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Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money on Your Pets?

Tell us how you save money on your pets and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Abandon Losing Strategies

We're always told to keep going until we make it. But the truth is that sometimes, giving up is the right move. Learn why.

The Top 5 Index Funds to Own Now

Exchange Traded Funds may be the new hotness, but a diversified portfolio should make room for high growth index funds, too. Consider these five.

$500 Giveaway: How Do You Use Skype to Save Money on Calls?

Enter for your chance to win $500 and let us know how you use Skype to save money on calls!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Your Phone Bill?

Tell us how you save on your phone bill and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Cook at Home?

Tell us how often you cook at home and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Overlooked Ways to Avoid a Speeding Ticket

Today we found some great articles on overlooked ways to avoid a speeding ticket, creative beer pairings to try, and a guide to online coupon codes.

Money Metaphors (You wouldn't punch a kitten, would you?)

Equating my money, emotionally, with something that I find dear and worthy of protection, may force me to treat my money with the respect it deserves.

My Personal Productivity Rules...What Are Yours?

What's the best way to get more productive? Your way. Here's my list of personal productivity rules, a starting point for you to figure out your own.

Prefab Fab - This ain't yer grandma's double-wide

Are prefabbed homes the wave of the future? Judging from some of the magazines that I receive (Sunset, Metropolitan Home), it sure looks like things are heading in that direction. [more]

5 Expensive Life Essentials Worth Investing In

While it's good to scrimp and save, you may want to think twice about cheaping out on these life essentials. They're worth every penny.

Re-Nesting: Tips for Moving Back in With Your Parents

Thanks to the sluggish economy, more and more kids are moving back in with their parents. Here are some suggestions for making the transition smooth.

3 Ways Technology Makes Personal Finances Easier

From saving money to staying on budget, technology has made it easier than ever to stay on top of my personal finances. Here are 3 ways technology has helped me save money and time

Federal Student Loans

Depending on the type of help you need with paying for college, knowing the differences between government financial aid programs can make a big difference in finding a loan that r

Best investment: yourself

I read a lot of investment books. [more]

5 Things You Need to Know About Credit Scores

Over the past few years, consumers have been increasingly aware of the importance of a credit score. It is a good idea to learn as much you can about this important number.

Bear Markets Explained

When the market becomes a lumbering, angry grizzly, we're all at risk of getting attacked. Learn all about bear markets and how they can affect you.

No Fees and Unlimited Miles: Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit Card

It you're looking for a straightforward travel rewards credit card that offers unlimited miles, check out the Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit card.

The Slow Bleed: Plugging Your Financial Leaks

Don't let your finances suffer death by a thousand cuts! Learn to stop the little leaks that add up to big bucks.

For Business Travelers: CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Mastercard

The CitiBusiness® AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Mastercard® from our partner Citi is partnered with the AAdvantage rewards program allowing small business owners an opportunity to earn miles on purchases made with American Airlin [more]