July 21, 2015

Car Yoga and 9 Other Ways to Beat Long Drives

In case you haven't noticed, America is huge. Tooling across just two or three states can challenge even the most patient soul and driving from coast to coast is a test of sheer physical endurance. Whether you're traveling solo, with friends and family, or with co-workers, make things easier by... […]

Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Save More, Worry Less

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to save more and worry less, essential steps to take before a job interview, and what you need to know about using your phone abroad. Top 5 Articles 6 simple ways to save more and worry less — You... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 07/21

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Dell 72-Hour Sale: Up to $500 off, Fans at Best Buy: Up to 50% off with deals from $6, Virgin America Nationwide... […]

10 Reasons Moving Always Costs More Than You Think

That moment when you realize you need to buy a table set for your new eat-in kitchen, pronto. Photo: Grant Barrett If you’ve ever considered moving on up to a bigger, more expensive home or apartment, you’re not alone. In fact, a recent survey from the U.S. […]

Give Yourself a Break: The Productivity Secret That'll Change the Way You Work

As a person who makes a living doing freelance and contract work from home, there are two questions I tend to get about my job. The first is whether I work in pajamas. (The answer is no.) The second is how I manage to get any work done at all. "If I worked at home, I don't think I'd get any... […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Own Apple Products?

Apple is one of the biggest names in consumer electronics; whenever a new iPhone is released, you can bet there'll be news stories of mile-long lines at the Apple store. But while Apple products certainly are popular, they tend to come with a higher price point (especially the new models) and many... […]

Deep Thinking: 14 Books That Will Change Your Perspective on Work, Life, and Money

Photo: Austin Kirk It’s a story I’ve told quite often. When I first realized the extent of my personal finance troubles several years ago, my first reaction was to go to the library and grab a giant pile of personal finance books. Some of those books were utterly forgettable. Others offered really good practical advice. […]

Ask These 5 Questions Before Deciding On a Financial Advisor

When you hire a new housecleaner, figuring out if he did a good job is pretty easy — just look under some furniture for evidence of shoddy work. Unfortunately, it's much more difficult to determine if your new financial advisor is doing a good job, since it's more difficult to understand the... […]

Retire at 40: A 24-year-old in pursuit of financial freedom

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. The way Thomas Frank looks at it, everything in his young life has been leading him to get better at controlling his finances. In high school, he saw a cool video game he wanted to buy — no, had to have. It took him three weeks to earn the $350, but he actually spent it buying cool clothes and hanging out with friends instead. […]

The 5 Best Things to Buy or Sell on Craigslist

Oh, the choppy public waters one must navigate on Craigslist. For every successful transaction, about a dozen fall through. How do you know what will work? These are the five things you should always buy or sell on Craigslist. 1. Home Appliances Refrigerators, dishwashers, A/C units, and laundry... […]

Hurry While Discover’s® Double Miles Deal Lasts

Whether you’re planning a very special trip next year or just travel a lot, there’s currently a limited-time offer you really ought to think seriously about. The Discover it® Miles-Double Miles your first year card is effectively offering double miles for the first year after new cardholders (but not existing ones) open their accounts. […]

6 Ways to Transition to a New Career After 30

The average American changes jobs seven times over a life time of work, and the pursuit of better job satisfaction and financial stability are among the top reasons. Most of these career shifts happen in a person's teens and twenties, when hop-scotching from bartending to telemarketing is more... […]