money brain

money brain
money brain

Deciding How Much to Pay for a Cup of Coffee Is About More Than the Price

Whether you make coffee at home or purchase it at a store depends not only on how much money you make but also on what makes you happy.
Matthew Kassel
5 days ago
money brain
money brain

The 6 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Before Spending Money

An expert on shopping addiction has an easy fix to keep compulsive shopping from getting the best of you.
Anita Hamilton
8.6.18
money brain
money brain

Don’t Buy This: Only Suckers Pay ATM Fees

There's really no reason to pay an ATM fee ever again.
Gina Ragusa
8.6.18
money brain
money brain

Impatience Is Making You Broke

The old saying "haste makes waste" applies to your wallet as well. Here are 25 ways to save money just by slowing down.
Anita Hamilton
7.31.18
spending
spending

Don’t Buy This: Buying Food in Bulk Is a Waste of Money

Loading up on burgers, cookies and giant jars of mayonnaise at Costco and Sam’s Club isn’t going to help you save. Here’s how to shop smarter at a warehouse club store.
Gina Ragusa
7.30.18
money brain
money brain

Don’t Buy This: Rental Car Insurance Is Usually a Waste of Money

Tell the car rental agent “no thanks” when they pressure you to buy optional insurance. Chances are you’ve already got the coverage you need.
FREE Staff
7.24.18
money brain
money brain

Don't Buy This: Summer FOMO Will Make You Broke

It's natural to want to have more fun when the weather is warm and the days are long. Here’s how to keep instagram envy from draining your wallet when it seems like everyone else is having a blast.
Gina Ragusa
7.17.18
money brain
money brain

How to Talk About Money with Your Roommates

Paying bills and having roommates for the first time is fertile ground for awkward situations and strained conversations.
Marco Margaritoff
7.12.18
money brain
money brain

Dump Your Bank and Join a Credit Union Instead

If your bank is taking too much of your hard-earned cash in fees, all while denying you decent interest rates on your checking and savings accounts, it may be time to switch to a credit union.
Gina Ragusa
7.11.18
investing
investing

This Is the Simplest Way to Start Investing

Inspired by the old-school food pyramid, quantitative analyst Meb Faber has devised an equally simple investment pyramid to help you figure out when you're ready to invest and how to go about it wisely.
Anita Hamilton
7.10.18
money brain
money brain

How to Throw a Wedding for Under $5,000

City hall, kegs of wine, and a small guest list can help make your dream wedding affordable.
Melissa Kravitz
7.6.18
money brain
money brain

What Citi Bike Taught Me About Sticking to Good Habits

Tangible rewards are the key to staying motivated. Fun, a feeling of accomplishment, and money all do the trick for me.
Anita Hamilton
7.5.18