Best Deals for Monday 12/22

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 20% off Kitchen Appliances at Best Buy, Spend $1 at Peet's Coffee & Tea get a $5 gift card, Sony PlayStation 4... […]

Best Deals for Monday 12/22

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 20% off Kitchen Appliances at Best Buy, Spend $1 at Peet's Coffee & Tea get a $5 gift card, Sony PlayStation 4... […]

4 Pet Expenses That Aren't Worth It

Pets give us so much: fun, cuddles, love. But they are also very expensive. There are lots of ways to curb your pet expenses, but here are the four pet expenses that are really just not worth it. Pet Insurance A health insurance plan for your dog, cat, bird, snake, or any other pet, might... […]

4 Pet Expenses That Aren't Worth It

Pets give us so much: fun, cuddles, love. But they are also very expensive. There are lots of ways to curb your pet expenses, but here are the four pet expenses that are really just not worth it. Pet Insurance A health insurance plan for your dog, cat, bird, snake, or any other pet, might... […]

14 Cool Things You Can Make With an Ice Cube Tray

Do you have an old ice cube tray stuffed away in a kitchen drawer? I'm sure if you dig deep enough, you'll find one hiding back with your fondue pot or some other useless kitchen gadget. Drag it out of storage and start using it for way more than freezing water. (See also: You Won't Believe How... […]

14 Cool Things You Can Make With an Ice Cube Tray

Do you have an old ice cube tray stuffed away in a kitchen drawer? I'm sure if you dig deep enough, you'll find one hiding back with your fondue pot or some other useless kitchen gadget. Drag it out of storage and start using it for way more than freezing water. (See also: You Won't Believe How... […]

Getting Ready For A New Financial Year

I’ve taken the time today to do a little financial housekeeping, getting ready for a new financial year. I reconciled the balances in our various checking and savings accounts.  All checks written have cleared and transactions have posted.  If you are a financial nerd like me, you know that’s awesome. I then updated our inventory of financial accounts - taking the time to update account passwords […]

Getting Ready For A New Financial Year

I’ve taken the time today to do a little financial housekeeping, getting ready for a new financial year. I reconciled the balances in our various checking and savings accounts.  All checks written have cleared and transactions have posted.  If you are a financial nerd like me, you know that’s awesome. I then updated our inventory of financial accounts - taking the time to update account passwords […]

Questions About Backpack Living, Solitaire, Lazy Investing, Colds and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Avoiding certain degrees 2. Investing for the lazy 3. Will anyone have a job? 4. Getting organized 5. Glass jar banks 6. Last minute gift exchange ideas 7. Retirement advice 8. How to avoid holiday colds 9. […]

Questions About Backpack Living, Solitaire, Lazy Investing, Colds and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Avoiding certain degrees 2. Investing for the lazy 3. Will anyone have a job? 4. Getting organized 5. Glass jar banks 6. Last minute gift exchange ideas 7. Retirement advice 8. How to avoid holiday colds 9. […]

What the New Credit Card Formula Means for Your Wallet

FICO, the company that provides information to the three major credit bureaus, has made changes that could potentially lead to higher credit scores for millions of Americans. The changes announced in August from Fair Isaac (FICO) could help those dealing with medical debt, and will also give a... […]

What the New Credit Card Formula Means for Your Wallet

FICO, the company that provides information to the three major credit bureaus, has made changes that could potentially lead to higher credit scores for millions of Americans. The changes announced in August from Fair Isaac (FICO) could help those dealing with medical debt, and will also give a... […]

Quick Year-End Tax-Saving Ideas

Have you set aside enough for your 2014 taxes? There’s still time to take action. […]

Quick Year-End Tax-Saving Ideas

Have you set aside enough for your 2014 taxes? There’s still time to take action. […]

Successful New Year's Resolutions Have This One Thing in Common — Does Yours?

About 45% of Americans make New Year's Resolutions, little wishes with wings sent out into the universe on high hopes that they'll come true. Yet only 8% of all resolutions are successful before the year's end, and more than half of them are forfeited within six weeks. It's a grim forecast, but... […]

Successful New Year's Resolutions Have This One Thing in Common — Does Yours?

About 45% of Americans make New Year's Resolutions, little wishes with wings sent out into the universe on high hopes that they'll come true. Yet only 8% of all resolutions are successful before the year's end, and more than half of them are forfeited within six weeks. It's a grim forecast, but... […]

What does it cost to commute?

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. In recent posts exploring job searches and the cost of jobs in general, the subject of commute came up in a number of the comments. Readers pointed out that a commute makes a huge difference in whether a job is desirable or not because it has a significant impact on quality of life. I couldn’t agree more. […]

What does it cost to commute?

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. In recent posts exploring job searches and the cost of jobs in general, the subject of commute came up in a number of the comments. Readers pointed out that a commute makes a huge difference in whether a job is desirable or not because it has a significant impact on quality of life. I couldn’t agree more. […]

Don’t let your savings go to the dogs … 6 tips to save on pet care

Jodi HelmerYou love Rover and Whiskers but the cost of treating your furry friends like family adds up. From vet bills and pet meds to gourmet kibble, pet owners are expected to spend a whopping $58.5 billion on their four-legged charges this year, according to the American Pet Products Association. […]

Don’t let your savings go to the dogs … 6 tips to save on pet care

Jodi HelmerYou love Rover and Whiskers but the cost of treating your furry friends like family adds up. From vet bills and pet meds to gourmet kibble, pet owners are expected to spend a whopping $58.5 billion on their four-legged charges this year, according to the American Pet Products Association. […]