Here's How Your Taxes Will Change When You Retire

When most people dream about their retirement, they focus on the places they'd like to travel, the hobbies they'd like to spend time on, and the people they will see more of. Pondering how to deal with taxes in retirement generally does not enter into these sorts of reveries. While everyone should... […]

5 Checkout Line Tricks to Finish Shopping Faster

Have you ever picked a checkout line at the grocery store only to realize that every other line is moving faster than yours? If you're like most, it can drive you crazy and make you feel very unlucky. Here are some checkout line tricks, many of which are based on science, to help you pick the... […]

14 Savings Hacks That Don’t Always Work

Have you ever jumped through hoops to save money, only to find you paid more – or, wasted a bunch of time? Maybe you misread the terms on a coupon, signed up for a fake or deceptive promotion, or just made a poor decision. […]

10 Ways to Make the Most of Daylight Savings

We spring ahead on Sunday, March 12. You're probably looking forward to a little more light in your day. DST started back in World War I as a way to decrease energy usage. The idea was that people would burn fewer candles at night and not sleep through dawn.   More daylight hours can do some... […]

The 5 Best Hair Mousses

If you want to add extra body to your hair, a hair mousse can help with that. It offers your hair body, texture, and definition, so you can more easily create your ideal hairstyle. It can work well on all hair types and lengths, enhancing the best properties of your hair. What Is Hair Mousse? Hair... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 03/09

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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 3/9, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Home Buying! Learn about determining how much house you can afford, the role credit plays in home buying, saving for a... […]

The Real Costs of Dog Ownership

In the summer of 2015, our family collectively decided to get a pet dog. […]

18 Surprising Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen

Most people have already been victims of the most basic forms of identity theft — having fraudulent charges on your credit card. Those even less lucky have been victimized in more aggressive ways, with criminals obtaining medical care, working, and flying in our names. Unwinding that mess... […]

Best Money Tips: 10 Most Affordable European Cities to Visit

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the most affordable European cities to visit, how to speed clean your kitchen, and smart Costco buys for small households. Top 5 Articles 10 of the Most Affordable European Cities — The average hotel/hostel rate in... […]

5 Smart Ways to Save on Smartphones

Phones and phone service plans are an almost inescapable part of modern society. Every few years, we must choose a new cell phone and a new service plan to invest in. It's a modern necessity that can take up a huge chunk of our monthly expenses. Don't worry, there are several strategies that can... […]

Which Credit Card Should You Use to Get Free Hotel Stays?

If your goal is earning free hotel stays, it's hard to know which type of rewards card to get. While co-branded hotel credit cards are an obvious pick, general-purpose travel credit cards that let you redeem points for different kinds of travel rewards can work well for free hotel stays,... […]

Retire in Style Outside the US

Here's an interesting piece from the Detroit News. It details people who are retiring outside the US. Why are they doing this? Here are the highlights: “I wanted to find a place where I could afford to live off my Social Security,” she said. […]

The 5 Best Back Support Devices

Back support devices can relieve back, shoulder, and neck pain, improve posture, and even reduce pain from issues like sciatica and sports injuries. For many people, these devices are completely life-changing. What Is a Back Supporting Device? A back supporting device can help you naturally... […]

3 Ways More Money in Retirement Might Cost You

You might think that there is no such thing as too much money in retirement. After all, without a steady income from working, you need your retirement nest egg to last you throughout your golden years. So more money must be better, right? Well, as The Notorious B.I.G. once said, the more money we... […]

Three Common Credit Mistakes and How to Fix Them

If credit was easy, then everyone would have a VantageScore or FICO score of 850. But it’s not easy, and mistakes happen. Your challenge as a consumer of credit is to be smart enough to distinguish between what’s right and what’s a mistake, so you can avoid them at all costs. Credit Mistake No. 1: Co-Signing No, no, no — don’t ever do it. […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 03/08

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Best Credit Cards For Drugstores and Pharmacy Items

If you frequently visit the drugstore or pharmacy, you should be using a credit card that can offer you the most valuable rewards for your purchases. Here are the best credit cards you should be using. Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card The Citi® Hilton HHonors™... […]

Finding and Handling Your Money Boundaries

Everyone has boundaries. If you find yourself doing something that makes you bitter, it is time to reconsider. – Peter Singer, The Most Good You Can Do, p. 29 It’s going to happen at some point in your financial journey. At some point, you’re going to try a frugal tactic or even read an article about a frugal tactic that just doesn’t sit well with you. […]

Save Time and Money With These 15 Delicious Sheet Pan Meals

Feel like you're constantly stuck in a dinner rut? Don't turn into the drive-thru lane again for a quick dinner solution. Instead, use sheet pan meals to cook a delicious dinner, all in one pan. The best part about sheet pan meals is that there are endless options. Below are 15 recipes, but feel... […]