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20 Ways to Get Dinner on the Table Faster

Feeding your family fast doesn't have to mean grabbing drive-through eats. Try these tricks to help get delicious homemade meals on the table — quickly.

Is it Time to Talk with your Parents?

With your parents (and other family members), avoiding conversations about finances can be detrimental in more ways than one. Because life happens when you’re busy making pla

Don't Let Bedbugs Take a Bite Out of Your Next Thrift Store Deal

If you're not careful, a great deal on a used chair might cost you thousands in bedbug extermination costs. Here's what to watch out for.

Rebuilding Credit: Military Personnel Should Consider the USAA Classic American Express Credit Card

The USAA Classic American Express offers military members an easy way to rebuild their credit while also providing them with special benefits and rebates.

Mommy, Where Do Stocks Come From?

"Mommy, where do stocks come from?" I guess you could say that a stock starts with an idea or a gleam in a business owner's eye...

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Shoes

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on shoes, things not to buy during the holidays, and ways to give gifts that matter.

Making Do With Help From Mom And Dad

Ever wonder how the person with about the same salary as you lives in a fully furnished apartment, enjoys Caribbean vacations, and is setting aside money for retirement while yo

Credit Counseling: When you Need it and When you Don't

So you are up to your eyeballs. Drowning in debt, expenses, and struggling to keep your head above water. You have been reduced to the life of a monk and are still making no headwa

Cutting the Grocery Bill: Reducing the Cost of a Good Spice Rack

I’ve managed to cut my grocery bill in half, but I’ve struggled with one set of expenses more than I ever though possible. I use a lot of spices and every time I turn around, I fee

Find Your Hidden Spending Habits and Save

If you want to increase savings, find your hidden spending habits and wring out the waste. Start by checking out these spending categories.

Making Change Count

I brought a bag filled with quarters to pay for my meal at an Italian restaurant recently. I’ve been taking an informal survey of merchants to see who welcomes my coins. Having rec

Best Money Tips: Earn More From Your Garage Sale

Today we found some stellar articles on earning more from your garage sale, saving on wedding reception food, and investing lessons from Monopoly.

From Fine to Fabulous: 7 Ways to Improve Your eBay Business

Online auction site eBay has matured, but it's still a great way for savvy sellers to earn extra income. Take advantage of the site with these seven tips.

Ask The Readers: When Did You Start Saving For Retirement?

Tell us when you started saving for retirement and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Waste Not, Want Not: Turning Waste Into Savings

If you can adjust your daily habits in some very minor ways, you can start saving some extra cash each month. Here is a list of ideas you can implement immediately around the house

Ask the Readers: How Do You Stay Active in the Winter?

Tell us how you stay active in winter and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Watch out for new credit card "policies" - CHASE card holders already hit with fees

The other day as I was going through my monthly process of paying bills, I noticed one of my credit cards suddenly had an increase in the minimum payment by double. Additionally,

Credit Scores Across the Country: Which Third are You In?

CreditKarma.com recently released a report that concluded about a third of consumer's credit scores have increased (that's good) during a period of October 2008 until January 2009.

Best Money Tips: How to Save on Home Decor

Today we found some awesome articles on saving on home decor, travel hacks that will save you time and money, and getting your spouse involved with family finances.

How Doing Less Helps You Get More Done

Too much attention to detail can leave us missing the forest for the trees. Step back from detailed agendas and lengthy to-do lists and refocus on the bigger picture.