finances

Best Money Tips: Talking to Kids About Family Finances

Today we found some great articles on taking to kids about family finances, saving money to live your dream, and cutting costs without cutting corners.

Best Money Tips: Slay Your Financial Fears

Today we found some fantastic articles on simple ways to slay your financial fears, whether it's cheaper to buy or stream music, and airline fees worth paying for.

Best Money Tips: Making Finances a Positive Part of Your Life

Today we found some fantastic articles on making finances a positive part of your life, reasons to push yourself, and getting the most out of your internship.

Best Money Tips: Financially Prepare for Your Family's Future

Today we found some fantastic articles on financially preparing for your family's future, making a better to do list, and buying or leasing a car.

Best Money Tips: Should You Discuss Money in Front of Your Kids?

Today we found some awesome articles on discussing money in front of your kids, ways to make $50 in a day, and ways to get out of debt.

Best Money Tips: Simplify Your Summer Finances

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to simplify your summer finances, ways to earn extra cash, and fundamentals of financial success.

Are Your Finances Fragile?

Many households are just one layoff, one illness, one interest-rate hike away from financial catastrophe. Follow these strategies to avoid being one of them.

Best Money Tips: 20 Signs You Need a Financial Makeover

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share the 20 ways you know you need some money help, 10 little-known personal development blogs, and how to turn an old t

The Audacity to Waste Money for Better Finances

Sometimes, what seems like a waste of money might actually be one of the best ways you can spend your cash.

Get a Grip on Your Debt: How to Obtain a Clear, Concise Financial Snapshot

Before we can tackle our debt problems, we need to know from where we are starting.

Suze Orman Tells Us To Pay ONLY The Minimum On Credit Cards. Wait, What?!

You’re not seeing things. This is not an April Fool’s gag (although if I’d written this last year it would have been). No, this is Suze Orman’s latest advice and it is a complete 1

Five Free Ways to Improve Your Life

Making improvements to your quality of life isn't always going to be about money. Usually, the sea changes that make our lives more livable are things that don't involve coupons or

Best of Personal Finance: Credit Where Credit Is Due Edition

Credit cards are fun for the whole family, until the bills start rolling in and you are expected to hand over your hard-earned money for the stuff you bought on plastic. In this we

Too broke to be frugal?

The first few years after I got out of college my finances were seriously out of control. I was making pretty good money, but I was spending all of it. Worse, I wasn't keeping tr

The financial wisdom of Fight Club

“The first rule of Fight Club – We Do Not Talk About Fight Club.” Everyone who’s seen the movie remembers that. But what about something Tyler Durden, the anarchist extraordinaire,

How Much Should Your Kids Know About Your Finances?

I know of parents who don’t ever discuss money with their kids. “They should be carefree at this age,” they claim. Money isn’t an appropriate topic for family conversation at the

Tips for Increasing Your Financial Literacy

A recent CNN article titled "Americans are 'financially illiterate'"

UK banks are blocking customers' credit cards. Will the USA be next?

It was bound to happen. I just thought it would happen over here first. Today

Are men better money managers than women? Discuss in our forums and win $50!

Wise Bread is launching a new forum today! That's right. The best Christmas present you can give us is your company. Make a post anywhere in the forum and you will automaticall

Confessions of a Former Payday Loan Junkie

Can you say “Cash in a Flash?” That’s all I was concerned about when I began financial suicide using payday loans 9 years ago. I