money lessons

8 Money Lessons I Learned Selling Office Supplies

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.

How to Use New Toys to Teach Kids About Money

For savvy parents looking to teach valuable lessons in frugality, opportunities abound — even in the toybox.

7 Money Lessons I Learned From Martial Arts

Deep money lessons can be found in the most unlikely places — even the dojo.

5 Frugal Living Truths Every Stay-at-Home-Parent Should Know

When the daily Stay-at-Home routine starts to wear thin, take heart. You're living — and teaching — some valuable frugal living truths.

8 Things I Learned About Money After Getting Married

For better or worse, marriage means learning how to manage money with a partner.

4 Bad Money Habits You're Teaching Your Kids

Kids are little sponges that soak up every subconscious lesson — including our awful money habits.

6 Money Lessons I Learned Working as a Corn Detasseler

Never underestimate the money lessons a summer job can teach — even in the corn field!

Here's What I Learned About Money After Using Acorns

I've never been good with money. But in just three months of using Acorns, I've gotten a whole lot better.

7 Lessons I Learned About Money After Living in Mexico

Living abroad can really broaden your horizons, especially when it comes to money.

6 Money Lessons You Can Learn From Your Pets

Didn't think you could learn a thing or two about money from your family pet? Think again.

7 Things I Learned About Money After I Went Freelance

Becoming a full-time freelancer means getting serious about money. Here's what one Wise Bread regular learned after making the leap.

7 Money Lessons We Can Learn From Beyoncé

Men and women alike can take away a few critical money lessons from Queen Bey herself.

The 9 Most Important Lessons I Learned About Money When I Became a Landlord

If you want to be a landlord, you'd better brush up on some important money lessons first.

8 Personal Finance Lessons Women Learn in Their 20s

The financial lessons we learn in our 20s prepare us for the decades to follow. Here's what to learn at the intersection of youth, love, and money.

5 Financial Lessons Everyone Should Learn by Kindergarten

Kindergarten kids can — and should — understand these personal finance basics. So should the rest of us.

21 Things That Young Adults Absolutely Need to Know About Money

While most colleges and universities offer personal finance courses, only a fraction of students sign up for them. It's time for a cram session.

Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians

Too often pop superstardom comes with superstar profligacy. Not so for these five frugal musicians whose smart money habits offer lessons for the rest of us.

5 Things Play Teaches You About Personal Finance

Personal finance is serious business, just like the rest of adulthood. And like the rest of adulthood, we can learn about it through play.

8 Personal Finance Tips for Introverts

Are you an introvert? If so, your inclinations to listening, thinking, and looking before leaping are well suited to earning, saving, and investing.

5 Things People Who Are Good With Money Never Say

If you want to get better at managing your money, watch what you say.