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10 Ways to Boost Your Take-Home Pay

Getting a new job isn't the only way to make more money — discover great ways to start bringing home more bacon.

The 1% Rule and Other Ways to Make Goals Manageable

Big goals are achieved through small changes. How small? Well, forget about 110% — sometimes all you need to give is 1%.

How to Create a Financial 5 Year Plan

To improve your financial future, you must first decide on your financial goals and then create a plan to reach them. Here's how to do both.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Emergency Fund

A strong emergency fund is one of the most important keys to financial security. Learn how to build yours.

Learning Without the High Cost of Higher Education

College is a great way to get an education — but it's not the only way. These methods will help you learn more on the cheap.

Life Is Like Investing in the Stock Market

When life throws us curve balls, we can look to an unlikely source of inspiration to help us get through — our investments.