savings

Ask the Readers: How Do You Prioritize Your Savings Goals?

Tell us how you prioritize your savings goals and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Money Resolutions: 6 Ways to Take Control in 2013

The start of the new year is a great time to give your saving and investment strategy a makeover. Here's how to get started.

What Americans Can Learn From How the Rest of the World Saves Energy

After traveling to Europe and Australia, one writer has learned a several energy-saving tips that he's eager to bring home.

25 Great Things to Do With Your Spare Change

You know to save your change — but what do you do with it when the piggy bank fills up? Try one of these ideas, ranging from totally frugal to just-for-fun.

How to Understand and Protect Yourself From Inflation

Inflation is inevitable. What you can change, though, is how you deal with it — and these decisions can make or break your financial future.

What Do the Chinese Spend Money On?

Chinese people generally save 30% to 50% of their take home pay. So where do they spend their savings — and what can we all learn from them?

What Is Your Net Worth?

Unlike the external indicators of wealth we all tend to recognize, net worth is a true indicator of where you stand financially. Find out yours.

5 Money Truths That Aren't Always Obvious

For all the thinking we do about money, we sometimes miss the most important points. Discover five truths about finances that might surprise you.

Best Money Tips: Holiday Savings Tips

Today we found some great articles on holiday savings tips, cash back credit card traps, and why it's still a good idea to get your bachelor's degree.

4 Tips for Living Spontaneously on the Cheap

It might seem like spontaneity is the enemy of frugality, but there are some simple ways to fit the fun of spontaneity into your frugal life.

7 Bootstrapping Principles Any Business Can Use

In a tough economy, too much focus on cost cutting can stifle growth. Here's how to keep your company growing without blowing your budget.

Best Money Tips: Save Money When Buying Things You Need

Today we found some awesome articles on how to save money when buying things you need, decorating a small apartment on a dime, and when to teach kids about money.

Best Money Tips: Saving Tips For New Parents

Today we found some great articles on saving tips for new parents, what to ask your job interviewer, and how to choose a college.

Best Money Tips: Crazy Money Ideas That Just Might Work

Today we found some awesome articles on crazy money ideas that just might work, 4 things you can do with money, and inexpensive kid-friendly activities.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Filling Your Tank

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on filling your tank, withdrawing money from your 401k, and frugal date suggestions.

Ask The Readers: When Did You Start Saving For Retirement?

Tell us when you started saving for retirement and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Save Money When Staying at a Hotel

Today we found some great articles on ways to save money when staying at a hotel, shopping rules of thumb, and ways to maximize Craigslist revenue.

10 Painless Ways to Save for Vacation

10 easy ways to save $1,650 a year--the cost of an average American vacation.

4 Steps to Absorb the Cost of an at-Home Lifestyle

If you home-educate, work from home, or even just have a large family living together, it can wear your house — and your budget — out fast.

Wise Bread's Best and Worst Financial Decisions in 2010

Some of us took risks. Some of us played it safe. Read about our writers' great (and terrible) 2010 financial decisions, and what they learned from them.