Best Credit Cards for Millennials

A recent study by Bankrate found that 67% of millennials don’t have credit cards. It seems like they’re learning from the mistakes of their elders and avoiding costly debt. They’re saving more and spending within their means. That’s great news for the financial outlook of... […]

What You Need to Know About HOAs

You're buying into a residential community — made up of condominiums or single-family homes — that is governed by a homeowners association. Is that a good thing? Or should having to deal with an HOA make you nervous? The answer, unfortunately, isn't simple. Homeowners associations,... […]

Best Money Tips: Never Pay Full Price for These 20 Items

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on items you should never buy at full price, how to prioritize your financial goals, and ways to impress your boss and get that promotion. Top 5 Articles Twenty things you should never buy full price (and where to get them... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 08/17

Link for teaser title: Check out these wicked Wednesday deals! 78% Off on 7-in-1 Kitchen Shears with Magnetic Holder, 73% Off on Extra... […]

How You Can Earn $18 to $25 an Hour With Amazon Flex

If you have ever wondered how your Amazon orders magically appear so fast, you have the workers behind Amazon Flex to thank. And if you're looking for extra income, or are thinking about making a jump into the gig economy, Amazon Flex can be a great side hustle. Paying $18-25 an hour, it's an... […]

The 5 Best Mountain Bikes

A quality mountain bike can help you explore tough terrain. Every riding style requires a different bike style, so it’s important to find the right type of bicycle that will allow you to ride the way you want to. Mountain bikes are heavier than road bikes, so they aren’t suited for... […]

What to Keep in Your Fireproof Safe

Len Penzo lists 13 things to keep in your fireproof safe as follows: 1. Birth certificates 2. Property titles3. Insurance policies4. House photos5. Safe deposit box keys6. Social security cards7. Passports8. Financial account info 9. Spare car keys 10. Wills and living trusts 11. Health care proxies12. Medical information13. Emergency Cash Yikes! […]

8 Money Moves to Make Before You Start Investing

I'm a staunch advocate for investing — especially if the alternative is piling up money in a savings account just to have "savings." Savings are great, but you only need so much in that offensively low-interest account. Put the excess to work, hopefully making even more money out of... […]

Get the Best Airline Miles Sign-Up Bonuses With These Cards

Link for teaser title: The right airline credit card sign-up bonuses can be worth hundreds of... […]

The Forest and the Trees of Financial Independence

A few days ago, I happened across a wonderful article from Erica Johnston at the Washington Post, entitled How one family is sending 13 kids to college, living debt free — and still plans to retire early. It’s a great article about a family that’s navigated the financial challenges in front of them and been able to find success in the areas that most middle-class families hope to achieve: college […]

10 Sneaky Vacation Costs That Add Up Quickly

We all love going away on vacation, but we don't love the costs associated with it. Usually, the big costs are taken into account before leaving the house — the hotel, the flight, the attractions, even the rental car. But what we often forget about are the little costs that can eat into the... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 08/16

Link for teaser title: 70% off Wireless Hands-Free Bluetooth Speaker in Black now only $15, 61% off Simpli Home Storage Ottoman Bench in... […]

Want to Master Your Debt? Think Like a Maze Runner

Have you ever been inside one of those massive corn mazes that are carved to look like a famous person or scene? When you were a kid did you collect books of mazes to solve, each more difficult than the last? Mazes can be challenging and fun. And working your way through a maze is very much like... […]

Ask the Readers: What Do You Enjoy Most About the Olympics?

The 2016 Olympics is well under way and we've seen some truly astounding feats of athleticism! What do you enjoy most about the Olympics? What is your favorite event and who are your favorite athletes? What are some of your favorite moments of this year's Olympics? Tell us what you enjoy most... […]

Revolving Debt vs. Installment Loans: Why the Type of Account Matters to Your Credit Score

When it comes to how your credit scores are calculated, there are many factors at play. Credit scoring models consider how well (or how poorly) you pay your bills. […]

10 Healthy Habits to Take to Work

From weight gain to carpal tunnel syndrome, working a desk job takes its toll. According to the Mayo Clinic, sitting all day can cause high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol, and even increase your risk of developing cancer. But by being proactive and taking some precautions, you can minimize... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most Savings From Clearance Sales

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to get the most out of clearance sales, ways to save money on your cellphone bill, and delicious ways to upgrade instant ramen. Top 5 Articles Six ways to get the most out of end-of-season clearance sales — Get... […]

6 Money Lessons We Could All Learn From Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Whatever Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is cooking, you better get a hold of his recipe for success! According to Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid celebrities, Johnson earned a cool $64.5 million in 2016, more than double of what he earned the previous year ($31.5 million). He came... […]

Save Money on Interest with the Best Low Interest Credit Cards

Link for teaser title: Some of the best cards have low APRs instead of extra rewards and... […]

Questions About Travel Rewards, Water Bottles, Credit Card Balances, 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. Earning more interest? 2. Carrying a credit card balance 3. Disabled and taking next steps 4. Travel rewards 5. US citizen investing outside US 6. Water bottle when flying 7. Purchase-generating media 8. […]