4 Signs Your Emergency Fund Is Too Big

Financial experts have long advocated for the emergency fund: savings set aside to pay for life's unexpected emergencies. This financial cushion can also help cover your daily living expenses should you lose your job. But is it possible to save too much money in an emergency fund? Yes, if you... […]

How Small Monthly Bills Slowly Wreck Your Annual Budget

Have you ever noticed that we look at most of our expenses in terms of monthly payments? We often justify these expenses by saying, "It's just a few dollars a month." Sometimes, we even break costs down into weeks or days. But this type of thinking can be dangerous to our finances.... […]

Best Money Tips: Investing Rules You Should Know By Heart

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on investing rules you should know by heart, the best fad diets that actually work, and smart things to do with your tax refund. Top 5 Articles 5 investing rules you should know by heart — Don't invest every spare... […]

4 Tools That Help You Find Free Award Flights

Earned a nice stash of points using travel rewards credit cards? Now comes the fun part. Or at least, it should be fun. You've got the potential to save thousands of dollars on airfare. But in reality, booking award travel can be a challenge. The airlines don't make it easy to search for available... […]

12 Subtle Signs You'd Make a Good Boss

There are good managers and there are bad managers. Sadly, the people who would make really great managers often don't realize their potential to lead. These subtle signs — ones that you have either overlooked or never noticed — signal that you could be a fantastic boss. Don't let... […]

Building Wealth: Highlights from Our Chat in Honor of Houston Money Week

Erika Jones from the Dallas Fed joined us for our #WBChat on April 12th to share their insights on building wealth in honor of Houston Money Week. Our #HMW2018 #WBChat featured awesome tips to help people build wealth In total we had 87 participants, reached over 242k people, and had over 9.9... […]

Building Wealth: Highlights from Our Chat in Honor of Houston Money Week

Erika Jones from the Dallas Fed joined us for our #WBChat on April 12th to share their insights on building wealth in honor of Houston Money Week. Our #HMW2018 #WBChat featured awesome tips to help people build wealth In total we had 87 participants, reached over 242k people, and had over 9.9... […]

How I Shop: Specific Tricks for Your Next Trip to the Grocery Store

Jenny writes in: How do you shop for groceries? I mean, I tried following your general plan of making a grocery list first but I’m still spending $300 a week on groceries for me and my husband and two kids. You’ve said you can get by on $400 a month for 5 people. How? What do you do at the store that’s so different? I like questions like these. […]

How I Shop: Specific Tricks for Your Next Trip to the Grocery Store

Jenny writes in: How do you shop for groceries? I mean, I tried following your general plan of making a grocery list first but I’m still spending $300 a week on groceries for me and my husband and two kids. You’ve said you can get by on $400 a month for 5 people. How? What do you do at the store that’s so different? I like questions like these. […]

Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card Review

While most business rewards cards tend to offer either cash-back or travel rewards, there is at least one business credit card that offers the best of both worlds. The works whether you want to rack up cash rewards for your business expenses or use your points to travel the globe. […]

Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card Review

While most business rewards cards tend to offer either cash-back or travel rewards, there is at least one business credit card that offers the best of both worlds. The works whether you want to rack up cash rewards for your business expenses or use your points to travel the globe. […]

5 Ways to Get Out of a Car Lease Early

Leasing a vehicle is still a popular way to finance a new car. According to Experian, nearly 30 percent of all new vehicles were leased rather than purchased during the fourth quarter of 2017. Leasing comes with some initial perks; you can often get a much nicer car than you could afford buying... […]

5 Ways to Get Out of a Car Lease Early

Leasing a vehicle is still a popular way to finance a new car. According to Experian, nearly 30 percent of all new vehicles were leased rather than purchased during the fourth quarter of 2017. Leasing comes with some initial perks; you can often get a much nicer car than you could afford buying... […]

Can't Get Business Credit? Consider Alternative Financing

In an ideal world, you'd be able to turn to your banker or business credit card to borrow money any time you needed it for your business. But not everyone has a long enough credit history or a high enough credit score. If you're losing sleep because you need cash quickly and traditional sources... […]

Can't Get Business Credit? Consider Alternative Financing

In an ideal world, you'd be able to turn to your banker or business credit card to borrow money any time you needed it for your business. But not everyone has a long enough credit history or a high enough credit score. If you're losing sleep because you need cash quickly and traditional sources... […]

8 Travel Must-Haves for Nursing Moms

Pumping on the go is hard enough when you're a nursing mom, but how do you keep up your milk supply when you have to travel for work or for an event and can't bring the baby along? These essentials will make traveling without your precious babe a whole lot easier. (See also: 10 Life Skills for... […]

8 Travel Must-Haves for Nursing Moms

Pumping on the go is hard enough when you're a nursing mom, but how do you keep up your milk supply when you have to travel for work or for an event and can't bring the baby along? These essentials will make traveling without your precious babe a whole lot easier. (See also: 10 Life Skills for... […]

Best Money Tips: The Ultimate Guide to Disputing A Medical Bill

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to dispute a medical bill, small towns you should visit on your next road trip, and when it makes sense to put less than 20 percent down on a house. Top 5 Articles The Ultimate Guide To Disputing A Medical Bill And... […]

Best Money Tips: The Ultimate Guide to Disputing A Medical Bill

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to dispute a medical bill, small towns you should visit on your next road trip, and when it makes sense to put less than 20 percent down on a house. Top 5 Articles The Ultimate Guide To Disputing A Medical Bill And... […]

This Airbnb Scam Will Ruin Your Vacation — and Your Budget

Recently, I came close to falling for an Airbnb scam in which I would've lost $3,300 on an apartment booking in Lisbon. Fortunately, I realized something wasn't quite right and backed out at the last minute, but there are many people who haven't been as lucky. After a bit of research, I came across... […]