14 Cool Uses for a Blender

Everyone buys a blender with the best of intentions. A homemade smoothie every morning for breakfast, and you'll be fit in no time — while saving money, too! A few months later, the blender lives in the back of a cabinet collecting dust, only to be dragged out for an occasional margarita. In... […]

14 Cool Uses for a Blender

Everyone buys a blender with the best of intentions. A homemade smoothie every morning for breakfast, and you'll be fit in no time — while saving money, too! A few months later, the blender lives in the back of a cabinet collecting dust, only to be dragged out for an occasional margarita. In... […]

Here's How Delaying Marriage or Kids Saves You Money

For some, the decision to get married and start a family is as natural as falling in love. But marriage and family are big responsibilities that require emotional and financial maturity. Though there's rarely a perfect time for settling down (love — and sometimes kids — strike when you... […]

Here's How Delaying Marriage or Kids Saves You Money

For some, the decision to get married and start a family is as natural as falling in love. But marriage and family are big responsibilities that require emotional and financial maturity. Though there's rarely a perfect time for settling down (love — and sometimes kids — strike when you... […]

Fifteen Buying Recommendations for Everyday Things

Over the last several months, a number of questions for the reader mailbag have revolved around what exactly I buy for various common household purchases. What kind of trash bags do I buy? What kind of batteries do I buy? […]

15 Buying Recommendations for Everyday Things

Over the last several months, a number of questions for the reader mailbag have revolved around what exactly I buy for various common household purchases. What kind of trash bags do I buy? What kind of batteries do I buy? […]

4 Annoying Things Bill Collectors Can't Do -- And How to Stop Them

There are some scary and crazy debt collectors stories out there. For example: A California debt collector threatened a woman by claiming that they'd dig up her daughter if she didn't pay her debt to a funeral home.   A man received several racially-charged and profane voicemail messages... […]

4 Annoying Things Bill Collectors Can't Do -- And How to Stop Them

There are some scary and crazy debt collectors stories out there. For example: A California debt collector threatened a woman by claiming that they'd dig up her daughter if she didn't pay her debt to a funeral home.   A man received several racially-charged and profane voicemail messages... […]

10 Important Reasons You Need to Cut Back on Screen Time

Screen time. You know, all those hours you spend in front of your computer at work? Plus the time on your cell phone at lunch, and the TV you watch before you go to bed. It all adds up. Unfortunately, research seems to show some significant negative effects of all the time we spend in front of our... […]

10 Important Reasons You Need to Cut Back on Screen Time

Screen time. You know, all those hours you spend in front of your computer at work? Plus the time on your cell phone at lunch, and the TV you watch before you go to bed. It all adds up. Unfortunately, research seems to show some significant negative effects of all the time we spend in front of our... […]

How to achieve long-term financial goals

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. In my last post, I talked about how personal finance is about playing the long game and “making choices that are harder in the short term for the good of the long term.” But when the payoff is so many years down the road, it can be difficult to stay on track. […]

How to achieve long-term financial goals

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. In my last post, I talked about how personal finance is about playing the long game and “making choices that are harder in the short term for the good of the long term.” But when the payoff is so many years down the road, it can be difficult to stay on track. […]

Find a Side Gig at These 4 Best Micro-Jobs Sites

In times gone by, you either had a job or you didn't. Sure, a few people were freelancers or independent contractors, but most of us either punched the clock or stood in the unemployment line. All that changed with the the "gig economy" — that is, the advent of companies that tap... […]

Find a Side Gig at These 4 Best Micro-Jobs Sites

In times gone by, you either had a job or you didn't. Sure, a few people were freelancers or independent contractors, but most of us either punched the clock or stood in the unemployment line. All that changed with the the "gig economy" — that is, the advent of companies that tap... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/19, 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: Advancing Your Career! Learn about growing your network, taking on more responsibility at work, and adding more skills to... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/19, 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: Advancing Your Career! Learn about growing your network, taking on more responsibility at work, and adding more skills to... […]

Can a Robot Called Digit Really Help You Save More?

The frugal living world is full of exhortations to save more for emergencies, to save for important purchases, to save for big life goals. Along with that comes lots and lots of advice about how to trim costs, earn more, and to budget and plan. Despite all of that, Americans still don't save as... […]

Can a Robot Called Digit Really Help You Save More?

The frugal living world is full of exhortations to save more for emergencies, to save for important purchases, to save for big life goals. Along with that comes lots and lots of advice about how to trim costs, earn more, and to budget and plan. Despite all of that, Americans still don't save as... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Make a Great First Impression

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to make a great first impression, things that make you look dumb on Facebook, and money-saving DIY home repairs. Top 5 Articles 23 Scientific Ways to Make a Great First Impression — Try not to... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Make a Great First Impression

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to make a great first impression, things that make you look dumb on Facebook, and money-saving DIY home repairs. Top 5 Articles 23 Scientific Ways to Make a Great First Impression — Try not to... […]