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How One Couple Paid Off $147k of Debt (Even While Unemployed)

Jackie Beck and her husband once "owned" a six figure debt. They'd borrowed for their mortgage, credit cards, education, autos, and home improvement projects. Like most of us do, they'd borrowed over time, barely noticing as their balances grew and interest accrued. Beck is not alone.... […]

How One Couple Paid Off $147k of Debt (Even While Unemployed)

Jackie Beck and her husband once "owned" a six figure debt. They'd borrowed for their mortgage, credit cards, education, autos, and home improvement projects. Like most of us do, they'd borrowed over time, barely noticing as their balances grew and interest accrued. Beck is not alone.... […]

11 Things Scientists Say Will Boost Your Happiness Today

Don't worry, be happy. Bobby McFerrin was onto something when he wrote those words. There are so many benefits to happiness, and worrying causes so many problems, that his lyrics make a lot of sense. If only we could say, "I want to be happy," and have that wish granted. Unfortunately,... […]

11 Things Scientists Say Will Boost Your Happiness Today

Don't worry, be happy. Bobby McFerrin was onto something when he wrote those words. There are so many benefits to happiness, and worrying causes so many problems, that his lyrics make a lot of sense. If only we could say, "I want to be happy," and have that wish granted. Unfortunately,... […]

Should You Use Peer-to-Peer Lending to Pay Down Credit Card Debt?

If you are digging yourself out of credit card debt, you might consider borrowing from a peer-to-peer lending (P2P) company. Depending on your personal situation and credit profile, this approach may enable you to get out of debt faster and save money. There is much to consider besides the... […]

Should You Use Peer-to-Peer Lending to Pay Down Credit Card Debt?

If you are digging yourself out of credit card debt, you might consider borrowing from a peer-to-peer lending (P2P) company. Depending on your personal situation and credit profile, this approach may enable you to get out of debt faster and save money. There is much to consider besides the... […]

Best Money Tips: Quick Ways to Save for a Trip

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles to help you quickly save money for a trip, avoid overspending traps, and form good money habits that stick. Top 5 Articles Need Quick Cash for a Trip? 11 Easy Ways to Save — Cash in your cash back rewards and... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 11/13

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 20% to 40% off The North Face at Nordstrom, Up to 50% off Holiday Decorations at Home Depot, $50 McDonald's Gift... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 11/13

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 20% to 40% off The North Face at Nordstrom, Up to 50% off Holiday Decorations at Home Depot, $50 McDonald's Gift... […]

11 Hobbies That Aren’t Worth the Money

You work hard for your down time, but what if the activities that help you relax and have fun cost more than they're worth? If any of these are your favorite pastime, you may want to consider a hobby that's a little less financially draining (napping, for example, is big these days!). (See also: 10... […]