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Lose Your Job Without Losing Your Identity

Getting a pink slip can cause more distress than just a shrinking income. It can also give you a sense of insecurity and may make you question your place in this world. Here are

Best Money Tips: 8 Steps to Financial Success

Today we found some great articles on steps to financial success, why you should track fash flow, and saving on food and meal planning.

Best of Personal Finance: Credit Where Credit Is Due Edition

Credit cards are fun for the whole family, until the bills start rolling in and you are expected to hand over your hard-earned money for the stuff you bought on plastic. In this we

Best Money Tips: Fun and Frugal Ideas for Fall

Today we found some awesome articles on frugal ideas for fall, mistakes people make when buying a home, and the complete guide to getting out of debt.

Bamboozled! The 4 Ways that Bamboo Products May Not be All That “Green”

We’ve all been there. Bopping down the aisles of your local home furnishings retailer and seeing all the “earth-friendly” products and tools that claim to be “sustainable.” Many o

Boost Your Retirement Savings Fast With This 6-Step Plan

Workers nearing retirement should a take close look at their retirement funds. With aggressive saving, there's still time to top off those accounts for a comfortable retirement.

Suze Orman Tells Us To Pay ONLY The Minimum On Credit Cards. Wait, What?!

You’re not seeing things. This is not an April Fool’s gag (although if I’d written this last year it would have been). No, this is Suze Orman’s latest advice and it is a complete 1

8 All-Natural Ways to Relieve Sore Muscles

A tough workout is good for mind and body, but it doesn't always feel that way. Relieve those day-after aches and pains with these natural, effective remedies.

Thrive: Your Online Personal Financial Planner

So you figure it’s time to proverbially grow up and get financially wise. But you don’t know where to start: you didn’t learn much in school or from your parents, the folks at the

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.

JP Monkey Reusable Grocery Bags Giveaway

Still haven't gotten around to picking up a reusuable bag for your grocery shopping? Didn't get a chance to snag a bag for free? Maybe JP Monkey will give you some incentive to ge

Another path to recovery: higher incomes

Preventing a collapse of the financial system is part of preventing a depression. However, the shorthand term for this--getting the banks able and willing to lend--is misleading.

10 Great Reasons to Drink Beer

One or two reasons to drink beer are generally enough. Here are eight or nine more to remind you that beer is good (in moderation).

No Limit, No Interest: What’s the Deal with Charge Cards?

Charge cards, like their credit card cousins, allow cardholders to use plastic cards to make purchases and then pay at the end of a settlement period, typically on a monthly basis. [more]

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Carnival of Personal Finance #205: Pay it Forward Edition

Wikipedia tells us that the expression "pay it forward" is used to describe the concept of asking that a good turn be repaid by having it done to others instead. More specifically,

Best Money Tips: 50 Ways to Lower Expenses

Today we found some awesome articles on 50 ways to lower expenses, Black Friday myths exposed, and how to stop stressing at work.

6 Unique Ways to Eat Watermelon

You’ll be surprised at these unique recipes, tips, and delights inspired by the watermelon.

20 Great Lifehack Lists Everyone Should Read

From home-buying advice to finding free Wi-Fi, these 20 lists, with more than 200 great tips and tricks, are must reads.

17 Creative Things to Do with Phone Books

More than half a BILLION phone books are printed and distributed every year in the U.S., which is nearly two books for every American. That consumes about 19 million trees. Here