How can retirement affect your health?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. My neighbors shake their heads and think I am certifiably crazy, but I have noticed that they are careful how they say it. You see, when we get snow, I am always out there shoveling the sidewalks for three or four houses each way down the street from ours. “Why risk offending the Energizer Bunny with the shovel?” I hear them thinking. […]

How can retirement affect your health?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. My neighbors shake their heads and think I am certifiably crazy, but I have noticed that they are careful how they say it. You see, when we get snow, I am always out there shoveling the sidewalks for three or four houses each way down the street from ours. “Why risk offending the Energizer Bunny with the shovel?” I hear them thinking. […]

8 Ways Having Kids Makes You More Frugal

I was chatting with a childless friend over dinner about how I'd been feeding our family of five on $80-$100 a week. The friend was flabbergasted. "My shampoo alone would take up most of that budget!" she said. (I hope she was exaggerating.) The fact is, all of us are as frugal as we... […]

8 Ways Having Kids Makes You More Frugal

I was chatting with a childless friend over dinner about how I'd been feeding our family of five on $80-$100 a week. The friend was flabbergasted. "My shampoo alone would take up most of that budget!" she said. (I hope she was exaggerating.) The fact is, all of us are as frugal as we... […]

7 Reasons You Should Check Your Luggage

Several years ago, many airlines started charging fees for everything — including fees for checked luggage — and many travelers started doing whatever they had to do not to check a bag. (See also: 5 Ways Carry-On Luggage Saves You Time and Money) I get that. I really do. However, I... […]

7 Reasons You Should Check Your Luggage

Several years ago, many airlines started charging fees for everything — including fees for checked luggage — and many travelers started doing whatever they had to do not to check a bag. (See also: 5 Ways Carry-On Luggage Saves You Time and Money) I get that. I really do. However, I... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/12, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Nailing Your Job Interview! Learn about preparing for job interviews, ideal attire, and answering difficult questions! Let... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/12, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Nailing Your Job Interview! Learn about preparing for job interviews, ideal attire, and answering difficult questions! Let... […]

Best Money Tips: 11 Things You Should Know About Yourself

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on important things you should know about yourself, how to wake up happy, and surprising ways to help others. Top 5 Articles 11 Important Things You Should Know About Yourself — Know how to rely on yourself.... […]

Best Money Tips: 11 Things You Should Know About Yourself

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on important things you should know about yourself, how to wake up happy, and surprising ways to help others. Top 5 Articles 11 Important Things You Should Know About Yourself — Know how to rely on yourself.... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 03/11

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Ralph Lauren Sale: Up to 79% off, Office Depot and OfficeMax Flash Sale: Up to 67% off select electronics and... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 03/11

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Ralph Lauren Sale: Up to 79% off, Office Depot and OfficeMax Flash Sale: Up to 67% off select electronics and... […]

Three Apps for America’s Money Management Woes

Trying to keep up with bills can be overwhelming, and it’s no wonder: Many households pay up to 15 bills a month — one every other day. Photo: TheeErin Americans, as a whole, are not very good at managing their finances. […]

Three Apps for America’s Money Management Woes

Trying to keep up with bills can be overwhelming, and it’s no wonder: Many households pay up to 15 bills a month — one every other day. Photo: TheeErin Americans, as a whole, are not very good at managing their finances. […]

7 New Ways to Use Your Microwave

When I was in middle school, a friend of mine put her CD in the microwave and turned it on high. You can imagine what happened — the CD sparked and gave us quite a light show. (Don't try this at home, you can find a video on YouTube that will give you the show without the smoke.) But there... […]

7 New Ways to Use Your Microwave

When I was in middle school, a friend of mine put her CD in the microwave and turned it on high. You can imagine what happened — the CD sparked and gave us quite a light show. (Don't try this at home, you can find a video on YouTube that will give you the show without the smoke.) But there... […]

Here's What the New Federal Diet Rules Will Cost You

America's dietary policy advisers recently revealed their proposed recommendations for the next Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the nation's official ideal menu, updated every five years. Basically, the report calls for a lot less sugar, while relaxing concerns about other items, like cholesterol... […]

Here's What the New Federal Diet Rules Will Cost You

America's dietary policy advisers recently revealed their proposed recommendations for the next Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the nation's official ideal menu, updated every five years. Basically, the report calls for a lot less sugar, while relaxing concerns about other items, like cholesterol... […]

Frugality and Trust

It may be surprising, but I’ve found over and over again during the last several years that one of the most important elements of frugality in my life is trust. […]

Frugality and Trust

It may be surprising, but I’ve found over and over again during the last several years that one of the most important elements of frugality in my life is trust. […]