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8 Clever Ways to Sample the Good Life

A fishstick budget sure puts a damper on having caviar taste. Get a taste of the high life regardless with some clever workarounds.

5 Surprising Ways Revolving Debt Helps You

Some folks steer clear of revolving debt, but in truth, it can be surprisingly helpful.

Live a Longer and Happier Life With These 8 Frugal Buys

We don't often advise you to buy more stuff, but these frugal purchases really will help you live a longer, happier, healthier life. It's science!

7 Money Leaks You Need to Plug

You're dumping cash out the window (sometimes literally) if you don't plug these money leaks ASAP.

5 Reasons Fall Is a Great Time to House Hunt

The leaves are changing, and you still don't have your dream home. Hey, no worries! Fall is a great time to house hunt.

7 Reasons Millennials Should Stop Being Afraid of the Stock Market

Young people aren't investing as much as they should be — and it's costing them. Get over these fears and start putting your money to work.

5 Thoughts I Had After Paying Off My Credit Card Debt

A lot goes through your mind when you finally overcome credit card debt. After "Whoo-Hoo!," what comes next?

The Personal Finance Letter I'd Write to My Younger Self

If you could write a letter of personal finance advice to your younger, less money-smart self, what would you say?

10 Money Moves to Make Before the Leaves Change

With pumpkin spice latte season right around the corner (yes, already!), there's no better time to give your finances a full fall makeover.

5 Things Millennials Can Learn About Saving Money From Gen-X

Millennials may think they have it all down, but Gen X can impart some serious spending wisdom when it comes to shopping.

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.