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How to Compare Mutual Funds

Compare Mutual Funds

A common question I got in my former day job was how to compare mutual funds. It’s an understandable question as there are thousands of mutual funds available, which makes it difficult to know which are the best mutual funds to buy. For those who don’t know (and believe me there are those who ask this) mutual funds are simply ... Read More »

The Wrong Way To Control Your Credit Card Spending

Credit card

The following is a contribution from Jerry over at Repaid.Org. If you’d like to contribute to Wise Dollar, please contact us.   From time to time I come across a question that needs to be answered. Recently, this question was posed over at my home blog, Repaid.org: Should I have my credit card limits lowered so I can avoid having high ... Read More »

How to Save Money During the Holidays

Save Money During the Holidays

Today we’re going to talk about ways to save money during the holidays. The holiday season has officially begun: Halloween decor and candy abounds at the stores, and I’ve even seen a few hints of Thanksgiving and Christmas items peeking around the corners at stores, waiting to be in full bloom. Regardless of which holidays you celebrate, this clump of ... Read More »

5 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Cell Phone Bill

Cell Phone

Most of us have cell phones and most of us are paying way too much money for them! How much are you paying for your cell phone each month? My wife and I are ashamedly paying nearly $150 per month with our plan at Verizon. I know, I’m sitting here hanging my head in shame as it’s a ridiculous cost ... Read More »