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The 6 Surprising Things That Tell You How Long You'll Live — and How to Improve Them All

Death happens slowly — and then all at once. Learn to identify some early warning signs, and take steps to forestall the inevitable.

Ask the Readers: What is Your Top Financial Priority Right Now?

Tell us about your financial priorities and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

What Is a Lipper Average, and Why Should We Care?

Companies brag about how their mutual funds beat Lipper averages. That sounds awesome...until you learn a little more about what a Lipper average is.

Best Money Tips: Secret Tactics for Shopping at Warehouse Stores

Today we found some terrific articles on secret tactics for shopping at warehouse stores, getting organized even when you don’t have time, and conquering indecision.

Ask the Readers: Do You Volunteer Regularly?

Tell us whether you volunteer regularly and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Dropping the Price of Gas to $2.50 a Gallon in a Week

Could a few well-chosen words by President Obama cause the price of oil, and therefore gasoline, drop sharply in just a few days? It's worth a thought.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Way to Relax?

Tell us about your favorite way to relax and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Tax Penalties for Early Retirement Withdrawals

Taking money from a retirement fund early is tempting, but it comes with heavy consequences. Discover alternatives to cashing out that 401(k).

7 Beauty Savings Secrets Every Woman Should Know

Beauty is not cheap. Cut the cost of beauty products and skincare with these seven easy ways to save on a pretty face.

4 Big Tech Stocks Offering Big Returns

There's more to tech investing than social media stocks. Find some room for these big tech stocks in your portfolio and 2015 could be a big year.

5 Ways to Spend Less on Fido and Fluffy

While having a pet may make your life fuller, sometimes it won't make you monetarily richer. Here are five simple ways to save money on pet expenses.

Stop! Don't Make These 6 Dumb Mistakes With Your Financial Windfall

We all dream about scoring a big financial windfall — and all the great ways to spend it. If fortune does favor you, don't blow it!

Best Money Tips: Save Money When Buying Things You Need

Today we found some awesome articles on how to save money when buying things you need, decorating a small apartment on a dime, and when to teach kids about money.

The 5 Most Common Ways People Derail Their Retirement

Many people are making these critical mistakes in their retirement planning. Are you one of them?

Cell Phones as Tax-Free Fringe Benefits

Due to changes in tax law, employers can now offer employees cell phones as a tax free benefit.

How to Understand and Protect Yourself From Inflation

Inflation is inevitable. What you can change, though, is how you deal with it — and these decisions can make or break your financial future.

What to Do Before Moving in With Someone

Moving in with someone, whether partner or a roommate, can be exciting — and financially rocky. Follow this guide to ensure your finances are protected.

Brian Williams' $5 Million Fib: 4 Little Lies that Can Cost You Your Job

The NBC anchor's lie cost him his job, but before you judge too harshly, ask yourself; Are YOU guilty of any of these fibs that might cost you yours?

5 Things To Know About Year-End Bonuses

Year end bonuses can be a good way to reward and motivate your employees. Just be sure you're following state and federal tax regulations.

8 Steps to a Blissful Matri-Money

Spouses fight about money more than anything else. Remove one source of stress in your life with some simple strategies for managing money and marriage.