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9 Easy Ways to Start Taking Better Care of Yourself Today

It doesn't take a lot of effort to become the new, better looking and feeling you. Start with these simple (and quick!) self-improvers.

5 Customer Service Battles You Just Can't Win

Put your phone scripts away, give up escalating, and don't bother screaming because whatever happens, you're not getting your money back.

Your One-Month Guide to Spring Cleaning

Overwhelmed by dirt and clutter? Break up your spring cleaning to make it less intimidating, and clean your whole house by tackling just three tasks a week.

7 Ways to Get the Best Fall and Holiday Travel Deals

This year especially, traveling will be easier on the wallet. If you're planning to get away in the next few months, here are some tips to get the best travel deals.

8 Hotel and Car Rental Tips for Business Travelers

It pays to be judicious about how you spend your money on business trips. Here are some hotel and car rental tips that will keep your team happy.

Marketplace & NYT Want to Interview Financial Consultants in Their 70s

Want to be featured on the New York Times and Public radio? If you know an active or retired personal finance consultant in their 70s please let us know!

Ask the Readers: Do You See Movies in the Theater?

Tell us if you see movies in the theater and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Save Money and Go Green by Making Your Office Paperless

The idea of a "paperless" office has been around a long time. The right system can streamline an office into a more efficient and green business.

10 Critical Steps to Protect Your Data in the Cloud

Cloud backup services are easy to use — and easy to hack, it seems. Protect your personal data from prying eyes.

Are Music Lessons Worth It? Hidden Benefits May Tip the Scale

Music lessons for your child can be costly. But from teaching discipline to fostering a love of music to even improving math skills, the benefits are great.

Ask the Readers: Do You Meal Plan?

Tell us whether you meal plan and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Do You Keep a Budget?

Tell us whether you keep a budget and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

6 Reasons January Is the Right Time to Start Planning for Christmas

Plan for the holidays already? With the holidays still fresh in mind, now is the best time to start holiday planning and prep. Here's how to start.

Best Money Tips: Tips for a Better Work-Life Balance

Today we found some great articles on tips for a better work-life balance, ways to live for free, and what to do when you’re feeling overworked and overwhelmed.

7 Times You Should Choose Private School Over Public

Private school will crimp even the healthiest family budget. When does leaving public school for private make sense?

7 Ways to Cut Your Food Bill Without Clipping a Single Coupon

I'll be honest, I like to clip coupons, but it’s not for everybody. Here are 7 ways to save money on groceries without using coupons.

Best Money Tips: Frugal Depression-Era Habits to Pick Up

Today we found some great articles on frugal Depression-era habits, the emotional side effects of debt, and tips for knowing whether a good deal is a smart purchase.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Your Resume Rock

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to make your resume rock, what to do when you need emergency cash, and ways to eat at home and beat the summer heat.

How a 5-Minute Email Saved Me $140

When you have a major problem with a purchase (and an exchange, and returning that exchange...), a well-worded complaint might be all you need.

7 Unnecessary Household Expenses You Can Cut Today

If your family doesn't examine these 7 common household expenses, you are wasting way too much money.