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$8000 housing tax credit can now be turned into cash at closing according to FHA

As part of the Obama stimulus plan passed in January, first time home buyers in 2009 are entitled to a tax credit of up to $8000 that they do not have to repay. This tax credit was

Best Money Tips: Financial Lessons of Cheese Peddler

Today, we share lessons learned from a cheese peddler, how bottled water stands up to filtered tap, and 10 decorating ideas for fun and frugal homes!

Homebrewed Beer: The Results

Home-brewing can lead to better tasting and cheaper beer. What's not to like?

Best Money Tips: How to Make McDonald's Fries at Home

Get a delicious food hack, help for first time home buyers, and tips on how to set the perfect password.

Best Money Tips: Lessons From the Cat

Today, we give you lessons from Dr. Seuss, tips to save 30 minutes a day, advice to help single parents cut expenses, and a short checklist to ID real wheat and multigrain bread.

Frugal Lessons from Spider-Man

The name "Spider-Man" isn't exactly synonymous with "financial planning," but the web-slinger can still teach us some money lessons.

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Best Money Tips: Earn More Money at Work

Today we found some great articles on earning more money at work, financially preparing for the holidays, and home repairs.

Best Money Tips: How to Win on eBay

Today we found some great articles on winning eBay auctions, re-evaluating your food storage habits, and saving money in an expensive city.

Life Insurance for Your Business

As a business owner, you probably already own more insurance policies than you ever imagined you would: liability, contents, vehicles, and any number of policies are often stric

Tax Breaks for Going Green

With the many tax deductions and credits available to business owners, making your company more sustainable can pay off when you do your taxes.

Self Directed IRA + LLC = Checkbook IRA

Growing your business may be your best retirement plan, but it's also important to set aside some personal retirement savings separate from the business. Doing so correctly can

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How to Choose Between Lump Sum and Financing

There are two main strategies that buyers rely on to pay for a company: lump sums and financing.

Cyber Crime: You're the Mark

A new industry is springing to life using clever business development practices for product diversification and market expansion. The industry is cyber crime, and you're the mark.

Sharing Space to Save Money

Splitting your office, storefront, or warehouse with another business could help you save big...and not just on rent.

16 Simple Ways to Keep Customers

Getting customers is great, but keeping them is even better. Here's how to hang on to the most important part of your business.

8 Simple Ways to Trigger Your Creativity

Success is 90 percent perspiration. Make the most of the remaining ten percent without breaking a sweat.

7 Ways to Inspire Others

Firing and hiring are expensive, and you probably can't replace business partners and colleagues, but if you're willing to lead, and they're willing to improve, change is possible.

How To Plan For A Crisis

Bad weather, a devastating earthquake and chemical or industrial accidents can cost you plenty—even put you out of business—if you aren't prepared.