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Best Money Tips: Things You Shouldn't Buy Until After Christmas

Today we found some great articles on things you shouldn’t buy until after Christmas, ways to avoid overeating during the holidays, and things you need to stop doing when you work.

How to Buy the Best Mattress for the Least Money

Buying a mattress seems like it should be easy, but from foam density to negotiating ploys, there's a lot that goes into a good night's rest.

4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year

There's nothing wrong with making New Year's money resolutions — the fresh start effect can jump start good habits. Just don't make any of these.

How One Inspiring Couple Paid Off $48,000 in 2.5 Years

The true story of one motivated couple who stopped spending separately, got on the same financial page, and dug themselves out of debt, one bill at a time.

6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today

Lots of little annoyances can add up to serious stress. Cut out those small sources of stress to fret less and enjoy life more.

7 Things the Craziest Christmas Fanatics Do

It's easy to get caught up in the spirit of the season. Too easy, in fact, for these holiday celebrants who take holiday excess to excess.

Best Money Tips: How to Eat Organic on the Cheap

Today we found some great articles on how to eat organic on the cheap, clever ways to save money and time on holiday travel, and money lies that are holding you back.

10 Things in Your Pantry That Don't Last as Long as You Think

Flour, sugar, canned ham and other pantry items don't actually last forever. Keep your eye on these pantry staples and catch them before they go off.

Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians

Too often pop superstardom comes with superstar profligacy. Not so for these five frugal musicians whose smart money habits offer lessons for the rest of us.

10 Financial Moves You Can Make During Your Commute

Your commute may seem like a waste of time, but it may actually be the best time to optimize your finances — even if you're behind the wheel.

5 Signs You Were Raised by Parents With Bad Social Skills

Our parents teach us so much about how to live — for better or worse. If crowds aren't your thing, identify the signs and overcome your upbringing.

7 Overpriced Holiday Gifts You Should Skip

It's the holidays and that means spending too much on over-hyped stuff. Avoid these gift list budget busters and go for real value, instead.

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5 Ways to Profit From Obama's Cuba Announcement

Even small investors can profit from the thawing of relations between the United States and Cuba. Here are five investments to consider.

Best Money Tips: The Best Things That Money Can't Buy

Today we found some great articles on the best things that money can’t buy, tips for a productive home office, and new year’s resolutions you might want to consider doing.

The Simplest Way to Live Simply — And Cheaply

Simple living starts from a single action — prioritize what matters. Learn how to take that basic step and the ones that follow come easy.

7 Beauty Savings Secrets Every Woman Should Know

Beauty is not cheap. Cut the cost of beauty products and skincare with these seven easy ways to save on a pretty face.

15 Personal Finance Rules You Should Be Breaking

Rules are made to be broken — even supposedly ironclad personal finance rules. Find out when it's okay to skirt money management law.

10 Rude Things Even Polite People Do

We try our best to be polite and sensitive to others, but sometimes even Emily Post slips up. Are you guilty of any of these small impositions?

Best Money Tips: Surprising Ways to Beat Stress

Today we found some great articles on surprising ways to beat stress, bad habits you may have when you shop for clothes, and simple ways to be inspired.