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7 Warning Signs You're In Debt Denial

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:00:06 +0000

Many people are in denial about the debt that they owe. When faced with the ugly truth, it's sometimes easier to or minimize the importance of it or flat-out reject the extent that we're in debt. The longer you stay in denial, the bigger the debt grows. Learn to know the warning signs before denial...(image)



You Got an Eviction Notice. Now What?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:30:08 +0000

It's a terrible feeling: You come home from a long day of work, wondering what to make for dinner, when you see a large piece of paper taped to your door. Your heart sinks as you read it, realizing it's an eviction notice telling you that you have to leave your home. If this has happened to you,...(image)



Here's What a Balance Transfer Does to Your Credit

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:30:05 +0000

If you're struggling with debt and high interest rates keep eating up most of your monthly payments, a balance transfer card may be just what the doctor ordered. A balance transfer credit card will offer 0% interest for 6-21 months. But there are lots of things to consider before applying for a...(image)



5 Everyday Routines of Wealthy People

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:00:06 +0000

Whether you end each day binge-watching TV until the wee hours, or you drink a kale smoothie before hitting the hay promptly at 10 p.m., your daily routine will certainly affect your ability to achieve your goals. In fact, many famous and wealthy individuals claim that their daily routines are the...(image)



How Couples Can Finish Rich: Highlights from Our Chat with David Bach

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 23:28:18 +0000

David Bach joined us for our #WBChat on February 15th to share insights on how couples can finish rich. Our #FinishRich #WBChat featured awesome tips to help couples be successful in managing their finances. In total we had 102 participants, reached over 303k people, and had over 14.4 million...(image)



Best Deals for Friday 02/16

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:26:17 +0000

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8 Common Causes of Debt — And How to Avoid them

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:00:06 +0000

Debt plagues millions of Americans every day. It is such a common problem that many of us don't even think twice about what we owe, or how we landed in such a predicament. The simplest explanation is that debt happens when you spend more than you earn. But it's not actually that simple when real...(image)



Best Money Tips: How to Stick to Your Grocery Budget

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to stick to your grocery budget, tips for a successful spring garden, and how to maximize your cruise vacation. Top 5 Articles 8 Tips To Stick To Your Grocery Budget — It's not always easy to stick to your...(image)



What You Need to Know About Canceled Debt and Taxes

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000

Imagine having years of punishing credit card debt canceled and gaining the clean slate you've always wanted. Then, out of nowhere, you receive a form in the mail that says you actually owe money for having that debt wiped away. That situation happens all the time to consumers who have had part or...(image)



How to Take a Cheap Spring Break Trip

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:30:08 +0000

Spring Break can be a great time to take a trip and enjoy warm weather a few months before summer kicks off. While heading to tropical locations when everyone else seems to be can easily bust your budget, a Spring Break trip doesn't have to be expensive if you're willing to keep your travel plans...(image)



How Understanding Airline Flight Routes Can Score You Better Rewards

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:30:05 +0000

Would you want to earn rewards that can only be used at a store that has no locations near you? Of course not. Likewise, the best airline rewards program for you may depend on where you live, what airlines service your local airport, and where you want to go. (See also: Best Sign-up Bonuses for...(image)



8 Things You Should Never Hide From Your Landlord

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:00:08 +0000

So, you're renting a place to live. And that means you have a landlord. Whoever is responsible for the house or apartment will be holding you to a set of standards. You'll have signed a contract. Whether you're renting the place alone, with friends, or even strangers, you better be upfront about...(image)



The 5 Best Memory Foam Mattress Toppers

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:00:06 +0000

If your mattress is starting to feel uncomfortable, or you notice it's dipping or sagging in areas, a memory foam mattress topper may be just what you need to breathe new life into it. Some sleepers immediately enjoy a better night's sleep from the very first night, with less tossing, turning, and...(image)



Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/15 at 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Chance to Win $200 in Prizes!

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:03:05 +0000

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12pm PST/ 3pm EST for lively conversation and a chance to win a $100 gift card, one of two $50 gift cards, or one of two Kindle copies of Smart Couples Finish Rich! Use #WBChat and #FinishRich to participate. This week's topic: How Couples Can Finish Rich! Learn...(image)



Best Deals for Thursday 02/15

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:04:31 +0000

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6 Reasons Why Financial Planning Isn't Just for the Wealthy

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:00:06 +0000

There's an unfortunate divide when it comes to financial planning. The lower your income, the less likely you are to have a financial plan. But it doesn't have to be that way. A 2016 Financial Engines report found that only 37 percent of American workers with yearly incomes between $35,000 and...(image)



Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Online Courses

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the best sites for online courses, how having a roommate may (or may not) save you money, and how to pack light for winter travel. Top 5 Articles 10 Best Sites for Free and Paid Online Courses — These days, you have...(image)



15 Soft Skills Every Employer Values

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000

Employers these days are looking for much more than a resume filled with awards, achievements, and ladder-climbing success. While those hard facts and figures can put you in the running, what will make you stand out from other candidates are your soft skills. These are the skills that cannot really...(image)



Here's What Happens If You Don't Leave a Will

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000

According to a recent Caring.com survey, 58 percent of Americans currently do not have a will. For those with children under the age of 18, the numbers are even worse — only 36 percent of these parents and guardians have a will, meaning a full 64 percent of people who are taking care of minor...(image)



11 Ways Anyone Can Make Money Online

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:30:05 +0000

The internet has opened up a million and one possibilities for earning money online. But not everyone knows exactly where to look, or how to get started. The good news is, many moneymaking opportunities don't require years of training or experience. Having those doesn't hurt, but even novices to...(image)