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Best Money Tips: How to Save Money on Gas

Today we found some fantastic articles on how to save money on gas, ways frugal travelers save on trips, and fun on a cheapskate's budget.

Frugality: a tactic, but also a goal

I was going to write a piece on how frugality was a tactic, not a goal. The point I wanted to make was that the goal is living the life you want to live, and that frugality is a ta

It's all your money

Sometimes you get a windfall--a bonus, an award or reward, a gift, a long-forgotten loan unexpectedly repaid. When that happens to you, do you use the money to make a special purc

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Eating Out

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on eating out, how not to be average, and the Obamacare ruling.

5 Terrible Things Science Says You Do to Your Mind Everyday

These less-than-awesome habits will take a terrible toll on your mind. Be honest — how many are you guilty of?

The Quiet Millionaire: Part 2 – Major Obstacles to Financial Success

Want to have the wealth you need to follow your dreams? Brett Wilder, Certified Financial Planner and author of The Quiet Millionaire suggests that there are 7 major obsta

Why Spending a Little More on a Brand Name can Pay Off

I have always been a fan of buying the less expensive generic version of whatever it is I am in the market for. Running shoes, clothing, electronics, pres

Healthcare Price Lists: A Short (but Useful) Guide

It's difficult to save money on healthcare if you don't have access to cost information. Arm yourself with one of these easy-to-use price lists.

Best Money Tips: Stock Up on These Fall Pantry Staples

Today we found some great articles on pantry items to stock up on this fall, signs you’re about to be fired, and an easy way to improve your exercise technique.

BankAmericard® Credit Card for Students Review

College students looking for simple, no-frills credit card to start their financial journey should give the BankAmericard Credit Card for Students a good look.

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Topic: Homemakers and Retirement! Join our chat with Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies for a chance to win $300 in prizes. Use #WBChat and #homemakers to join us!

Best Money Tips: Do These Things to Be Happy Today

Today we found some great articles on things you can do today to be happy, ways to save time in the morning, and how to travel with only a carry-on.

Student Loans: The Third Way to Ruin Your Finances

"Is college worth it?" has become a difficult question to answer — and answering wrong could saddle you with years of debt. Here are your options.

Buying Your First Home: What to Do and When to Do It

Buying your first home can be incredibly rewarding — and incredibly stressful. Keep your head on straight (and even enjoy the process!) with this guide.

You Shouldn’t Buy a Home If…

Home ownership isn’t for everyone. And even if it’s right for you, it might not be right for you right now. Read this to help figure out if you're ready.

Resumes For Recent Grads: Translating Campus Experiences Into Real-World Skills

If you’re a recent grad, I hope you've snagged the job of your dreams with a great company, perhaps after having completed summer internships or cooperative work programs with your

The Platinum Card from American Express: Do the Perks Justify the Fee?

No other card comes close to Platinum's pile of perks, services, fee refunds, and exclusives. But few other cards come close to Platinum's annual fee, either.

Evolve Your Money Management Beyond the Budget

Budgeting can be complicated, tedious, and inflexible. But for some, there's a simpler, more reliable way to accomplish the same thing.

Family Businesses - The World's Second Oldest Business Model

Family Businesses... when your CEO is the brother Mom always loved best! Family businesses are the backbone of the American economy, but they also face special challenges. Lea

Shadow Government Statistics - Is the government manipulating numbers to make the economy look better than it really is?

About a year ago I wrote an article about the Consumer Price Index that made some friends say that I am a conspiracy theorist, but apparently I am not alone in believing that the g