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Our Nine Biggest Missteps on the Road to Financial Independence – and How We Are Fixing Them

Over the past 10 years, my wife and I have paid off literally hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt on salaries that, except for one exceptional year, were well below $100,000 annually. We had three children as well, moved into a house that we now fully own, and currently have zero debt. Show More Summary

Workplace Poker: Are You Getting Played?

If you play your cards right, you might save your job and get assignments you want.

Priceline CEO Resigns After Investigation Into Employee Relationship

Darren Huston stepped down after the investigation said he violated the company's code of conduct

The Ultimate Guide to Paying Off Your Student Loan Faster

One of the biggest obstacles that prevent many graduates from investing either independently or through an adviser is the student loan. Student loans can weigh down individuals from seizing rewarding financial opportunities until they’re cleared of debt. Whether you’re a fresh graduate or still in school and have started repaying your student loan, these tips […]

Are those fancy designer sunglasses really worth hundreds of dollars?

With the help of an optometrist, Rossen Reports compares expensive designer sunglasses to ones costing much less. The results are revealing.

Four Best Credit Cards to Take to the Grocery Store

You may not care much about credit card rewards or think you spend enough to justify using them, but the truth is most people could benefit from a really solid rewards card. Even if you just spend money on groceries and other basicsShow More Summary

Will The Party Continue For American Investors?

Is it possible to be unhappy if you’ve owned stocks during the last three years when the S&P 500 is up 39.4% for the three year period ending March 31, 2016? That equates to a roughly 11.7% annualized rate of return, which is a satisfactory result by almost any measure. [...]

Apple's Price Cut Won't Spark Sales, If One Study Of The Brain Is Right

Last month Apple, under CEO Tim Cook’s leadership, slashed prices, selling theiPhone SE for$399 – below the iPhone 5S’s $450 cost without contracts. The Apple Watch also got a haircut of about 50 bucks to sell for $299. An Apple computer store is seen on April 26, 2016 in Miami Beach, [...]

12 Important Terms To Help You Decipher A College Financial Aid Award Letter

Whether you're trying to decipher a financial aid offer letter or just beginning to think about college, here's lingo to master.

How To Wear Six Inch Heels And Slay The Office

Unless you've been under a rock, then you know that Beyonce dropped her new album "Lemonade" which once again shut down the Internet. She even reminds us in the track "Six Inch Heels", the track delivering the with the intoxicating and erotic metaphor that itis possible for us to be [...]

Even Affluent Americans Think 'The 1%' Are Pulling Away

Even high-earning Americans increasingly think that joining the ranks of ‘The 1%’ is unattainable. At the same time, they have become increasingly focused on experiences and intangibles – manifesting a desire to enjoy a life well-lived short of wealth, and to revel in what they can control.

How These Millennials Boosted Their Savings Rates

Millennials are now saving more than any other generation, according to a recent Bankrate study. Here's how a few of them are doing it.

16 Simple Kitchen Skills Every Frugal Person Should Master

Would you rather eat out than cook? You aren't alone. In fact, owing greatly to the availability of fast food, frozen food, and convenience food, fewer people are preparing meals at home regularly. Another factor is the decline of home economics classes at the high school level, where many basics...

Everything a First-Time Home Buyer Needs to Buy a House

The number of people buying homes for the first time is falling, according to the most recent data from the National Association of Realtors. According to the association's 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers report, only 32% of buyers in 2014 were purchasing a home for the first time. That's...

Best Money Tips: How to Make Your Retirement More Successful

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on ways to make your retirement more successful, tips to save money at big box stores, and the best college degrees for job security. Top 5 Articles 7 Ways to Make Your Retirement More Successful — Don't wait to...

This Millennial Is Revolutionizing The Student Loan Industry (And His Company Just Raised Millions)

A new company based out of Austin, Texas is changing the way student loans are repaid while also showcasing some important lessons in entrepreneurship. Just this past February, Student Loan Genius raised $3 million in seed funding led by affiliates of Prudential and John Hancock. And looking at student loan [...]

7 Apps for the Tech-Challenged Traveler

There is an app for everything these days, from apps that allow you to see constellations in the sky, to others that can control the temperature of your house. When it comes to traveling, there are more apps than you could count, but some of them are a bit confusing to operate. Here are seven of my...

15 Things You Can Do With a Credit Card Besides Buy Stuff

Almost everyone has a credit or debit card. They're just small pieces of plastic that help us pay for things. Or are they? Aside from their obvious use — paying for stuff — credit cards can be incredibly handy in other ways, too. Here are 15 different uses for plastic that may have...

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