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9 Freshman Shopping Tips to Cut College Costs

From dorm room essentials to new duds, college costs go beyond just tuition. Save big bucks by shopping with these tips in mind.

8 Money Moves to Make Before You Start Investing

You're ready to start investing — great! But before you dive in, make sure your financial ducks are all in a row.

13 Money Goals You Can Still Reach by 2017

We may be more than halfway through 2016, but that doesn't mean your money goals for the year have been for naught!

12 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Decide to Retire

The hard work of a 9-to-5 may be over with retirement, but another kind of hard work begins — maintaining a comfortable lifestyle. These money moves will help.

How to Think Like an Olympian to Master Your Money

Olympians train hard, work harder, and never give up. Apply these same core principles to your finances — and go for the gold!

8 Financial Wake Up Calls — And How to Deal With Them

When it comes to managing your money, stop hitting "snooze."

8 Ways Everybody Saves During Back-to-School

Back-to-school deals aren't just for students! These seasonal sales can mean big savings for you, too.

How to Support Your Broke Parents

Your parents have always been there for you — but now they're the ones in a tough spot. Don't panic. Here's how you can help.

7 Ways to Protect Yourself From Theft While Traveling

Vacation is meant to be relaxing. Don't let thieves spoil it!

All the Ways Minimum Payments Are Evil

Credit card debt can be rough enough on its own. It's the minimum payments, though, that will really hurt you.

5 Ways to Ease Into a Day Job After Freelancing

Going from the freelance life to a 9-to-5 doesn't need to be stressful. Here's how to ease right in.

6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths

You won't catch any of these spendthrift celebs on Frugal Lives of the Rich and Famous.

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as You Conquer Debt

Congratulations, you're out of the red! Now it's time to start making your money work hard for you, too.

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as the Kids Move Out

High-five, empty nester! Your chicks have successfully spread their wings. Now it's time to get your finances back on track.

6 Moves to Make Before Cutting Up Your Credit Card

Put the scissors down! If you haven't taken these critical credit card steps, don't cut up your plastic just yet.

18 Little Things That Make — and Keep — America Great

Contrary to a certain election 2016 tagline, America is already pretty great. Here's the proof.

9 Side Jobs for Athletic Types

Good news, athletes! You can get your fitness on while you make a little extra cash.

6 Smart Ways to Help Your Appliances Retain Their Value

Keeping household appliances spick, span, and humming like brand-new and they'll keep their worth for years to come.

9 Ways to Make an Extra $1,000 This Summer

Pad your pockets with an extra grand this summer, all with the help of an easy side gig.

How to Escape the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

Living the paycheck-to-paycheck life is stressful and miserable. But here's a way to escape!