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Can you talk to your friends about debt?

Can you talk to your friends about your debt? Can you talk to your friends about their debt?

Tesla, Six Flags and 9 Other Adventure Stocks Worth Investing In

Who says stock picks have to be a bore? These companies are a total thrill — and they happen to be solid investments, too.

6 Unexpected Uses for Avocados

Ah, the magical, multi-purpose avocado. They're good for so much more than guacamole!

Avoid the Gift That Belly Flops

The tale of the Christmas belly flop is a sad one. The shopper finds something that looks so appealing, often on sale, and wraps it up beautifully. The givee is truly excited --

Life Is Like Investing in the Stock Market

When life throws us curve balls, we can look to an unlikely source of inspiration to help us get through — our investments.

Join the rentier class

You don't hear much about the rentier class any more. Perhaps that's because we all expect to be members by retirement age. Perhaps it's because even the very wealthy

Best Money Tips: 2012 Holiday Layaway Plans Explained

Today we found some great articles on 2012 holiday layaway plans explained, making traveling a priority on a limited budget, and when to haggle.

7 Fun, Frugal Vacations for People Over 30

You're so over the party-hard vacay spots of your youth. Ready for a fun, frugal, and sophisticated adventure? Start here!

Capital Substitutes for Labor — and Vice Versa

Retirement planning has changed a lot since the economic downturn. But the things you need to understand and do are still very simple.

Best Money Tips: Eat Well for Less

Today we found some fantastic articles on eating well for less, Black Friday 2012 deals, and making your Christmas budget go farther.

Best Money Tips: Why You Need a Grocery Stockpile

Today we found some great articles on how to grow a grocery stockpile, tips to avoid Christmas Debt, and budget-friendly gifts a holiday hostess will love!

3 Reasons the Fed Is Keeping Rates Low (And What It Means for You)

Interest rates are STILL at the historic lows they've been since 2008. Here's why the Federal Reserve is keeping them that way — for now.

Better Than Barbie: 5 Free Toys Kids Will Love

There's a good chance that the "junk" around your home could become your kids' favorite toys (and they can even make great Christmas gifts).

The stuff I try never to buy new

I don't like buying new. It's not that I consider myself to be some kind of Scrooge. I just have a hard time paying more for something than I need to, and often we take tha

What Pays More: Online Surveys or the Gig Economy?

Eager to work from home but don't know where to begin? Online surveys and paid gigs are a great place to start.

Best Money Tips: How Much Turkey Should You Buy?

Today we found a turkey buying cheat sheet, the best Black Friday deals at Walmart, and simple ways to beat the blues.

5 Latin American Markets to Watch

For those with a greater risk tolerance, growing Latin American economies offer opportunity. Is there room in your portfolio for a trip south?

4 Easy Ways to Start Saving for a Down Payment on a Home

Even the humblest of down payments will eat up a sizable savings account. How can you put together a down payment on a home that won't break you?

Need To Lose Some Weight? Put Some Money On It!

Recently I wrote about the incentive my husband gave me to lose some weight . Basically he is willing to forgo half of his entertainment budget if I lose the fat I gained post co

The Ultimate "Green" Workout

Recently our own Xin Lu wrote a post on a motivating way to lose weight (a very interesting piece.) Imagine my surprise when a commenter spoke my mind by sharing the ultimate in “