How to Tell If a Car Service Plan Is Worth It

Considering the purchase of an extended warranty for a vehicle can lead to serious mockery from the frugal. Everyone knows that dealerships tack large markups to these policies, extracting hundreds of extra dollars from customers. Consumer Reports warns that more than half of people who buy an... […]

Americans Have Way Too Much Credit Card Debt

I like to "collect" posts on various topics. Here are a few: Posts about people who have a solid net worth despite having a low income. I like these posts because they show that you don't have to make a gazillion dollars to become wealthy. You simply need to spend less than you earn and invest that difference. […]

6 More Apps That Pay You to Shop

Not into cutting coupons? With the help of technology, you no longer have to spend hours looking over the Sunday paper and trying to creatively get around print limits. Several apps make saving money on groceries much simpler and all at your fingertips. These six apps will help you save money on... […]

Here's How to Quickly Get Rid of Your Credit Card Debt

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/the-7-best-credit-card-debt-elimination-strategies?utm_... Are you stressed out and overwhelmed by credit card debt? Try these 7... […]

10 Purchases You’ll Probably Regret

Sometimes it’s the thrill of a sale that lures us into buying something we don’t really need and can’t afford. […]

Which Card Should You Use at the Checkout? Here's How to Decide

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/debit-or-credit-which-one-should-you-choose-at-the-chec... Make sure you're making the best decision when you shop. Here's how to... […]

Coming to Terms with Letting Others Down Because of My Past Financial Mistakes

It is impossible to look back at the state of my life when I was at my financial low point and not feel some degree of regret. At that moment in time, Sarah and I were approaching six figures in debt between our student loans, our car loans, and our credit cards. […]

How Much Does a Root Canal Cost?

What’s more fun than a root canal? Needing one but having no idea how much it will cost. Not only do you have the stress of a procedure whose very name is synonymous with unpleasantness — you also have the added stress of wondering how much it will cost and where you’ll come up with the money. […]

The Ginger Principle: When Buying in Bulk Is a Mistake

Sarah and I are adventurous amateur chefs. We love trying all kinds of things in the kitchen with fresh ingredients and interesting flavor combinations. Like everyone else, of course, we do have our own preferences. […]

Why the Scarcity Mentality Is Keeping You Poor

I know how I feel when I start believing that there isn't enough. It doesn't matter what we're talking about — time, money, energy, appreciation. When I start to feel like there isn't enough, my heart starts to pound. My shoulders tense up, and I feel an odd combination of adrenaline rush and... […]

8 Sneaky Ways Wholesale Clubs Get You to You Spend More

Whether you're a loyal wholesale club shopper, or someone trying to decide if the membership fee is worth the savings, it's important to understand how Costco and Sam's Club trick you into spending your money. From the floor plan of the warehouse, to how they stock their shelves, everything is... […]

Flashback Friday: 51 Easy Ways to Live a Happier Life

Life is too short to be anything but happy. Sure, we'll all face our own emotional ups and downs, but we should never settle for an extended period of misery if we can help it. Luckily, it doesn't take much to improve one's mood. And since ultimately, happiness is a choice, let's all choose an... […]

The Secret to Getting Great Concert and Sports Tickets for Cheap

We all want front row seats to see our favorite band play in an intimate venue, or to cheer on our beloved sports teams with a great view of the action. But when everybody wants the same thing, well… the law of supply and demand dictates that the price is going to go up. Way up. […]

Best Deals for Friday 07/15

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today It's TGIF! Check out these awesome deals: 72% Off on Moscow Mule Copper Mug with FREE Shot Glass, 70% Off on... […]

The 5 Best Robotic Mops

Neat freaks, rejoice! There’s now an even easier, more efficient way to clean your floors with no effort or elbow grease involved. You can simply turn on a robotic mop and let it do all the dirty work for you. They can clean even those hard to reach places that you would normally leave... […]

Best Money Tips: Organize These Areas to Save Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on areas to organize if you want to save money, how to speed up a sluggish day, and state fairs with free attractions that the whole family can enjoy. Top 5 Articles 4 Areas You Must Organize if You Want to Save Money —... […]

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as You Conquer Debt

Congratulations — you're debt free! Now what? The road to debt elimination was long and treacherous, but just because the black cloud of lingering bills is no longer hanging over your head, that doesn't mean your financial house is in order. It's in better shape, sure, but you've still got a... […]

The 6 Best Ways to Sell Your Car

If you're trying to sell a car, there are a variety of options available to you. Even if your vehicle is wrecked or no longer in running order, you can still sell it. In fact, thanks to the power of the Internet, it is now easier than ever to sell your used car or truck. (See also: 5 Questions to... […]

Easy Ways to Get Free Or Almost Free Airline Tickets

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/10-ways-to-get-free-or-almost-free-airline-tickets?utm_... Airfare can be expensive but you can still catch your flight with these... […]

How to Actually Acquire the 10 Most Valuable Career Skills in Your Spare Time

Money Magazine recently printed an article in their June issue (page 45, June ’16) that lists the most valuable career skills that a person can have as ranked by the wage premium that such skills generate on average (here it is online). In other words, they evaluated a ton of different skills that companies look for in their job postings and then evaluated how much higher those jobs paid on averag […]