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6 Ways to Create a Great Home Gym For Less

If your New Year’s Resolutions involve exercising a bit more, you’re not alone. While the fitness industry won’t see as big a boom as they are used to this year, there’s still lot

Investment Secrets of the Rich and Famous

Sure, celebrities have a lot more income to work with than most of us, but that doesn't mean we can't learn from their investing techniques.

Ask the Readers: What is Your Favorite Childhood Memory?

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

Series I and Series EE U.S. Savings Bonds

U.S. savings bonds can provide one of the simplest approaches to saving for college. When you cash them in to pay for your child's college expenses, you will be able to do so witho

Do generous unemployment benefits prolong the length of unemployment?

The latest news is that unemployment benefits will be extended from 59 weeks to 79 weeks in California with the help of the new Federal stimulus money. The maximum benefit has ris

Money making hobby: panning for gold

Lately many Californians have been heading to the rivers and streams to prospect for gold. The increase in people taking up this activity has some newspapers writing about "the new

Best Money Tips: The Best Tax Moves for Fall

Today we found some fantastic articles on the best tax moves for fall, and getting off the kid-gift treadmill, an dhandling a lifestyle downgrade.

Modern companies as specialized venture capital firms

In the old days, companies actually produced stuff. They invented it, designed it, made it, marketed it, and sold it. Although there are still some companies like that, they'r

Things You Might Not Know About Your Local Thrift Store

The nation as a whole has been exploring new avenues for savings these days. Thrift stores can be a great place to get what you need and pay what you want. Here are some tips for n

Best Money Tips: Stack the Deck for a Better Life

Today we found some stellar articles on stacking the deck for a better life, how retirees can avoid going broke, and ways to save on car repairs.

9 Tips to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

Save more this holiday season with price drop alerts, discount gift cards, and gift swap websites.

Stuff will never make you organized

There's a store near where I live that sells stuff for organizing your other stuff--racks, boxes, cabinets, and shelves for tools and toys, sweaters and shoes, spices and CDs. The

Book review: The Education of an American Dreamer by Peter G. Peterson

The Education of an American Dreamer: : How a Son of Greek Immigrants Learned His Way from a Nebraska Diner to Washington, Wall Street, and Beyond is the personal memoir of Peter G

4 Reasons Why Starting a Small Business is Easier than You Think

I started a thriving business at home doing what I love. Learn how you can overcome the common excuses and do the same!

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 12/03

Today's deals include $70 off Kindle DX, $25 and Under Men's Accessories, FREE Holiday Songs, and more!

Best Money Tips: Eat Healthy During the Holidays

Today we found some stellar articles on eating healthy during the holidays, DIY gifts you can make in 15 minutes, and reducing healthcare costs in the New Year.

The 5 Best Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

These bulbs can save you serious cash — and they'll all last 20+ years.

Why We're So Materialistic (Even Though We Know It's Dumb)

Getting control of our spending and our finances would be a lot easier if we weren't so materialistic. So why are we?

Recession Journal VI: It's OVER!!!!!!!!!!!! Any Questions?

The recession is technically over, officially over, numerically over. How do you feel now and what are you gonna do about it?

Financial IQ Test: How Healthy Are Your Bank Accounts?

Following is a Financial IQ Test, designed to help you determine how healthy your bank accounts –- and your interaction with them -– are. Tally up your score and see how you fare.