November 13, 2017

Best Deals for Tuesday 11/14

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Jumbo Bananagrams Word Board Game, 63% OFF, and more... SAVE 66% OFF Norpro Cordless Mini Mixer, 5 Piece Set, and... […]

Questions About Real Estate, Work Clothes, Shaving, Eggs, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Real estate investing 101 2. Frugality and thinking ahead 3. TSP or Roth IRA? 4. “Bang for buck” work clothes? 5. Follow up questions about notes 6. Cheap eggs? 7. Saving for college each month 8. […]

Questions About Real Estate, Work Clothes, Shaving, Eggs, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Real estate investing 101 2. Frugality and thinking ahead 3. TSP or Roth IRA? 4. “Bang for buck” work clothes? 5. Follow up questions about notes 6. Cheap eggs? 7. Saving for college each month 8. […]

Eight Ways Retirement has Changed in the Last 20 Years

Investopedia lists eight ways retirement has changed in the last 20 years as follows: 1. Rising Retirement Age2. More Retirees Working3. Less From Employers4. Lower Savings-Account Balances5. Retiring Abroad6. Inheriting Less7. Living Longer8. Healthcare Costs Rising My thoughts on these: 1. As I've posted time and time again, people are saving less which means they need to work longer. […]

Eight Ways Retirement has Changed in the Last 20 Years

Investopedia lists eight ways retirement has changed in the last 20 years as follows: 1. Rising Retirement Age2. More Retirees Working3. Less From Employers4. Lower Savings-Account Balances5. Retiring Abroad6. Inheriting Less7. Living Longer8. Healthcare Costs Rising My thoughts on these: 1. As I've posted time and time again, people are saving less which means they need to work longer. […]

Four Reasons I Would Never Buy Whole Life Insurance

Earlier this year, I did something I should have done years before – I bought another term life insurance policy to add to the coverage we already had. I’ve had life insurance since I was 25 years old, but our needs have changed and I was starting to feel insecure. I was child-free when I purchased our first policy, after all. […]

8 Secrets to a Debt-Free Holiday Season

Remember when the holidays were all about simple pleasures like spending time with family and exchanging modest gifts? Neither do I. Holidays have taken on a life of their own, turning otherwise reasonable folks into consumer zombies and blowing up the budgets of too many Americans. This year,... […]

8 Secrets to a Debt-Free Holiday Season

Remember when the holidays were all about simple pleasures like spending time with family and exchanging modest gifts? Neither do I. Holidays have taken on a life of their own, turning otherwise reasonable folks into consumer zombies and blowing up the budgets of too many Americans. This year,... […]

Best Money Tips: 40+ Simple Ways to Save on Thanksgiving

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on simple ways to save money on Thanksgiving, things you should keep when you order take out, and fun ways to make money with social media. Top 5 Articles 47 Simple Ways to Save Money on Thanksgiving 2017 (#36 Will Surprise... […]

Best Money Tips: 40+ Simple Ways to Save on Thanksgiving

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on simple ways to save money on Thanksgiving, things you should keep when you order take out, and fun ways to make money with social media. Top 5 Articles 47 Simple Ways to Save Money on Thanksgiving 2017 (#36 Will Surprise... […]

9 Things Sellers Should Watch Out for During Escrow

When selling real estate, such as a home or condo, you'll have to go through escrow — a process in which a third party holds your property and the buyer's funds until both you and buyer meet your contractual obligations. While waiting for your home to close can feel like forever (average... […]

9 Things Sellers Should Watch Out for During Escrow

When selling real estate, such as a home or condo, you'll have to go through escrow — a process in which a third party holds your property and the buyer's funds until both you and buyer meet your contractual obligations. While waiting for your home to close can feel like forever (average... […]

Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes When Moving Across the Country

Last summer, my family and I moved from Lafayette, Indiana to Milwaukee, Wisconsin so that my husband could take a new job. Once we got settled in our new house, I politely informed my husband that I would "never, ever move again, so don't even think about asking me." This reaction to... […]

Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes When Moving Across the Country

Last summer, my family and I moved from Lafayette, Indiana to Milwaukee, Wisconsin so that my husband could take a new job. Once we got settled in our new house, I politely informed my husband that I would "never, ever move again, so don't even think about asking me." This reaction to... […]

How to Turn Your Buyer's Remorse Into Better Financial Habits

You race home with a new flat-screen TV, or you excitedly drive off the dealer's lot with a pricey new car. You think it'll bring you joy, but it doesn't; you get home and buyer's remorse sets in. We're all familiar with that sinking feeling that comes when we spend money on something we probably... […]

How to Turn Your Buyer's Remorse Into Better Financial Habits

You race home with a new flat-screen TV, or you excitedly drive off the dealer's lot with a pricey new car. You think it'll bring you joy, but it doesn't; you get home and buyer's remorse sets in. We're all familiar with that sinking feeling that comes when we spend money on something we probably... […]