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Best Money Tips: Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on websites to visit before spending your money, frugal ways to relax, and the path to purpose. Top 5 Articles 7 Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money — Before you spend your money, check out Bargain Babe and Coupons.com. […]

Best Money Tips: Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on websites to visit before spending your money, frugal ways to relax, and the path to purpose. Top 5 Articles 7 Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money — Before you spend your money, check out Bargain Babe and Coupons.com. […]

The Only 5 Words You Need to Declutter Your Life

In 2008 I downsized my personal belongings by 85% when I moved into Dinky Manor with Mr. Foxypants, my now husband. Initially, Mr. Foxypants and I agreed that we would both downsize our belongings by 50% in order to fit the acquisition of our two adult lives into a 1000 square foot house with terrible closet space. Downsizing by 50% was easy. […]

The Only 5 Words You Need to Declutter Your Life

In 2008 I downsized my personal belongings by 85% when I moved into Dinky Manor with Mr. Foxypants, my now husband. Initially, Mr. Foxypants and I agreed that we would both downsize our belongings by 50% in order to fit the acquisition of our two adult lives into a 1000 square foot house with terrible closet space. Downsizing by 50% was easy. […]

Ask the Readers: Where Do You Want to Be, Financially, in 5 Years?

Most of us have goals for our money, whether specific (pay off the mortgage) or general (maintain a comfortable lifestyle). We set our financial visions on different timelines, too — each person's circumstances are different, after all. This week, let's talk about where we want to see our finances in 5 years. Where do you want to be, financially, in 5 years? […]

Ask the Readers: Where Do You Want to Be, Financially, in 5 Years?

Most of us have goals for our money, whether specific (pay off the mortgage) or general (maintain a comfortable lifestyle). We set our financial visions on different timelines, too — each person's circumstances are different, after all. This week, let's talk about where we want to see our finances in 5 years. Where do you want to be, financially, in 5 years? […]

The 8 Worst Home Sale Horror Stories

If you've ever purchased or tried to sell a home, you know it's a process. Credit checks, home inspections, down payments, and more could delay your sale. And after you purchase the home, it's yours for life. So if you missed something during those grueling weeks of closing, it's your problem for life — or until you try to sell it. […]

The 8 Worst Home Sale Horror Stories

If you've ever purchased or tried to sell a home, you know it's a process. Credit checks, home inspections, down payments, and more could delay your sale. And after you purchase the home, it's yours for life. So if you missed something during those grueling weeks of closing, it's your problem for life — or until you try to sell it. […]

10 Cheap Ways to Make Your Apartment Awesome (Without Losing Your Deposit)

The white walls and boring fixtures of apartments are a thing of the past. You don't need to own your abode to make it totally your own. (See also: 12 Ways to Make a Tiny Apartment Awesome) Check out these thrifty — but impactful — DIY ideas that will transform your space to home, all while ensuring you'll get that security deposit back. 1. Wow! […]

10 Cheap Ways to Make Your Apartment Awesome (Without Losing Your Deposit)

The white walls and boring fixtures of apartments are a thing of the past. You don't need to own your abode to make it totally your own. (See also: 12 Ways to Make a Tiny Apartment Awesome) Check out these thrifty — but impactful — DIY ideas that will transform your space to home, all while ensuring you'll get that security deposit back. 1. Wow! […]