Mistakes

The 10 Stupidest Things Smart People Do

Smart people do stupid things all the time — often because they're so smart. Let's learn from some of their foibles!

Change Your Life by Learning How to Admit You're Wrong

Mea whata? Mea culpa! Learn why admitting you're wrong frees you to pursue your goals — and reach them!

The Top 10 DIY Jobs Homeowners Should Avoid

If you're thinking about tackling a big DIY project, you may want to think again. Screw one of these projects up, and it could ruin your home's value — or worse.

Best Money Tips: How to Avoid Costly Travel Mistakes

Today we found some awesome articles on how to avoid costly travel mistakes, ways to clear your mind, and how to not get hustled by your student loans.

10 Ways to Improve Your Decision-Making Skills

Whether it's something as big as a career move or as small as what you're having for dinner, follow these tips to help make great decisions.

Frugal Red Herrings: Money-Savers That Cost You in Other Ways

Are your money-saving ways just an illusion? Find out if you're falling prey to these frugal red herrings.

Best Money Tips: 10 Car Shopping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Today we found some awesome articles on car shopping mistakes and how to avoid them, saving for retirement, and steps to great finances.

Fun, Frugal Vacations: What the Experts Fail to Mention

Frugal experts champion certain vacations as great ways to save, but these trips are not one-size-fits-all fun. Avoid these pitfalls on your next vacation.

Best Money Tips: Money Mistakes Married Couples Make

Today we found some fantastic articles on money mistakes married couples make, going to the movies for free, and how to rent a car and not get screwed.

10 Things You Do to Save Money That End Up Costing You More

Sometimes, what we think we're doing to save money actually costs us a lot more. Make sure you're not making one of these "saving" mistakes.

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping for Car Insurance

Too often, drivers pay more than they need to for car insurance. Discover how to avoid common mistakes and save lots of cash.

Big Mistakes You Can Make When Selling Your Home

Selling your home can be stressful at the best of times. To ensure the process really goes well, avoid these common blunders.

How to Learn From Your Mistakes

To move forward in life, you must learn from your mistakes. Find out how to cut through ego, stop simply persevering, and start getting things right.

5 Ways Newlyweds Screw Up Money Management

Marriage isn't just a joining of two people who love each other, it's also a joining of their finances. Avoid these mistakes to make sure you achieve fiscal bliss.

Wise Bread's Frugal Food Gone Wrong

From cooking blunders to dining-out disasters, sometimes our cheap eating goes terribly awry. Read Wise Bread writers' stories of sweet eats turned sour.

Lessons Learned from New Year's Eves Gone Wrong

Benefit from my mistakes, and follow these tips to have a great New Year's Eve.

What should you do when you are asked to repay an overpayment of severance?

TechCrunch recently reported that the software giant Microsoft made mistakes on the severances it paid to its laid off workers. As a result, Microsoft sent out letters to an unknow

Like DIY? Avoid These 10 Costly Mistakes

I scoured the web looking for the obvious and not-so-obvious mistakes DIY addicts make and compiled this list.