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How to Create a Successful Kickstarter Campaign

If you have a creative project, a Kickstarter campaign can be the perfect way to get the funds you need. Here's how to make that campaign great.

The 5 Most Successful Investors You've Never Heard Of

Can you name an investor other than Warren Buffett or Peter Lynch? Drop these five names at your next investment club meeting.

10 Financial Frights to Avoid

This is a lighthearted (yet serious) look at some of the financial pitfalls we may find ourselves in if we're not careful.

10 Great Jobs for College Students

If you're in college, check out these flexible gigs that can get you some extra cash — and important resume-building experience.

10 Things You Should Never Say in a Work Email

Email is essential. But in the office, these 10 typed-out phrases are major no-nos — your job could be at risk!

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The See's Candies debacle

For those of you (and I presume there were many) who took up the incredible See's candies offer I posted yesterday, I have bad news. I too got the email from See's saying t

5 Myths About Credit Card Rewards

Reward cards might be a lot more beneficial (or, in some cases, harmful) than you think. Check out these common myths — and the true story behind them.

Marketing Messes With Your Head

A new study out today in PNAS confirms what we always suspected was true. The higher the price you pay for a product, the greater your subjective experience of pleasure in the prod

Best Money Tips: Reasons Why You're Broke and How to Fix Them

Today we found some great articles on reasons why you’re broke, simple ways to reduce utility bills, and small changes to make to your retirement planning that get big results.

TurboTax: New features, and a chance to win a copy

The kind folks at Intuit have given us some free copies of TurboTax. I snagged one that I'm going to use to do my taxes, and once I'm done, I'll post a review and tell

8 Things to Never Do When Traveling Alone

Traveling solo is a great way to experience the world, but it's not with risk. Learn some common sense precautions before you venture out alone.

BankAmericard® Credit Card for Students Review

College students looking for simple, no-frills credit card to start their financial journey should give the BankAmericard Credit Card for Students a good look.

Cooking Without Crepe Pans and Other Expensive Kitchen Tools

I like kitchen gadgets as much as the next girl, but I just can’t justify splurging on a crepe pan (or other tool) that I’ll use maybe once a month, at the most. So which kitchen u

The 18 Coolest Frugal Fall Adventures

Searching for some frugal autumn fun? Look no further than this list of 18 must-do activities this season.

Is Six Figures Really That Much?

Nowadays, six figures is still above average, but its buying power in terms of lifestyle may have eroded even more than the value of a dollar, as those of us within striking distan

8 Steps to Budget Mastery in 20 Minutes a Month

All it takes is 20 minutes a month to be a total money master. Try this method and budget like a boss.

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Weight Watchers for Your Wallet

There are a lot of parallels between losing weight and saving money — in fact, some of the best financial advice comes from dieting.

The 5 Best Shaving Creams

If your current shaving creams are irritating your skin, a switch is what you need. Try one of these shaving creams next time.

Are Your Frugal Ways Hurting Us All?

Frugal living can be a very responsible thing -- it prevents piling waste into landfills and it promotes the financial well being of your family. But sometimes, can frugality be ir