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Best Money Tips: Plan a July 4th Blowout on a Budget

Today we found some wonderful articles on ways to plan a July 4th blowout on a budget, how bridesmaids can avoid going broke, and small business ideas for kids.

The 5 Best Smartwatches

Keep track of your calls, texts, and email right on your wrist! These five futuristic smartwatches can do much more than just tell the time.

Trading Options Is a Sound Investment (and It's Simpler Than You Think!)

If mutual funds and individual stocks are passe, take a look at options. They're a lot less complicated than you think.

Don't Buy Memories, Make Them

Whatever your child is obsessed with, the perfect frugal holiday gift can be summed up with one word: scrapbook.

Saving for Retirement on a Variable Income

How do you save for retirement when you have a variable income? Not only is basic budgeting a different story when you have a variable income, but so is saving for retirement.

Car Sharing for Businesses: Save Money and Go Green

Commercial car sharing can increase workplace productivity, save money, and (of course) help the environment.

Shrinking Your Cash-Flow Period to Create a Better Budget

Had trouble sticking to your monthly budget? Try this method for looking at your finances daily — and maybe you'll avoid buying that unnecessary popcorn.

Travel Fees: Get Over It and Purchase the Right Bag for a Low Price

To avoid fees, passengers are leaning towards carry-on items over checked baggage. Let's give the cabin crew a break and purchase a bag that is lightweight, sturdy, and fits in

Don't Let Your Cash Flow Down the Drain

Water comes in the faucet, water goes out the drain. If the amount running in matches the amount going out, the water stays at an acceptable level. That's how cash flow works.

Teaching Kids About Money: An Interview with Dr. Brad Klontz

It's time to have "the talk" with your kids. No, not that one. The one about financial responsibility.

Life and Death: The Related Taxes, and How It Affects Your Family

From hiring your children to work in your business to careful end-of-life planning, you can help reduce the taxes that you (or your children) will owe.

7 Overpriced Holiday Gifts You Should Skip

It's the holidays and that means spending too much on over-hyped stuff. Avoid these gift list budget busters and go for real value, instead.

4 Skills Every Leader Should Have

Develop these four key leadership attributes, and soon you'll have your team all on the same page and pointed in the right direction.

3 Weird Ways People Get Promoted

The best way to get a promotion — and a raise — may not be working hard and well. Start sharpening your wit (and rubbing your lucky rabbit's foot).

3 Undervalued Employee Virtues

Honesty is a virtue. So are inventiveness, integrated thinking, and occasional imprudence. Learn how to identify and motivate these key employee virtues.

Dorm Room Essentials

Heading off to college is an exciting time, but it can be easy to get carried away when outfitting your dorm. Here's what you really need.

Business Lunch Etiquette 101

Good table manners and basic etiquette aren't just for visits to Gramma's house. They're good for business, too.

Is Social Media Killing Your Business?

Facebook, Twitter, G+ can all be cost effective marketing tools. They can also be time and resource sinks.

Use Systems To Save Time And Money

For business tasks you dread or commonly avoid, build task management systems to help you stop procrastinating and free you to work where your skills matter most.