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The Best and Worst Things to Buy in August

What sale trends will help you save money this month? Read through for the best and worst things to buy in August.

What Apple Can Teach About Retailing

Apple's retail stores are becoming as iconic as Apple itself. Here's how Apple's retail experience sets the brand apart.

Put Your Customers First

Want to keep your customers coming back for more? Make it easy to be your customer.

The Fundamentals of Socially Responsible Business

Founding a sustainable, socially responsible business is just like founding any other. You need money, a market, a plan and the ability to execute on the vision.

Best Money Tips: How Not to Spend Money

Today we found some awesome articles on how not to spend money, extra money ideas for college students, and "free" things that aren't so free.

Simple Ways to Shop Around

I’m getting married in less than 4 weeks. If it weren’t for the Internet, I wouldn’t be having a wedding. Or, rather, I’d be having half a wedding, because that would be all I’d be able to afford. [more]

4 Ways the Internet Is Hurting Your Finances

The Internet has a wealth of excellent financial information, but the way you spend your time online could be hurting your wallet.

6 Tips to Shrink Your Bills Every Year

An annual bill audit can help you ensure that you're not paying for things you don't need. Follow these steps to slash your regular costs.

Budgeting Beauty - An Expert Tells All

The preternaturally lovely Courtney Sauve writes one of my favorite beauty blogs, Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget. I asked her to share some tips and tricks for frugal beauty, and she generously agreed. Here's what she had to say. [more]

Best Money Tips: Tips for a Cheaper Winter

Today we found some awesome articles on tips for a cheaper winter, products to not buy generic, and how to pick the best job.

Man Tears Up Credit Card Application. Fills It Out. Sends It In. Result: Card Approved!

Go get a shredder immediately. The mad scientist at Cockeyed.com tried a little experiment: Take a regular credit card application from Chase Mastercard. Tear it up into roughly 16 pieces. [more]

Carnival of Money Stories is Coming to Wise Bread!

Wise Bread is hosting the next edition of the Carnival of Money Stories on Monday, March 19th. This is one of my favorite personal finance carnivals because it focuses on the personal experiences of our fellow PF bloggers. [more]

Put Off Saving for Retirement

With this plan, your retirement will be just as secure, and your first few years will be a lot more comfortable.

5 Things Angry Birds Has Taught Me About Life

Angry Birds might be a fantastic time waster, but it can also teach you valuable life lessons. Really.

Voluntary Slavery

Discover one writer's take on why the "voluntary slavery" of our personal financial situations can keep us from acting in our best interest.

Best Money Tips: Saving Money in the Kitchen

Today we found some awesome articles on saving money in the kitchen, ways to spend your tax refund, and how to get a promotion.

The Trouble With Women

HR Manager: "What's wrong with her?" Foreman: "Well, she's a woman isn't she?" This campy 1959 training film provides an interesting look at how women were perceived in the workplace 40 years ago. (Link) [more]

Start with recurring monthly expenses

I tend to divide spending up into four categories. [more]

Google pays you $10 per business referral

Google is launching a business referral program, which means that you can earn $10 for every verified business listing that you send Google. [more]