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Breathing Easy on the Financial Rollercoaster

In case you hadn't noticed, stock markets around the world have done some crazy things this week. At this point, I think we're all a little lightheaded, wondering if we should be w

Best Money Tips: Creative Ways to Give to Charity

Today we found some great articles on creative ways to give to charity, what to know before buying a vacation home, and rules for following up after an interview.

Best Money Tips: Sell Your Skills as an Older Worker

Today we found some stellar articles on selling your skills as an older worker, schooling yourself post graduation, and preventing identity theft for your children.

Giving Gifts That Will Save Money

I love the holiday season. I love being able to bake cookies and give them to my friends, put up decorations and — most of all — give gifts. But with only a couple of weeks left un

Best Money Tips: Teaching Your Teen Financial Responsibility

Today we found some stellar articles on teaching your teen financial responsibility, things you should buy new, and uses for baking soda.

The Gen X Last-Minute-Get-Creative Xmas Present Alternative

Does nothing in the mall or your craft book seem like it will please the discerning taste of the Gen-Xer on your Christmas list? Don't want to spend a lot on them anyway? Consider

Best Money Tips: How to Negotiate Your Rent Payment

Today we found some awesome articles on negotiating rent payments, free stuff for your birthday, and making your commute suck less.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 08/22

Today's great deals include 40% off women's jeans, women's flats under $100, 40% off DEWALT heated jackets, and more!

Recession Journal Part II: Broke or Poor?

We must understand fundamentally while some of our exercises in saving go for naught and why when things turn around, we forget our lessons. Unfortunately in America just eat one b

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Don't Get Taken for a Ride on a Diploma

With all of the uncertainty in today's job market with rising layoffs, whether temporary or otherwise, many people are looking to expand their skills and education in an effort to

Hit Up Your Grandma's Cookbooks for Frugal Cooking Ideas

There are many families that share generational cooking traditions as a long standing family tradition. Since there are many families that are also feeling the pinch of the recessi

An ING Direct Online Retail Store? It's not a joke.

It was my birthday last week. I received an email from ING Direct and assumed it would just be birthday wishes. But, I opened the email and to my astonishment guess what it contain

Best Money Tips: Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes

Today we found some stellar articles on cheap and easy Halloween costumes, cutting Christmas costs, and lessons learned from investing.

A Stimulating Debate That Just Might Boil Down To Perception

How you perceive your tax rebate could go a long way in determining whether or not you’re going to spend it.

Should you skip a mortgage payment to get a bank's attention?

The Obama administration announced a foreclosure prevention and mortgage reduction program about two months ago, and as of April less than 1000 loans have been refinanced under th

Best Money Tips: Contributing to Charities Without Donating Money

Today we found some stellar articles on contributing to charity without donating money, saving this holiday season, and risks happy people take every day.

The Lazy Environmentalist Teaches Us to Be Green (with little to no effort)

I’m all for living a cleaner, more sustainable lifestyle, but at what cost? If it takes an unusually large amount of money or a time commitment that I just can’t make, you can mos

New Credit Card Legislation Buzz: An Interview with Wall Street Journal’s Mary Pilon

The AP just announced that new credit card rules have passed legislation and are headed to President Obama for final approval. Much speculation can be made on how this new set of

What Do I Need to Know Before I Hire a CFP?

Need help managing your finances? Make sure you know what you're getting when you hire a financial advisor with the CFP designation.