6 Affordable Places to Ski

There's a lot of white stuff out there this year, but the lift ticket prices at popular resorts, like Sierra's Heavenly or Colorado's Vail, are steeper than the slopes. Snow lovers on a budget, don't despair. Especially for beginners, there are plenty of ski and snowboard destinations where you can... […]

How Almost Anyone Can Afford to Retire in Mexico

If you're thinking about retirement, you're not alone. However, out of 100 Americans who start working at age 25, only 4% are expected to have saved enough for retirement at age 65. While this number may seem surprisingly low, retiring doesn't have to be as expensive as you may think. If you can... […]

6 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Mold on Common Household Items

Mold is everywhere. It might even be hiding on everyday items that you didn't even think to check. With continued exposure, you can begin developing respiratory problems or allergic reactions. Where to Look for Mold Here's where mold might be lurking. Toys Recent findings of mold in children's... […]

Can I Write It Off as Charity?

A family member of mine has won some pretty sweet prizes through charity raffles. They have won tablets, and even a huge flat screen TV. When I asked them their secret, they said that they buy a lot of tickets, since raffle tickets are tax-deductible. But wait. Is buying raffle tickets through a... […]

Flashback Friday: 36 Things You Should Buy Second Hand

Just because you need to buy something new, doesn't mean it needs to be brand spanking new. There are plenty of items that are perfectly safe to buy second hand that will still be new to you. And most used items are marked down so much that it's hard to argue with the amount of money you'll save by... […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of February 6

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Money Boss shares the story of a frugal jerk. The Green Swan says award travel is changing. Think Save Retire tells us to just stop. Budgets are Sexy offers the ten crack commandments of finance. ESI Money lists the only five money books you'll ever need. Finally, my book of the week is Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You S […]

Best Money Tips: 7 Vacation Rental Tips for Every Traveler

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on vacation rental tips, financial habits that build wealth, and ways to get through your emails faster. Top 5 Articles 7 Vacation Rental Tips Every Traveler Needs to Know — Consider making two rental bookings in two... […]

Learn to Love Winter With Some Simple Self-Deception

I'm no stranger to winter. Raised in Iowa, I'm all too familiar with the extreme whiteouts and wind chills that start in November and don't reliably end until early April. It's the kind of weather that makes my nose hair freeze and my face hurt. But over the years, those of us from colder climates... […]

Use These Cards for Earning Cash Back When You Dine Out

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-credit-cards-for-dining-out?utm_source=wiseb... Make sure you get the most rewards when you dine out at restaurants.... […]

Best Deals for Friday 02/10

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today HEPA Desktop Air Purifier $27.99, 50% Off Handmade Vintage Style Brown Leather Cross Body Bag, 47% Off Portable... […]

31 Days to Financial Independence (Day 26): Considering Insurance

“31 Days to Financial Independence” is an ongoing series that appears every Thursday on The Simple Dollar. You might want to start this series from the beginning! Last time, we finished up our examination of investing and saving for specific goals with a broader look at saving for smaller goals, such as a car or a house down payment. […]

8 Ways to Save on Dinner — No Meal Planning Required

Do you find yourself barraged with advice about the money-saving power of meal planning, but lack the ability to stick with it? You're not alone. By the time Wednesday rolls around, you may not be feeling energetic enough to whip up that recipe that is on the menu board. Instead, there is the... […]

3 Great Reasons to Choose a Secondhand Engagement Ring (and Where to Find One)

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, many couples will probably be getting engaged. But with the average engagement ring costing $5,273 as of 2015, the price of a ring can be a huge expense for couples managing debt or saving for the future. However, that doesn't mean frugal couples have... […]

Same-As-Cash Store Offers vs. 0% Intro APR Credit Cards — Which Is Right for You?

We've all shopped for appliances, furniture, or other big ticket items and seen the signs for interest-free or "same-as-cash" store financing. At the same time, plenty of credit cards offer 0% APR promotional financing for new purchases. These two are not the same, and it can be a... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Vet Care for Your Pets

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to save money on vet care for your pets, how to get more fiber (and why you should), and everyday ways to stop taking things for granted. Top 5 Articles 10 Ways to Save Money on Vet Care — Look into wellness... […]

The 5 Best USB-Powered Fans

A USB-powered fan is incredibly convenient and useful. It can cool the air around you and improve ventilation, whether you're working in the library or using it by the pool (with a power bank). What Is a USB-Powered Fan? A USB-powered fan is a small, portable USB cord-connected cooling device that... […]

You Can Only Spend Each Dollar Once

Over the weekend, I sat down to talk a bit about money with our oldest son. He receives a decent monthly allowance; he got some gift money for his birthday back in October, and he also makes money from random jobs like pet sitting, etc. […]

6 Ways Digital Nomads Can Save for Retirement

There is a common misconception that traveling is only about spending money. However, there are many people (myself included) who have figured out how to sock away money for retirement while on the road. Travel offers some surprising advantages when it comes to savings, especially because the cost... […]

Five Things to Take Off Your Resume in 2017

If you’ve been out of school for a while, your resume has probably evolved along with your career. That’s as it should be, but while you’re adding experience and tweaking your resume to reflect your latest career focus, don’t forget to step back and look at your CV like a hiring manager. What you see might surprise you. […]

Earn Credit Card Rewards for Having Fun

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/5-best-credit-cards-for-entertainment-purchases?utm_sou... You can earn cash back and rewards on your entertainment purchases,... […]