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Estate Planning: Why Me?

What is an estate, what makes up an estate plan, why do I need one, and how do I go about planning? These and more questions are answered in this matter-of-fact article.

6 Places It Pays to Relocate To

Looking for a change? From paying you for your smarts to just plain paying you, these six locations want you so much, they're willing to pay you to move.

Checking in With Old Goals for the New Year

It seems like New Year's resolutions were made to be broken. This year, let's change that by looking old resolutions and getting them back on track.

Best Money Tips: Throw a New Years Bash for Less Cash

Today we found some stellar articles on throwing a new years bash for less cash, paying off your auto loan early, and ways to donate to the Sandy Hook victims.

Stabilize Your Portfolio With These 11 Dividend Stocks

With interest rates stuck at historic lows, stocks that pay dividends can generate cash income. These dividend stocks are definitely worth a look.

17 Ways to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers

The best thing about Thanksgiving may be the leftovers — and they are about to get a whole lot better.

How Credit Card Companies Prey on Your Basic Needs

Maslow's hierarchy of needs helps explain why humans react the way they do. And for credit card companies, it helps explain how to get more of your money.

Track your spending. Or not.

One of the most universal bits of advice from financial planners is to track your spending. It's also one of the most universally rejected bits of financial advice--rejected by pe

5 Things to Avoid Before You File Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is trying enough already. Don't make it worse by making one of these mistakes.

Ugggh, (hic) I justss gotta eat some(hic)thing; my top 10 homemade drunk snacks.

Most of us have been there (when I was in college, I was there 3 times a week during my first year…sorry mum and dad). You go out with your buddies, have a few beers and by the tim

What Not to Wear to a Job Interview

You've done everything in your job search right and landed an interview. Don't let the wrong outfit or accessories cost you the offer.

15 Free Ways to Entertain Kids for an Afternoon

It's hot outside and the kids are bored. Keep them entertained and active with one of these free and fun summertime adventures.

Beyond the Sandcastle: 20 Great Ways to Use a Beach Bucket

From garden gathering to beach-themed cakes, there's plenty the versatile, affordable plastic pail can do.

Should You Ever Pay Your Taxes With a Credit Card?

Tax day is almost here, and you may be tempted to pay Uncle Sam with plastic. But if you do, you're just trading cheap debt for expensive debt.

Getting by without a job, part 4--get free stuff

There are all kinds of ways to get stuff without money. You can grow it in a garden, gather it from the wild, make it yourself, get it as a gift, scavenge it from trash, or get it

Best Money Tips: Free Activities to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Today we found some fantastic articles on free activities to get your creative juices flowing, what to do if you lose your job, and talking about money with your honey.

How to Delegate at Work and at Home in 4 Easy Steps

Delegating may be the busy person's best productivity tool. Learn how to get the results you want while strengthening relationships.

6 Moves to Make in Your First Month of Debt Repayment

Deciding to tackle your debt is half the battle! Once you're ready, here's how to hit the ground running.

The 5 Best Deep Fryers

Deep-fried food are deeply delicious. Serve up tasty French fries, eggrolls, fried chicken, and more with one of these excellent deep fryers.

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Am I Ruining My Career?

Make a little money now, or a lot of money later? Corporate grind or freelance life? Max weighs the pros and cons of her gig focused income stream.