How to Deal With Huge Medical Bills

A report from the American Journal of Medicine shared some sad statistics about the state of American medical care and medical bankruptcies: A 2009 study revealed that 62.1% of U.S. bankruptcies had a medical cause that year. That figure is in stark contrast to 1981, when only 8% of bankruptcies listed medical debt as a root cause. Some good news may be on the way, however. […]

8 Items You Should Never Buy Online

Online shopping makes life easier. There's no doubt about that. But what about when it doesn't? Depending on the retailer, returns can be a huge hassle, and some make it difficult for you to prove that an item was received in poor condition or wasn't what you ordered. With most purchases, the... […]

8 Items You Should Never Buy Online

Online shopping makes life easier. There's no doubt about that. But what about when it doesn't? Depending on the retailer, returns can be a huge hassle, and some make it difficult for you to prove that an item was received in poor condition or wasn't what you ordered. With most purchases, the... […]

4 Questions to Ask Before Leaving Your House to Your Kids

You might consider it the perfect gift: You are ready to move out of your home and downsize into a smaller condo or move into an assisted-living facility. Instead of selling the house, you'd like to gift it to one or more of your children. This is a generous act, but it also comes with some... […]

4 Questions to Ask Before Leaving Your House to Your Kids

You might consider it the perfect gift: You are ready to move out of your home and downsize into a smaller condo or move into an assisted-living facility. Instead of selling the house, you'd like to gift it to one or more of your children. This is a generous act, but it also comes with some... […]

Best Money Tips: Natural Ways to Repel Bugs

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on natural ways to keep bugs at bay, myths that keep you from getting rid of your stuff, and cheap alternatives to hotels. Top 5 Articles Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay — Avoid going outside at sunrise and sundown,... […]

Best Money Tips: Natural Ways to Repel Bugs

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on natural ways to keep bugs at bay, myths that keep you from getting rid of your stuff, and cheap alternatives to hotels. Top 5 Articles Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay — Avoid going outside at sunrise and sundown,... […]

How to Earn $1,000 a Month or More as an Online Tutor

If you're on a tight budget, want to accelerate debt repayment, or need extra money to save for an emergency fund, a side gig can be a smart way to boost your income. One of the most lucrative side gigs is tutoring. Whether you work well with children or prefer helping college students, you can... […]

How to Earn $1,000 a Month or More as an Online Tutor

If you're on a tight budget, want to accelerate debt repayment, or need extra money to save for an emergency fund, a side gig can be a smart way to boost your income. One of the most lucrative side gigs is tutoring. Whether you work well with children or prefer helping college students, you can... […]

Boost Your Savings by Making Your Money Harder to Spend

When I left for my freshman year of college, I brought the graduation gift money I'd received with me. It was about $1,000, and I was carrying it in cash, intending to open a checking account. The cash never made it to the bank, however. It wasn't stolen, nor did I lose it. In fact, I tucked the... […]

Boost Your Savings by Making Your Money Harder to Spend

When I left for my freshman year of college, I brought the graduation gift money I'd received with me. It was about $1,000, and I was carrying it in cash, intending to open a checking account. The cash never made it to the bank, however. It wasn't stolen, nor did I lose it. In fact, I tucked the... […]

Best Deals for Monday 06/19

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Best Deals for Monday 06/19

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Check out this deal for you! Dokotoo Women’s Lace Tankini Top Set with Briefs, SAVE 73% OFF, and more... SAVE 67%... […]

Five Ways to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck from a Small Garden

Living in New York City, I’m often disappointed in the quality of produce offered at the supermarkets. It’s not uncommon for carrots to wilt within a day, or for spinach to quickly turn into green mush even when it’s kept in the refrigerator’s “crisper” drawer. […]

Five Ways to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck from a Small Garden

Living in New York City, I’m often disappointed in the quality of produce offered at the supermarkets. It’s not uncommon for carrots to wilt within a day, or for spinach to quickly turn into green mush even when it’s kept in the refrigerator’s “crisper” drawer. […]

How Cognitive Loading Undermines Your Good Financial Decisions

One of the earliest posts on The Simple Dollar was centered around a trip to the grocery store that I took with my then-one year old son. The focus of the post was on comparing prices on various items and using the actual cost per serving to decide what to buy, as well as making sure you were actually looking at all the options. […]

How Cognitive Loading Undermines Your Good Financial Decisions

One of the earliest posts on The Simple Dollar was centered around a trip to the grocery store that I took with my then-one year old son. The focus of the post was on comparing prices on various items and using the actual cost per serving to decide what to buy, as well as making sure you were actually looking at all the options. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of June 12

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. PT Money has an interview with ESI Money. ESI Money gives thoughts on picking the right early retirement health insurance. 1500 Days lists things to miss about work. The Retirement Manifesto discusses the one more year syndrome. Dough Roller tells how to live on a budget. Finally, my future purchase of the week is Google SEO for Bloggers […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of June 12

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. PT Money has an interview with ESI Money. ESI Money gives thoughts on picking the right early retirement health insurance. 1500 Days lists things to miss about work. The Retirement Manifesto discusses the one more year syndrome. Dough Roller tells how to live on a budget. Finally, my future purchase of the week is Google SEO for Bloggers […]