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Ask the Readers: Who Is Filing Your Taxes This Year?

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The Best 4-Step Plan to Manage Your Medical Correspondence

How do you process the deluge of statements, notices, and bills for your healthcare? Processing them with these four steps could make the difference between overlooking important p

Fresh Fruit for Rotten Cheapskates Like Me

What’s a good way to save money on fresh fruit? Eat with the season. Out of your own backyard. Or your neighbors. My quick and easy raw foods apple sauce recipe is at the end. You

Breathing Easy on the Financial Rollercoaster

In case you hadn't noticed, stock markets around the world have done some crazy things this week. At this point, I think we're all a little lightheaded, wondering if we should be w

20 Ways to Beat Insomnia and Get Better Sleep

Here are some simple and straightforward suggestions to assist you in getting a good night’s sleep.

Best Money Tips: Creative Ways to Give to Charity

Today we found some great articles on creative ways to give to charity, what to know before buying a vacation home, and rules for following up after an interview.

Looking On The Bright Side: How to Find A Silver Lining In The Current Financial Crisis

While this might be the biggest economic disaster of our generation, it might not be the big bad wolf that we all think it is. Quite the contrary, this little financial lesson migh

Giving Gifts That Will Save Money

I love the holiday season. I love being able to bake cookies and give them to my friends, put up decorations and — most of all — give gifts. But with only a couple of weeks left un

Best Money Tips: Teaching Your Teen Financial Responsibility

Today we found some stellar articles on teaching your teen financial responsibility, things you should buy new, and uses for baking soda.

5 Reasons Why It's OK to Get a Tax Refund

For most of us, getting a refund is not only more convenient, but the smarter choice as well.

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The Gettin'-Baptized-in-the-Watah Epiphany

In an average week, an average chunky-blooded professional American could easily spend up to $140 on a combination of drinks that come with meals such as morning coffee, herbal tea

5 Things Your Teen Needs (or Doesn’t Need) in a Bank Account

Whether managing income from gifts, chores, or a part time job, teach your teen about saving and personal finance at the same time you teach them about banking services and fees.

11 Things That Are Worth the Money

Even when you're cutting back, making room in your budget for these 11 things will help ensure a happy, healthy life.

8 Cheap Ways to Save Money on Gas

Here's a list of strategies, products, and more to help push the price at the pump back a bit and keep your wallet and tank full.

Hit Up Your Grandma's Cookbooks for Frugal Cooking Ideas

There are many families that share generational cooking traditions as a long standing family tradition. Since there are many families that are also feeling the pinch of the recessi

Chase reverses new maintenance charges

Back in January, I wrote a post about finding a new $10 "maintenance fee" for my Chase credit card -- the one I was never late on and had a transfer balance that guaranteed me a 3.

Walgreens Clinics Provide Free Health Care for the (Very) Recently Unemployed

If you’ve found yourself avoiding the doctor because you’re recently laid off and not sure what to do, we’ve got news for you! Walgreens Take Care clinics are opening their doors

Best Money Tips: Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes

Today we found some stellar articles on cheap and easy Halloween costumes, cutting Christmas costs, and lessons learned from investing.