Money Tips from 2017

How to budget with pen and paper

Here's step by step how to budget almost entirely with pen and paper. We've stuck with it for three months … A few months ago, my wife and I took Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University through our church. The entire course rocks, but one thing that we started during the course was making and following a zero-based budget. I'll come clean: making and following a budget isn't fun. […]

How to budget with pen and paper

Here's step by step how to budget almost entirely with pen and paper. We've stuck with it for three months … A few months ago, my wife and I took Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University through our church. The entire course rocks, but one thing that we started during the course was making and following a zero-based budget. I'll come clean: making and following a budget isn't fun. […]

Is Dave Ramsey Wrong About Credit Cards?

Personal finance guru Dave Ramsey has long had a cult-like following, and it’s easy to see why. Through his website, radio show, and Financial Peace University program, he preaches an array of strategies that improve lives and help people build wealth. Pay off your debt and avoid future debt like the plague, he says. […]

Is Dave Ramsey Wrong About Credit Cards?

Personal finance guru Dave Ramsey has long had a cult-like following, and it’s easy to see why. Through his website, radio show, and Financial Peace University program, he preaches an array of strategies that improve lives and help people build wealth. Pay off your debt and avoid future debt like the plague, he says. […]

15 Things I Did This Year to Save Money

As we’re about to close the books on 2017, I thought it might be interesting to look back over the year and see what things I did differently this year in order to save money. Some of these strategies were simply all-around wins, saving money while not negatively altering my life in any way. […]

The Frugality List

Not too long ago, I sat down and tried to figure out how much time each week I spend on things that are primarily done to save money. Honestly, it’s kind of tricky to figure out what the exact line is. Is cooking a meal at home primarily done to save money? I decided that it wasn’t. However, is spending time on prepping a bunch of meals at once primarily done to save money? […]

The Frugality List

Not too long ago, I sat down and tried to figure out how much time each week I spend on things that are primarily done to save money. Honestly, it’s kind of tricky to figure out what the exact line is. Is cooking a meal at home primarily done to save money? I decided that it wasn’t. However, is spending time on prepping a bunch of meals at once primarily done to save money? […]

Step-by-Step Guide to Doing a Balance Transfer on Credit Cards

When you're stuck with credit card debt, it can be incredibly hard to look at your monthly statements. Each time you look at one, you see your outstanding balance, your interest charges, and your new purchases. When you put these three things together, it may seem unlikely that you'll ever pay off... […]

Step-by-Step Guide to Doing a Balance Transfer on Credit Cards

When you're stuck with credit card debt, it can be incredibly hard to look at your monthly statements. Each time you look at one, you see your outstanding balance, your interest charges, and your new purchases. When you put these three things together, it may seem unlikely that you'll ever pay off... […]

Best Money Tips: 10 Fun Ways to Make Money on New Year's Eve

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to make money on New Year’s Eve, awesome organization hacks, and tips for amateur photographers. Top 5 Articles 10 Ways You Can Make Money This New Year’s Eve (And Still Have Fun!) — Take advantage... […]

Best Money Tips: 10 Fun Ways to Make Money on New Year's Eve

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to make money on New Year’s Eve, awesome organization hacks, and tips for amateur photographers. Top 5 Articles 10 Ways You Can Make Money This New Year’s Eve (And Still Have Fun!) — Take advantage... […]

3 Online Affiliate Programs That Can Make You Extra Cash

The web is awash with deceptive stories and clickbait ads claiming you can make millions online with little or no effort. So it's no wonder people think earning money via the internet is a shady and fruitless endeavor. However, there are plenty of legitimate methods of making money online, and... […]

7 Ways to Make Money Off of Your New Year's Resolutions

You'll probably set several New Year's resolutions this year, but "Make More Moneeeeeeey!" should be at the top of that list. How can you do that? By hitting the ground running on January 1 with these cash-earning opportunities that sometimes kill two birds with one stone. Here's to a... […]

7 Ways to Make Money Off of Your New Year's Resolutions

You'll probably set several New Year's resolutions this year, but "Make More Moneeeeeeey!" should be at the top of that list. How can you do that? By hitting the ground running on January 1 with these cash-earning opportunities that sometimes kill two birds with one stone. Here's to a... […]

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Best Deals for Friday 12/29

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Multi-Tool, 14-in- 1 Stainless Steel Multi-Plier with Knife, 81% OFF, and more... SAVE 78% OFF Metallic Marker... […]

Avoiding the Trap of Financially Dependent Children

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had a number of conversations with parents of adult children, both independent and dependent. […]

Avoiding the Trap of Financially Dependent Children

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had a number of conversations with parents of adult children, both independent and dependent. […]

Five Reasons to Get the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

While credit card rewards offer an easy – and lucrative – path to get “something for nothing,” a lot of people find the process too complex. People with busy lives don’t necessarily enjoy analyzing their spending or being forced to use certain cards for certain purchases, so they just skip the entire ordeal. […]

Five Reasons to Get the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card

While credit card rewards offer an easy – and lucrative – path to get “something for nothing,” a lot of people find the process too complex. People with busy lives don’t necessarily enjoy analyzing their spending or being forced to use certain cards for certain purchases, so they just skip the entire ordeal. […]