This Email Trick Will Save You Big on Shopping

Nothing worse than digging through your emails looking for that coupon or freebie, knowing that you've probably deleted it. Especially when you're standing in the store or restaurant and have the immediate opportunity to use the email to save some cash. By creating a separate "shopping"... […]

8 Things We Keep Buying That Are Killing the Planet

Most of us try to reduce our carbon footprint by recycling, flipping off the lights when we leave a room, and weatherproofing our homes. And while those are all important efforts, we sometimes forget that the biggest environmental impact we can make happens at the cash register. As we strive to... […]

Best Money Tips: Small Habits That Steal Your Happiness

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on small habits that steal your happiness, tips for saving money on groceries, and ways to get cheap or free vet care for your pet. Top 5 Articles 7 Small Habits That Will Steal Your Happiness — Don't put your dreams on... […]

5 Reasons Fall Is a Great Time to House Hunt

Spring and summer are prime seasons for buying and selling real estate. The weather is milder and more conducive for a move, and if you have kids, summer lets you settle into a new place before the little buggers head back to school. But while May to September are considered the best times of the... […]

Some Thoughts on Conspicuous Consumption – and Less Expensive Ways to Show Your Status

A few days ago, I commented on a friend’s wristwatch. I happened to notice it because the face of the watch was black, which actually stood out on his wrist. It turned out that this watch was a Rolex Submariner, something that often sells in the five figures. […]

3 Smart Ways Young Millionaires Manage Their Money

If you're lucky enough to wake up tomorrow as a young millionaire, it's time to learn a few tips to keep your wealth working for you. Here are three ways that financially-savvy millionaires under 40 manage their money wisely: They Use Buckets Good financial planners will tell you that it's not so... […]

Flashback Friday: 54 Frugal Hobbies You Should Try Immediately

The next time you're bored on a weekend or during your free time, you might want to consider taking up a new hobby. Your first thought might be, I can't afford to pay for lessons to learn a new skill. I get that mindset, I do. But there are plenty of cheap or free hobbies that are also fun. Here... […]

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Where to Find Cheap Training for a New Career

[Editor's Note: This is the another episode in Max Wong's journey to find an extra $31,000 this year. Read the whole series here.] Yesterday, one of my friends asked: "So, what are you working on?" To which I responded: "Um, you know, stuff. All sorts of things. I'm so busy. Uhhhhh,... […]

How to Qualify for a Small Business Loan

Applying for a loan under any circumstances is rarely fun. With all the paperwork and loan requirements, it probably ranks somewhere between visiting the dentist and filing your taxes. For small business owners in need of cash to keep the doors open and the lights on, the process of qualifying for a loan can be even more nerve wracking. […]

The 5 Best Ceiling Fans

A ceiling fan can slash your energy bills by cooling your space without requiring much electricity. It can help maintain a constant temperature in the room to prevent your HVAC unit from working too hard and unnecessarily wasting energy. The fan rotates slowly, so the air in a room is slowly... […]

Best Deals for Friday 09/09

Link for teaser title: 63% off Besiva Knife Sharpener with Coarse & Extra-Fine Sharpening System, 60% off Mengo Lumi Bike Mount For... […]

Best Money Tips: Never Buy These Things at a Thrift Store

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on items you should never buy at thrift stores, free ways to make your skin more beautiful, and how to host a kid-friendly dinner party. Top 5 Articles 7 Items You Should NEVER Buy at Thrift Stores — Take a sniff of... […]

Star Money Articles for Week of September 5

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Here's a great piece for those of you who want to sell your house and save yourself the cost of realtor's fees. This post details how one man saved over $14k by selling his home himself. Want to make your financial life easier? […]

Here's What Your Vote Says About Your Money Style

Does your philosophy toward money influence your politics? Do you support or oppose certain candidates based on your own spending or investing style? There are plenty of stereotypes out there, but also a good amount of evidence suggesting that the way we vote is a reflection of our approach to... […]

This Creative Shopping Strategy Could Save You Tons

We see something we really like. We buy it. We use it (or don't). We move on. For most of us, this is how shopping works. But what if there was a step that could change the way we all shop? What if you see something you like, but put it back and keep a running total of your... […]

This Guide Can Help You Choose the Best Travel Credit Card

Link for teaser title: It isn't easy choosing the right travel rewards credit card. This guide... […]

Student Loan Debt in Collections? Try These 5 Steps

We are all too familiar with the stats when it comes to student loan debt. American borrowers owe more than 1.2 trillion in student loan debt, and more than 70% of U.S. college graduates have student loans of some sort. This staggering amount of student loans has far surpassed credit card debt,... […]

31 Days to Financial Independence (Day 4): Figuring Out Your True Hourly Wage – and What It Means

“31 Days to Financial Independence” is an ongoing series that appears every Thursday on The Simple Dollar. You might want to start this series from the beginning! The first three entries in this series started off in something of an unexpected place for people looking for solutions to their financial problems. […]

4 Ways Women Can Avoid Paying the "Pink Tax"

Regardless of age, pink has remained the color most identified with the female gender. And it turns out, women pay a "pink tax" on items that are marketed for them. Also, products made and marketed to women are higher priced and sometimes not as well made. All of this makes women begin to... […]

Best Money Tips: Everybody Should Know How to Cook These Foods

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on recipes that everyone should know how to cook, creative ways to decorate pumpkins without carving them, and how NOT to pick a bank. Top 5 Articles 12 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook — These basic recipes are... […]