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12 Surprising Things Women Should Know About Retirement Planning

Retirement planning makes everyone a little nervous, but for women, there's more at stake — a lot more. Are you saving enough?

7 Times to Update Your Homeowners Insurance

You probably haven't looked at your homeowners policy since you bought your house. You might want to; especially if you've made these changes.

10 Often Overlooked Jobs That Pay Big Bucks

Glamorous jobs bring glamorous paychecks, right? For many, a quieter career is well worth the serious money that comes with it.

5 Affordable Vacations to Please Every Age Group

Learn about the best and most affordable vacation options for group trips and multi-generational families.

12 Money-Saving Tricks to Know Before Buying an Engagement Ring

Impress the love of your life with a beautiful symbol of your devotion — while saving some green in the process.

How a Surprise Credit Limit Increase Can Harm You

You got a credit limit increase! Before you get charge-happy, there are a few important things to remember.

Lower Credit Card Rates? Just Ask!

Follow these two easy steps, and you’ll be on your way to lower credit card rates and more money in your pocket.

9 End-of-Life Cost Savings Your Survivors Will Thank You For

Financial planning for your final years is not just a wise money move solely for you; your heirs will thank you, too.

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, By the Month

Not sure which fruits and vegetables are 'in season'? Here's a handy list to help you out!

The Best Cooking Oils: For Your Heart and Wallet

A little bit o' oil can go a long way to making a meal tasty. Find out which cooking oils make the most sense to use in terms of health, taste, and cost.

Want Free HBO or Showtime? Just Ask.

Premium channels come with premium prices. Usually, between $10 and $20 a month, depending on the channel and your cable/satellite company. But here's something that applies across

It's So Simple: 6 Steps to a Stable Retirement

It doesn't take feats of financial wizardry to fund a stable retirement. Let's break it down into easy-to-follow steps.

The Secret to Better Money Management May Be in Your Past

Those sepia-toned remembrances of your past self aren't just for afternoon daydreams — you can turn them into powerful motivators, too.

How to Protect Your Retirement Account From a Hack

You know your bank account and credit card can get hacked. But are you forgetting to monitor your hard-earned retirement savings?

13 Financial Steps to Take Before Retiring Abroad

A retirement overseas can be a wonderful way to live out your golden years. But before you take off for your next chapter, make these money moves first.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Must-Have Thanksgiving Dishes?

Tell us about your must-have Thanksgiving dishes and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Growing My Own Food...In My Apartment

I'm planning out a garden for this spring. I don't have any access to a yard to plant my garden in, but I have a balcony on my apartment that gets plenty of sun.

10 Signs You Aren't Saving Enough for Retirement

Do you get the sinking feeling you aren't saving enough for retirement? You probably aren't.

25 Great Gifts for $5 or Less

Need some non-crafty, hardly homemade gift ideas, all for less than $5? Here are 25 with something suitable for nearly everyone on your gift list.

The Fastest Way to Pay Off $10,000 in Credit Card Debt

Want to know how to get rid of your credit card debt fast? Here's our two-step method.