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What if energy costs keep rising?

Recession or not, I think the medium-term trend in energy costs is up.  Just in case I'm right, you ought to have plan for that.

Best Money Tips: Small New Year’s Resolutions for Your Money

Today we found small New Year’s resolutions for your money, cheap ways to make your life happier, and overpriced grocery items to skip.

Making direct deposit safe for the garnished

The US Treasury pays more money to more people than just about anybody in the world. Last year it disbursed more than $1.6 trillion in 982 million individual payments. As you can

Simplicity and being cheap

People might look at how I spend money and say I'm cheap or a tightwad. If they do, though, they're missing the point. The fact is, I'm much more interested in simplicity than I

Best Money Tips: Triggers for Financial Infidelity

Today we found some great articles on triggers for financial infidelity, how to do your own landscaping, and tips for buying your first home.

Flashback Friday: 122 Scrumptious Super Bowl Party Snack Ideas

Super Bowl Sunday is less about football and more about food. Here are 122 scrumptious Super Bowl snacks your guests — and your wallet — will love.

9 Signs You Need to Fire Your Financial Planner

When you open your next financial statement, you may be in for a condition called "statement shock". The onset of statement shock often sends people looking for new financial plann

Best Money Tips: Avoiding Quiet Time Costs You Money

Today we found articles on how avoiding quiet time can cost you money, non-traditional ways to become a homeowner, and ways to save money on meat.

Book Review: Rich Like Them by Ryan D'Agostino

One summer my mother showed me a series of articles in Money magazine by a reporter named Ryan D'Agostino who knocked on the doors of expensive homes to find out how the occupants

A Better Way to Rank America's Colleges

How should an American University be judged? By how well it serves the public good in three fundamental ways.

Best Money Tips: How to Get Into Shape on a Shoestring Budget

Today we found helpful articles on tips for getting into shape on a shoestring budget, filthy habits you should drop by 40, and secret ways to make your clothes last longer.

Home Maintenance and Repair: What's an Emergency and What Can Wait?

If you're budget is tight and you have home repairs on the horizon, use this list to determine which projects can wait and which ones need your immediate attention.

Write for money online series - Part 4 - Mahalo.com

So far I have reviewed three pay for content sites. Today I am reviewing a site called Mahalo. This is a site that is aiming to be a human powered search engine. It was started

Quicken Loans Review: Competitive Rates and Good Customer Service

Is a mortgage ReFi through a bank once owned by a financial software company a wise choice? Learn from our reviewer's experience.

Understanding the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Exchange

The Obamacare insurance exchanges open for business in a few weeks. Here's what you need to know about the system before you sign up.

The 5 Best Food Processors

Save time (and fingers!) by delegating all your chopping, mincing, and dicing to one of these top-notch food processors.

Pack Faster and Lighter With This One Trick

Learn how one chronic over-packer started packing less, packing faster, and packing the perfect amount of stuff for her trips.

Make Your To-Do Lists More Effective With These 5 Simple Hacks

If your to-do list is long on tasks and short on check-marks, up the power of everybody's favorite productivity tool with a few simple tweaks.

You're Wasting Up to $42,532 by Not Investing Your Gasoline Savings

Use the dollars you're saving at the pump these days to drive your investments rather than your car. It really adds up!

Budgeting Hack: Gift Calendars

There is no quicker way to derail a decent budget than having to buy unexpected gifts. Learn how to make your own Gift Calendar so you can steer clear of the cash crunch, organize