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9 Fun and Affordable Vacation Ideas

Are your vacation plans stressing you and your budget? Consider some frugal alternatives for plenty of fun and relaxation that won't require overtime to cover it.

Miss the Big Sale? Claim Your Savings Anyway

Use these techniques to haggle your way to savings, even if you miss a sale.

Patriotism and Personal Finance - A Brief Walk Through American History

To all the Americans out there, happy Independence Day! I think this a great day to reflect upon how personal finance and patriotism is so intertwined in America. So I dug up a f

5 Ways to Restart Your Resolutions This Spring

Winter is a tough time to set and achieve your goals. Here's how to revive them this spring — or anytime.

Best Money Tips: Freeing Yourself From Debt

Today we found some awesome articles on freeing yourself from debt, reasons to not send professional emails after dark, and renting vs. buying stuff.

How good writing skills save and earn money

A while ago an article on Wise Bread talked about how complaining via a letter works much more effectively than complaining with phone calls. This made me think about all the othe

Best Money Tips: Tech Tips for Job Hunting

Today we found some fantastic articles on tech tips for job hunting, how to find the right roommate, and lowering your cooling costs.

Taco Tuesday: The Inner Mechanics of Budgeting on Vacation

I recently found myself sitting around a dinner table in Hawaii with a number of new traveling acquaintances. We met at the place of accommodation we were staying at, and enjoyed e

How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

After you decide to buy life insurance, it's time to figure out how much life insurance you need and for how long. Jeff Rose, CFP, has a simple formula to get you started.

15 Investing Tips From A #1 Wall Street Stock Picker

I just finished reading “Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is” by Natalie Pace, who has been ranked as a #1 Wall Street Stock Picker by TipsTraders.com. She wants us to love investin

Will the "Buy American" clause in the stimulus bill create or destroy jobs?

Tomorrow on February 17th President Obama plans to sign the $787 billion stimulus bill recently passed by Congress. One controversial portion of the bill is a clause for the publ

Could you determine someone's creditworthiness by his or her looks?

Today I read about an interesting study done by Rice University on the correlation between trustworthiness and looks. The researchers utilized the popular peer to peer lending sit

Boost Your Retirement Savings Fast With This 6-Step Plan

Workers nearing retirement should a take close look at their retirement funds. With aggressive saving, there's still time to top off those accounts for a comfortable retirement.

8 All-Natural Ways to Relieve Sore Muscles

A tough workout is good for mind and body, but it doesn't always feel that way. Relieve those day-after aches and pains with these natural, effective remedies.

10 Easy and Delicious Eggs-for-Dinner Recipes

This list of egg-ceptional evening egg recipes doesn't include frittatas and quiche — but you will find egg-citing new ways to bring eggs to the dinner table.

Watch Out for Surge in CPI

Just to be clear, I'm also worried about a surge in inflation, but that's not what I'm talking about here. I don't know the future, so I try to stay away from predictions. But yo

7 Financial Moves You Must Make in 2014

Don't simply resolve to make these smart money moves in the coming year — actually take action!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Gas?

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

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Budgeting Tool?

Tell us about your favorite budgeting tool and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Redfin: The Greatest Real Estate Website Ever

Real estate websites are a dime a dozen, but when you find one that does it all, the rest all fade into the background. Whether you're looking to buy or sell, Redfin has what you n