Your Taxpayer Bill of Rights

The majority of taxpayers have long held the belief that they have no rights before the IRS, according to IRS National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. […]

Your Taxpayer Bill of Rights

The majority of taxpayers have long held the belief that they have no rights before the IRS, according to IRS National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. […]

10 Controversial Investing Strategies

On television and in movies, investing in the stock market is often portrayed as a two-dimensional process where success is simply a matter of buying low and selling high. Of course, the essence of any type of investing is to sell what you have for more than it cost you. […]

10 Controversial Investing Strategies

On television and in movies, investing in the stock market is often portrayed as a two-dimensional process where success is simply a matter of buying low and selling high. Of course, the essence of any type of investing is to sell what you have for more than it cost you. […]

Four Unexpected Places to Find Free Babysitting

Some gyms, including select YMCAs, offer their members free childcare while they work out. Photo: YMCA When you’ve got young kids, going out for the evening — or even just making some time for yourself, like with a trip to the gym — can be expensive enough. And that’s before adding the cost of a babysitter. The average babysitter in the U.S. makes around $10 an hour, according to Care.com. […]

Four Unexpected Places to Find Free Babysitting

Some gyms, including select YMCAs, offer their members free childcare while they work out. Photo: YMCA When you’ve got young kids, going out for the evening — or even just making some time for yourself, like with a trip to the gym — can be expensive enough. And that’s before adding the cost of a babysitter. The average babysitter in the U.S. makes around $10 an hour, according to Care.com. […]

How to Retire Quickly

Over the last couple of years, Sarah and I have essentially been living on one salary. We’ve been investing every dime of my income (minus taxes and specific professional expenses) since late 2011 and living purely off of Sarah’s income. I like to think of it as if we’re saving 50% of our income. That is an incredibly tall order for a lot of people. […]

How to Retire Quickly

Want to retire early? Saving a bigger portion of your income can help you in two ways: Your nest egg will grow at a faster pace, and you’ll need less money to maintain your standard of living in retirement. Over the last couple of years, Sarah and I have essentially been living on one salary. […]

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Become a Millionaire

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on simple ways to become a millionaire, cool ways to use coconut oil, and what to expect for this year's Presidents' Day sales. Top 5 Articles The 7 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Become a Millionaire — Create... […]

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Become a Millionaire

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on simple ways to become a millionaire, cool ways to use coconut oil, and what to expect for this year's Presidents' Day sales. Top 5 Articles The 7 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Become a Millionaire — Create... […]

How to Use a Line of Credit to Your Advantage

Your local bank or mortgage lender may be able to offer you a line of credit, though it’s not always advertised. In times of financial hardship or emergency situations, you may need assistance in paying the bills and filling in the financial gaps. There are lots of funding options available, from credit cards to payday loans. […]

How to Use a Line of Credit to Your Advantage

Your local bank or mortgage lender may be able to offer you a line of credit, though it’s not always advertised. In times of financial hardship or emergency situations, you may need assistance in paying the bills and filling in the financial gaps. There are lots of funding options available, from credit cards to payday loans. […]

12 Money-Saving Tricks to Know Before Buying an Engagement Ring

Planning to pop the question? You'll need a ring before you get down on bended knee, and when it comes to buying jewelry, it's easy to make costly mistakes (especially if you don't know what you're doing). (See also: This One Wedding Trick Will Save You Thousands) To ensure that you're getting the... […]

12 Money-Saving Tricks to Know Before Buying an Engagement Ring

Planning to pop the question? You'll need a ring before you get down on bended knee, and when it comes to buying jewelry, it's easy to make costly mistakes (especially if you don't know what you're doing). (See also: This One Wedding Trick Will Save You Thousands) To ensure that you're getting the... […]

8 Tips for a Frugal Valentine’s Day

For several years, it was a February tradition on Consumerism Commentary to look for moderation on Valentine’s Day. Many young couples would like to use the day to express their love, but might not have the financial means to do what television commercials make you believe is normal. If you have additional ideas, feel free to share them below. […]

8 Tips for a Frugal Valentine’s Day

For several years, it was a February tradition on Consumerism Commentary to look for moderation on Valentine’s Day. Many young couples would like to use the day to express their love, but might not have the financial means to do what television commercials make you believe is normal. If you have additional ideas, feel free to share them below. […]

Best Deals for Friday 02/13

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Macy's Presidents' Day Sale: 20-50% off, Target Clearance: Up to 60% off, Office Depot & OfficeMax Presidents'... […]

Best Deals for Friday 02/13

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Macy's Presidents' Day Sale: 20-50% off, Target Clearance: Up to 60% off, Office Depot & OfficeMax Presidents'... […]

Welcome Janet Al-Saad, Wise Bread's New Senior Editor

  Wise Bread is growing, and we're expanding our team to help bring our message of financial wisdom to an even larger audience. Help us welcome our new Senior Editor of Personal Finance, Janet Al-Saad. She'll use her extensive background in financial journalism to direct all investing and... […]