Tim has been a personal finance writer for Wise Bread since 2013, and manages digital content for a Washington, D.C.-based foundation, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
You have a round-the-clock, always vigilant personal finance assistant, right in your pocket. Learn how to make the most of it!
Those nearing retirement are often advised to downsize — often to another, cheaper state. That's smart, as long as you avoid these 10 states.
The path to the debt-free life is challenging, but so liberating once you get there. Kind of like a maze!
Wondering whether a stock is worth your investment? Here are a bunch of ways to decide!
The sad truth is that some 401K plans offer bad investments with high fees. Learn how to evaluate yours before you lose too much.
You're broke. Your credit score stinks. But guess what? You're still you.
Go on two wheels to save your money, time, and sanity. Life is so much better when you opt for pedal power.
You've been pumping money into your retirement accounts, but how do you know if you're on the right track? If these signs ring true, you're doing just fine.
These days, who isn't stressed out. Channel that energy into more money and it might just be able to relax a little.
A promotion isn't an invitation to launch a spending spree. Make these smart, responsible money moves instead.
Does your partner know everything they need to know about your finances?
Gift the recent grad in your life one (or more!) of these great stocks, and they'll be on track to enjoy a nice profit.
These turning points in your life bring critical money matters to the table. Are you ready?
There are plenty of ways to make a quick buck, but none are easier — and more certain — than these. What are you waiting for?
Working at an office supply superstore teaches more than just the price of pens. Find out what one Wise Bread writer learned during a first summer job.
If time travel were possible, this is the commencement speech I'd give to my younger self about living frugally.
The stock market doesn't always lag in the summertime and these seven sectors remind that it's not always wise to "go away in May."
You don't want to be just comfortable in retirement. Here's how to retire like a one percenter.
Investing seems so risky — and complicated. It really isn't, though, if you stick to the basics.
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