July 18, 2014

Best Money Tips: The Car Edition

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on keeping your car expenses from draining your bank account. Top 5 Articles Car Buying Guide: Tricks to Save Thousands — Negotiating via phone or email and financing wisely can help you save thousands when buying a car. […]

Overcoming Competitive Inertia: Stop the Comparisons!

I grew up in competition. It was a part of my life, all over the place. And sometimes competition moved me to push my self far, motivating me to be excellent, and in other cases, competition broke down my will to excel. An individual reacts to competition different depending on the psychological factors, the situation, and how past competitions have played out. […]

Spend Less? Earn More? Which Is the Best Path?

Pretty much everyone who writes anything about personal finance will agree that the best way to get ahead financially is to increase the difference between what you earn and what you spend. There are, of course, two major ways to make that happen. You can either earn more or you can spend less. No matter which you choose, you’re increasing that gap. […]

A Pro Resume Editor Reveals the 5 Dumbest Things You Have on Your Resume

Resumes are your first introduction to a potential employer; they're the key that unlocks a closer inspection. You might be the world's best interviewee, but if you can't land an interview in the first place, those interpersonal skills won't do you much good. […]

Ask the Readers: How can we improve Get Rich Slowly?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. I think 2012 was the last time we “checked in” with readers to ask “How can we improve Get Rich Slowly?” Last week, we asked the Facebook readers what they thought, and we got some great comments. […]

15 Ways to Save the Most During a Hawaii Vacation

Hawaii is a magical place that draws people from around the world. Nearly 8 million visitors came to the Hawaiian Islands in 2012, with close to 5 million from the U.S. alone! As more and more people visit, there are more and more hospitality businesses offering their services to travelers. Which means sometimes just getting started can be overwhelming, not to mention costly. […]

Is Buying a Business a Good Retirement Income Strategy?

My retirement plan is based on my assets generating enough income for me to live off without having to spend any principal. To do this, I need to save up a good amount of assets plus earn a good amount of income on them. These two are inversely related -- the more assets I have, the less I have to earn on them. […]

10 Things You Think Affect Your Credit Score — But Don't

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to personal credit. One reason for this is the way your credit score is determined is largely shrouded in secrecy. Because of this, there are many things that you may think affect your score that actually don't. Let's go through a few of these below! (See also: How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps) 1. […]