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Best Money Tips: Home Decorating Ideas on a Budget

Today we found some fantastic articles on home decorating ideas on a budget, personal finance advice for college students, and summertime tax moves.

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Retirement: Not Just for People?

As we get older, we try to shift the way we get money from actively working to earning money from investments. Many companies have done the same.

As the Wood Burns: The Top 3 BioMass Heating Sources Revealed

CNN predicted a 22% increase in the cost

3 Ways Paying Off Credit Cards Is Like Playing Beer Pong

Paying off your debt isn't as FUN as playing beer pong, of course, but it's a much better way to think about it than your old wrinkly neighbor would have it.

How to Visit New York Without Going Broke

The Big Apple is one of the priciest places on the planet. Here's how to explore New York City without exploring the depths of your budget.

6 Steps for a Woman's Financial Self-Defense

Women account for over 80% of consumer spending, and at the same time elderly women make up over 80% of this country‘s impoverished. Women need to refocus their present spending po

Estate Planning: Why Me?

What is an estate, what makes up an estate plan, why do I need one, and how do I go about planning? These and more questions are answered in this matter-of-fact article.

5 Ways to Get Discounted Designer Shoes Without Using eBay

Typically, if you love designer shoes and you don't want to pay retail prices, you would head to eBay, but lately the selection and prices can be hit or miss. Here are my five secr

How to hire employees

I worked one place that was much, much better than anyplace else I ever worked. The guy who ran it told me that the secret was in how to hire people. Most managers do it the wron

USAA Active Military World MasterCard: Custom Benefits

The USAA Active Military World MasterCard offers flexible reward options and exclusive benefits that are tailored specifically for military members and their families.

Building a Better Business

In the early days of your startup, try and do as much as you can for free. You’d be surprised at how easy it is to save money by thinking just a little creatively.

Capital Substitutes for Labor — and Vice Versa

Retirement planning has changed a lot since the economic downturn. But the things you need to understand and do are still very simple.

Going to Be a Mommy? Know Your Rights

What if you have an employer that is not committed to accommodating your choice to bear children? The good news is you have rights.

How to Do What You Enjoy

It is amazing how many people spend their time doing things that they don't like doing. Here are some tips that have helped me to do more of what I enjoy in life.

Doing without is often better than making do

For anything you might buy there are almost limitless choices. For purposes of argument, I'd like to group them into three categories: You can buy the best; you can buy some

You can be as happy as a Dane

Studies regularly find that Danish people are the happiest people in the world. At first glance, it looks like the conditions that make them that way aren't really available t

No Hassle: Capital One Cash Rewards Card

A miserly 1% cash back isn’t great, but several other attractive features make this card a good choice, especially for world travelers.

Ways to Make Money Over the Holiday Break

You can make extra income over the holiday break by working a few odd but well-paying jobs — and you'll still have time to celebrate.

4 Tips for Making Resolutions Stick in the New Year

Almost everybody makes New Year's resolutions, and almost nobody keeps them for more than a few weeks. But resolutions can work — here's how.