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Best Money Tips: 5 Must-Haves for Personal Finance Success

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the essentials of personal finance success, ways to save on school and work lunches, and shopping tips for Kohl’s customers. Top 5 Articles 5 Essentials For Personal Finance Success — You aren't likely to...

10 Ways to Salvage a Burnt Meal

My husband likes to joke that his mother cooked by the "smoke alarm method." I laugh, but not too hard, because people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. I have burned my share of meals — I'm also prone to burn some types of things more than others. It happens, but you may not...

How Do Medical Bills Affect Your Credit?

Questions regarding your credit generally do not have a simple cut and dried answer. Instead, credit-related questions more often require the rather ambiguous and sometimes frustrating response of, “It depends.” The answer to the question “How will medical bills affect my credit?” is no different. Show More Summary

The 10 Worst States for Retirees

Are you close to retirement? If so, you may want to take some time to see how your state of residence may impact your financial situation. After all, you need your money to last now that you're done working, and you don't want to find yourself strapped because of a high cost of living or taxes....

Save an Extra $1,094.86 a Year with Credit Cards

Link for teaser title: http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-save-an-extra-109486-a-year?utm_source=wisebread... Are you looking for ways to save money? Here's how you can use you...

Best Cities For Artists: 5 Affordable Places To Be Creative

As NYC gets too expensive, young artists are looking for cities where they can make art AND make rent. Here are five of the best cities for young artists. Best Cities For Artists: 5 Affordable Places To Be Creative appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.

Sketch Guy: The Cost of Holding On

There is a cost to holding onto things we should let go of: anger, frustration, resentment, or even worse. Can we really afford to keep paying this bill?

A Purpose Driven Retirement

Retirement isn't like crossing a stationary finish line, one where the race is over once you surpass some defined financial threshold; instead, creating a purpose driven retirement, much like growing into a fulfilling career, requires modest (and sometimes major) course corrections along the way.

13F Filings: Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down For Gladiators?

Hedge fund operators mainly run compressed portfolios, and should be measured against NASDAQ 100, up 5.5%, rather than the S&P 500, up 8% to date. Scroll down the S&P 500 Index, focusing on performers and non-performers. Without fail, patterns emerge. Bank paper is out while Internet properties excel. Many industrials remain [...]

Cheap Flight Day - Fact Or Fiction?

Cheap flight day is August 23rd. It's the day airlines drop prices following the end of the summer peak travel season. It's also a great time to save a bundle on your next flight.

Seeking 2,500 Square Feet? Try These Stunning Homes On For Size

Pop quiz! What does the number 2,467 have to do with real estate? Is it: the dollar amount of the average mortgage payment; the average number of times a homeowner visits a home improvement store in a single month; or the median square footage of new-construction homes built last year? If [...]

Coffee taste test: Does the expensive stuff really taste any better?

Do you really need to spend a lot for your morning coffee, or is the cheap stuff just as good? Jeff Rossen set up a blind taste test to see.

4 Real Estate Lessons From Old-School Board Games

Playing old board games with friends is a fun way to spend a Saturday night. The drinks are flowing, the snacks are as plentiful as the laughs, and the spirit of competition keeps everyone a little livelier than usual. During one wildly successful board game night, we had an epiphany — [...]

Has Money Ever Made You Feel Confused, Frustrated, Guilty, Shameful? Read This.

Photo courtesy of Pexels. On two recent episodes ofHerMoney podcast, I interviewed two intelligent, educated, successful women — BrenéBrown, author of “Rising Strong”and creator of one of the most-viewedTED Talksof all time and behavioral economist Sarah Newcomb, author of the new book “Loaded:Money, Psychology, and How to Get Ahead without Leaving [...]

6 Long-Term Savings Plans that Make Good Financial Cents

According to a survey released by the Federal Reserve earlier this year, up to 46 percent of American adults don’t have an extra $400 to cover an emergency. While this worrisome statistic is partly due to poverty and low wages, poor spending and saving habits are also to blame. When we don’t save enough money […]

Getting Married? 3 Important Financial Steps To Take Before The Wedding

Finances should be front and center if you want to increase the odds of a successful marriage.

Focus On These 5 Features To Sell Your House Faster

If you own a midsized home (especially in a hot suburban real estate market like Cary, NC, or Chesapeake, VA), you may be selling to a younger demographic. Millennials have begun entering the home-buying market and, according to a Trulia survey, are specifically interested in homes between 2,000 and 2,600 [...]

8 Sneaky Ways To Take Your New Place For A Test-Drive

While that newly renovated condo looks great in photos, what’s really behind the rapturous Chicago, IL, real estate listing? When it comes to assessing a potential new home, the savvy buyer knows to go full True Detective (first season, at least) and relentlessly sleuth. That waterfall showerhead is beautiful, but [...]

The Adjustable Versus Fixed Mortgage Debate Heats Up

The decision to finance some or all of you home is usually a trade-off between lower rates today at the risk of higher rates in the future. Until December 2015, when the Fed raised rates for the first time (and so far, only time) that decision has been a good one. [...]

Beast Through Major Life Decisions... With Economics

Being an adult is hard. Bills, in-laws, babies. Luckily there’s a way to navigate big life choices like a pro. Forbes recently spoke with former University of Chicago Professor Robert Michael on how using basic simple economic principles can help make killer choices. More Schooling? “College education pays a rate of [...]

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