December 6, 2013

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 12/06

60% Off "Downton Abbey: Seasons 1, 2 & 3 Deluxe Limited Edition" - This Amazon-exclusive deluxe limited edition includes never-before-seen deleted scenes from Seasons 1-3, all-new cast interviews, and 11 minutes of clips and interviews from Season 4. […]

Car Insurance: Is Liability or Comprehensive Coverage Right for Me?

When you’re shopping for car insurance – something that’s a legal requirement in most areas when you own a car – one of the biggest questions that comes your way is whether or not you should have liability coverage or comprehensive coverage on your automobile. Liability coverage is usually cheaper, but comprehensive coverage covers more. […]

Sock-of-the-month club a cool new way to squander money, dignity

Claes BellIf you’ve got a hundo burning a hole in your pocket and are looking for the dumbest possible way to spend it, have I got a deal for you. A sock-of-the-month club is a subscription service for socks, and yes it is a real thing that exists. […]

8 Cheap Ways to Play Video Games

You don't have to drop $400 on a console and then $60 per game to enjoy a video game. There are tons of ways to get your video-game fix without breaking the bank — and without having to break the law with sketchy downloads and cracks. From playing vintage games for nearly nothing to going the freemium route, it's easier than ever to play video games without shelling out the big bucks. […]

5 Cars That Thieves Don't Touch (and 5 Simple Anti-Theft Tricks)

Most of us won't ever know the heartache and misery of having our car stolen. Despite the fact that thieves steal a car every 43.7 seconds in America, you have to be pretty unlucky to walk to the street or parking lot only to see an empty space where your car once was. (See also: What We Learned When Our Car Was Stolen) But is it all just luck? […]

Ask the Readers: How do you handle irregular income?

This article is by staff writer April Dykman. Those of you who have read GRS for a while know that when I started writing here more than four years ago, I was gainfully employed as a writer-editor-project-manager type. I had a steady paycheck, and every two weeks, I knew exactly how much money would magically appear in my checking account. […]

13 Ways to Come Out of Christmas With a Healthier Savings Account

If you're not careful, the holidays can leave you broke. What starts out as innocent purchasing can get out of hand quickly. You know how it goes. You start buying items on your list and before you know it, there's something for yourself in the cart. Then three more. Then you're moving cash from one account to another to cover the unexpected expenses. […]

Best Money Tips: How to Meal Plan and Save Cash

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on how to meal plan and save, money-saving tips for the holidays, and Christmas gifts you can't buy at the mall. Top 5 Articles How to meal plan and save some cash — When planning your meals on your own, set aside a certain time each week to plan your menu. […]

Regifting: A Simple How-To Guide

Link for teaser title: As the saying goes, one man's trash is another man's treasure. It's OK to regift as long as you follow a few simple guidelines. […]

The Flow of Wealth

As I have moved into real estate investing in an attempt to generate income for when I retire, I have been thinking about the "flow of wealth" over the course of a person's lifetime (or at least the flow someone who manages his money well will experience). Here's how I see the flow taking place and changing over time: Income First This stage is early in a person's working career. […]

7 Savory Food Gifts

Link for teaser title: I love sweets, but by the time December gift-giving comes around, I can feel my cavities forming. Here are some savory alternatives to traditional sugary gifts. […]