Approaching retirement: What now?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Retirement, that magic day you’ve had in your sights for decades, is finally coming into view. You may be in your 40s or 50s, and the big day may be next month or in a few years. Whatever your age and whenever the day, the time is coming for the big question: What do you do now? […]

7 Ways You're Wasting Gas Without Realizing It

At the time of this writing, the average cost of a gallon of gas in the U.S. is $3.52. And while most of us can remember significantly higher prices at the pump, today's costs don't quite qualify as bargain-basement by anyone's definition. (See also: How to Turn Groceries Into Gasoline) So, if you'd like to save some cash on gas, it might be time to change the way you drive. […]

7 Ways You're Wasting Gas Without Realizing It

At the time of this writing, the average cost of a gallon of gas in the U.S. is $3.52. And while most of us can remember significantly higher prices at the pump, today's costs don't quite qualify as bargain-basement by anyone's definition. (See also: How to Turn Groceries Into Gasoline) So, if you'd like to save some cash on gas, it might be time to change the way you drive. […]

Get Fashion Trends on the Cheap With Wantable

If you love trying out the latest in fashion and beauty — and getting them at a discount — then Wantable may be just your thing. About Wantable The Milwaukie-based company Wantable matches you with a number of boutique accessories, full-size makeup products, or designer intimates at $40 a box (or $36 a box for a monthly subscription). […]

Get Fashion Trends on the Cheap With Wantable

If you love trying out the latest in fashion and beauty — and getting them at a discount — then Wantable may be just your thing. About Wantable The Milwaukie-based company Wantable matches you with a number of boutique accessories, full-size makeup products, or designer intimates at $40 a box (or $36 a box for a monthly subscription). […]

Rebate site comparison engine update

Rebate sites are a great way to save money easily when shopping online. Just click through these sites instead of going directly to the store, and they’ll keep track of your visit and rebate you a portion of your purchase. There are quite a few of these sites out there, and they compete against one another. These rebate sites get paid when you shop there, too. […]

Rebate site comparison engine update

Rebate sites are a great way to save money easily when shopping online. Just click through these sites instead of going directly to the store, and they’ll keep track of your visit and rebate you a portion of your purchase. There are quite a few of these sites out there, and they compete against one another. These rebate sites get paid when you shop there, too. […]

5 Smart Ways to Save on Back-to-School Clothing

I say it every year, but the summer raced by at lightning speed. It's already mid-August, and many of us are diving deep into back-to-school mode. One of the most important parts of getting ready? Dressing the part. But refreshing your fall wardrobe — whether you're heading into the classroom or not — doesn't need to cost a fortune. In fact, it doesn't need to cost anything at all! […]

5 Smart Ways to Save on Back-to-School Clothing

I say it every year, but the summer raced by at lightning speed. It's already mid-August, and many of us are diving deep into back-to-school mode. One of the most important parts of getting ready? Dressing the part. But refreshing your fall wardrobe — whether you're heading into the classroom or not — doesn't need to cost a fortune. In fact, it doesn't need to cost anything at all! […]

Best Money Tips: Steps to Grocery Savings Without Double Coupons

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on grocery savings without double coupons, things that annoy hiring managers, and coming to grips with paying your rent on time. Top 5 Articles 6 Steps to Grocery Savings Without Double Coupons — You can save at the grocery store without double coupons by comparing what you purchase and tracking sale prices. […]

Best Money Tips: Steps to Grocery Savings Without Double Coupons

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on grocery savings without double coupons, things that annoy hiring managers, and coming to grips with paying your rent on time. Top 5 Articles 6 Steps to Grocery Savings Without Double Coupons — You can save at the grocery store without double coupons by comparing what you purchase and tracking sale prices. […]

8 Simple Ways to De-Stink Your Stuff

Whether you have teenagers, animals, or a dirty job, you've probably had to deal with less desirable smells in your clothing, bed linens, or furniture. Sometimes those smells come out with an easy run through the washing machine — but what about those nasty smells that linger after a good cleaning? […]

8 Simple Ways to De-Stink Your Stuff

Whether you have teenagers, animals, or a dirty job, you've probably had to deal with less desirable smells in your clothing, bed linens, or furniture. Sometimes those smells come out with an easy run through the washing machine — but what about those nasty smells that linger after a good cleaning? […]

15 Airport Hacks From Professional Travelers

Do you want to save money on drinks and baggage fees, skip airport lineups, get good prices on flights, keep the kids amused, and stay safe when arriving in airports at unwieldy hours? Then read on, because I've rounded up 10 professional travelers and invited them to share their best airport hacks. (See also: How to Get Through the Airport Faster). 1. Apply for Global Entry U.S. […]

Questions on Expensive Cars, Airbnb, Cheap Meals, Dollar Stores, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Handling old collection 2. Interesting experience with generic aspirin 3. Good books about financial independence 4. Dealing with a pay cut 5. Too tired to enjoy it? 6. Expensive cars 7. Devaluing of the dollar 8. […]

Questions on Expensive Cars, Airbnb, Cheap Meals, Dollar Stores, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Handling old collection 2. Interesting experience with generic aspirin 3. Good books about financial independence 4. Dealing with a pay cut 5. Too tired to enjoy it? 6. Expensive cars 7. Devaluing of the dollar 8. […]

11 Useful, Genius Math Tricks That Are Actually Easy

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas," said Albert Einstein. So learning some basic and impressive math must at least be the limericks of logical ideas. If you want to provide your math skills a major boost, here are 11 useful tricks that you will make you better at math (or at least fake it 'till you make it!), all of which have kick-butt real world applications. 1. […]

11 Useful, Genius Math Tricks That Are Actually Easy

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas," said Albert Einstein. So learning some basic and impressive math must at least be the limericks of logical ideas. If you want to provide your math skills a major boost, here are 11 useful tricks that you will make you better at math (or at least fake it 'till you make it!), all of which have kick-butt real world applications. 1. […]

What to consider before you invest in a college education

This post is by staff writer Honey Smith. I’ve spent the last 15 years of my life working at three universities, wearing many different hats during that time. As you can imagine, this means that I’ve developed an opinion or two when it comes to higher education! […]

What to consider before you invest in a college education

This post is by staff writer Honey Smith. I’ve spent the last 15 years of my life working at three universities, wearing many different hats during that time. As you can imagine, this means that I’ve developed an opinion or two when it comes to higher education! […]