10 Fun, Creative Uses for Airline Miles

Airline miles. Most of us have a few ways of racking them up, either through credit cards, loyalty clubs, or frequent flyer programs. Depending on which way you earn your miles, they can be worth several cents per mile, with one cent per mile being the average. The question is, what do you do with... […]

How to compare college finanical aid packages and pick the right school

Dawn PapandreaIt’s that time of year, when teens and their families agonize over which college they will pay thousands of dollars to – or borrow thousands of dollars for — over the next four years. By now, acceptance letters and financial aid packages are in hand, so it’s just a matter of doing some side-by-side comparisons. […]

How to compare college finanical aid packages and pick the right school

Dawn PapandreaIt’s that time of year, when teens and their families agonize over which college they will pay thousands of dollars to – or borrow thousands of dollars for — over the next four years. By now, acceptance letters and financial aid packages are in hand, so it’s just a matter of doing some side-by-side comparisons. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/16, 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: Spring Cleaning! Learn about what to do with old clothes, how to sell media items, and getting rid of old sport equipment.... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/16, 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: Spring Cleaning! Learn about what to do with old clothes, how to sell media items, and getting rid of old sport equipment.... […]

Becoming a One-Car Family: 5 Points to Consider

Whether you're looking to simplify your life or just save money, leaning your family down to just one car can be a wise choice. My husband and I have been doing the one car thing for around a year, and it's working out quite well since our daughter is young and I work from home. We made the change... […]

Becoming a One-Car Family: 5 Points to Consider

Whether you're looking to simplify your life or just save money, leaning your family down to just one car can be a wise choice. My husband and I have been doing the one car thing for around a year, and it's working out quite well since our daughter is young and I work from home. We made the change... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Stop Wasting Food

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to stop wasting food, how to save more when shopping online, and stupid things that improve your quality of life. Top 5 Articles 7 Ways to Stop Wasting Food — Before you throw out uneaten food after a... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Stop Wasting Food

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to stop wasting food, how to save more when shopping online, and stupid things that improve your quality of life. Top 5 Articles 7 Ways to Stop Wasting Food — Before you throw out uneaten food after a... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 04/15

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Clearance Apparel & Shoes at Target: Up to 60% off + 10% off 2, Ace Hardware coupon: $10 off $40, 6x8-Foot... […]

Why This Thing in Your Wallet Is Almost Useless Today

Fewer and fewer people are using travelers checks today, but at one time they were considered a popular form of payment when traveling abroad: There was about $9 billion in travelers checks outstanding back in 1996. Fast forward to February 2015, and that value has dramatically dropped to just $2.9... […]

20 Easy and Delicious Granola Recipes

Hey, granola lovers! If you're not already making your own toasted oat and nut cereal, then shame on you. Not only is it much cheaper, but it's incredibly easy. For those of you who aren't believers, granola makes a healthy and hearty breakfast or snack, and the options are endless. Hopefully the... […]

20 Easy and Delicious Granola Recipes

Hey, granola lovers! If you're not already making your own toasted oat and nut cereal, then shame on you. Not only is it much cheaper, but it's incredibly easy. For those of you who aren't believers, granola makes a healthy and hearty breakfast or snack, and the options are endless. Hopefully the... […]

A Look at the Average American Budget – and How the Average American Can Start Saving More

Recently, I saw this infographic about the average American budget in 2013 and it left me thinking about the stories people tell about their money. It’s no secret that many people live paycheck to paycheck. 76% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, which definitely includes a lot of people earning both more and less than the average American. […]

A Look at the Average American Budget – and How the Average American Can Start Saving More

Recently, I saw this infographic about the average American budget in 2013 and it left me thinking about the stories people tell about their money. It’s no secret that many people live paycheck to paycheck. 76% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, which definitely includes a lot of people earning both more and less than the average American. […]

10 Relationship Rules You Should Be Breaking

I don't know what it was like to be in a serious relationship back in the day — pre-social media, I mean — but I can imagine that it was much easier than it is in 2015. So much has changed over the past 20 — heck, even 10 — years that some of the most trusted and seemingly... […]

10 Relationship Rules You Should Be Breaking

I don't know what it was like to be in a serious relationship back in the day — pre-social media, I mean — but I can imagine that it was much easier than it is in 2015. So much has changed over the past 20 — heck, even 10 — years that some of the most trusted and seemingly... […]

Recognizing economic seasons: recovery and growth

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. (Since April is Financial Literacy Month, a number of articles will be devoted to more educational topics. This is Part II in a series about how understanding economic cycles could inform your financial decisions. […]

Recognizing economic seasons: recovery and growth

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. (Since April is Financial Literacy Month, a number of articles will be devoted to more educational topics. This is Part II in a series about how understanding economic cycles could inform your financial decisions. Part I is Understanding economic cycles: An introduction. […]

5 Easy Ways to Start Green Investing

We'd all love to invest our money in a way that benefits our finances while helping to build a better world. If that sounds like a pipe dream to you, it's not. Impact investing is a growing trend, and there are plenty of ways to do well and do good with your money. Here are five classes of green... […]