10 Steps You Must Take If You've Been in a Car Accident

Getting in a car accident can be one of the most unnerving moments in a person's life. The unexpected has just happened. If you're lucky, no one has been injured. Then comes all of the hassles that can be part of being in an accident: filing police reports and insurance claims, getting your car... […]

Capital One Secured MasterCard: The Best Option for Repairing Your Credit

If you are just starting out and attempting to build your credit profile, or if you have had credit problems in the past, you may be on the look-out for a suitable secured credit card. Secured cards are great for building and repairing your credit history because you not only get the opportunity to... […]

Capital One Secured MasterCard: The Best Option for Repairing Your Credit

If you are just starting out and attempting to build your credit profile, or if you have had credit problems in the past, you may be on the look-out for a suitable secured credit card. Secured cards are great for building and repairing your credit history because you not only get the opportunity to... […]

20 Cheap and Easy Soup Recipes

As winter clings on, now is the perfect time to make a pot of soup. Warming and nourishing, soup is the ultimate meal in a bowl, and even freezes well. The following 20 recipes are affordable and easy to make, and can be adjusted to feed a crowd or a dinner for two. Try one this week — your... […]

20 Cheap and Easy Soup Recipes

As winter clings on, now is the perfect time to make a pot of soup. Warming and nourishing, soup is the ultimate meal in a bowl, and even freezes well. The following 20 recipes are affordable and easy to make, and can be adjusted to feed a crowd or a dinner for two. Try one this week — your... […]

Best Money Tips: Success Tips From Successful People

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on tips from successful people, ways to save on entertainment, and the ultimate spring cleaning checklist. Top 5 Articles Top 10 Tips from 10 Successful People on Becoming Successful — You may be tempted to... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 03/19

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Nordstrom Rack Clearance: Up to 90% off with deals from $3, Calvin Klein at eBay: Up to 85% off with deals from... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 03/19

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Nordstrom Rack Clearance: Up to 90% off with deals from $3, Calvin Klein at eBay: Up to 85% off with deals from... […]

How Much Are Your Habits Costing You?

When the occasional splurge becomes a daily habit, the costs can pile up quickly. Photo: Hirotomo T Making a Starbucks run on your way to work probably doesn’t seem like that big of a deal. Your soy caramel latte costs, what, $4? That isn’t enough money to make or break your budget, so you probably didn’t give it a second thought. But what happens when it becomes a habit? […]

14 Cool Uses for a Blender

Everyone buys a blender with the best of intentions. A homemade smoothie every morning for breakfast, and you'll be fit in no time — while saving money, too! A few months later, the blender lives in the back of a cabinet collecting dust, only to be dragged out for an occasional margarita. In... […]

14 Cool Uses for a Blender

Everyone buys a blender with the best of intentions. A homemade smoothie every morning for breakfast, and you'll be fit in no time — while saving money, too! A few months later, the blender lives in the back of a cabinet collecting dust, only to be dragged out for an occasional margarita. In... […]

Here's How Delaying Marriage or Kids Saves You Money

For some, the decision to get married and start a family is as natural as falling in love. But marriage and family are big responsibilities that require emotional and financial maturity. Though there's rarely a perfect time for settling down (love — and sometimes kids — strike when you... […]

Here's How Delaying Marriage or Kids Saves You Money

For some, the decision to get married and start a family is as natural as falling in love. But marriage and family are big responsibilities that require emotional and financial maturity. Though there's rarely a perfect time for settling down (love — and sometimes kids — strike when you... […]

Fifteen Buying Recommendations for Everyday Things

Over the last several months, a number of questions for the reader mailbag have revolved around what exactly I buy for various common household purchases. What kind of trash bags do I buy? What kind of batteries do I buy? […]

15 Buying Recommendations for Everyday Things

Over the last several months, a number of questions for the reader mailbag have revolved around what exactly I buy for various common household purchases. What kind of trash bags do I buy? What kind of batteries do I buy? […]

4 Annoying Things Bill Collectors Can't Do -- And How to Stop Them

There are some scary and crazy debt collectors stories out there. For example: A California debt collector threatened a woman by claiming that they'd dig up her daughter if she didn't pay her debt to a funeral home.   A man received several racially-charged and profane voicemail messages... […]

4 Annoying Things Bill Collectors Can't Do -- And How to Stop Them

There are some scary and crazy debt collectors stories out there. For example: A California debt collector threatened a woman by claiming that they'd dig up her daughter if she didn't pay her debt to a funeral home.   A man received several racially-charged and profane voicemail messages... […]

10 Important Reasons You Need to Cut Back on Screen Time

Screen time. You know, all those hours you spend in front of your computer at work? Plus the time on your cell phone at lunch, and the TV you watch before you go to bed. It all adds up. Unfortunately, research seems to show some significant negative effects of all the time we spend in front of our... […]

10 Important Reasons You Need to Cut Back on Screen Time

Screen time. You know, all those hours you spend in front of your computer at work? Plus the time on your cell phone at lunch, and the TV you watch before you go to bed. It all adds up. Unfortunately, research seems to show some significant negative effects of all the time we spend in front of our... […]

How to achieve long-term financial goals

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. In my last post, I talked about how personal finance is about playing the long game and “making choices that are harder in the short term for the good of the long term.” But when the payoff is so many years down the road, it can be difficult to stay on track. […]