overspending

Here's What to Do If You Can't Pay Your Bills On Time

You're a day late and a dollar short — it happens. But when late bill payments become a problem, it's time to face the issue head on.

8 Reasons You're Bad at Money — And How to Fix It ASAP

Bad money habits are hard to break — but you can do it. It's time to ditch the excuses and fix your finances.

Best Money Tips: Questions to Consider Before Overspending

Today we found some amazing articles on questions to consider before overspending, saving on back to school shopping, and cost cutting tips for drivers.

Lifestyle Inflation: The Ultimate Financial Trap

Lifestyle inflation takes extra money and turns it into a vain attempt to buy joy. Avoid it by changing your perspective on money and happiness.

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.

6 Frugal Promises I Have Not Kept

I have made a number of public declarations of my frugal ambitions over the years here on Wise Bread. Here are some of my biggest failures.

The Frugal Balance: Staying Away from Financial Extremes

One of the most underrated financial x-factors in our lives is our relationship with money and the inner psychology of how we deal with our finances. I suspect that it is bec

Jettison the Junk: Why Clutter Clouds Your Mind and Saps Your Energy

A life cluttered with junk not only takes up space — it can take your energy, too.

The seven deadly sins of consumerism (and the frugal redemption).

Sit ye down, hold your loved ones tight, and get ready for the seven deadliest sins of the modern day consumer. [more]

It's NATURAL for me to spend as I do!

Turns out that my brain, rather like the devil, MAKES ME DO IT. Spend too much, that is. Via Consumerist: [more]

Handling Emotions and Money

How do you handle money mishaps and high emotions? Give us some advice, readers!

Can I Conquer My Vanity for the Sake of My Sanity?

The truth is, frugality can be terrifying — especially for those who crave a lavish lifestyle. But where has all that spending gotten you?