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4 Ways to Use Your Food That Don't Involve Eating

For some DIY beauty treatment, pest control, cleaning, or decorating — check the pantry. These delicious foods serve double duty.

Great Ways to Invest in Yourself

The best investment you can make has nothing to do with the stock market — learn how to increase your earning power by investing in yourself.

Business Plan Basics

I have a business and offer writing services so, on occasion, I have been asked to write business plans. Those making such requests are generally very eager, convinced of their

Best Money Tips: Cheap and Fun Ideas for Easter

Today we found some great articles on cheap and fun ideas for Easter, improving your resume, and tax tips to make your life easier.

6 Simple Ways to Save Money by Tracking Your Receipts

Don't toss that receipt! Find out how to use that little scrap of paper to uncover some serious savings.

Best Money Tips: 17 Places to Watch Movies and TV for Free

Today we found some great articles on where you download or stream movies and TV shows for free, ways to make your home eco-friendly, and how to brew coffee without a coffee maker.

How to Use Miles and Points for a Big Award Trip

Once you've earned all those points and miles on your credit card, how do you go about redeeming them for your dream vacation?

Dollar-Cost Averaging: my path to becoming a not-so-nervous investor

Can the concept of dollar-cost averaging (DCA) help prevent nervousness in investors? (I think so). But what is DCA and is it a viable investment strategy? If you are a seasoned in

Just Start: How Doing Anything Can Help You Accomplish Everything

Hate feeling stuck? Learn how just starting something — anything! — can help you tackle your entire to-do list.

The core rate is not an evil conspiracy

The Consumer Price Index was released today, showing prices were up 0.3% last month and up 2.8% from a year ago. The same report also includes the so-called core rate, which exclu

Scheduling Time Versus Scheduling Tasks

Of late Getting Things Done by David Allen has seemed like the book to read. I read it a year or two ago, and internalized a lot of its methodology. One thing about it, though

The Quiet Millionaire: Parts 4 & 5 - Building Your Net Worth

In The Quiet Millionaire, author and Certified Financial Planner Brett Wilder gives common-sense advice on how to build net worth: “Your goal should be to make the value of what yo

Best Money Tips: Save Money and Have Fun During the Holidays

Today we found some stellar articles on saving money and having fun at the holidays, ways to save $1 a day, and steps to make your money last a lifetime.

Best Money Tips: Make the Most of Your Holiday Shopping

Today we found some fantastic articles on making the most of your holiday shopping, how to make your gift cards count for more, and using up your FSA!

Best Money Tips: Winning Ways to Build Passive Income

Today we found some great articles on building a passive income, getting your financial house in shape, and researching your potential house before you buy a home.

8 Relationship Mistakes Everyone Makes

Think you're the only one having relationship problems? Nope. We're all making the same dating and relationship mistakes.

Knowing Your Triggers Can Prevent Emotional Spending

They don't call it "retail therapy" for nothing. Uncontrolled, emotional spending has a lot in common with other addicitons and eating disorders. One of these shared traits is the

Best Money Tips: Save $200 a Month

Today we found some awesome articles on saving $200 a month, unexpected wedding venues, and ways to save on jewelry.

Dealing with Financial Drought: A Recovery Plan

You know how it goes. One minute, you have extra money sitting in the bank just waiting for you to play with it. The next, your car needs repaired, or the cat gets sick, or the roo

Funding your 401(k) when you're in debt

If there are two pieces of financial advice that get hammered more often than any others, they're "Get out of debt" and "Put enough in your 401(k) to get any corporate match." Wi