10 Ways You Disrespect Your Money

If you look after your money, it will look after you. It's something that financial experts, parents, and countless advice columnists will tell you, and with good reason. Ignore your money, and disrespect your finances, and you will come off worse for wear. But treat your finances with the respect... […]

This Card Can Help You Pay Less Interest and Save More Money

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bankamericard-credit-card-review?utm_source=wisebread&u... Save money with a super long 0% intro APR on balance transfers for... […]

6 ways to save on food costs during road trips with family

Rachel Hartman Without the need to worry about high prices at the pump, you can focus your savings radar during road trips on another key travel factor: food costs. 6 ways to save on food costs during road trips with family is a post from: Bargaineering […]

Five Home Flaws Worth Overlooking for a Better Deal

By almost any standard, it’s a competitive housing market out there. National real estate brokerage Redfin said June marked the fastest and most competitive housing market since the recession. […]

Get Cash Back the Next Time You Shop for Groceries

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-credit-cards-for-groceries?utm_source=wisebr... Groceries can be expensive but there are cash back rewards credit cards... […]

FMF Back Up and Running

As many of you have noticed, I have been posting more frequently here on FMF. I plan to continue that trend and begin posting here three times a week. The posts will be more "commentary-like", just like I used to post back in the day. Let me know if you have any questions or thoughts. […]

Inspiration from Pat Summitt, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. […]

What Is a Balance Transfer (and Should I Consider It)?

If you’re struggling with high-interest debt, a balance transfer credit card could be the solution to your problem. By moving balances from your high-interest credit cards to a balance transfer credit card, you can score a 0% interest rate for 12 to 21 months, buying you time to make faster progress on your debt – or even pay it off entirely. […]

Get More Points for Travel on All Your Purchases

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bankamericard-travel-rewards-more-rewards-for-more-trav... Get 20,000 bonus points good for $200 in travel. Plus you get 1.5... […]

Depriving Yourself Doesn’t Work

Connie writes in: I am sick and tired of having to live a miserable life in order to save for retirement and to pay down debts. Every single day I am just saying NO NO NO to the life I want to be living. […]

How to Apply for a Credit Card (and Actually Get Approved)

We all know that credit cards offer one of the easiest ways to build a solid credit history that will last a lifetime. Still, getting approved for a credit card isn’t always as easy as it sounds. If you’ve never had a credit card before or have a severely limited credit history, it can be difficult to find a bank that will give you a shot. […]

These 15 Road Trip Snacks Make It All About the Journey

As children of the '60s, my husband and I spent a lot of time in hot station wagons on car trips. Stopping for gas meant gas only, not junk food, and a trip to the bathroom. Eating out was rarely an option. Instead, we were fed car snacks, and occasionally had a picnic lunch. To this day, on even... […]

Are You Spending Too Much on "Normal" Expenses?

When I look at my expenses, I am shocked at how much I spend to make it through a month. I often ask myself, "Is this much spending normal? Do other people spend this much on expenses such as food, housing, clothes, and cellphones?" I decided to find out. The Bureau of Labor and... […]

Flashback Friday: 47 Best Back-to-School Shopping Hacks Ever

As soon as the lattes go from iced to hot and pumpkin spice-flavored, you know it's time to load up on school supplies. But back-to-school shopping doesn't need to be a pricey excursion. You just need to head to the pen aisle armed with a plan, and some clever tricks of the shopping trade. Here are... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Start a Blog in 10 Minutes

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to start a blog in 10 minutes, KonMari-inspired storage solutions, and powerful willpower tips to help you achieve anything. Top 5 Articles How to Start a Blog in 10 Minutes or Less — Determine what you want as... […]

Best Deals for Friday 08/05

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 80% off on LolliZ 50 Colored Pencils Set $6, 79% off on ViewTV Flat HD Digital Indoor TV Antenna with 25 Miles... […]

The 5 Best Women’s Running Shoes

The right running shoes can improve your run, protect your feet, and reduce injuries. Consumer Reports can verify that it can be a very complicated process to find just the right running shoes for your arch type, body type, gait, orthotics, and running style. That’s why we’re here to... […]

How to Tell if Your 401K Is a Good or a Bad One

If you work for a company, there's a good chance that your employer offers a 401K plan. (Some organizations offer 403b plans, which operate similarly.) These funds give you the chance to invest in a series of mutual funds and other investments, with the added benefit that any money you contribute... […]

4 Reasons Millenials Should Invest in a Home

If you believe popular culture, most Millennials don't want to buy homes and would rather rent. But the numbers suggest otherwise. The National Association of Realtors found that in 2015, Millennials made up 35% of all homebuyers, up from 32% in 2014. No other age group represented a bigger... […]