August 4, 2015

Best Money Tips: Smart Ways to Save on Restaurant Meals

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on smart ways to save on dining out, how to make the most of your spare change, and why it might be time to stop couponing. Top 5 Articles 3 Savvy Ways to Save on Your Next Restaurant Meal — Know the margins... […]

6 Back-to-School Shopping Hacks for Big Savings

Back-to-school season has many parents pulling out their child's school supply list and dreading the impending costs. But never fear: whether it's the simple pack of pencils, or the expensive laptop computer, here are six shopping tips to help you maximize your savings. 1. Avoid Cartoon... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 08/04

Link for teaser title: Sports Authority Sale: Up to 60% off + 20% off, Patio Furniture / Decor at Home Depot: Up to 75% off, Converse... […]

Ask the Readers: How Would You Like to Spend Your Retirement?

It can't be stressed enough how important it is to save for your retirement. But how much you need to save really depends on how you want to spend your golden years. Some people want to travel, some want to stay home and spend time with family, and others want to continue working some of the... […]

Eight Things to Think About Before You Get Married

The key to a good marriage is honest communication, and that should begin long before the wedding. Photo: J.K. Califf One of the most upsetting and painful arguments that my wife and I ever had came a few months before we got married. We had been dating for six years at that point and had been planning our marriage for more than a year. I was fairly apprehensive about getting married. […]

7 Things Successful Millennials Do

Who doesn't want to be successful? People spend millions of dollars a year trying to learn how to do it — whether in business or for their personal lives. (The most popular books on Amazon are, you guessed it, books on how to be successful.) Even successful people scour resources to learn how... […]

Why you should avoid sales tax holidays

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. It sounds good, doesn’t it? For one day per year, skip paying sales tax on — depending on the state — school supplies, clothing, computers, hurricane supplies, and other essential items. After all, depending on your state’s tax rate, you could save up to 7 percent off your purchases. […]

5 Terrible Things Science Says You Do to Your Mind Everyday

Are you tired of your brain working at its optimal level every day? Are you too emotionally balanced? Are you sick to death of your good memory? If you are one of those people who suffer from having too much personal bandwidth, good news: You can stop having full cognitive function today! Here are... […]

13 Embarrassing Mistakes Everyone Makes But Doesn't Talk About

We all make mistakes. That's part of being human. But while we'll cop to some faux pas, there are others we'd rather keep to ourselves. What are they? Take a look at these 13 little mistakes (through the lens of my own revealing anecdotes) that everyone makes but doesn't like to talk about. 1.... […]

Why Lending Rates Can’t Stay Low Forever

The Federal Reserve sure gets a lot of media attention. And yes, the discussion of when and if the Fed is going to raise interest rates can get a little tedious, but it still probably deserves some of your attention because interest rates are woven so deeply into the fabric of household finances. […]