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Co-Signing for a Loan: 4 Things to Consider First

Co-signing a loan for anyone, including your child or best friend, could affect your credit. What to know before you sign.

3 Sources for Freelance Work at Home Jobs

Freelance work at home jobs are easier dreamed about than found, it sometimes seems. Here are three free ones I like to check on a regular basis.

Surprise! 5 Reasons You Might Not Get Your Tax Refund

Before you budget in a tax refund, make sure you don't fall into one of these categories.

Best Money Tips: How to Tackle Boredom

Today, we give you creative tips to fight the boring in life, save money on your lawn, and get picky eaters to enjoy all sorts of food!

Starting Your Dream Business Is Easier Than You Think — Here's How

Do you dream of starting a business? Stop waiting for the right time, the right plan, or the right partner, and just get started!

Best Money Tips: Boost Your Self-Esteem

Today, we give you tips to build self-esteem (and keep it going), a list of websites for the design-impaired, tips for newbie mystery shoppers, and more!

Best Money Tips: How to land (and keep!) a seasonal job

Today, we have tips on how to get a seasonal job and keep it after the holidays, make new things out of old T-shirts, organize your day on a Post-It, and more!

Congratulations to SaveUp's No Spend Challenge Winners!

Join the fun free game that rewards you for NOT spending money.

Why This Isn't Your Grandparents' Economy

Why can't we save money like our parents and grandparents? Learn how modern economic realities make financial independence more challenging.

10 Tips from a Financially-Savvy Teen

A few years ago, Tamara Johnson had no savings. Today she is a college student, funding her education with scholarships and savings. Learn how she did it.

How I Use Skype to Keep in Touch With Friends and Family

I talk to friends and family around the world for pennies. Find out how you can do the same!

The Importance of Friendly Letters

Electronic messages are fast but impersonal. Learn why you should send a friendly letter instead.

8 Timeless Tips for Resisting the Upsell

From pricey insurance plans to products you never planned to buy, the pressure of an upsell can lead to unnecessary purchases. Learn how to avoid the temptation.

9 Savory Soups That Make Perfect Freezer Meals for Fall

Freezer meals are a busy parent's best friend. These nine freezer-friendly soups are perfect for keeping your family warm on those chilly fall nights.

How to Preserve Critical Vendor Relationships

Monitoring cash balances is essential and withholding payments until the last moment may be necessary, but be careful: being slow to pay  may alienate you from vendors.

Small Business Profile: Stefanie Michaels (Adventure Girl)

Former swimwear model Stefanie Michaels, known to her fans as “Adventure Girl”, is the ultimate travel expert. Millions of fans visit AdventureGirl.com to follow Stefanie as she

Best Money Tips: Fight Back Against Your Inner Critic

Today, we share seven things to tell the voice in your head when it's bringing you down, the worst retail store policies for shoppers, and ways to stretch your food dollars.

15 Things to Get Done Before Year-End

Start 2014 healthy, wealthy, and oh-so wise by doing these 15 things before the end of 2013.

11 Sources of Free or Low-Cost Training

If your company doesn’t have a large budget for professional development, or if you want to explore less expensive options, here are some free or low-cost sources of training.

The Advocate's Approach Versus The Creative Approach: Negotiation Techniques For Creative Solutions

If you start with the goal of a mutually beneficial solution in mind, it is possible for a negotiation to end with both parties happy.