Best Money Tips: Pantry and Freezer Staples You Should Buy in Bulk

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on staples that are worth buying in bulk, strategies to increase the value of your estate, and how to make money on Airbnb. Top 5 Articles 10 Pantry and Freezer Staples Worth Buying in Bulk — You won't have to worry... […]

11 Retail Gigs That Pay Well and Offer Benefits

I always find the correlation between good hourly pay and and strong customer service to be interesting. It seems the better taken care of the employees are (making decent wages and getting good benefits), the happier they'll be at work. With that in mind, here are 11 places to work that not only... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 10/20

Link for teaser title: 69% Off Microfiber Towel Super Absorbent Quick Dry with Carry Pouch, 58% Off Hempz Original Herbal Sugar Body... […]

The 5 Best Travel Pillows

Sleeping on a flight or road trip can be close to impossible. Fortunately, with the right travel pillow, you can actually get some much-needed rest with no resulting neck pain, so you can arrive at your destination refreshed. Travel pillows also work well for camping, sleeping on the couch, or even... […]

What Are Income Stocks?

You may think that investing in stocks is all about share price increases over time. In reality, you may be surprised to find out that the price of some stocks can vary little over time and still provide an ever-increasing stream of income. These types of securities are known as income... […]

Do Not Lie on a Job Application

Two stories, same result. Before I retired, we were hiring for a senior management position in our marketing department. After several months looking for the person with the right skills and fit, we had a candidate we liked. He was at the final phases of the interview process. […]

5 Ways Wrath Is Keeping You Poor

Our series on the seven deadly sins has looked at gluttony, greed, envy, sloth, and pride. Now, it's time for wrath. The word itself is not often used in everyday speech, but the definition on tells us it is: "strong, stern, or fierce anger; deeply resentful indignation; ire;... […]

Get the Most Cash Back When You Shop With These Cards

Link for teaser title: Make sure you get the most cash back when you shop. These cash back... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/20, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card, one of two $50 Amazon gift cards or one of two Kindle copies of “How to Be a Financial Grownup!” Use #WBChat and #FinancialGrownup to... […]

High Protein, Low Budget

Daniel writes in with one of those reader mailbag questions that had an answer that kept growing and growing and growing until it became clear that it deserved an article of its own. Here’s the question: Hi! Struggling a bit with changing around my food budget and thought you might help. I have a “side gig” as a mixed martial artist. […]

How Do Credit Card Balance Transfer Checks Work?

If you have an unsecured credit card of any kind, you’ve probably received those nifty balance transfer checks in the mail. From a distance, these checks appear harmless, and even helpful. Just write a check to yourself and deposit it in your own bank account. […]

6 Reasons to Visit Your Credit Union on October 20

Since 1948, International Credit Union Day has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October. This October 20th, 2016, more than 217 million credit union members around the world are joining in the celebration. About half of all credit union members are Americans (108.1 million!), but if you're... […]

5 "When You're Rich" Dream Buys That Aren't That Great

We all do it. We dream of the days when our money worries are over, and there's more cash in our bank account than gold in Fort Knox. And most of us know just what we're buying when those glory days happen. But while some of those purchases seem incredible in the movies and glossy magazines,... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Plan a Halloween Party Frugally

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to plan a frugal Halloween party, how to set up a home office, and things you can do right now to improve your marriage. Top 5 Articles How To Plan A Frugal Halloween Party — Avoid buying flimsy decorations that... […]

Calculate the "Stock Up Price" to Save on These Baby Essentials

There is no question about it, babies are expensive. Cute, but expensive. One way to minimize the cost of caring for your baby is to stock up on essentials when they are at a "Stock Up Price." "Stock Up Price" is the term given when a price point on an item is so low that you... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 10/19

Link for teaser title: 67% off 7-in-1 Multifunctional Kitchen Shears with Magnetic Holder, 64% off Solar Powered LED Fairy String Lights,... […]

The 5 Best Selfie Sticks

Do you want to achieve the perfect selfies? Then you’ll likely need a selfie stick. It makes it virtually foolproof to get the perfect angle for your perfect selfie. It will allow you to take flawless photos of yourself, or you can fit more people in the picture, without having to ask a... […]

The Rich Invest Differently than the Poor

Here's an interesting article that says the investment choice of the poor is alarming. It reviews a Gallup survey that asks Americans to choose the best investment from a list of choices. Sounds harmless, right? Well, here's what causes the author to be concerned: The most interesting thing is that there are some serious differences between the investment styles of the poor and the rich. […]

How to Come Up With $1,000 in the Next 30 Days

A few years ago, I needed to come up with about $1,000 quickly. I moved into a new house that had a perfect spot for a flat screen TV — but I didn’t have a flat screen TV. I made a deal with myself that I could to go ahead and buy a TV, even though it was certainly a luxury item. But I... […]

Get Out of Debt Faster with a Low Interest Credit Card

Link for teaser title: If you carry a balance from month to month, you can save money and pay... […]