High credit card debt and a low credit score are thought of as the proverbial nail in the personal finance coffin. Not so! It really isn't the end of the world.
Trying to manage all your expenses out of one savings account? Your finances might actually be a little simpler with two or three accounts.
Debt collectors sometimes have a few sneaky tricks up their sleeve. Beat them to the punch by knowing your rights.
Stuck in the paycheck to paycheck rut? You either need to spend less — or earn more — money.
Say goodbye to the messy money matters of your youth. It's time your money sat at the grown-ups table.
Debt management may not be fun, but that doesn't mean you should be embarrassed to ask these five basic questions.
Tired of being gouged by your Internet, cable, or wireless provider? Pick up the phone!
Don't let runaway late payments wreak havoc on your credit score.
That hefty credit card bill finding it's way to your mailbox is packing a punch — and to more than just your wallet.
A huge percentage of Millennials move back home with Mom and Dad. These money moves will help them get their financial footing.
Perplexed by those three little numbers? Here's the breakdown of what exactly makes up your FICO score.
If you've got more than one kind of debt to repay, target the debt that hurts your credit score the most and watch your rating improve — fast.
Is Uncle Sam giving you a little something back this tax season? Here's how one Wise Bread writer is spending his to tie up some loose financial ends.
Stuck inside on a snowy day is the perfect time to declutter and revamp your financial strategy.
Holiday spending may have turned your finances into a mess. Get back on track and make the new year all about the new financial you.
Ever forget your wallet on a date? Believe it or not, there's a graceful way out of that awkward moment and these nine others, too.
Are you always the one who gets stuck covering taxes and tip when it's time to settle the tab with friends? Not anymore.
If your financial filing system is more "pile" than file, take heart. Learn to control your documents — and make tax time and a lot else much easier.
The holidays are stressful enough — now add debt to the mix. Here's how to balance them both and exit the holidays on firmer financial footing.
Keep your credit reputation ship-shape and you'll qualify for more — and better — credit later. Here's how.
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