Hot Today

Wise Bread articles that are hot today.

Pessimism Pays - Why Expecting the Worst Can Save You Money

Everyone's heard the adage, "Expect the best, prepare for the worst," but the truth is that many people are overly optimistic about the future. Being a worrier may sa

Tax Deductions to Start Thinking About Now

Tax deductions can save you a lot, but who wants to worry about them during the holidays? Here's what to do now to prepare for the end of the year.

25 Things I Don't Want to Regret Once I Retire...

I met with an elderly couple today in their home to execute some planning documents. While neither of them ever had jobs as professionals and neither inherited any money from fa

How Kids and Adults Can Earn Extra Income by Doing Voice-Overs

Want to get paid just to talk? It takes some dedication, but doing voice-over work can bring in extra cash for kids and adults alike.

Take back St. Valentine’s Day from Hallmark and Hershey’s.

Today is St. Valentine’s Day. Delivery vans filled with flowers are passing each other on the highways; the supermarket aisles filled with pink and red cards are chock full of men

How Your Credit Card Statement Is Keeping You in Debt

Your credit card company uses all sorts of sneaky statement tricks to keep you in debt. Learn what to look out for.

Get It in Writing: A Quick Guide to Agreements and Contracts

Get any deal you make in writing — and make sure you understand what the contract actually means.

The Online Dating First Date: Get a Drink

Single folks, would you like to go out for a drink? The answer should be yes — and not just because it's frugal.

5 Amazing Honeymoons That Only Seem Expensive

First comes loves, then comes marriage — then comes a fabulous and frugal honeymoon!

6 Reasons Your Great Startup Business Is Doomed

While many of us fantasize about being our own boss, not everyone is cut out to be a business owner. Most likely, that includes you, too.

Best Money Tips: Make Your Groceries Last Longer

Today we found some stellar articles on making your groceries last longer, saving on wedding favors, and retirement savings busters.

Deciding when to follow instructions

Anytime someone announces that they're looking to hire, there'll be instructions on how to apply--even if nothing more than a sign that says, "Inquire within." Often, they'll want

Ally Bank Review: Flexibility and Decent Yields

Ally Bank won't wow you with a multitude of products and services, but it will provide you with the basics at attractive yields and rates.

10 Great Side Jobs for Extroverts

If you're a people person, then these side jobs are right up your alley.

Peak Debt

Is there a limit to how much Americans can spend? Clearly there is: All they earn, minus savings and service on their existing debt, plus new borrowing. Since the Bureau of Econ

Best Money Tips: Ways to Earn Money Quickly

Today we found some fantastic articles on ways to earn money quickly, starting your marriage out right, and getting a good night of quality sleep.

5 Times You Must Freeze Your Credit Report

Freeze! Securing your credit report from fraud or other suspicious activity might save you a big headache later.

Get In Gear For The New Year: 5 Tips For Making Resolutions

The New Year is infamous when it comes to resolutions — not because most people manage to turn over a new leaf but because we declare big goals, work towards them for a few months

Can FabFitFun's VIP Box Fit Into Your Life?

The FabFitFun VIP box can get you some great discounts on up-and-coming beauty brands.

Advanced Grocery Deals: Catalinas

Have you mastered using coupons on regular grocery deals, taking advantage of clearance sales and buy-1-get-1 ofers? Then it's time to try some graduate-level deals: Catalinas.