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8 Reasons You Should File Your Taxes as Soon as Possible

Tax Day will be here before you know it. Get your tax prep done now, and you can kick back and relax come April.

5 Big Winter Expenses That Could Freeze Your Budget

Winter's not done yet! Avoid these wintertime expenses so you don't blow your budget before spring's blooms arrive.

If You're Lucky Enough to Receive a Pension, Here Are 6 Things You Need to Do

Pensions are pretty much a thing of the past. If you're lucky enough to get one, here's how to make the most of it.

A Simple Guide to Planning For a Loved One's Long-Term Care

Our aging loved ones deserve the best care possible. Plan for it now, and make the process much easier later.

9 Ways to Put All That Snow to Good Use

When the weather outside is frightful, turn that piled up snow into something delightful. (Or at least useful.)

7 Smart Money Moves for Empty Nesters

After you convert your not-so-little one's room to a den or craft room, take some time to make your money all about you again, too.

8 Creative Ways to Make Money on Super Bowl Sunday

This year on Super Bowl Sunday skip the chips and dip. These moneymaking plays will fill your wallet with green — and we're not talking guacamole.

11 Good Money Habits That Will Keep You Out of Debt

If you live life following these good money habits, you'll never find yourself facing debt.

5 Times Buying the Extended Warranty Makes Sense

We usually advise readers to skip the extended warranty. But not always.

8 Smart Money Moves to Make in the New Year

You've resolved to give your finances a boost this year — that's great! These money moves will help get you there.

Women Pay More for Health Care — Here's How to Pay Less

Many factors can spike your health care costs through the roof. Including being a woman.

Don't Forget About These 7 Job Hunting Expenses

It's not just yourself you need to prepare for a job hunt. Prepare your money, too!

9 Personal Things You Should Never Text or Email

Before you put all your trust in the Cloud, maybe reconsider sending any of these things over text or email.

17 Reasons to Look Forward to 2017

So 2016 was a tough one. But instead of looking back in horror, look ahead with excitement, because 2017 is going to be your year.

7 Last-Minute Ways to Cut Your 2016 Tax Bill

Tick tock, the year's almost up! Before 2017 comes ringing in, make sure you check off these last-minute ways to cut your '16 tax bill.

7 Frugal Ways to Protect Your Home During the Holidays

Don't leave town on your holiday vacation until you've taken these steps to safeguard your home! Nobody wants "Home Alone" to become real life.

8 Money-Smart Things I Wish I'd Asked Santa For

You wasted your Dear Santa letters on Barbies and video games. Don't you wish you'd asked for these things instead?

8 Frugal Living Skills I Wish My Parents Would Have Taught Me

Odds are, your parents may have fallen short teaching you how to live large for less. We all wish we heard these money lessons growing up.

Improve Your Giving With 5 Smart Charity Tricks

Make the most out of your efforts to give back and you'll do the most good. It's easy to be extra charitable!

6 Ways Millennials Have Changed Money (So Far)

The kids these days are bringing money matters into the social media age, and reinventing some old tricks along the way.