July 9, 2013

How To Buy Stocks

We all need to be investing toward our future. There are many different types of investments you can look at, don’t forget to invest in yourself, but the stock market can be one of best for many of us. When you first start out investing in stocks it can seem daunting and complex, but you should not let that stop you. […]

3 Modern Tools for Paying Your Kid’s Allowance

No matter how you decide to answer the allowance question, the fact remains that you have to pay it somehow. While paying with cash can be a good way to teach younger children how to visualize their money, older kids are likely to want to use other methods of money management. You probably don’t buy things with cash very often; a cash-based allowance doesn’t adequately teach your kids to manage th […]

Big Moments and Ordinary Days

For most of us, our memories of the past function quite a lot like a good “oldies” radio station. We remember lots of good moments from our past, while much of the ordinary and mundane have been swept away over time. When I think back to my own past, I tend to almost entirely remember the good moments. […]

Where to Find and Inspect Free Moving Boxes

When we moved a few weeks ago, one of the things I swore I would never do was buy a single moving box. There’s just something about paying for cardboard I’ll only use for a couple days that irked me. […]

‘Gen Z’ is financially-savvy, with one big exception

If someone handed you $500, what would you do with it? A whopping 70 percent of those in Generation Z say they’d save at least part of it, and among them, 34 percent would save it for college. That’s just one of the findings in TD Ameritrade’s 2nd Annual Generation Z Survey that shows that teens and early 20-somethings* are refreshingly money-savvy. […]

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Gadget?

We're surrounded by gadgets, both high-tech and low, that usually aim to make our lives easier or better in some way. We all have our favorites — some are undeniably useful, while others are just plain cool. What is your favorite gadget? Do you use it for work, pleasure, or everyday living? […]

6 Ways to Make Perfectly Cooked Eggs

Eggs are one of my favorite foods. No matter how they're cooked, I'll eat them. However, there's just nothing better than perfectly cooked eggs. Here are the techniques to make perfect eggs, any way you like them. (See also: 10 Fantastic Facts About Eggs) Scrambled Eggs Did you know you're probably making your scrambled eggs all wrong? […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 07/09

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5 Sure-Fire Signs of an Investment Scam

There is a big difference between making a bad investment, which happens to nearly all investors, and investing in a fraudulent deal, which shouldn't happen to any investor. Just as you should learn to recognize a sound investment, you ought to become familiar with suspicious deals guaranteed to take your money but give disappointment in return. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save a Buck Right This Minute

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on ways to save a buck right this minute, part-time jobs with health insurance, and saving money on school supplies. Top 5 Articles 33 Ways to Save a Buck Right This Minute — Start saving money right now by packing your own lunch and checking your tire pressure. […]

How to Be Fearless and Do What You Want

Before I started freelancing full time, I worked a regular job in a regular office. It wasn't a bad job as jobs go, but it definitely wasn't the way I wanted to spend the rest of my life. I had dreams of being a writer and had even enjoyed some success moonlighting as a freelance copywriter part-time. But doing it part-time was easy. […]

Reader Profile Update: Jack

Here's our latest Reader Profile Update. Many of you asked for this type of post -- a progress report on where past Reader Profile readers are these days financially. I think you'll really enjoy this. (BTW, if you do enjoy it, you can submit your own update, hint, hint.) :)Today's post is from Jack, who gave us his reader profile a couple years ago. […]