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How the rich stay rich; a lesson in lateral thinking

A friend recently told me the story of how a millionaire thinks. Not every millionaire of course, just one in particular. It's ingenius, as you will discover. But it really mad

Back to School: Saving on College Textbooks

Fancy meals. A weekend away. A new wardrobe. These are some of the things that can cost LESS than new college textbooks. Save with these tips.

The Truth about Wealth

Is wealth about money, or having goals, or achieving milestones, or something completely different? Read on for a description of what a wise friend told me wealth might actually b

Business Advice from a Billionaire

Someone who showed me unprecedented, unexpected kindness in a brief, but efficient, meeting years ago is now one of the world's richest people, according to Forbes magazine. You

FinCon12: The Second Annual Financial Blogger Conference

The 2nd Annual Financial Blogger Conference is just days away! Phil Taylor from PT Money has an amazing conference planned for all attendees!

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most Cash From Your Old Phone

Today we found some great articles on tips to get the most cash from your old phone, the colleges that are leading the way for sustainable dining, and cheap ways to welcome fall.

Stupid Credit Card Tricks: How Your Credit Card Company Lies to You

Credit card companies employ a number of tricks to keep you in debt. Learn them before you're swimming in it.

Why We Spend More When We Pay With Credit Cards

It's true — people spend more with credit cards than cash. Learn the psychological reasons why we tend to pay more when we use plastic.

Get your piece of the Diamond Class Action pie.

Hands up if you bought diamond jewelry between 1994 and 2006. Well, if you did you can claim some of the $295 million that has been set aside in the DeBeers class action lawsuit.

Double hack – make a cheap metal detector, find a fortune.

It’s not often you get a double-whammy money-saving tip but this one falls into that category. Not only can you save cash by making your own cheap metal detector, you can find a fo

Blergh! Could you eat these strange canned foods?

I was raised on canned food. We never had much money, so my folks bought food in cans because it lasted forever, it was cheap and, if dented or without a label, really really cheap

16 Ways to Host an Oktoberfest Party on the Cheap

Break out the dirndls and lederhosen — we've got your frugal, fun Oktoberfest party covered. Prōst!

5 Times You Should Demand a Raise

You want a raise, but when is it right to ask for one? Here are five times you've definitely earned a pay bump — and are likely to get it.

Best Money Tips: Cheap Alternatives to Cable

Today we found some great articles on cheap alternatives to cable, tips to save money in the new year, and savings ideas for online shopping.

Best Money Tips: Best Life Hacks of 2012

Today we found some stellar article on the best life hacks of 2012, how to save on your electric bill, and ways to make extra money.

Your equity was always imaginary

You used to hear the term "land rich, cash poor" for people who owned valuable land but didn't have quite enough money to make ends meet.  It's an expression that

Rebuilding After A Disaster: Create A Home Inventory Now

It seems like, every other week, there is some natural disaster threatening people’s homes. Worrying about that sort of thing has lead me to be a little more prepared than I might

10 Year-End Financial Moves You Must Make Now

The holidays are coming and our already busy lives are about to get busier. Put your financial house in order before the relatives arrive!

Getting Something for Nothing – My $25 from Revolution MoneyExchange

Just when I thought I couldn’t take another online money transfer product, I was introduced to Revolution MoneyExchange. My familiarity and pas

Best Money Tips: Genius Ways to Use Leftover Fruits and Veggies

Today we found genius ways to use leftover produce, the best stores for Black Friday this year, and simple tricks to cut costs over the holidays.