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Ask the Readers: What Tools Do You Use to Track Your Finances?

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Ask the Readers: When Do You Take Down Your Holiday Decorations?

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Ask the Readers: How Do You Stay Active in the Winter?

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Ask the Readers: What Are Your Goals for 2015?

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Ask the Readers: Who Is Filing Your Taxes This Year?

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5 Everyday Words That Are Making You Look Stupid

Seriously, if you actually want to improve your social standing and status, work on eliminating these worn out words from your lexicon.

Why Taking Social Security Could Cost You Thousands

Now that Social Security offers early retirement, it's tempting to take the money and run. Before you do, understand how much you're giving up.

15 Things in Your Closet You Can Throw Out Today

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.

5 College Degrees Not Worth the Money

A college degree is the gateway to career and financial success — if you choose the right degree. If money is your goal, skip these majors.

6 Reasons January Is the Right Time to Start Planning for Christmas

Plan for the holidays already? With the holidays still fresh in mind, now is the best time to start holiday planning and prep. Here's how to start.

A Denim Expert Reveals Why You Only Need 3 Pairs of Jeans

By following a simple routine, you can have denim jeans for every occasion and task, and you only have to buy a single pair per year.

10 Budget Purchases That Look Expensive

You'll get way more than you bargained for with these well-priced, but eminently luxe, furniture, appliances, clothing, and accessories.

How This Single-Income Family Found Financial Freedom in Just 27 Months

The true, inspiring story of one motivated couple who paid off $37,000 in consumer debt in 27 months by cutting costs and earning extra income.

8 Unexpected Ways Cheaper Gas Is Boosting Your Pocketbook

Gas prices are at their lowest levels in years. Are you taking advantage?

25 Bite-Sized Money Resolutions to Make 2015 Your Biggest Year Yet

You don't have to make life-altering changes to see big results. Start with one or two of these small money resolutions and grow from there!

12 Things in Your Office You Can Throw Out Today

Coffee cups, unopened mail, convention swag — that clutter on your desk is flatlining your productivity. Dump it, and watch your efficiency soar!

10 Bathroom Purchases for Under $10 That Are Well Worth the Money

Make your bathroom brighter, tidier, and more efficient with some cheap products and simple hacks that won't smudge your budget.

4 Exciting World Cities You Can Afford to Retire In

Retirees can stretch their pensions (and their imaginations) by retiring overseas. Consider these affordable locales and start planning now!

5 Office Decorations Your Co-Workers Hate

Go ahead and dress up your workspace with classy and appropriate knick-knacks and decor. Just remember to keep it "classy and appropriate."

4 Times Raiding Your Retirement Accounts Early Is Okay

Most experts agree you should "never" borrow from your retirement accounts, with a few exceptions, such as these.