March 25, 2016

Get Free Admission to Your Favorite Museum Next Weekend

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The ‘Guilt’ of Buying Something Fun

A friend of mine recently told me that my “guilt” from spending money was completely backwards. Let’s say I’m going to a coffee shop, for example. […]

The Strategic Splurge: Saving for the Stuff You Really Want

While some people are frugal by necessity, others are frugal by choice. Instead of making careful financial decisions and living within a tight budget just to get by, they’re frugal because, in their minds, it just makes the most sense. That’s why I always say that frugality, when chosen and not forced, is a lifestyle decision. […]

9 Ways Being Too Responsible Can Cost You

You go through life looking to avoid risk. You look to save a dollar whenever you can. You're smart. Sensible. Responsible. But is this approach to life really the best thing for your finances? There may be times when a little bit of risk is better for you long term, or you may be so focused on... […]

10 Simple Household Repairs Every Frugal Person Should Master

Whether you're a homeowner or a renter, sooner or later, something is going to break. And when that time comes, you'll have two options: fix it yourself, or get someone else to fix it. The latter usually costs money — unless you happen to know someone who'll help for free — and yet, so... […]

Flashback Friday: The 119 Best Fitness Hacks for Busy People

"I don't have enough time to work out." This is an excuse that most of us use to skip a scheduled sweat sesh. While it's true that there just aren't enough hours of the day to accomplish all of our tasks, it is still possible to make time to exercise regularly without shirking other... […]

Best Deals for Friday 03/25

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Best Money Tips: Spring Cleaning Tasks That Help You Save Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on spring cleaning tasks that save you money, DIYs that make your car look like new, and shopping hacks to use at Kohl’s. Top 5 Articles 10 Spring Cleaning Tasks That Save You Money — It's warming up! Dust... […]

Find Extra Cash by Rotating Your Credit Cards

I once took an accounting course taught by the owner of a retail toy store. It was a challenging course, but I have to say, it did impart some pearls of financial wisdom that I still remember and try to apply when managing my own finances. One was, "A dollar in your pocket today is worth more... […]

10 Smart Things to Do With Leftover Easter Goodies

The Easter holiday means a house filled with pastel… everything... cluttering the house. Don't toss all those goodies right away after. Instead, here are some ingenious ways to repurpose your leftovers for immediate use or year-round enjoyment.  1. Plastic Eggs... […]

6 Pearls of Career Wisdom From Brian Tracy

You may have heard of Brian Tracy from his bestselling book on productivity, Eat That Frog! His valuable advice does not stop at that book though. As a world-renowned success expert, Tracy has written 70 books and produced over 300 audio and video programs on the subject. Next time you're feeling a... […]

Travel reward credit cards — more vacation for your money

If travel is in your plans, you may want to know about this offer from American Express. It’s the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card, and it offers 25,000 bonus points when you make $3,000 in purchases in the first three months after opening your account. […]