July 17, 2015

Travel Together For Less with British Airways Visa Signature Credit Card

When choosing a travel rewards credit card, it’s important to evaluate whether or not you would be able to take full advantage of the rewards offered by the card. Unlike cash back credit cards, it’s not always clear what the value of a “mile” is, especially if you... […]

Best Money Tips: Cool Outdoor Gadgets That Save You Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on outdoor gadgets that save you money, ways to save on air conditioning, and career challenges to tackle by age 30. Top 5 Articles 10 Cool Outdoor Gadgets That Actually SAVE You Money — Did you know that you... […]

Metrics for your household finances

It’s the heart of the baseball season and, whereas 20 years ago talk about the sport would have centered on the All-Star Game, the trade deadline, and how the pennant races were shaping up, now the chatter is filled with terms like “Wins Above Replacement” and “Defense-Independent ERA.” For better or worse, advanced metrics have taken hold in baseball. […]

4 Must-Have Apps for Roommates

Maybe you love your roommate, or maybe you merely occupy the same space. No matter the relationship you might share, chances are that things have gotten dicey at least once or twice when it comes to money, sharing chores, and overall organization. Even the best of friends can disagree over who took... […]

The Deceptively Tiny Wardrobe: A Clever Method for Saving Money and Time With Clothing While Still Having Plenty to Wear

Photo: Emily May Over the last few years, I’ve bought almost no new clothes. The only exception I can think of at all is some replacements for my socks and underwear. As clothes have worn out, I’ve simply tossed them in the trash or the rag bag. My goal, in the end, is to have a “deceptively tiny wardrobe.” What do I mean by that? […]

Maimonides’ 8 Levels of Charity

In researching historical and religious views on charitable giving, I came across Maimonides’ hierarchy. He believed that there are 8 degrees of charity. These deal primarily with providing for the poor. Here are his 8 levels, from the highest to lowest. Do you agree with this assessment? How high are you on the list? Investing in a poor person in a manner that they can become self-sufficient. […]

Balancing expectations for bonus-and-raise season

This article is by staff writer Megan Wells. Everyone’s inner-optimist is a loud-mouth. “Yes, you deserve a gigantic increase in pay.” It’s that time of year when you hear about your bonus and raise. “You’re obviously going to get it. So go ahead. Start fantasizing about it!” That’s just what we do. We see dollar signs and start day-dreaming about what we can do with that extra amount of money. […]

9 DIY Beauty Masks Made From Food

Did you know that making DIY face masks at home will save you money, time, perfect your skin, and give you that spa experience at home? If you just don't feel like splurging on a facial, these masks can give you instant, noticeable results, without ever having to step foot outside of your home. And... […]

20 Cheap Fun Things to Do With Kids This Weekend

School's out for summer for a few more weeks, which means the kids are about to tear your house apart in three… two… one. Unless, of course, you help them channel that boundless energy elsewhere with these cheap or free things to do with kids this weekend. 1. Investigate Summer... […]

Metrics for your household finances

It’s the heart of the baseball season and, whereas 20 years ago talk about the sport would have centered on the All-Star Game, the trade deadline, and how the pennant races were shaping up, now the chatter is filled with terms like “Wins Above Replacement” and “Defense-Independent ERA.” For better or worse, advanced metrics have taken hold in baseball. […]