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Kindergarten kids can — and should — understand these personal finance basics. So should the rest of us.
It's not easy to get serious about budgeting and saving. What is easy is coming up with excuses. Do any of these sound familiar?
We all dream about scoring a big financial windfall — and all the great ways to spend it. If fortune does favor you, don't blow it!
Airline travel is not much fun, so it makes sense to reduce the burden by packing less and not checking. You'll save time, money, and hassle.
You don't have to convert your basement into a fully finished mancave to make it comfortable and inviting. Try these cheaper fixes first.
Coffee cups, unopened mail, convention swag — that clutter on your desk is flatlining your productivity. Dump it, and watch your efficiency soar!
Closet space comes at a premium — everything you store should fit, look great, and make you feel great. If not, toss it, sell it, or give it away.
Saving money is good for your bank account, but it's also good for your mental well-being. Start saving and start feeling better about yourself!
Losing a job is never fun and it's rarely easy. That is, it isn't easy unless you're guilty of any of these career derailers.
Refocus your holiday spirit on time well spent with friends and family this year and Santa won't won't get the better of your budget again.
Tis the season for overwork, over-indulgence, and over-stress. Get a handle on the holidays this year by avoiding these common cheer-sappers.
Maybe your afternoon productivity slump has nothing to do with with lunch. Perk up your working surroundings and see if you don't perk up, too.
Cut your electric bill by getting serious about conservation. Plug these easy to miss power leaks and watch the savings add up.
It doesn't take a lot of effort to become the new, better looking and feeling you. Start with these simple (and quick!) self-improvers.
Face it, there really isn't much "must -see TV" these days. Augment your next tube watching session with these little life improvers.
It takes a special kind of person to subscribe to the DIY lifestyle. How many of these quirks of the maker class do you possess?
What do we value most in life? Family and friends. Keep and strengthen those precious bonds by avoiding these common relationship-busters.
There's nothing frugal about wasting gas. Lighten up your lead foot, tighten up your sidewalls, and spend less getting from here to there.
Get up offa that couch, switch off the TV, and spend some quality time tonight with your family or your finances or your favorite loyal friend.
When financial disaster strikes, we're likely to follow a process of loss and grieving. Recognize the stages and come out stronger for it.
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