20 Key Strategies for Finding Incremental Savings in Your Life

One of my favorite personal finance tactics is to find “incremental savings” in my life and do what it takes to implement them. So what exactly does “incremental savings” mean? Incremental savings simply refers to the reduction or elimination of the cost of a recurring expense. […]

Why You Should Worship Your Paid-Off Car

As spring warms up, car dealerships are rolling out the red carpet to lure you in. In addition to special sales and dealer incentives, they’ve got new models to hawk and an array of tricks up their sleeves. […]

6 Ways Life is Wonderful When You're Debt-Free

Some people think debt is the norm rather than the exception. To each his own. Just know that this type of mindset can become dangerous, especially if you develop the habit of financing anything and everything. Credit cards and other loans can put what you want within financial reach, but a life... […]

5 Credit Cards That Offer the Best Travel Perks

Everyone knows that the right credit card can offer you valuable points and miles you can redeem for award travel. But with airlines increasing the number of miles needed for many awards, and reducing the number of seats they make available for the lowest mileage levels, these programs have lost... […]

10 Delicious Ways to Save Stale Bread

After about three days of purchase, I'm eyeing our loaves of bread, planning the possibilities. Shall I make croutons? Stuffing? Bread pudding with bourbon sauce? See, stale bread can still be saved! If you don't have time to deal with stale bread at the moment, just toss it into the freezer. When... […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Do Batch Cooking?

One way to save time and money on food is to set aside a few hours a week to do all your cooking, all at once. This way, you'll have dinner ready to reheat even on super busy nights, without having to go out for dinner or resort to unhealthy alternatives. However, batch cooking won't work for... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 04/19

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Don't miss our Tuesday treats! 69% OFF on Sturdy Wide Shoulder Wooden Coat Hangers, 45% OFF on PLEMO Windproof... […]

Best Money Tips: Financial Decisions You'll Regret Forever

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on financial decisions you’ll regret, over 200 awesome upcycling ideas, and eco-friendly ways to save money. Top 5 Articles 10 Financial Decisions You'll Regret Forever — Don't pass up on professional... […]

6 Money Moves to Make When You Move Back Home With Your Parents

Somewhere between 30% and 50% of Millennials are currently living with their parents. While there are a lot of different ways of thinking about this statistic, most of the folks I know who have had to move back home don't feel great about it. No matter how you frame it, moving home often feels... […]

7 Important Things You Should Know About Balance Transfer Cards

Zero-interest credit cards can provide a valuable solution for anyone who is attempting to pay off a card with a high interest rate. They can help you pay off debt faster and save money on interest, help consolidate your monthly card payments, or increase your available credit, thereby improving... […]

15 Smart New Uses for Hair Clips

There are many types of hair clips out there, including jaw clips, barrettes, snap clips, and banana clips. But aside from keeping your locks looking lovely, do they have other uses? As it turns out, yes, they have other uses. Here are 15 ways you can repurpose those hair clips to make life a... […]

Questions About Hail Damage, Inheritance, Startups, Cheapness and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Hail damage question 2. Other views on “cheapness” 3. Withdrawing money from index funds 4. First steps toward investing 5. Starting out with 529 plans 6. Inherited cash 7. Inherited debts 8. […]

5 Unexpected Dog Costs You Should Prepare for Now

Is dog man's best friend — or budget blower? Many potential pet owners are aware of the initial costs of buying and owning a canine, but what about the unexpected costs, such as furniture damage and travel expenses? Here are five unexpected dog-related costs to be aware of before committing... […]

5 Best Credit Cards with 0% APR for Purchases

If you've got a big purchase planned (or a bunch of small ones), and you don't think you can pay it off within the month to avoid interest charges, you might consider a credit card that offers a promotional 0% APR on purchases. This will give you some time to pay off your new purchases without the... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Shop at Costco Without a Membership

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on ways to shop at Costco without a membership, a step-by-step guide to turn your ideas into money, and ways to save money on a road trip. Top 5 Articles 10 Clever Ways to Shop at Costco without a Membership —... […]

Beware of Adding Another User to Your Credit Card

Adding an authorized user to your credit card account can help establish or improve their credit, but how will it affect you? Fortunately, simply adding a new user to your credit card will not negatively affect your credit score. However, there are a number of factors you should consider before you... […]

Best Deals for Monday 04/18

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Amazing Monday deals include Pay Day Board Game $11, SO&CO New York Women's 16K Rose Tone Dial Watch $40,... […]

12 Great Side Jobs for Outdoorsy Types

If working a 9-to-5 job in an office cubicle is slowly driving you crazy, remember that you've got options. There are lots of ways to supplement your income from a "regular" job with a side gig that lets — nay, requires! — you to roam free in nature. Computer eye strain be... […]

5 Home Canned Foods That Beat Store Bought

If you've been curious about canning, the process can seem intimidating and even a bit scary (especially when the word "botulism" comes to mind). Consider this: A basic canning set will cost you around $50, but the possibilities of what you can make after learning the basics are... […]

9 Cheap Ways to Increase Your Knowledge and Earning Potential

The more knowledge you have, the more chances you will get to score different and better jobs. Knowledge is power, and with continuing education, power and ultimately, success, are yours for the taking. Here are nine free or inexpensive ways to learn more and increase your earning potential. (See... […]