money management

5 Essentials for Building a Profitable Portfolio

Investing is a bit of an art form, but it doesn't need to be a complicated one. Know the essentials, and you'll be on your way to great returns.

Here's Why Multitasking and Money Don't Mix

Science says multitasking hurts our productivity. Here's how multitasking keeps you from your financial goals, too.

4 Money Lessons We Can Learn From J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling knows a thing or two about muggle money struggles. After all, she once had her share.

6 Simple Financial Upgrades You Can Make During Breakfast

Now you have another reason never to skip breakfast — it's the perfect time to do a little personal finance.

Easy Budgeting for People Who Hate Math

Face it, we aren't all math mavens. But even if numbers make your head spin, you can still budget like a pro.

6 Dumb Places You’re Leaving Your Money

Cash is king… when it comes to keeping you broke. Once you have an emergency fund, start hiding your cash where it can grow, too.

6 Ways Gluttony Is Keeping You Poor

You may think gluttony only applies to food. Think again. Too much of anything can cost you.

The Personal Finance Letter I'd Write to My Younger Self

If you could write a letter of personal finance advice to your younger, less money-smart self, what would you say?

7 Apps That Make Budgeting Fun — No Really!

Budgeting can be a bummer. Take the bore out of the chore and manage your finances from your phone with these fun apps.

The 5 Best Apps for Busy Working Parents

Wise Bread Executive Editor Janet Alvarez shared five great apps for parents on today's Good Morning Washington show. If you missed the broadcast, here they are!

Flashback Friday: 72 Brilliant Ways to Stretch $20

A Twenty doesn't go as far is it used to — but if you're smart about how you spend it, it'll still get you pretty far!

Flashback Friday: 45 Life Lessons You'd Give to Your Younger Self

If only you could go back in time, here's everything you'd tell your younger self.

Does Your Money Management Reflect Who You Truly Are?

The way you spend money might say a lot about your core values. Do your spending habits and your morals line up?

Afraid of Spending Money? Here Are 5 Perks of Your Phobia

For some, chrometophobia can be crippling. For the frugal minded, it's just another way to save more.

6 Free Debt Management Tools

You're always checking your smartphone anyways, so you may as well put it (and the Internet) to better use tracking your debt!

4 Ways to Spring-Clean Your Investment Portfolio

Spring cleaning is in the air! After you dust the cobwebs out of your house, take time to dust them out of your investment portfolio, too.

6 Side Jobs for People Who Are Good With Money

Do you have a way with wampum? Put your money-savvy skills to work by picking up a side job and earning some extra cash.

4 Common Money Misconceptions About Women

Women are more financially savvy than ever, but these myths still abound. How many do you recognize?

5 Good Money Management Habits You Already Have

If you already have these good habits, pat yourself on the back! You're well on your way to great money management skills.

5 Online Tools to Manage Your Money in Under 10 Minutes a Week

Remove one of the obstacles to managing your money by making it quick and easy. These apps can help.