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5 Financial Obstacles That Are Especially Tough for Women

For a few reasons — some unfair — women face obstacles to money that men do not. Learn about those obstacles — and learn how to overcome them.

11 Things Scientists Say Will Boost Your Happiness Today

From naps to sad movies, these common everyday activities really do make us happier — in ways science can measure. Try some and feel better!

Poor Due Diligence Can Cost Money...and More

It's easy to be enchanted by a good lie, but the consequences can be disastrous. Here's how I learned the hard way to always do my research.

Dropping the Price of Gas to $2.50 a Gallon in a Week

Could a few well-chosen words by President Obama cause the price of oil, and therefore gasoline, drop sharply in just a few days? It's worth a thought.

Handling Money Decisions with Partners

Making financial decisions can be tough, and with a partner, they become even tougher. Learn how to decide with partners what's best for your business.

Is Mechanical Breakdown Insurance Worth It?

Depending on your car and your aversion to risk, mechanical breakdown insurance can prove to be a smart investment...or a waste of funds.

People Who Love Christmas Do These 9 Things — Do You?

Our traditions make the holidays meaningful, from gifts to glitter. What traditions mark your holiday season?

7 Easy Ways to Motivate Anyone

Motivation comes from within. Here are seven ways to help your people find theirs.

10 Silly Internet Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Today

From poor password hygiene to embarrassing Facebook status updates, the Internet can get bite you. Clean up your Internet act before it's too late!

Building the Life You Want with the Money You Have: Highlights from Our Chat With Donna Freedman

Don't miss the highlights from our chat with Donna Freedman on building the life you want with the money you have.

3 Ways to Get Tax-Free Income from Your Corporation

Some days it seems you're working for nobody but the taxman. Here's how you can keep a little of it for yourself.

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Topic: Summer travel savings. Join our conversation for chance to win Amazon gift certificates! Use #WBChat to participate.

10 Rude Things Even Polite People Do

We try our best to be polite and sensitive to others, but sometimes even Emily Post slips up. Are you guilty of any of these small impositions?

7 Reasons to Rethink Free Online Tools

Free online business tools can make a lot of sense for a cash strapped startup. Just make sure those tools are worth the price you paid for them.

How to Win an Argument

Knowing how to argue is a valuable skill to have both professionally and personally. Here are the three things you need to know to make it happen.

Best Money Tips: 5 Things Everyone Should Splurge On

Today we found articles on things everyone should splurge on, tips to reduce food waste, and smart ways to manage your energy.

5 Awesome, Cheap Alternatives to Luxury Services

Did the Great Recession force a cutback in household staff? Replace Jeeves with DIY solutions that deliver white glove service for way less.

The 5 Best Air Fryers

Cooking healthy versions of delicious fried foods isn't easy, but it can be. Use any of these air fryers and your French fries will be healthier and tastier.

Netflix Pricing Changes: What Now?

Netflix has raised its rates over 70% in the past year. As media prices keep increasing, there are other entertainment options (and concerns) to consider.

5 Ways Women Are Better Investors Than Men

In general, women investors are more risk-adverse than men investors. But who earns the better returns?