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7 Things I'd Love to Change About Meetings

We can't rid the world of meetings, but we can make them shorter, painless, and more effective with these 7 great tips.

So Your Bank Failed, Now What?

Last week I wrote that ailing banks usually give the highest interest rates and mentioned the troubles of IndyMac. Last Friday, the FDIC has officially named IndyMac a failed bank

A Recipe for Youth Financial Literacy

Kids can begin to learn money management skills through a basic program that can be started in or just before Kindergarten.

Track your spending. Or not.

One of the most universal bits of advice from financial planners is to track your spending. It's also one of the most universally rejected bits of financial advice--rejected by pe

Best Money Tips: Thrifty Gifts Any Mom Would Love

Today we found some great articles on thrifty gifts any mom would love, reasons to spring clean, and improving your eshopping IQ.

Pitting Airline Against Hotel Rewards

If you've ever hesitated before redeeming your airline miles and wondered if you're getting a good deal, you're in good company.

Ugggh, (hic) I justss gotta eat some(hic)thing; my top 10 homemade drunk snacks.

Most of us have been there (when I was in college, I was there 3 times a week during my first year…sorry mum and dad). You go out with your buddies, have a few beers and by the tim

Best Money Tips: How to Safely Invest Your Money

Today we found some great articles on safely investing your money, ways to add value to your home before selling, and frugal bachelorette party destinations.

Will Guns Change the Way eBay Auctions Operate?

The more I talk to people about eBay, the more they are annoyed by one simple fact; the auctions are not, well, auctions any more. Auction sniping and the ensuing last-second biddi

21 Real Estate Terms Every Home Buyer Should Understand

If you're thinking about buying a home, get up to speed on these key terms and concepts before you visit your first open house.

8 Ways to Eliminate Debt While in Grad School

Grad school doesn’t have to wreak havoc on your finances. In fact, if you plan carefully, you can even graduate debt-free.

A Million Bucks By 30: A Book Review

This digestible escapade from Alan Corey details his journey from fed-up college grad to self-made millionaire. But is it practical advice for you?

7 Places Teens (and Adults) Can Learn About Money

Opportunities to develop financial literacy are closer than you think. Here are seven nearby places to gain practical skills with lifelong benefits.

Back to School: The Case for majoring in English

This time of year college recruiters and counselors at both traditional and online colleges are selling students on the 'majors come lately': Criminal Justice, Business, Child Deve

8 Ways to Buy Jeans on the Cheap

You don't have to spend half a paycheck on a nice pair of jeans. Cheap, stylish, and well-fitting jeans exist. You just have to know where to look.

Why Learning the Guitar Is the Best Investment You Can Ever Make

Even if you never release an album, learning to play the guitar repays the investment many times over. Learn why.

6 Random Things I Have Taught My Kids About Money

I’d like to say that I have taught my kids everything they need to know about personal finance, from the basics of banking to the complexities of investing and portfolio management

The 5 Best Rice Cookers

If you eat rice regularly, it might be worthwhile to invest in a dedicated rice cooker. Here are our top picks.

Can you Travel Light? Great! Fly Internationally for Free

Can you travel with carry on luggage only? Do you fly solo? And can you fly last minute? Great! Now you can fly for drastically discounted rates, and sometimes even for free.

Best Money Tips: Curbing Spending With Pinterest

Today we found some stellar articles on curbing spending on Pinterest finds, getting financially ready for wedding season, career advice from graduation speeches.