September 12, 2013

All the Caffeine of a Cup of Joe in a Convenient... Spray-On?

A cup of joe has long been the preferred delivery mechanism for caffeine, the stimulant that energized the revolutions of the Enlightenment, and today keeps cubicles humming through the afternoon. Caffeinated sweet sodas and energy drinks fortified with ginseng and ginkgo biloba and other stuff have made inroads in recent years, but they haven't changed how we get our caffeine. […]

Top 10 High Interest CDs that can double your interest income

This guest post is by Richard Barrington, CFA, senior financial analyst for MoneyRates.com. The latest cruel trick played on savers is that while mortgage rates have started to rise, bank deposit rates haven’t budged. If you want higher interest rates on your deposits, you’re going to have to do something about it yourself. […]

The Conscious Choice to Like or Dislike Something

When I first tried it, I did not like kale. Now, our garden is full of the green leaves and we put it in practically everything. At first, I was very unhappy with giving up on my bookstore visits. I felt like I was losing something that was part of who I was and I missed it terribly at first. […]

Reader Mailbag: Sad Letters

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. Cheap diet dilemma 2. Support via gift card 3. Why cosigning is bad idea 4. Public domain books 5. Old floppy discs 6. Yard sale price disagreement 7. Loan to pay off debt 8. Life insurance and company failure 9. […]

Bernie Madoff was not alone

Bernie Madoff, perpetrator of the most staggering case of investment fraud in U.S. history, is apparently not alone – and neither are his victims. According to a new FINRA Investor Education Foundation survey, fraud in America is on the rise and it’s estimated to be costing Americans over $50 billion a year! […]

How to Quit Your Job the Right Way

It’s common, at some point, to decide that it’s time to quit your job. Whether you are moving on to a new position at a new company, or whether you are quitting the rat race altogether, you might feel as though you are ready for bigger and better things. Your coworkers, and even your bosses, shouldn’t be forgotten, however. […]

Make Flying Easy: The Ultimate Carry-On Packing List

Do you want to fit your travel packing needs into carry-on luggage, regardless of whether your trip is two weeks or two months? Look no further. The answer is the widget you find here, which, after a few tweaks and filters, becomes the ultimate carry-on packing list, whatever your itinerary. […]

The 5 Best Small Appliances for Students

Having a well-furnished dorm room can make a world of difference for college students. But among all the potential small appliances you could get for a dorm room, there are a few essentials that no college student should go without. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 09/12

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Best Money Tips: Should I Upgrade to the iPhone 5c or the 5s?

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on if you should upgrade to the iPhone 5c or 5s, how social media can find you deals, and creating an emergency fund. Top 5 Articles Should I Upgrade to the iPhone 5c or the 5s? — People on a budget or who like color should opt for the iPhone 5c while gamers and camera users should opt for the iPhone 5s. […]

How to Get Back on Track When You're Behind on Your Bills

There may be many reasons why your bills have gone late. Whether you miss a bill deadline once in a blue moon or if you are consistently late and behind in paying your bills, it is time to get your financial life back on track and realize what the consequences are of paying bills late. […]