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4 Ways Stores Trick Us Into Impulse Buys (And How to Resist)

Retailers go to a lot of effort to make your purchases effortless. Watch out for these ploys designed to get you to buy more than you need.

Is Your Partner Financially Unfaithful? (1 in 3 Are)

One in three partners in a committed financial relationship has been deceived by their partner about money. Why do partners lie about spending and what can you do about it?

8 Little Ways to Become More Present (and Love Your Life More)

In our go-go-go world, it's hard to step aside and catch a breath. Try these simple activities to refocus on both you and the world around you.

15 Life Skills You Can Learn in 30 Minutes or Less

Improve your life and save money with these 15 easy-to-learn skills!

10 Dark-Side Motivations to Get You Out of Debt

Getting out of debt requires determination and motivation. Does it matter if those motivations are inspired by our darker angels?

9 Ways Staying on Budget Can Be Fun (Really!)

Let's face it: Staying on budget is hard. But if you make it fun, you'll get some short-term kicks while you're saving for long-term goals.

$4,000, $8,000, or Even $453,500 in 5 Years: A Low-Risk Investment Plan

If you're saving for a new car or a down payment on a house, you can boost your return in the short-term with little risk.

The 10 Stupidest Things Smart People Do

Smart people do stupid things all the time — often because they're so smart. Let's learn from some of their foibles!

Are You Smarter Than Your Sibling? (Your Birth Order Might Provide the Answer)

Who's smarter — older siblings or younger ones? It all depends on when you ask.

10 Ways to Prevent an Emergency From Driving You Into Debt

If you're caught short when life catches you short, don't panic. Instead, try these strategies to manage an emergency and avoid debt.

7 Questions That Reveal If You and Your Partner Are a Money Match

They say romance and money don't mix but, to maintain a successful marriage, mixing the two is crucial. Here's how to get the convo started -- before it's too late

Ambitious People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

The things people carry says a lot about who they are. How many of your things are on this list of possessions of the ambitious?

12 Ways Kids Can Teach Us About Money

If you pay attention, kids can teach a lot about money — from smart ways to save to healthy attitudes about self worth. Watch for these lessons.

10 Surprising Ways to Save Money on Hotels

Hotels are expensive! Cut the cost of a night's stay with these clever lodging cost cutters.

The 5 Best Woks

Want to make the best stir-fry recipes in the comfort of your own home? Then these five versatile woks deserve a spot in your kitchen arsenal.

Why You Need to Say Less (and How to Do It)

Brevity is the soul of wit — and the soul of clear, easily understood communication. Learn how to say less and communicate more.

11 Things You Can Do in Philadelphia That You Can't Do Anywhere Else

Philadelphia is often underrated but those who've been here know: The city is surprisingly full of hidden charms.

The 5 Best Photo Printers

While there are many ways to print photos, a home photo printer is still the most convenient, especially if it's one of these top picks.

Hate Budgeting? How a Percentage-Based Budget Might Work for You

When it comes to budgeting, play the percentages to find a spending plan that works for you, whatever your situation.

5 Apps That Pay You To Exercise

Sticking to a diet or fitness routine is hard, but what if there was more incentive than well being and good health — like, say, actual cash?