Four Reasons I Would Never Buy Whole Life Insurance

Earlier this year, I did something I should have done years before – I bought another term life insurance policy to add to the coverage we already had. I’ve had life insurance since I was 25 years old, but our needs have changed and I was starting to feel insecure. I was child-free when I purchased our first policy, after all. […]

8 Secrets to a Debt-Free Holiday Season

Remember when the holidays were all about simple pleasures like spending time with family and exchanging modest gifts? Neither do I. Holidays have taken on a life of their own, turning otherwise reasonable folks into consumer zombies and blowing up the budgets of too many Americans. This year,... […]

8 Secrets to a Debt-Free Holiday Season

Remember when the holidays were all about simple pleasures like spending time with family and exchanging modest gifts? Neither do I. Holidays have taken on a life of their own, turning otherwise reasonable folks into consumer zombies and blowing up the budgets of too many Americans. This year,... […]

Best Money Tips: 40+ Simple Ways to Save on Thanksgiving

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on simple ways to save money on Thanksgiving, things you should keep when you order take out, and fun ways to make money with social media. Top 5 Articles 47 Simple Ways to Save Money on Thanksgiving 2017 (#36 Will Surprise... […]

Best Money Tips: 40+ Simple Ways to Save on Thanksgiving

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on simple ways to save money on Thanksgiving, things you should keep when you order take out, and fun ways to make money with social media. Top 5 Articles 47 Simple Ways to Save Money on Thanksgiving 2017 (#36 Will Surprise... […]

9 Things Sellers Should Watch Out for During Escrow

When selling real estate, such as a home or condo, you'll have to go through escrow — a process in which a third party holds your property and the buyer's funds until both you and buyer meet your contractual obligations. While waiting for your home to close can feel like forever (average... […]

9 Things Sellers Should Watch Out for During Escrow

When selling real estate, such as a home or condo, you'll have to go through escrow — a process in which a third party holds your property and the buyer's funds until both you and buyer meet your contractual obligations. While waiting for your home to close can feel like forever (average... […]

Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes When Moving Across the Country

Last summer, my family and I moved from Lafayette, Indiana to Milwaukee, Wisconsin so that my husband could take a new job. Once we got settled in our new house, I politely informed my husband that I would "never, ever move again, so don't even think about asking me." This reaction to... […]

Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes When Moving Across the Country

Last summer, my family and I moved from Lafayette, Indiana to Milwaukee, Wisconsin so that my husband could take a new job. Once we got settled in our new house, I politely informed my husband that I would "never, ever move again, so don't even think about asking me." This reaction to... […]

How to Turn Your Buyer's Remorse Into Better Financial Habits

You race home with a new flat-screen TV, or you excitedly drive off the dealer's lot with a pricey new car. You think it'll bring you joy, but it doesn't; you get home and buyer's remorse sets in. We're all familiar with that sinking feeling that comes when we spend money on something we probably... […]

How to Turn Your Buyer's Remorse Into Better Financial Habits

You race home with a new flat-screen TV, or you excitedly drive off the dealer's lot with a pricey new car. You think it'll bring you joy, but it doesn't; you get home and buyer's remorse sets in. We're all familiar with that sinking feeling that comes when we spend money on something we probably... […]

Best Deals for Monday 11/13

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Best Deals for Monday 11/13

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Premium Velvet Hangers (Pack of 12) Heavy Duty, 78% OFF, and more... SAVE 58% OFF Ultra Large Mosquito Net and... […]

Three Tips for Spending More Mindfully This Holiday Season

Americans are predicted to spend $682 billion during the holiday shopping season this year. That’s a 4% increase from last year, and proves that our appetite for new stuff continues unabated. […]

Three Tips for Spending More Mindfully This Holiday Season

Americans are predicted to spend $682 billion during the holiday shopping season this year. That’s a 4% increase from last year, and proves that our appetite for new stuff continues unabated. […]

Deliberate Experiments, Personal Finance, and Living a Better Life

I recently came across a great article at Medium by Michael Simmons entitled Forget The 10,000-Hour Rule; Edison, Bezos, & Zuckerberg Follow The 10,000-Experiment Rule. […]

Deliberate Experiments, Personal Finance, and Living a Better Life

I recently came across a great article at Medium by Michael Simmons entitled Forget The 10,000-Hour Rule; Edison, Bezos, & Zuckerberg Follow The 10,000-Experiment Rule. […]

Negative Emotions and Financial Self-Control

Guilt. Shame. Embarrassment. Those feelings often drive us towards particular behaviors in our life, some positive and some negative. […]

How to Revive an Old Retirement Fund

You know that you should be investing regularly in a 401(k) plan or IRA to build a retirement nest egg. But what if you haven't been contributing enough to your 401(k)? What if that old IRA that you started a decade ago has been sitting untouched ever since? Or, what if you're past 50 and... […]