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Ask the Readers: Who Taught You The Most About Personal Finance?

Tell us who taught you the most about personal finance and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Plan for expensive fuel

Does your budget include a contingency for fuel to get much more expensive? Because it ought to. I learned about the need for contingencies early. [more]

Best Money Tips: Get Paid While Watching TV

Today we found some fantastic articles on getting paid while watching tv, habits to increase wealth, and the best days to buy specific items.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Kids Toys?

Tell us how you save on kids toys and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to inspire corporate confidence

A recruiter friend once told me that working at one employer for more than 15 years was a red flag to his client companies. At best, the long-standing employee is seen as unwilling

Best Money Tips: 10 Car Shopping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Today we found some awesome articles on car shopping mistakes and how to avoid them, saving for retirement, and steps to great finances.

Ask the Readers: What Are the Best Gifts for Women?

Tell us what you think the best gifts for women are and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Your cell phone number is no longer unlisted

My cell phone is my only phone, which saves me quite a bit of money every month. Telemarketers don't have the number. Which is good, because I hate wasting airtime telling telemarketers what they can do to themselves. [more]

Best Money Tips: Work Out Without Over Working Your Budget

Today we found some great articles on working out without over working your budget, saving money every month, and where you can listen to music for free.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Prioritize Your Savings Goals?

Tell us how you prioritize your savings goals and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

19 Frugal Ways to Entertain Teenagers

Teens can be a tough audience to entertain. But even the most restless and demanding teenagers will have fun with one or more of these activities.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Buy in Bulk?

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

Job hunting: What is your dutch wife?

When I was in college, I worked in the computer center. When my boss wanted to hire a new operator, he asked a couple of us to go over resumes. That experience, which gave me som

Healthcare 2.0: Websites to Help You Save on Doctors, Dentists, and More

Being without health insurance can be terrifying — and it's a growing problem. These resources can help you find coverage for less.

Ask the Readers: Do You Have Yard Sales?

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

Gold as an investment

There are those who point to the 1980 peak gold price of $850/oz and observe that the price would have to go up to $2149/oz just to get back to that point. I say, take a second lo

How Less Creativity Can Make You More Creative

Feel like you're out of mental energy by the time you find time for creative work? Here's how to save your energy for your passions.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Look Forward to in 2014?

Tell us about what you look forward to in 2014 and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Clues to detecting the astute investor

You may have encountered some financial talk at cocktail parties or neighborhood cookouts. The discussions may have centered on low mortgage rates, debt consolidation deals, and sk

Best Money Tips: Save BIG on Traveling This Summer

Today we found some awesome articles on saving big on traveling this summer, making the most of unused gift cards, and how recent grads can land jobs.