How a Goodwill Letter Can Save Your Credit Score

Financial mistakes can cause hefty damage to your credit score. If you pay your credit card bill more than 30 days late, for example, your score can tumble by 100 points. If you have a foreclosure on your home, your score can fall by 150 points or more, depending on how long ago your lender filed... […]

How a Goodwill Letter Can Save Your Credit Score

Financial mistakes can cause hefty damage to your credit score. If you pay your credit card bill more than 30 days late, for example, your score can tumble by 100 points. If you have a foreclosure on your home, your score can fall by 150 points or more, depending on how long ago your lender filed... […]

Best Deals for Monday 06/12

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Multi-pocket Lightweight Nylon Crossbody Tote, Grab yours at 72% OFF, and more... SAVE 74% OFF Garden Genie... […]

Best Deals for Monday 06/12

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Multi-pocket Lightweight Nylon Crossbody Tote, Grab yours at 72% OFF, and more... SAVE 74% OFF Garden Genie... […]

Home Buyers, Beware: Wire Fraud Is on the Rise

Imagine you’re getting ready to close on your first home. You receive the closing paperwork and take special care to ensure all the details are correct. But, on the way to the bank, something funny happens – you receive alternate instructions on where to transfer your down payment. You call your realtor and title company to confirm these details, but never hear back from the title company. […]

Reflecting What You Value in How You Spend Your Money (and Other Resources)

Every few months, I like to go through all of my spending for a month, tabulate how every single dollar was spent, sort and group all of that spending in various ways, and look at the results. How much did I spend on food? How much did I spend on particular types of food? How much did I spend on craft beer? How much did I spend on coffee? How much did I spend on writing supplies? […]

Reflecting What You Value in How You Spend Your Money (and Other Resources)

Every few months, I like to go through all of my spending for a month, tabulate how every single dollar was spent, sort and group all of that spending in various ways, and look at the results. How much did I spend on food? How much did I spend on particular types of food? How much did I spend on craft beer? How much did I spend on coffee? How much did I spend on writing supplies? […]

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff. Sweat the Big Stuff and the Frequent Stuff.

A friend of mine was visiting the other day – we’ll call this friend Donnie – and I offered Donnie a cup of coffee. He said he wanted one, so I asked whether he wanted it cold or hot. He wanted hot, so I pulled a pitcher of cold brew coffee from the fridge, filled up a cup with it, and microwaved it for just enough time to get it steaming hot. He loved it. He asked where I had bought it. […]

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff. Sweat the Big Stuff and the Frequent Stuff.

A friend of mine was visiting the other day – we’ll call this friend Donnie – and I offered Donnie a cup of coffee. He said he wanted one, so I asked whether he wanted it cold or hot. He wanted hot, so I pulled a pitcher of cold brew coffee from the fridge, filled up a cup with it, and microwaved it for just enough time to get it steaming hot. He loved it. He asked where I had bought it. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of June 5

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Centsibly Rich details what you need to know about money if you just graduated. ESI Money interviews a millionaire with a low income. Investor Junkie lists the highs and lows of P2P investing. The Green Swan has a FIREside chat with The Retirement Manifesto. Mr. […]

Star Money Articles for the Week of June 5

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. Centsibly Rich details what you need to know about money if you just graduated. ESI Money interviews a millionaire with a low income. Investor Junkie lists the highs and lows of P2P investing. The Green Swan has a FIREside chat with The Retirement Manifesto. Mr. […]

These Apps Turn Saving Money Into a Game — Are They Worth It?

If you have two dollars in your hand, do you save it or buy a scratch-off lottery ticket? We all know that the sensible choice is to put that money right in the bank. But the reality is, at today's anemic interest rates, saving is boring. The chance of winning a prize is exciting. What if you... […]

These Apps Turn Saving Money Into a Game — Are They Worth It?

If you have two dollars in your hand, do you save it or buy a scratch-off lottery ticket? We all know that the sensible choice is to put that money right in the bank. But the reality is, at today's anemic interest rates, saving is boring. The chance of winning a prize is exciting. What if you... […]

The Easiest Ways to Save on Your Next RV Camping Trip

Camping in a recreational vehicle can be a great way to see the country. You get to experience the great outdoors at campsites in some of the most beautiful areas at a comfort level you just can't get with tent camping. And while you'll pay more to travel in an RV than you would to camp in a tent,... […]

The Easiest Ways to Save on Your Next RV Camping Trip

Camping in a recreational vehicle can be a great way to see the country. You get to experience the great outdoors at campsites in some of the most beautiful areas at a comfort level you just can't get with tent camping. And while you'll pay more to travel in an RV than you would to camp in a tent,... […]

Best Money Tips: Good Travel Habits You Should Pick Up

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on good travel habits you should develop, ways to get fit over the summer, and how to defeat negativity. Top 5 Articles 12 Good Travel Habits You Should Develop ASAP — Start packing at least a night before your trip.... […]

Best Money Tips: Good Travel Habits You Should Pick Up

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on good travel habits you should develop, ways to get fit over the summer, and how to defeat negativity. Top 5 Articles 12 Good Travel Habits You Should Develop ASAP — Start packing at least a night before your trip.... […]

Is It Finally Time to Invest in Marijuana Stocks?

Politics aside, there's a lot of green to be made in the burgeoning legal marijuana market. As more states move toward legalization, the potential to profit grows higher and higher. But in many cases, it's still just potential. While the industry is worth watching for investment opportunities,... […]

Is It Finally Time to Invest in Marijuana Stocks?

Politics aside, there's a lot of green to be made in the burgeoning legal marijuana market. As more states move toward legalization, the potential to profit grows higher and higher. But in many cases, it's still just potential. While the industry is worth watching for investment opportunities,... […]

7 Affordable Family Getaways When You Don't Have a Vacation Fund

Oops! It's already summer, and you have yet to save for a summer vacation. No worries. There are many ways you can still enjoy a family getaway on the cheap. If you get creative, adjust your expectations, and put in a little extra effort, you can get some much needed rest and relaxation without... […]