a few unique ways to save money on Black Friday without ever having to leave the... […]

4 things to do before you ask for a raise

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. It’s the most wonderful time of the year — no, not the holidays — performance-review season at work! Now is when many employers evaluate their employees’ contributions to the organization’s mission and bottom line, and then make decisions about raises, bonuses, and promotions accordingly. So it’s a great time to ask for a raise. […]

9 Times Choosing an Unpopular Color Will Save You Big

Color has a major impact on how, where, and what we spend our money on. A study revealed that 84.7% of shoppers think that color is the most important factor for choosing products. In a related study, the Institute for Color Research found that people make subconscious judgments about a person, an... […]

Four Ways to Start Investing Without Much Money

Photo: Mat Everyone’s heard that investing can be a great way to grow your money over the long-term. But if you’re new to investing, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the information and all the decisions you have to make. You may not feel like you’re actually qualified to be an “investor.” And that feeling can get even stronger if you don’t have a lot of money to invest. […]

15 More Free Kindle Books to Inspire and Entertain You

About two months ago, I wrote an article entitled 15 Free Kindle Books to Inspire You to Great Things. Here’s the scoop, from that original article: The Kindle is an absolute treasure trove of great free and inexpensive books – if you know where to look. […]

Chase Sapphire Preferred Card Limited Time Offer: Get 50,000 Points ($625 Value)

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/chase-sapphire-preferred-review For a limited time, Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is offering new cardholders 50,000 bonus points.... […]