5 Alternatives to High Yield Online Savings Accounts

Savings account interest rates have been plummeting. Here are five of the best alternatives to a savings account to make the most of your money. Putting your money away in a high yield savings account is one of the smartest and safest moves you can make. The first $250,000 is insured per account holder and at 2% interest, the money will grow over time. […]

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Star Money Articles for the Week of Sept 18

Welcome to this week's edition of Star Money Articles. ESI Money interviews a millionaire with $12.2 million in net worth. Money Boss says to just solve the problem.  Physician on Fire purchased an individual stock. The Green Swan is changing jobs. Budgets are Sexy is climbing towards the millionaire club. My purchase of the week is Eagle Creek Load Warrior 22 Inch Carry-On Luggage. […]

6 Ways the Government Helps Disaster Victims Recover

Hurricane season has captured big chunks of recent news cycles, with massive storms Irma and Harvey devastating areas in Florida and Texas. The IRS and other U.S. government agencies are working to help people get back on their feet after these terrible natural disasters. Here's what they're... […]

6 Ways the Government Helps Disaster Victims Recover

Hurricane season has captured big chunks of recent news cycles, with massive storms Irma and Harvey devastating areas in Florida and Texas. The IRS and other U.S. government agencies are working to help people get back on their feet after these terrible natural disasters. Here's what they're... […]

7 Things Your Credit Report Does NOT Include

Ordering your credit reports every year and studying them carefully is a smart way to get a window into your financial well-being. But while credit reports contain a wealth of information about your history with money, they don't tell you everything about your financial health. In fact, there is... […]

7 Things Your Credit Report Does NOT Include

Ordering your credit reports every year and studying them carefully is a smart way to get a window into your financial well-being. But while credit reports contain a wealth of information about your history with money, they don't tell you everything about your financial health. In fact, there is... […]

7 Beautiful Ski Resorts to Visit This Fall

Ski resorts are notorious for large crowds, overpriced accommodations, and pricey lift tickets. But, did you know that you can get great deals in the offseason? You won't be skiing, but you can enjoy hiking, biking, and other fall adventures. Many ski resorts offer amusement park-like activities,... […]

7 Beautiful Ski Resorts to Visit This Fall

Ski resorts are notorious for large crowds, overpriced accommodations, and pricey lift tickets. But, did you know that you can get great deals in the offseason? You won't be skiing, but you can enjoy hiking, biking, and other fall adventures. Many ski resorts offer amusement park-like activities,... […]

Flashback Friday: 74 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress is a natural part of the human experience. There's really no way to prevent it altogether, but finding ways to manage stress and reduce it are paramount to leading a healthy and productive life. Here are 74 easy ways to keep stress from ruining your day. 7 Ways to Stay Calm in Stressful... […]

Flashback Friday: 74 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress is a natural part of the human experience. There's really no way to prevent it altogether, but finding ways to manage stress and reduce it are paramount to leading a healthy and productive life. Here are 74 easy ways to keep stress from ruining your day. 7 Ways to Stay Calm in Stressful... […]

How to Keep Food Waste From Spoiling Your Budget

How much food do wealthy nations waste? More than all of Sub-Saharan Africa produces, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. In the United States alone, from the farm to your kitchen, half of all produce ends up in the trash, according to a report by The... […]

How to Keep Food Waste From Spoiling Your Budget

How much food do wealthy nations waste? More than all of Sub-Saharan Africa produces, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. In the United States alone, from the farm to your kitchen, half of all produce ends up in the trash, according to a report by The... […]

Store guide: 7 money-saving tips for newbies at Costco, Sam’s and other warehouse clubs

While Trader Joe’s might be trendy, the real deals can be found at warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam’s. Warehouse clubs have long been stereotyped as shopping grounds for middle-class suburbanites and parents of many children, but they often offer deep discounts that can be beneficial for the budgets of the millennial, penny-pinching crowd. However, warehouse clubs can be intimidating. […]

Store guide: 7 money-saving tips for newbies at Costco, Sam’s and other warehouse clubs

While Trader Joe’s might be trendy, the real deals can be found at warehouse clubs like Costco and Sam’s. Warehouse clubs have long been stereotyped as shopping grounds for middle-class suburbanites and parents of many children, but they often offer deep discounts that can be beneficial for the budgets of the millennial, penny-pinching crowd. However, warehouse clubs can be intimidating. […]

Why You Shouldn’t Shy Away from Credit Cards

Anywhere you look, you’ll find financial horror stories about people who found themselves deep in credit card debt. They tend to highlight factors that contributed to their plight like the relative ease of making charges with a credit card and how paying the monthly minimums didn’t help. The truth is that credit cards are a tool for building good credit and making purchases. […]

Why You Shouldn’t Shy Away from Credit Cards

Anywhere you look, you’ll find financial horror stories about people who found themselves deep in credit card debt. They tend to highlight factors that contributed to their plight like the relative ease of making charges with a credit card and how paying the monthly minimums didn’t help. The truth is that credit cards are a tool for building good credit and making purchases. […]

The ‘Drops in a Bucket’ Mindset

“Don’t you ever get tired of just saving money?” “Why don’t you just live a little? You have money in the bank and can afford it!” I’ve heard these things for many years from my own internal voice of conscience. I’ve also heard variations on it for many years from different people in my life. I can afford this little treat for myself, so why not indulge? […]