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Laid Off? What To Do Before Plunging Into The Job Search

Your company has announced a soon-to-come layoff or you’ve been escorted out of the door. What’s next? What should you do…before updating your résumé, tapping into your professiona

Are You a Yawn?

I am familiar with the meaning of hippies and yuppies, but today I heard a funny new word for a demographic of people - yawns. YAWN stands for Young and Wealthy but Normal. It i

Should Your Next Car Be Electric?

Electric cars are an alternative to environmentally unfriendly gas guzzlers, but are they worth the higher upfront cost?

Best Money Tips: Don'ts for Online Networking

Today we found some great articles on don'ts for online networking, retirement savings in your 40s, and ways to earn passive income.

The Surprising Way Birth Order Decides Your Money Habits

Can't figure out why you keep making the same money mistakes? Your birth order might be to blame.

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 08/15

Today's top deals includes Terminator Anthology and Mad Max Trilogy Blu-ray 50% off, $9.99 board games, 50% off David's Bridal dresses, and more!

Frugality goes international

The existence of a strong frugality movement in rich countries may be more of a surprise to people in the poor countries than the other way around. Still, with the economy the way

More Award Nights with the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express

Get more points to redeem for Hilton hotel award nights with the Hilton HHonors Surpass Credit Card.

How to Survive (And Perhaps Thrive) On a Teacher's Salary

In today’s economic climate, many people would be grateful to have any kind of salary, but it’s a fact that many teachers and other service professionals have always been strugglin

Success Secrets You Should Have Learned in High School — But Didn't

Most of the people who give us advice mean well, but that doesn't mean their advice is helpful. Here's the advice that you should have been given.

How Online Job Boards Can Actually Help A Job Search

There was a brief period, before the last recession, when my career-services clients actually found jobs on online job boards. They’d post resumes, and interview requests and job o

The 5 Best Home Theater Projectors

For the ultimate home viewing experience, a projector is the way to go. Check out our recommendations for best buys.

The Three Interest Rates

I got a notice from one of my credit cards a bit ago, announcing that they were raising the interest rate. It's only of theoretical interest to me, of course--I use credit cards f

10 Small Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Finances

You have a steady job, and you think you have your finances in control — what could go wrong? Lots, if any of these minor mistakes trip you up.

Ask The Readers: To Clip or Not to Clip? (A Chance to Win $10!)

Are you a coupon-clipper? Do you plan on becoming one? Have you shunned the practice out of principle, time, or apathy? Maybe you clip a little here and there, but leave the har

Best Money Tips: Places to Sell Your Clutter for Cash

Today we found some fantastic articles on places to sell your clutter for cash, tips to track your spending, and ways to mastery in everyday life.

Do What You Love: Idealistic Nonsense Or Good Advice?

"Do what you love" has always been the cheesiest advice you can give a young person, but can it really be solid advice? In anything you do, there's the struggle of between paying t

5 Things You Shouldn't Buy This Black Friday

With all the websites, magazine ads, and televisions commercials telling you what you should buy, I thought it may be helpful to provide you with a list of the top 5 things you sho

Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most Savings From Clearance Sales

Today we found articles on ways to get the most out of clearance sales, ways to save money on your cellphone bill, and delicious ways to upgrade instant ramen.

36 Green Gift Wrapping Ideas

Trying to maintain eco boundaries in the middle of winter holiday chaos? Here are 36 green gift wrapping ideas to get you started.