money management

The Financial Basics Every New Grad Should Know

Congrats, grad! You undoubtedly learned a lot in your college career, but now it's time to learn these personal finance basics.

How to Tell You've Become a Financial Grownup

You're all grown up! Becoming a financial grownup, however, is another story.

How to Manage Your Money — No Budgeting Required

Nobody likes budgeting. Here's how to keep track of your money without one.

Has Cash Become More Trouble Than It's Worth?

Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff thinks we should transition to a cash-free society. We're not so sure.

The One Personal Finance Skill You Must Master Before All the Others

Being a master of personal finance requires a few key skills, but none are as important as this one.

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!