6 Simple Financial Upgrades You Can Make During Breakfast

One of the biggest misconceptions about money management is the idea that it needs to be time-consuming. But many of the financial moves that help you keep a healthy budget take less time than the average coffee break. Over the next six days, take care of one of the following money management... […]

Get Hundreds of Dollars in Cash Back Just for Using Your Credit Cards

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/5-best-cash-back-credit-cards?utm_source=wisebread&utm_... You can earn hundreds of dollars per year through cash back rewards... […]

Millennial Millionaires: How the Brokest Generation Can Also Become the Richest

Recently, Wells Fargo and GfK surveyed 1,005 employed Millennials. The majority (64%) of Millennials polled said that they don't believe they will ever accumulate $1 million during their lifetimes. Furthermore, many also said they had not started saving for retirement and were feeling overwhelmed... […]

Four Reasons Not to Bring a Car to College

The on-campus college experience is a time when freedom and simplicity reign. As long as you stay on top of your studies, no one will bug you if you keep peculiar hours or live to the fullest. And as long as you stay out of trouble, no one will hear what you’ve been up to, either. Of course, the freedom to stay up late is one thing. The kind of freedom you really want is the ability get around. […]

Sam's Club or Costco: Which Warehouse Club Is Right for You?

Costco or Sam's? The debate has raged for years and typically involves a pricing breakdown of each warehouse retail giant. But what most comparisons fail to cover are all the intangibles that a membership brings — things like the return policy and member services that you probably didn't know... […]

Ask the Readers: What New Skill Do You Want to Learn?

One way to keep growing as a person is to learn new things and acquire new skills. These skills may help you professionally, socially, or financially, or they might simply add more fun to your day. No matter what, learning a new skill is hardly ever a bad thing! What new skill do you want to... […]

25 Beautiful Things You Can Make With Paint Sample Cards

I have a love-hate relationship with interior decorating magazines. They are full of good ideas — for people with money. Consider this advice: The cheapest way to remake a space is with paint. Yes, repainting the walls or your furniture is one of the more affordable ways to redecorate.... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 09/06

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Don't miss our Tuesday treats! Gel Pens Set 48-Pack Non-Toxic and Water Resistant now only $10, Cuisinart Classic... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Prepare for the Next Recession

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to prepare for an economic downturn, tips to help you sleep on a plan like a pro, and affordable DIY kitchen upgrades that are totally worth it. Top 5 Articles 9 Ways to Prepare Yourself for the Next Recession —... […]

Easy Budgeting for People Who Hate Math

For many people, budgeting is challenging not because of its tediousness, but because of the math. Numbers make them cringe. If that's you, here's how to get past your dislike of digits and get in the budgeting game. Make Peace With the Process Budgets get a bad rap. People who don't use one tend... […]

Best MasterCard Credit Cards of 2016

If you’re looking for a MasterCard, you have plenty of options. There are MasterCards available at numerous banks and credit unions, as well as at major retailers — I’ve had a LOVELOFT MasterCard® since 2010, and have earned plenty of Ann Taylor Loft rewards (which translates into free clothes). […]

Fancy serial numbers: Dollar bills worth money

Dollar bills are worth, well, a dollar.  Except when the serial number on the bill is fancy — that makes dollar bills worth money! There are lots of opportunities to cash in on your cash. Finding currency errors is one way.  Another way (that might be easier) is by finding cool serial numbers — serial numbers that are special in some way. […]

Questions About Having Children, Clearing Drains, Making Coffee, 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. Kids and delayed retirement 2. Inspiring personal finance book 3. Clearing drains 4. Cheap coffee technique 5. External motivation 6. Three paycheck month 7. Rent is throwing money away 8. […]

5 Social Media Stars Who Earn Way More Than You

Did you know that there are thousands of people out there earning incredible amounts of money through social media? That's right, social media stars can make thousands, even millions of dollars per year through sponsored posts, original content, and consistent engagement with their followers. Here... […]

Best Visa Credit Cards

Visa is one of the world's largest payment networks, and holding a card with the Visa logo virtually guarantees acceptance anywhere in the world that credit cards can be used. Now, Visa is even accepted at Costco! Cards with the Visa Signature logo offers exclusive benefits like roadside assistance... […]

It's the 21st Century — Why Is Your Money Stuck in the 20th?

If you read financial advice these days, you could be forgiven for checking the date to see if you'd wandered back into the 1990s (or 1970s). What was good advice for the 20th century? Go to the best college you can, get a good job, live frugally, save and invest, buy a house, and max out your... […]

Best Deals for Monday 09/05

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Happy Labor day! Check out our Labor day specials - 75% off Sharkk Basics Mini Personal Blender with Two 20 oz... […]

How Much Notice Should You Give Your Employer?

Here's a piece from Kiplinger where a reader shares the story of a co-worker who left without much notice. The piece then gets to the heart of the issue: how much notice should be given to an employer when an employee resigns? A summary of their answer: [The worker who left] owed all of you (probably not legally, but ethically) at least two weeks’ notice, and ideally more. […]

Think You Don’t Have Time to Focus on Your Money? Think Again

For the most part, most of us know how we should be living our lives. We should exercise five times a week, right? And if you listen to the doctor and the USDA, we should build a diet based on the food pyramid, stuffing down nine servings of fruits and vegetables per day. We should limit the amount of alcohol and sugar we consume and make our beds every morning when we rise. […]