5 Ways to Keep Email From Taking Over Your Life

This post comes from Cathie Ericson at our partner site LearnVest. Do you feel like you spend half your day processing emails instead of actually working? You aren’t alone. Marsha Egan, C.E.O. […]

Special Announcement From The Simple Dollar Team

Dear Readers of The Simple Dollar, I’m writing to you today to inform you of some improved changes that you’ll see coming to the site very soon. I ask that you please take a few minutes to read this to ensure that you get the most value from our site in the future. […]

Best Money Tips: How to Be Invincible

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on how to be invincible, cutting the cost of beauty products, and ways to attract money to you. Top 5 Articles How to Be Invincible — If you want to be financially invincible, have a fully stocked ... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 10/02

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Men's Suits at Macy's from $90, Top Chef 7-Piece BBQ and Carving Set for $50, Red Heart Pomp-A-Doodle Yarn 3-Pack... […]

10 Homemade Child Products That Are Cheaper and Better Than Store Bought

Whether it's to save money, avoid harsh chemicals, or simply for the joy of creating, there are tons of good reasons to make your own baby and child products. (See also: 7 Homemade Pet Products That Are Better and Cheaper Than Store Bought) If you're feeling that DIY itch coming on, try these... […]

20 Easy Ways to Stretch Your Grocery Dollars

A job loss, a big audacious savings goal, or a shiny new set of braces. Whatever the cause, most of us have had to sit down and figure out how to feed our families for less money at one point or another. (See also: How to Grocery Shop for Five on $100 a Week) Here are 20 strategies for stretching... […]

Fifteen Things I Skimp On

A couple of days ago, I posted a list of fifteen items I don’t skimp on. That list mostly consisted of extremely heavy use items and maintenance of my health and my most expensive purchases (homes and automobiles). So, what do I skimp on? In truth, I skimp on a lot of things… but they’re mostly things that don’t seem to affect my quality of life when I spend less on them. […]

Do You Know These 5 Financial Lessons Most People Learn in Their 40s?

By the time you hit your 40s, you're supposed to have figured everything out, right? Then suddenly you're 40, and guess what? Life is still pretty confusing. Join the club! Luckily, learning doesn't stop when you hit the big four-oh. First, let's review what you've already learned. In your 20s,... […]

New developments in online banking security

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Most banks (especially the larger ones) have been regarded as pretty safe, for all intents and purposes, since the middle of the previous century. […]

The 7 Best and Worst Ways to Ask for Help

There's just no two ways about it: asking for help is hard. Whether you're at work, at home, or with your friends. Even when you know that it's normal, that everyone has to do it, and that a highly-touted business skill (delegation) is only asking for help in disguise. It doesn't leave you with a... […]

Bosses Say These Are Their 6 Favorite Qualities in Employees — Do You Have Them?

If you can't get ahead at work, there's probably a reason why. You might not have the experience or educational background for a specific position — or worse, your boss may feel that you lack important qualities. (See also: 5 Things to Say to Your Boss to Get a Promotion or Raise) Since your... […]

Bosses Say These Are Their 6 Favorite Qualities in Employees — Do You Have Them?

If you can't get ahead at work, there's probably a reason why. You might not have the experience or educational background for a specific position — or worse, your boss may feel that you lack important qualities. (See also: 5 Things to Say to Your Boss to Get a Promotion or Raise) Since your... […]

Will your medical and dental providers be in-network next year?

Today I had the pleasure of paying a visit to the dentist to have him look at a tooth that failed last night.  These kinds of visits will be regular occurrences for the rest of my life, because I’m a dental cripple. The dental office graciously made room in their schedule for me, and built up the tooth in preparation for having a crown put on.  Since my appointment was short-notice, it took a bit […]

Will your medical and dental providers be in-network next year?

Today I had the pleasure of paying a visit to the dentist to have him look at a tooth that failed last night.  These kinds of visits will be regular occurrences for the rest of my life, because I’m a dental cripple. The dental office graciously made room in their schedule for me, and built up the tooth in preparation for having a crown put on.  Since my appointment was short-notice, it took a bit […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/2, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #GRSChat to participate. This week's topic: Mastering Your Finances! Join us as we talk about making a budget that fits your lifestyle,... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/2, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #GRSChat to participate. This week's topic: Mastering Your Finances! Join us as we talk about making a budget that fits your lifestyle,... […]

11 Easy Memory Hacks

Every single day, week, and month you have to keep track of deadlines, appointments, numbers, and bills, and as you try to juggle so many things at the same time, you often cannot remember key things when you need them the most. It's time to stop lamenting your bad memory and do something about it.... […]

11 Easy Memory Hacks

Every single day, week, and month you have to keep track of deadlines, appointments, numbers, and bills, and as you try to juggle so many things at the same time, you often cannot remember key things when you need them the most. It's time to stop lamenting your bad memory and do something about it.... […]

Best Money Tips: Clean Your Home on a Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to clean your home on a budget, getting started early with holiday savings, and signs your resume is holding you back. Top 5 Articles 17 Ways to Clean Your Home on a Budget — To clean your home on a... […]

Best Money Tips: Clean Your Home on a Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to clean your home on a budget, getting started early with holiday savings, and signs your resume is holding you back. Top 5 Articles 17 Ways to Clean Your Home on a Budget — To clean your home on a... […]