How Student Loan Debt Can Derail Your Future

July 26, 2018

Mike Meru thought he was making a good investment when he borrowed $600,000 to train as an orthodontist. But at age 37, he now owes $1 million — and despite making regular payments, he owes more every single month. In 25 years, his debt will total $2 million. While seven-figure student debts are still not something you see every day (in a story about Meru, The Wall Street Journal reported…

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9 Essential Personal Finance Skills to Teach Your Kid Before They Move Out

July 18, 2018

Your child is on the verge of moving out and living on their own. Are they prepared? Arming them with the right personal finance knowledge will give them a strong foundation to go and achieve many of their life goals. If their understanding of personal finance is lacking, they could begin their independent life on the wrong foot (and they may even come back home). Consider these ways that you…

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Best Money Tips: 10 Countries Where Retirees Can Live Large and Save Big

July 2, 2018

Welcome to Wise Bread’s Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the best countries to retire, how to score cheap flights this summer, and cheap and easy dessert recipes. Top 5 Articles The 10 Best Countries to Retire Where You Can Live Large and Save Big — Want more bang for your retirement bucks? These destinations offer affordability, climate, health care, friendliness, and other characteristics that many retirees…

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Best Money Tips: How Much You Should Spend in Retirement

June 14, 2018

Welcome to Wise Bread’s Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how much you should spend in retirement, ways to save money on Father’s Day gifts, and how to use your vacation to improve your everyday life. Top 5 Articles How much should you spend in retirement? — Many retirees struggle to know how much money they should spend — and how to spend it. [Get Rich Slowly]…

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5 Common Habits of Retirement-Savvy Savers

June 14, 2018

Here’s some good news for anyone behind on retirement savings: Being a smart saver isn’t difficult. There’s no magic secret to getting it right. Once you understand the rules of the game, you’ll know exactly what you need to do to manage your money wisely as you navigate through life. Here are some standard practices that every retirement-savvy saver lives by. Let them inspire and guide you during your own…

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