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5 Ways to Know If Trading In Your Car Makes Financial Sense

Before you replace your ride, take some time to crunch the numbers and make sure they add up.

5 Things Successful Savers Do

People who save a lot of money share a lot of the same habits. Start saving more by doing as they do.

Logos 101: Designing Your Business Identity

Next to your name, your company's logo is your most important branding and identity tool. Here's what you need to know about logo design and logo designers.

Best Money Tips: Paying Off Your Debt

Today we found some awesome articles on paying off your debt, asking for a raise, and saving cash at the airport.

Honesty: Truly, the Best Policy

Are you honest with yourself about money? Some of us could really use a financial reality check — from ourselves.

12 Surprising Things Women Should Know About Retirement Planning

Retirement planning makes everyone a little nervous, but for women, there's more at stake — a lot more. Are you saving enough?

Open a beer bottle with a sheet of paper

A friend sent me this link, knowing full well I'll never, ever need it (I carry a bottle opener on my keyring in case of such emergencies). [more]

Big Bytes: Using Tech for Restaurant Discounts

From apps to coupons and more, discover how you can use technology to score sweet dining discounts — even at the last minute.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Morning Routine?

Tell us about your morning routine and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Who Do You Think Should Pay on a First Date?

Tell us who you think should pay for a first date and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: What is Your Favorite Way to Cool Down?

Tell us how about your favorite way to cool down and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save Money on Valentine's Day?

Tell us how you save money on Valentine's Day and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Do You Have Any Pets?

Tell us whether you have pets and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Everything You Should Know About Getting a Credit Card but Didn’t Have a Clue to Ask

If you've never paid attention to the fine print of a credit card, now's the time to learn what a credit card really is, and why it's so costly to carry a balance.

Ask the Readers: What Splurge Has Most Improved Your Life?

Tell us what splurge has most improved you life and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

7 Deliciously Affordable Meats You'll Love Grilling

Leave the expensive steaks at the supermarket — these delicious grillable meats will satisfy hungry guests without hurting your wallet.

How to Minimize the Cost of Living When Moving: The Cost of Living Myth

Cost of living is an important consideration when moving to a new location. Nevertheless, there are many false assumptions regarding the cost of living differences.

The 10-Step Staircase to a Comfortable Retirement

The secret to saving enough for retirement is simple. Start early and increase the amount you save over time. For many people the hardest step on the journey is that first one.

Have style, not a lifestyle

I briefly worked with a senior technical manager whose wife also worked for the same company, but at a different site. They'd bought a house about halfway in between, but they both

Best Money Tips: 26 Surprising Things Covered By Insurance

Today we found some great articles on surprising things covered by insurance, smart ways to pay off your mortgage early, and the things you should clean up every day.