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Are Starter Homes Still a Thing?

Starter homes used to be the norm. But in today's housing market, you might not need those homeowner training wheels.

Is Social Security Just A Grand Ponzi Scheme?

I received my Social Security statement this week and it was a useless piece of paper to me since I do not qualify for retirement benefits yet. I always hear critics of Social Sec

How to Score a First or Business Class Seat With Rewards Points

Is first class unattainable to the average person? Not if you play your points right.

How to Protect Yourself From Ticks This Summer

Ticks are bad news in the summertime. This is how to keep them away from your skin.

Best Money Tips: Eco-Friendly Ways to Travel

Today we found articles on eco-friendly ways to travel, pitfalls to watch for if you’re 65 and still working, and practical minimalist tips for beginners.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Money Flipping Houses

Today we found articles on steps to take if you want to make money flipping houses, expert tips for mobile banking security, and how to create a stunning summer style.

Details of Obama's mortgage plan released - Will you benefit?

Today the Obama administration officially released the final details of the mortgage plan that was announced a few weeks ago. Here is a quick summary on what is in the plan and h

7 Ways to Manage Your Travel Anxiety

Is anxiety holding you back from traveling the globe? Don't let it. You can crush those fears and have fun seeing the world.

5 Tips From "Playbook For Tough Times" That'll Help You Live Your Best Life

When you experience financial setbacks, turn to Donna Freedman's "Playbook For Tough Times" to get you back on track.

Do You Have These Key Character Traits for Investing Success?

Being a successful investor isn't just about money management — it also comes down to personality.

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

Best Money Tips: 5 Parts of an Airplane You Shouldn't Touch

Today we found articles on the parts of an airplane you should avoid, pool exercises that help boost weight lost, and timesaving gardening tips for busy people.

Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life

In 20 minutes, you too can change your life in 100 different ways. Check it out!

How to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions by the End of Summer

Summer is a great time to tackle those New Year's resolutions so that you can just coast through to the holiday season.

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The 5 Best Board Games for Adults

Board games have come a long way since the days of Monopoly, Chess, and Scrabble. Play any of these games with your friends and you'll have a blast.

What did your parents teach you about money?

Ask the readers: What did your parents teach you about money? Did they give you words of wisdom or did they teach you by example? How did their views affect your perception of fin

What's Faster for Mortgage Payoff: $100/Month Extra or 1 Payment/Year Extra?

Is it better to pay $100 per month extra on your mortgage or make an extra payment at the end of each year? It depends on your loan balance and interest rate.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Planning to treat yourself to a night out? Stay frugal and splurge smartly by using one of these restaurant rewards cards.

4 Risky Life Decisions That Millionaires Made — But You Shouldn't

Sure, some of the most successful and wealthy people in the world have quit school, but does that mean you should too? Uh, no.