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3 Ways Technology Makes Personal Finances Easier

From saving money to staying on budget, technology has made it easier than ever to stay on top of my personal finances. Here are 3 ways technology has helped me save money and time

Bosses Say These Are Their 6 Favorite Qualities in Employees — Do You Have Them?

These qualities managers say they look for in employees could be the difference between getting a raise and getting a pink slip.

How to Botch Up, Then Peddle Back to Good Credit

As a young adult, I thought I had a firm grasp on being financially responsible. But I never really understood my credit score, or even why it was important to build a good score.

Counting the Cost of 401(k) Plans

Sorting through the costs of 401(k) plans can be time consuming, but counting the expenses step by step can be helpful in deciding what type of plan to offer.

7 Important Lessons Frugal Parents Teach Their Children

Being frugal can make us feel like we're depriving our kids sometimes. But frugal parenting can provide so much more than any fancy toy ever could.

Kick that Cell Phone Contract: Save with a Prepaid Plan

If you are married to your cell phone, you may not mind paying top dollar for your service plan, but you can save big money by going prepaid. Here's how.

20 Ways Your Employees Make More Than They Think They Do

You spend a lot of money to compensate your employees, but I bet you don't get credit for a lot of what you spend.

5 Things to Remember When Choosing Natural Products

Overwhelmed with options when shopping for natural personal care and beauty products? Be armed with this info when navigating the naturals aisles.

Making Progress: The Missing Link Between Management and Employees

Find out what one factor made workers the happiest and how management and employees can unite to create a better workplace.

12 Business Founders Who Succeeded Without a College Degree

Here are a few incredibly successful business founders who decided to take the leap and start a business without going to college.

Simple Ways to Save on Catering Costs

Getting great catering doesn't mean having to hire a traditional caterer. Learn some simple ways to save on prepared food.

Bear Markets Explained

When the market becomes a lumbering, angry grizzly, we're all at risk of getting attacked. Learn all about bear markets and how they can affect you.

10 Great Home-Based Side-Business Ideas

Launch your own home-based business doing the things you love. US News editor Kim Palmer shares 10 side ventures you can start today!

Cheap Smartphones: Which Ones Are Worth It?

Think getting a smartphone means shelling out hundreds of dollars? Nope. Check out the new crop of inexpensive, well-functioning smartphones.

People Who Love Thanksgiving Do These 8 Things, Do You?

It's easy to let the hustle of the holidays become resentment. Be reminded of the meaning of the day with some small, thoughtful traditions.

Best Money Tips: Why You're Not Happy and How to Change It

Today we found some great articles on the reason why you’re not happy, the hidden costs of cutting cable, roadblocks to avoid if you want to retire early, and more!

5 Ways to Turn Every Employee into a Rainmaker

For successful small businesses, sales aren't just the responsibility of the sales staff. Here's how you can get everybody involved in selling your business.

How to Start Saving Money With Skype: A Beginner's Guide

I use Skype daily to make free online calls. It's so simple even my parents are doing it!

12 Unusual (But Necessary!) Staples to Add to Your Pantry

Flour, oil, spices, rice — every basic pantry has those. Up your pantry-ante with these specialty aisle must-haves that make any meal memorable.

Don't Hire Without a Background Check

Spend a little time and money getting to know your new hires before you hire them and save lots of time and money later.