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Why do Facebook Ads not take me seriously?

Facebook and other social networking sites know an awful lot about you from what you say when you first sign up. As a single woman over 30 years of age, I got tired of Facebook ads

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Using Time Horizons to Make Smarter Investments

A time horizon is the length of time you can leave money in an investment before you need it. Apply this concept to improve your financial health, now and later.

How to Financially Educate Your Children

Here are a few ways you can help your children create a healthy relationship with money.

Best Money Tips: How to Start Saving Money

Today we found some stellar articles on how to start saving money, successfully taking in a roommate, and throwing a frugal Fourth of July party.

The Great Coupon Debate

What's the one thing worse than talking about a budget with your spouse? Grocery shopping. I live with a coupon cutter who insists we buy nothing that isn't bought with coupons. Bu

Sexually Transmitted Debt: Eewww!

You can contract more than just disease by sleeping with the wrong person…watch out for sexually transmitted debt, which can creep into your sex life while you remain blissfully un

Is Your Apple Dangerous? How to Eat Fewer Pesticides (and Save Money)

Fresh fruits and vegetables are good for you...but less so if they're covered in pesticides. Shop smart to reduce your exposure and still save money.

Get out the Vote and Grab a Tall Starbucks Coffee for Free!

Voting anxiety is kickin' in big time. With only a couple days left until the final vote, many are more than ready to make their voices heard – and then head back to life as norma

Going Back to the Root Cellar

My grandmother once told me about her parents' root cellar: it was just a story of something so different from modern day that she thought I would get a kick out of it. But root ce

4 Quick Ways to Decide if a Company Is Worth Your Investment

You don't have to be an insider to glean valuable insights about a company. These four public sources of info can tell you a lot of what you need to know before you invest.

Do we really need help with getting more debt?

Today a new rescue program called the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) was announced by the Treasury and Federal Reserve to support owners of securities backed by

Would You Dance to Avoid a Fee?

Would you dance? See what happens when ATM users bust a move to get their cash fee-free.

Treat yourself to SELF with a free subscription

Quick deal to start the weekend off just right. SELF magazine is giving away FREE subscriptions to their popular women's publication. Covering everything from fitness and food to h

Want a Company to Hear You? Talk to Their “People.”

Sure, you could call a company's customer service line in times of trouble. I've done it in the past with excellent results. I've also run into the occasional “I don't care.” Th

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Five More Tips For Eating In Restaurants And Sticking To A Budget

Even if you are working hard to keep your discretionary spending to a minimum, you can still enjoy a restaurant meal once in awhile.

What Is the Life Insurance Application Process?

What happens after you request a life insurance quote? Jeff Rose, CFP, explains the life insurance application process.

Make Your Food Taste Better With Rituals

A new study shows that performing a ritual before you eat or drink can enhance the food's flavor and your satisfaction.

The 5 Best Microwaves

From defrosting an entire chicken to popping all the popcorn in a bag without burning, these microwaves can make your life easier.