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8 Money Moves CPAs Say You Must Make

Take it from the professionals — the sooner you start making the right choices with your money, the sooner you'll reach financial freedom.

11 Pearls of Financial Wisdom From Jim Cramer

The animated host of Mad Money has a lot to say about investing. Here are some of Jim Cramer's best and biggest tips.

One-time encounters or long-term relationships: when negotiating strategies should differ

For years, I struggled to negotiate effectively with a business associate (I’ll call him Mr. X), despite concessions gargantuan in my estimation but miniscule and unacceptable in h

Ask the Readers: What is Your Best Back-to-School Shopping Tip?

Tell us your best back-to-school shopping tip and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

What You Need to Know About Your FSA

As with many provisions in healthcare, you may not be up-to-date on all of the finer points of an FSA. Even if you are, it never hurts to brush up on the basics.

Generosity or Stupidity?

There is a fine line between being generous and being stupid with finances. But where is that line?

Could a Divorce Improve Your Finances?

When I was single, I thought that getting married would reduce my expenses greatly, and after I got married I realized that in some instances

Best Money Tips: Saving on Winter Energy Bills

Today we found some awesome articles on saving on winter energy bills, turning a hobby into income, and things your kids need to know about money.

Real Estate Investing Is Cheaper and Easier Than You Think

Investing in real estate can seem complicated, expensive, and risky. Truth is, even the average small investor can do it. Here's what you need to know.

Use Less Cash for Your JCPenney Purchase

A favorite retailer of households across the country since 1902, JCPenney can have some stellar deals for those in the know. Like most stores, JCPenney has a met

Best Money Tips: How to Quit Fast Food

Today we found articles on how to never eat fast food again, saving on holiday shopping, and items you’ll probably forget to pack for holiday travel.

Investment Gains Taxes Increase - The Worst Tax Policy Ever?

Yesterday Paul Michael wrote an article comparing the income tax policies of McCain and Obama and suggested that he would vote for Obama because Obama's tax policy would benefit ev

7 Beauty Tools That Aren't Worth the Money

Banish bathroom clutter by avoiding these seven beauty and grooming tools. They aren't worth the money!

How a $700 billion bailout became a $800 billion "rescue plan"

You might have thought that the $700 billion bailout bill seemed a bit excessive. You'll be relieved to hear that the bill that the President will sign tonight is worth a mere $800

The Best Halloween Costumes Are Homemade

If you have a few hours to spare, you can pull together homemade Halloween costumes with super simple materials.

6 Pearls of Career Wisdom From Brian Tracy

Find yourself stumbling down your career path? We've collected some favorite tips from motivational expert Brian Tracy to get you back on track.

Flashback Friday: The 95 Best Ways to Get Fit for Free

Getting in great shape shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg. Here's how to get fit for zero dollars.

Live Long and Prosper With These 15 Small Healthy Habits

When it comes to living longer, healthier lives, it's the little things that count. Add a few (or all!) of these habits to your routine and feel better, longer.

My 2016 Budget Challenge: How to Turn Your Spouse Into a Money Saver

Max is owning her crazy in her journey to save $31K this year. Her husband, Mr. Spendypants, is along for the ride.

Not driving your less-frugal friends crazy

A while back, I heard an interview with a guy who, troubled by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, decided the right response was to quit driving. The bit of the interview that stuck with