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10 Keys to Great Management, learned from an inner-city mission worker

When my family and I volunteered at an inner-city agency, I thought I would learn about showing compassion, embracing diversity, and being grateful. The last thing I thought I woul

The 5 Best E-readers

Finding the right tablet for reading all your favorite books isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these e-readers and you can be the bookworm you've always wanted to be.

Long Term Care Insurance for Wise Bloggers

You, your parents, or your siblings may at some point, at any age, need help with the daily tasks of living. Who will provide this help, and at what cost? Long Term Care (LTC) ins

How to Be Upwardly Mobile

Research shows that most people aren't moving past their parents' income class — but you don't have to be a statistic.

Trying Out CVS Madness

I've heard about the frugal shoppers storming CVS for free merchandise from KY Jelly to glucose monitors. Was this a penny-enny game for grandmothers with too much time on thei

6 Things Investors Should Know About the October Effect

October is perhaps the scariest month for investors. Or is that just a spooky myth?

Making a Relationship Work When One Partner Earns More

In most relationships, one partner earns more money than the other. Learn how to prevent it from becoming a source of tension.

Your Saving Habits Make You a Revolutionary

Feeling like saving money puts you at odds with most of society? These statistics suggest you may be correct — and better off.

The 5 Best Coffee Grinders

The best way to get fresh, coffee-shop quality java at home is to grind your own beans. Make it happen with one of these great grinders.

Investment Gains Taxes Increase - The Worst Tax Policy Ever?

Yesterday Paul Michael wrote an article comparing the income tax policies of McCain and Obama and suggested that he would vote for Obama because Obama's tax policy would benefit ev

12 DIY Ideas for Creating Inexpensive Art

Art doesn't have to be high-brow -- or expensive -- to wow. Channel your inner creative, keep your home decor budget, and fill your rooms with art.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Father's Day Gift Ideas

Today we found some fantastic articles on frugal Father's Day gift ideas, tips that will save you hundreds on your next trip, and ways to save on your beauty regimens.

What Is Life Insurance?

Life insurance is a way to protect your family should the unthinkable happen to you. Jeff Rose, CFP, explains how life insurance works.

Your Kitchen: Splurge on This, Save on That

No need to splurge on every kitchen tool worthy of a pro chef. Even seasoned cooks can save by knowing where to economize.

Inside the Shady World of Cheap iTunes Gift Cards

A casual search on eBay led to auctions selling iTunes gift cards for cheap, but is there a darker side to this? Some would say yes.

6 Money Moves to Make When You Move Back Home With Your Parents

A huge percentage of Millennials move back home with Mom and Dad. These money moves will help them get their financial footing.

Where Did Your iPod Come From? The Story of Stuff

Do you know the difference between planned and perceived obsolescence? Do you know why high heels are fashionable with chunky heels one year, and thin heels the next year? Why is

Which Disney Credit Card Is Best for You?

Planning a Disney trip? Here's how to choose the right Disney Credit Card.

The Overdraft Protection Racket: Why Banks Want You To Overdraw, And How You Can Get Your Money Back.

I know banks are hurting for money right now, but no more than the rest of us. And one aspect of modern banking that I find most disturbing is how banks allow you to go overdrawn s

Who Cares About Where The Stock Market Is Headed?

Where is the stock market headed? Any rally may simply be a "dead cat bounce". And while many investment experts are offering a variety of stock market predictions, some of those