March 10, 2016

Credit Repair Manual

If you have poor credit, it’s easy to be tempted by promises of quick fixes. Perhaps you’ve heard radio ads that say they can make your credit problems — even bankruptcies and liens — disappear. Others may say you can obtain a new credit identity, shedding your old one as easily as a snake skin. Sounds too good to be true, right? That’s because it is. […]

How to Turn Your Passion Into an Income Stream

Today, I’m going to talk about professional wrestling. In truth, professional wrestling is just a substitute for anything a person might be passionate about, but I’m using it as a specific example for a specific reason. One of my old friends is incredibly passionate about professional wrestling. He’s been a fan of it since we were children. […]

The 6 Best Cities for Single Millennials

Millennials make up the largest generational population within the U.S., according to The White House Council of Economic Advisers. The term "Millennial" points to anyone born between 1980 and 2005. What's even more remarkable about this particular demographic than the vastness of its... […]

Best Money Tips: 29 Quick, Easy Ways to Save Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on super quick and easy ways to save money, weight-loss gimmicks to avoid, and how to get the biggest tax refund possible. Top 5 Articles 20 Extremely Quick and Easy Ways to Save Money — Do you visit the gym... […]

6 Little-Known Ways to Save When Booking Spring Travel

As the warmer weather finally starts to creep in, it's hard to not get excited about traveling this spring or summer. With the cheaper gas prices and lower overall airfare, it just might be a good year to finally book that family vacation you've been considering. Here are a few insider tips that'll... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 03/10

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Old Navy: Spring Break Essentials from $5, Target: 25% off Furniture & More, 6 Port USB Desktop Rapid Charger... […]

10 Smart Ways I'm Spending My Tax Refund

For the first time in what seems like ages — at least six years — I don't owe the IRS one red cent on my taxes. In fact, this year the government is going to pay me. I have grand plans for the extra influx of cash, mostly to tie up several financial loose ends. Take a look at this list... […]

Are You Letting FOMO Ruin Your Finances?

Back in the pre-social media dark ages, I had a friend who would spend every night out on his cell phone, trying to determine if there was a better event going on, so that he could make sure he was having the maximum amount of fun possible. He remains my benchmark for fear of missing out, or FOMO,... […]

Stop! Don't Cut Up Your Credit Cards

It's a dramatic statement: You've vowed to finally pay off your credit card debt. To prove your point, you grab those scissors and cut your plastic into tiny pieces. That probably feels good, but it's really not a smart move. And going one step further and canceling those credit cards once you do... […]

The 5 Best Windshield De-Icers

In the middle of winter, it can be impossible to prevent the dreaded layer of ice or snow from building up on your car windows. Fortunately, a good windshield de-icer can clear away the ice and frost in no time, and even prevent it from returning. There are a number of homemade remedies, including... […]

Best Time to Buy a House

In chemistry, a catalyst is something that triggers a reaction — but the nature of the reaction itself depends on having the right elements in place to respond to the catalyst. What brought to mind that tattered remnant of high school chemistry was thinking back on buying my first house. […]

Big Tax Refund: Five reasons why you don’t want one

Though getting a big tax refund may seem great, it isn’t all that.  Find out what a big tax refund really means … The first months of the new year are a great time for new starts, new possibilities, new goals. It’s also the time for a new tax season!!! […]