October 24, 2014

Student Loan Forgiveness: Jobs That Pay Off Your Debt

It sounds too good to be true, but teachers, nurses, and others can get a portion of their student loans erased. Dealing with student loan debt can seem unbearable and overwhelming. […]

Best Money Tips: Money-Saving Household Hacks

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on household hacks that rack up savings, things to remember when you’re having a bad day, and how to juggle debt and retirement. Top 5 Articles 10 Great Household Hacks That Rack Up Savings — Rent tools... […]

Best Deals for Friday 10/24

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Best Buy 4-Day Sale, Old Navy 20th Birthday Sale: Up to 60% off, Sports Authority Sale: 20% off sitewide, and more! […]

6 Ways It Pays to Be Friendly With Your Neighbors

Our communities just don't have the same bonds they used to. Think about it: Of all the people you've lived next door to, how many of their names do you know? (See also: How to Deal With a Rude Neighbor) This is a problem, given the tangible, material benefits of having neighbors you know better... […]

Call For Discounts

This tip is an oldie but a goodie – and it works for me: From time to time, I call the companies with which I do business – and ask for discounts. I just (literally, one minute ago) got off the phone with our television provider – and was able to reduce our monthly bill by nearly 30%. All I did was call the company – and after trudging through their labyrinth of language-selection, account number- […]

12 Easy Squash Recipes for Fall

If you have a CSA share this season or regularly visit the market, you might find yourself with more squash than you know what to do with. As I watch the different shapes and colors pile up on my kitchen counters, I've been trying some new recipes and methods to taste the season. Here are some of... […]

What Can YOU Control?

The events of our lives are made up of a mixture of elements that are out of our control and elements that we have control over. […]

5 Ways the Ebola Outbreak Could Hurt the Economy — And Your Wallet

We all know that the Ebola virus probably is not a threat to our health — but what about our fiscal health? As this deadly global story comes to a boil, it's also taking its toll on our wallets. And while nothing could compare to the deadly effects of the disease, these financial concerns are... […]

Why Facebook and Twitter May Not Be Overvalued

Ellen’s famous Oscar selfie was retweeted over 2 million times, and Twitter didn’t pay a cent for the exposure. Photo: TheEllenShow It’s easy to write off social media stocks and their ludicrous valuations. Take Facebook (FB), which reports third-quarter earnings Tuesday. The stock is already up 42% in 2014, and 267% over the past two years. […]

Ask the readers: Should we get married sooner to lower our taxes?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. Landen and his fiancé are planning to get married in the fall of 2015 and they’re starting to think about how to blend their financial lives together as they tie the knot. There are always a lot of decisions to make when you get married: Will you keep your finances separate or merge them together? […]

10 Dumb Little Productivity Killers You Need to Stop Doing Today

Are you reading this article during your third coffee break or on your smartphone during a meeting? If so, then you are part of the 69% of workers that say that they waste time at work every day. How else are you wasting time — and getting less done? Here are 10 dumb little productivity... […]

16 Festive Ways to Make Extra Money for the Holidays

It's that time of year again — time to start hemorrhaging money in the name of tradition and capitalism and Santa Claus. But what if you took a different approach this holiday season and made some extra cash before you spent it? It's feasible, and you can even be festive while you're at it.... […]