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Russian fighter planes are buzzing Europe in suspicious numbers

On Tuesday and Wednesday, NATO jets scrambled to intercept at least 26 Russian military aircraft flying over Western Europe and the Black Sea. "These sizable Russian flights represent an unusual level of air activity over European airspace,"...Show More Summary

Mortgages and Medicine.

Unless you are the dumbest person in the world, you probably have realized I’m not the biggest fan of debt. I think it’s pretty stupid and unlike most PF bloggers, I don’t believe “good debt” exists. Although I’m a pretty avid debt puncher, I do compromise on two issues… Home If you didn’t already know, houses are […]

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is the No. 3 all-time best World Series pitcher, says The New York Times

The 2014 World Series was Madison Bumgarner's world; the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals just played in it. The Giants pitcher not only started two of the seven games in the series — in Game 5, he pitched a complete game and allowed zero runs — he also shut out the Royals in the last five innings of Game 7, on only two days of rest. Show More Summary

Oh, you’re such a TEASE! Mastering teaser rates and more

Do you like to be teased? If you’re seven, probably not.  If you’re twenty-seven and with your spouse or significant other … well, I’ll leave you two alone. Like everything else, it depends completely on the context.  And though businesses...Show More Summary

Giants win World Series, beating Royals in close Game 7

And Kansas City's dream of winning its first World Series in 29 years ended Wednesday night, as the Royals lost a hard-fought Game 7 to the San Francisco Giants, 3-2, at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. The Royals got theirShow More Summary

Canadian public donates to families of soldiers killed in last week's terror attacks

A special crowdfunding effort across Canada has raised CAD$625,000 so far to help the families of two soldiers who were killed in last week's separate terrorist attacks, CBC News reports, and the group hopes to get to CAD$750,000 by midnight. Show More Summary

40+ DIY Costumes Every College Student Can Pull Off

Let me guess... it's mid-October, and you have no idea what to be for Halloween. Well, you're in luck! We've come up with a range of awesome costumes that are perfect for any college student, and the best part is they're all DIY. SoShow More Summary

Episode 578: How To Steal A Million Barrels Of Oil

Stealing oil takes a global system. Lots of people are in on it - small time crooks, criminal bosses, oil tankers owners and corrupt officials.

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 10/30, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #CFSIndex to participate. This week's topic: Financial fears! Join us as we talk about affording healthcare expenses,...

Best Student Loans in 2014

Are you having a hard time finding out what the best student loans are? You might also be wondering how to nab the best student loan rates. You’re not alone if you think figuring out how you’ll pay for college is a stressful, complicated process. Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Stocks Slip after Fed Action Strengthens Dollar

John Lund/Getty Images By MATTHEW CRAFT NEW YORK -- An optimistic statement from the Federal Reserve sent the dollar up and gold prices down Wednesday as traders prepared for rising interest rates. Major U.S. stock indexes ended with...Show More Summary

12 Delicious Slow Cooker Breakfast Ideas for Lazy Cooks

I'm sure many of us are seasoned veterans when it comes to using our slow cookers to simmer up soups, casseroles, and other dinner favorites. But have you ever thought to extend the ease to breakfast? It's a whole new world of deliciousness coupled with some savvy time savings. The following...

11 Money Moves to Make Before Becoming a Mommy-Preneur

For years, I sat behind a desk crunching numbers, analyzing spending trends, validating financial transactions and generating reports. (Sound exciting?) Although the day-to-day routine bored me out of my mind, I did what most logical people would do and sucked it up. Show More Summary

Meet the Female Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing the World

To build a business, you've got to have it all: creativity, dedication, financial backing, and a rock-solid plan of attack. If you're a female entrepreneur in an environment where only 30 percent of women own businesses of their own, you've got to have even more. Show More Summary

Best Money Tips: Save Money By Winterizing Your Life

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on how to save money by winterizing your life, how to feed your family on $80 a week, and 200+ mind-blowing upcycling ideas. Top 5 Articles 27 Steps to Save Money By Winterizing Your Life — Don't just...

Super Mario painting replaces pro-annexation mural in Moscow

The controversy over Russia's annexation of Crimea earlier this year is spilling into the streets — literally, Russian website Gazeta.ru reports. Artists in Moscow painted an enormous pro-government mural celebrating the annexation on...Show More Summary

Naked With Cash: Brian, September 2014

Naked With Cash is an ongoing series at Consumerism Commentary in which readers share their households’ finances with other readers. These participants benefit from the accountability that comes from tracking their finances publicly and the feedback of the four expert Certified Financial Planners (CFPs). For more information, read this introduction. This year, we have four [...]Show More Summary

Is American Realty Capital Properties Enron Part II?

Disclosure: Long ARCP It’s never a good sign when a company’s CFO and top accountant abruptly resign at the same time “accounting irregularities” are announced, but that’s exactly what happened at  this morning. An audit committee said, in a nutshell, that every quarterly report put out this year should be discarded and that the number from [...]

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