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5 Things to Avoid Before You File Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is trying enough already. Don't make it worse by making one of these mistakes.

4 Things to Consider Before Hiring Household Help

Outsourcing chores can help you maximize your free time and earning potential. Figure out whether hiring some help is the right choice for you.

7 Delayed-Spending Tricks That Help Pay Off Debt

If you're willing to delay gratification and avoid purchases today — but not forever — you can save money now and eliminate your debt sooner.

What Do You Do When Negotiations Stall?

What are the best strategies when negotiations stall? How do you get past the deadlock to seal the deal?

If You're Doing These 5 Things, Your Saving Efforts Are for Nothing

Saving is hard, but chances are, if you're doing any of this stuff with your money, you're not saving at all.

Chicken GUTS & Author GLORY: Tales From My Cheapskate Book Tour

For my latest TV appearance, I had to prepare a three course cheapskate menu using ony ingredients costing under $1 a pound and, as an added hook I promised to incorporate creat

5 Ways Giving to Charity Is Good for You

Givers enjoy better health, stronger social bonds, and higher levels of satisfaction than non-givers do. What's the catch? There is none. All you have to do is give.

How to Start a Frugal Dinner Club

Love food? Have a fondness for frugality? Combine those passions and start a frugal dinner club. Here's how.

Best of Personal Finance Roundup: 50+ Cheap and Healthy Party Foods for the Super Bowl

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we share over 50 cheap and healthy party foods you can serve during the "Big Game," why bonds may not be the safe i

Calling all Artists: Be Your Own Cheerleader and Find that Room of Your Own (free)

Virginia Woolf famously said that women needed a ‘room of one’s own’ in order to create. But what if you didn’t graduate from the University of Iowa with the New Yorker wanting to

Best Money Tips: Surprising Ways to Beat Stress

Today we found some great articles on surprising ways to beat stress, bad habits you may have when you shop for clothes, and simple ways to be inspired.

20 Snacks That Will Keep You Energized Through the Day

Power through the mid-morning slump and afternoon doldrums with a healthful handful of these nutritious, energy-rich snacks.

Make Your Own: Homemade Cleaning Wipes and Canister

If you love the convenience of cleaning wipes but hate the chemicals they include, check out this tutorial for easy and cheap, DIY wipes.

Best Money Tips: Self-Promote for More Success

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share tips for promoting yourself, how to ma

Friends and Goals: Don't Let a Blue Falcon Bring You Down

What's the key to ensuring you achieve your goals? Not listening to the "blue falcons" in your life.

A Better Way to Rank America's Colleges

How should an American University be judged? By how well it serves the public good in three fundamental ways.

This Is What That Ticket You Got Will Do to Your Car Insurance Rate

If you can't drive 55, expect to pay hefty fines and as much as 30% to 82% more in insurance fees. Safe drivers are frugal drivers!

Ask the Readers: What is Your Best Back-to-School Shopping Tip?

Tell us your best back-to-school shopping tip and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

AIG employees - Why you should donate your bonuses instead of returning it

Lately many top AIG employees who were targeted by Congress in the $165 million "Bonusgate" incident have returned their bonuses. Some people are still holding out, and in my opin