March 28, 2014

Nine Free Resources for Inexpensive Home Exercise

My recent article, Five Inexpensive Gym Alternatives for Exercise, resulted in a small flood of feedback from readers offering up their tips for home exercise. I reviewed the many links and ideas that readers provided and found nine really great free resources if you’re trying to get in shape (or stay in shape) at home. […]

Making an Unconventional Choice

Currently, we have exactly one television in our home. I use that television approximately two hours a week. If it were solely up to me, I would simply disconnect it and go without a television. To my extended family (and probably to quite a few readers), this is just bizarre. My parents have four televisions in their home and watch multiple hours of television a day. […]

Ask the Readers: How many wedding gifts should you buy?

This article is by staff writer April Dykman. Earlier this week, I wrote about the problem with trying to buy the perfect gift. Sticking with that gift theme, there’s a question that’s been on my mind: If you’re invited to an engagement party, a bridal shower, and a wedding ceremony all for the same couple, and you attend all three, do you give a gift at each event? […]

The 10 Kinds of People Who Get Rich (and How They Do It)

I think it's safe to say that most people wouldn't mind having a little more money in the bank. Maybe a lot more money. […]

This Is How to Pick the Best Cookware for Your Needs

As an enthusiastic home cook, my pots and pans get heavy use daily. Over the years I've experimented with a variety of materials for different methods, recipes, and cooking styles. I've certainly learned a lot about what material works best for what purpose, but it's taken a lot of trial and error. […]

Best Money Tips: Best Things to Buy in the Spring

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on the best things to buy in the spring, amazing meals for $5 or less, and overcoming mistakes. Top 5 Articles Best Things to Buy in the Spring — Luggage and digital cameras are two of the best things to buy in the spring. […]

A Beginner's Guide to Miles and Points

If you think that racking up enough airline miles, hotel points, and credit card rewards to travel around the world at dramatically reduced prices is a treat reserved for full-time road warriors and the wealthy, you would be wrong. […]

9 Ways to Stop Procrastinating — NOW!

Postponing until tomorrow what you could do today might be your way of coping when you're overwhelmed or simply not interested in a particular task. However, the fact that you don't want to tackle an assignment doesn't change the fact that you have to. (See also: Secrets to Self-Motivation) We all deal with procrastination from time-to-time — it's a common action (or inaction). […]

Reader Profile: GL

The following is the latest post in my "Reader Profiles" series. Each post in this series details the financial situation and challenges of an FMF reader. […]

Getting into golf without going broke

This article comes from Nate Segall from the Quicken Loans Zing! blog. With spring around the corner and warm weather (hopefully) on its way, it’s about time to start thinking about getting back onto the golf course. If you’re not a regular Golden Bear, or if you don’t know who the Golden Bear is, then it’s time for you to start playing the great game of golf. Now, golf is not a cheap sport. […]