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6 Valid Reasons Not to Contribute to Your 401(k)

Depending on your situation and your goals, opting out of your 401(k) plan can be a smart financial decision.

Go Golf Cart Go: The Battery-Powered Solution?

Spotted moving along on the roads in my city just last week was a golf cart. Is this solution to high gas prices (a bare-bones battery-powered vehicle) wise or even legal? I’ll tel

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Best Money Tips: How to Safely Invest Your Money

Today we found some great articles on safely investing your money, ways to add value to your home before selling, and frugal bachelorette party destinations.

A Million Bucks By 30: A Book Review

This digestible escapade from Alan Corey details his journey from fed-up college grad to self-made millionaire. But is it practical advice for you?

6 Random Things I Have Taught My Kids About Money

I’d like to say that I have taught my kids everything they need to know about personal finance, from the basics of banking to the complexities of investing and portfolio management

Could the last person to leave America please turn out the light.

I don’t know about you, but I’m more than a little worried by recent economic events. First Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, then Lehman Brothers, and now an $85 billion loan to AIG. So

Best Money Tips: Money Saving Tips for Seniors

Today we found some fantastic articles on money saving tips for seniors, avoiding online rental scams, and getting out of debt.

Now It's Easier than Ever to Cut the Cable

If you're a hard-core sports fan, you're pretty much stuck paying for cable every month. For the rest of us, a raft of technological and entertainment offerings -- including digita

10 Easy Plumbing Repairs That Don't Require a Plumber

Tired of paying for plumbing repairs? A plumbing industry veteran shares 10 easy repairs that don't require an expensive visit from the plumber.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Enjoy Summer Fun

Today we found some stellar articles on frugal ways to enjoy summer fun, money mistakes we've all made, and reasons to talk honestly about money.

Google Phone (G1) Review

I read as many reviews as I could get my hands on before heading out on release day to sign up. Most reviewers agree that the OS is great, but it's not as fancy or impressive as th

How (and Why) to Start an Investment Club

Would you like to be on the same financial page with a group of people? Meet regularly with like-minded and fun individuals, and collectively learn about and discuss new financial

Best Money Tips: Save on Back-to-School Shopping

Today we found some great articles on saving on back-to-school shopping, eating healthy on the cheap, and getting free moving supplies.

Are poor folks and the middle class on the same side?

Rational people try to buy what they need at the cheapest price they can find. There's a contrary argument, though, that holds that it's "shooting themselves in the foot" for poor

Best Money Tips: How to Retire Early

Today we found some stellar articles on how to retire early, ways to keep your security deposit, and how to get free prescription drugs.

A Simple Remedy for the Economic Blues

During these trying times, a little physical activity can go a long way to lifting your spirits, and might even make you smarter.

Best Money Tips: Making Finances a Positive Part of Your Life

Today we found some fantastic articles on making finances a positive part of your life, reasons to push yourself, and getting the most out of your internship.

Best Money Tips: Career Moves That Will Earn You More Money

Today we found some great articles on career moves that will earn you more money, 5 cheap foods you should avoid, and ways to achieve your goals.

Visa: Debit cards help keep mystery spending to a minimum

Spending only the cash you have is the best way to maintaining financial independence. However, I've always wondered if the cash-only system works for people who suck at keeping r