How to Find the Savings Strategy That Works For You

Creating a savings strategy may sound like an odd concept. Saving money seems like a simple task — one that doesn't require much strategy on your part. But saving money, like any other financial skill, can be set up to either fit in with your psychology, lifestyle, and preferences, or go... […]

5 Business Lessons From These Child Entrepreneurs

Kids inspire us to look at the world differently. Their insights and optimism help us find the best in ourselves and in others. This unbridled belief in their ability to make an impact also makes them inspiring entrepreneurs. If you've ever had a business idea and doubted yourself, let this short... […]

5 Business Lessons From These Child Entrepreneurs

Kids inspire us to look at the world differently. Their insights and optimism help us find the best in ourselves and in others. This unbridled belief in their ability to make an impact also makes them inspiring entrepreneurs. If you've ever had a business idea and doubted yourself, let this short... […]

Best Deals for Monday 09/18

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Large Beach Towel, Pool Towel, in Cabana Stripe, Get yours at 59% OFF, and more... Check this out! Women's Sexy V... […]

Best Deals for Monday 09/18

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Large Beach Towel, Pool Towel, in Cabana Stripe, Get yours at 59% OFF, and more... Check this out! Women's Sexy V... […]

Armageddon on a Shoestring: Prepare for Disasters Without Destroying Your Budget

Just before and right after every disaster, you see news coverage of crowded stores, depleted shelves, and interviews with people who don’t have enough (water, batteries, whatever). Don’t be those people. September is National Preparedness Month, and its theme – “Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can.” – is also the theme of this post. […]

Armageddon on a Shoestring: Prepare for Disasters Without Destroying Your Budget

Just before and right after every disaster, you see news coverage of crowded stores, depleted shelves, and interviews with people who don’t have enough (water, batteries, whatever). Don’t be those people. September is National Preparedness Month, and its theme – “Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can.” – is also the theme of this post. […]

How many credit cards should you have?

How many credit cards should you have? I don't know your number, but I'll explain mine … Credit and debit cards are a staple of most people's finances. Nearly three-quarters of people in a study (72.1%) have at least one credit card. But, as I'm sure you're well aware, there are lots of choices for credit cards. […]

The Negative Domino Effect (or How to Handle Murphy’s Law)

Earlier this week, I had a really difficult spell of writer’s block. I spent far too long writing a paragraph or two, being dissatisfied with it, deleting it, and trying again. […]

The Negative Domino Effect (or How to Handle Murphy’s Law)

Earlier this week, I had a really difficult spell of writer’s block. I spent far too long writing a paragraph or two, being dissatisfied with it, deleting it, and trying again. […]

Apps and platforms for every type of millennial investor

Real talk: Investing is intimidating. The stock market (and all its scary, spikey graphs and charts) can make it tempting to just stash your cash in a savings account and let it sit. But if you’re not investing, you’re missing out on the perfect opportunity to really build your wealth… which is kind of a big bummer. […]

Apps and platforms for every type of millennial investor

Real talk: Investing is intimidating. The stock market (and all its scary, spikey graphs and charts) can make it tempting to just stash your cash in a savings account and let it sit. But if you’re not investing, you’re missing out on the perfect opportunity to really build your wealth… which is kind of a big bummer. […]

I was possibly hacked in the Equifax data breach. Here’s what I did.

By now you’ve probably heard that more than 143 million Americans were affected by a massive Equifax data breach. And I was one of them. Equifax is one of the three major credit bureaus, along with Experian and TransUnion. […]

I Was Possibly Hacked in the Equifax Data Breach. Here’s What I Did.

Update: This post was edited on Sept. 18 to clarify the types of fraud alerts. By now you’ve probably heard that more than 143 million Americans were affected by a massive Equifax data breach. And I was one of them. Equifax is one of the three major credit bureaus, along with Experian and TransUnion. […]

Get Exclusive Groupon+ Access with a Visa or MasterCard

Earlier this month, Groupon announced new savings service Groupon+ (Groupon Plus), exclusive to Visa and MasterCard holders. […]

Get Exclusive Groupon+ Access with a Visa or MasterCard

Earlier this month, Groupon announced new savings service Groupon+ (Groupon Plus), exclusive to Visa and MasterCard holders. […]

How the Other Half Lives

My wife and I have a relatively vibrant social circle, filled with all different kinds of people. Some of them like to come over to play board games, while others love to swap six packs of our latest home brews. Some love potluck dinner parties, while others prefer to go out occasionally to really nice restaurants. […]

How the Other Half Lives

My wife and I have a relatively vibrant social circle, filled with all different kinds of people. Some of them like to come over to play board games, while others love to swap six packs of our latest home brews. Some love potluck dinner parties, while others prefer to go out occasionally to really nice restaurants. […]

The Best Gas Credit Cards of 2017

Don’t look now, but gas prices are slowly on the rise. Admittedly, the last few years have been really nice from a gas price perspective.  Most of the country is paying in the low $2 range for their gas. In some locations, we’re talking a buck ninety. Low gas prices reduce the benefits of the best gas credit cards.  The lower cost of gas reduces your savings. […]

The Best Gas Credit Cards of 2017

Don’t look now, but gas prices are slowly on the rise. Admittedly, the last few years have been really nice from a gas price perspective.  Most of the country is paying in the low $2 range for their gas. In some locations, we’re talking a buck ninety. Low gas prices reduce the benefits of the best gas credit cards.  The lower cost of gas reduces your savings. […]