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The Simple Holiday Budget Anyone Can Follow

Promised yourself that you'd finally make a solid budgeting plan this holiday season — and stick to it? We've got your covered with these simple steps anyone can follow to stay in the black when the red and green take over. 1. Set Aside Only the Amount You Can Afford So many people start the... […]

Best Money Tips: 5 Things You're Better Off Buying on Cyber Monday

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on things you should buy on Cyber Monday, over 20 super cozy holiday gifts, and dozens of free ways to entertain yourself at home. Top 5 Articles Five things that are better to buy on Cyber Monday — You'll find lots of... […]

Your Brain Is Keeping You in Debt (And How to Fix It)

Your debt never seems to shrink. Each month you resolve to ditch your credit cards, spend less, and devote more money to paying down your outstanding debts. When next month rolls around? You're staring at even more debt. What's the problem? Blame your brain. Recent research from Scientific... […]

Here's One Good Financial Reason Why You Shouldn't Live in the Present

When I look around, when I think through all the people I know it seems like there are two kinds of people in this world: people made to save, and people made to spend. The savers seem to accumulate money like it really does grow on trees. They can make a dollar last longer than I would have ever... […]

Invest in These Stocks Before Black Friday

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/6-stocks-to-buy-before-black-friday?utm_source=wisebrea... Thinking about playing the stock market to take advantage of the... […]

Get the Card that Awards Wholesale Club Purchases

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/get-more-cash-back-for-the-essentials-the-bankamericard... This card is one of the only credit cards that awards wholesale club... […]

Watch Out for These 5 Last Minute Home Buying Costs

In 2015, 5,250,000 existing homes and 510,000 newly constructed properties were sold in the U.S. And as Wise Bread predicted back in December 2015, homes have been one of the necessities that are cheaper in 2016, boosting the percentage of first-time homebuyers entering the market. But unexpected... […]

Flashback Friday: 38 Ways to Get More Sleep Tonight

Getting a good night's sleep on a consistent basis will protect your physical health as much it'll protect your mental health. The problem is that with our super busy lives, sleep is always the first thing to suffer. It's time to stop making sleep an afterthought. Because it's so easy to regulate... […]

8 Ways to Earn Extra Income While Christmas Shopping

Christmas shopping can be expensive and time-consuming. Wouldn't it be great if you could take advantage of that time to make some extra money? Fortunately, we found a few ways for you to earn extra cash for the holidays while you do your Christmas shopping. 1. Use Your Car If your vehicle is in... […]

Best Money Tips: 5 Little Wins That Improve Your Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on little wins that will improve your day, cruise hacks to get the most out of your trip, and tips for looking good on a budget. Top 5 Articles 5 Little Wins To Make Your Day Better — Whenever you need to be somewhere... […]