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8 Personal Finance Resolutions Anyone Can Master

Working on your New Year's resolutions? Unfortunately, an incredible 88% of New Year's resolutions fail. The big problem is that most people's resolutions aren't specific enough, or they're too ambitious. Ready to get 2017 off to a good money start? Try out these eight financial resolutions.... […]

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Why a Mobile Home May Be Your Best Option for Affordable Housing

Homeownership has long been part of the American dream. But if you want to become a homeowner, the average house in the U.S. these days costs about $191,200. If you have a lower salary or have student loan debt, finding a home you can afford, and convincing a lender to give you a mortgage, can be... […]

15 Easy to Keep New Year's Resolutions That Really Pay Off

New Year's resolutions are designed to help you improve your life in the new year. However, the vast majority of us have a very hard time sticking to them past January. That's why we've found some small changes you can realistically make that will result in a big difference over time. (See also: 12... […]

Ask the Readers: What Are Your New Year's Traditions?

2017 is just around the corner! Many people ring in the New Year by having a party, staying up for the Times Square ball drop, or watching the Rose Parade — but like any other holiday, there are countless ways to celebrate this annual event. What are your New Year traditions? Do you usually... […]

6 Ways to Be a Good Guest When You're Broke

Staying with friends can be a great way to save money while traveling. But keep in mind that an invitation to visit does not equal an offer to fully support you during your stay. In fact, you should be spending time and effort to thank them for the free lodging. Two traditional ways of thanking... […]

Get a $200 Travel Credit Just for Signing Up for a Credit Card

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4 New Year's Resolutions Your Pet Wants You to Make

Making New Year's resolutions feels great, but let's face it — we are terrible at it. According to research by a University of Scranton, Journal of Clinical Psychology study, only 8% of people who make New Year's resolutions actually achieve their goals. If you're like most people, your plans... […]

7 Last-Minute Ways to Cut Your 2016 Tax Bill

Before you know it another tax season will be upon us. Do your wallet a favor and score all the deductions you can with these last-minute ways to reduce your bill in 2016. 1. Investment Account Balancing Year-end investment account balancing is a no-brainer. If you have a taxable investment... […]