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A Simple Remedy for the Economic Blues

During these trying times, a little physical activity can go a long way to lifting your spirits, and might even make you smarter.

Should You Cosign Your Teenager's Credit Card Application?

The catch-22 for teens ready to build their credit history… is not having any credit history. But does that mean you should cosign their credit card?

Quick Tip: How to Sell Your Home When Your Neighbors Are Too

Drive down one of the many residential streets in the nation and it is likely you will find one with multiple listings. It may look like a lot of possibilities if you are in the ma

How to recognize and answer illegal interview questions

In the United States job seekers are protected by a myriad of anti-discrimination laws. Despite these laws many potential employers still want employees that fit a narrow profile

Child Abuse and the Recession

As the economy falters, so does the patience of some parents, leading them to act out their frustrations in the worst possible way. Here are some tips on how to avoid this loss of

Stuff will never make you organized

There's a store near where I live that sells stuff for organizing your other stuff--racks, boxes, cabinets, and shelves for tools and toys, sweaters and shoes, spices and CDs. The

Ask the Readers: Is a Penny Saved Really a Penny Earned?

You hear it all the time: A penny found here, is one you don't have to earn somewhere else. But with all the talks of skipping lattes to create huge financial gains down the road,

Save a $100,000 with a Do It Yourself Taste Test

Conduct a do it yourself taste test and save $100,000. Decide whether you prefer the generic or brand name in one afternoon sitting.

How Foreclosure, Deed in Lieu, and Short Sale Affect Credit Scores

Currently millions of Americans are delinquent on their home loans or facing foreclosure. Foreclosure, deed in lieu of foreclosure, and short sales are several ways for borrowers t

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money on Childcare Services

Today we found some great articles on saving on childcare services, increasing your chances of getting an email response, and making cheap foods taste delicious.

When It's Time to Destroy Debt, Start With a Goal

I'm doing a 90-day series on air and online to help people destroy debt. My first installment concerns the single most important thing you can do: establish goals. Read and watch f

Why Your Personal Savings Rate Matters

Banks and other big financial players measure and track lots of data about their performance. Here's one you should start tracking, too.

Throw a Swap Meet Party

Want to shop with your friends and neighbors without spending a dime? Throw a Swap Meet Party.

Why You Should Never Feel Guilty About Eating Ice Cream

Nobody really needs a reason to eat ice cream, but just in case, here are five — plus the science behind why you get brain freeze!

5 Amazing Online Cooking Shows That Teach You All the Skills You Need

Looking to hone your cooking skills? These lively and informative shows will transform your cookery from stale toast to devil's food cake.

$20 in San Francisco: The Best Ways to Spend It

Baghdad by the Bay is not known as a cheap place to live, but it does boast plenty of cheap outings. Find out how far 20 bucks will take you there!

4 Ways Millennials Are Changing Marriage

It's no secret that Millennials like to do things their own way, and that includes marriage. Here's how the kids are tying the knot (or not).

7 Killer Ways to Really, Actually Lose Weight

There's a lot of weight loss advice out there that's either unsustainable or doesn't deliver results. Learn what really works — and how it could help you.

6 Things You Need to Know Before You Book an All-Inclusive Vacation

If your idea of a relaxing vacation involves carefree afternoons spent poolside, an all-inclusive resort may be right for you. Here's what you need to know.

Does Money Really Buy Happiness?

Having enough money will make you happy, but having more money won't necessarily.