7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

If you're still fighting off the lingering effects of seasonal affective disorder with unhealthy comfort foods, try eating some of these seven foods instead. They're healthier than cheesy chips and proven to make you feel happier. 1. Chocolate How couldn't it be? Not surprisingly, chocolate is a... […]

7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

If you're still fighting off the lingering effects of seasonal affective disorder with unhealthy comfort foods, try eating some of these seven foods instead. They're healthier than cheesy chips and proven to make you feel happier. 1. Chocolate How couldn't it be? Not surprisingly, chocolate is a... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 04/14

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Burlington Coat Factory Clearance Sale: Up to 90% off, Keurig K-Cup Multipacks at Best Buy for $8 with pickup,... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 04/14

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Burlington Coat Factory Clearance Sale: Up to 90% off, Keurig K-Cup Multipacks at Best Buy for $8 with pickup,... […]

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Hired a Financial Planner?

We learn about savings, investments, debt management, and other money topics so we can take charge of our financial situation. But sometimes, even the most money-savvy need help and guidance from a financial planner. Have you ever hired a financial planner? What kind of financial help did you... […]

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Hired a Financial Planner?

We learn about savings, investments, debt management, and other money topics so we can take charge of our financial situation. But sometimes, even the most money-savvy need help and guidance from a financial planner. Have you ever hired a financial planner? What kind of financial help did you... […]

Some Thoughts on Living on $29 a Week for Food

Recently, I heard a news story about the Food Bank NYC Challenge, where people are being challenged to live on $1.38 per person per meal, or $29 per person per week, for food. […]

Some Thoughts About Living on $29 a Week for Food

If you want to spend less on food, overcome your fear of cooking and prepare meals at home. Photo: Jeff Kubina Recently, I heard a news story about the Food Bank NYC Challenge, which challenges people to live on $1.38 per person per meal, or $29 per person per week, for food. Although the politics of this challenge are interesting (it’s always compelling when people have a chance to understand, at […]

7 Makeup Items You Should Ditch Today

It's spring, which means it's time to clean out those long neglected drawers full of junk. A great place to start is with your makeup drawer, because chances are you have a few things that need to be tossed. When going through beauty products, be sure to keep shelf life in mind as well as the... […]

7 Makeup Items You Should Ditch Today

It's spring, which means it's time to clean out those long neglected drawers full of junk. A great place to start is with your makeup drawer, because chances are you have a few things that need to be tossed. When going through beauty products, be sure to keep shelf life in mind as well as the... […]

Understanding economic cycles: An introduction

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. […]

Understanding economic cycles: An introduction

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 I in a series about how understanding economic cycles could inform your financial decisions. Part II is Recognizing economic seasons: recovery and growth. […]

The 14 Best Ways to Cut Food Costs While Traveling

In 2001, as we deplaned on Maui, my husband was handed a survey from the Hawaii Tourism Authority. It sought our assistance in tracking daily vacation spending. As a CPA, he took to it like a duck to water, and as we went from restaurant, to activity, to luau, he tracked every last cent we spent.... […]

The 14 Best Ways to Cut Food Costs While Traveling

In 2001, as we deplaned on Maui, my husband was handed a survey from the Hawaii Tourism Authority. It sought our assistance in tracking daily vacation spending. As a CPA, he took to it like a duck to water, and as we went from restaurant, to activity, to luau, he tracked every last cent we spent.... […]

5 Ways to Boost Your Odds of Retiring Early

The average age of retirement stands today at 62 for women and 64 for men. But if you're like many Americans, you'd probably much prefer to have your feet in the sand and a piña colada in hand well before you reach your 60s. No matter your age, it'll be pretty hard to pay for that oceanfront real... […]

5 Ways to Boost Your Odds of Retiring Early

The average age of retirement stands today at 62 for women and 64 for men. But if you're like many Americans, you'd probably much prefer to have your feet in the sand and a piña colada in hand well before you reach your 60s. No matter your age, it'll be pretty hard to pay for that oceanfront real... […]

Best Money Tips: 10 Must-Have Products for Financial Security

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the products you must have to be financial secure, germ magnets you should clean this spring, and things you need to know to survive life. Top 5 Articles You Can't Be Financially Secure Without These 10 Products... […]

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

If you have a mortgage on your home, you’ve probably wondered at least once whether it would be worthwhile to pay it down ahead of schedule. And if so, you’re not alone. The debate over whether to prepay your mortgage has persisted in the personal finance world for some time now, and it’s not going away any time soon. Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest? […]

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

If you have a mortgage on your home, you’ve probably wondered at least once whether it would be worthwhile to pay it down ahead of schedule. And if so, you’re not alone. The debate over whether to prepay your mortgage has persisted in the personal finance world for some time now, and it’s not going away any time soon. Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest? […]

7 Stocks Warren Buffett Loves — And You Should, Too

Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time. He's also famous for living modestly (he still occupies a very middle class home in Omaha and drives an older vehicle) and investing in products that can be easily understood by anyone. (That's enough to make any Wise Bread reader... […]