February 6, 2014

Another Look at Personal Finance and Class Warfare

A long while back, I wrote an article discussing class warfare and personal finance advice. In short, my conclusion was that you’re making a mistake by mistrusting financial advice from someone just because of an income gap. […]

Reader Mailbag: Quitting

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. Vacation spending 2. Tablet as exercise tool 3. Personal finance TV shows 4. Oil-filled radiators 5. Kindle e-books 6. Finding new friends as adult 7. The repair-or-replace dilemma 8. Television as background noise 9. […]

How I Became A Millionaire Yearly Update 2002

Starting with a net worth of less then zero to having a net worth over a million before I was 30, this series will show you how my family and I did it. This is the first of the series of my journey to becoming a millionaire in eight years, or should I say how I acquired a […] […]

12 Easy Ways to Improve a Bad Mood

Many things can cause or contribute to a bad mood, even if you're usually an optimistic person. Circumstances such as stress at work, a disagreement with a friend, or a difficult family situation can send your mood into a funk. Sometimes, you're just having a bad day and you need a little pick-me-up. […]

Real Estate Investing Is Cheaper and Easier Than You Think

Real estate often seems to be the "ugly stepchild" of the personal finance community. Most individuals understand that there is something there, but don't talk about it because it appears mysterious, complicated, and only for the super rich. […]

The Sheep and the Wolves: Smart investing made simple

Note: This article is from J.D. Roth, who founded Get Rich Slowly in 2006. J.D.’s non-financial writing can be found at More Than Money, where he recently wrote about winning the jackpot. Imagine that you’re a farmer. You live in a rural county where everybody raises sheep. The county’s farmers, on the whole, prosper. Their flocks tend to grow by 10 percent every year. […]

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Valentine's Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on saving money on Valentine's Day, wedding favors people will actually use, and tips for making money this tax season. Top 5 Articles Save Money on Valentine's Day — Cooking a special dinner or going for a picnic can help you save money on Valentine's Day. […]

Drink Your Tea: Types, Health Benefits, and How to Brew a Perfect Cup

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "There is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea." On any given day 158 million Americans drink tea — and for good reason. Different types of tea have been shown to boost the immune system, regulate cholesterol, and fight cancer with significant supplies of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. […]

The 5 Best Paper Shredders

Every house and office should have a good paper shredder. Paper shredders help to keep your private information safe by destroying private and confidential documents that may contain sensitive information. While buying a shredder may seem straightforward, there are actually many factors to consider. […]