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Goal Setting: Getting Out of Debt Once and For All

It is easy enough to say that you have a goal of being debt free in “x” months or years. You have crunched the numbers, and your plan is realistic and achievable. But why is it so

5 Personal Finance Tips You Don't Always Hear About

We have all read about the usual personal finance tips being offered by the writers of the personal finance blogs around the internet and from the experts on television. They usual

How to Spot a Credit Repair Scam

A reputable credit repair company can truly help you rebuild your credit. But beware — the scammers are out there.

Use These Stores' Gift Cards ASAP

Time to dig through the desk drawer. If you have any of these lingering store gift cards, the time to use them may be now or never.

Debt-Free Living IS Attainable: If You Want It, You Can Have It

Everyone loves talking about getting out of debt. It's easy to imagine the benefits. The trick is realizing that this lifestyle is actually attainable. It's a very real choice.

Best Money Tips: Save Money on a Super Bowl Party

Today we found some awesome articles on saving money on your Super Bowl party, times it's easy to ask for a discount, and car repairs you can do yourself.

The 5 Best Backpacks

You have things you need to carry at all times, and a painless way to do so. Get any of these five backpacks and your stuff will always be taken care of.

8 Money Lessons We Can Learn From Baseball

Our beloved national pastime can teach us a whole lot about hitting a home run with our money.

6 Money Lessons We Can Learn From "Gilmore Girls"

Rory and Lorelai have taught us so much about love, family, and...money? Yep, money, too.

9 Ways to Use Miles and Points for Holiday Gifts

Most people use their hard-earned credit card rewards for travel. Here's an idea: Why not give your budget a vacation from holiday shopping?

Best Money Tips: 98 Cheap Summer Date Ideas

Today we found some amazing articles on cheap summer date ideas, remaining frugal while traveling, and free (or nearly free) summer projects for kids.

How Men and Women Use Smartphones Differently

The genders may be equal, but their smart phone usage may not be.  Here are some of our findings on the topic, taken from our recent article at My Life Sco

10 Things to Bring Up With Your Boss at Your Annual Review

Your annual review is fast approaching. Learn what you should say — and avoid saying — to make the most of this chance to advance your career.

How to Express Condolences Without Saying Something Stupid

Do you feel awkward when you try to express condolences? Try these techniques to show your sympathy.

9 Cheapest Dates That Don't Seem So Cheap

Dinner and a movie is piricey (and also kind of played). Get creative for a romantic night out that's affordable, fun, and feels expensive!

Best Money Tips: Why You Should Never Shop On the Weekend

Today we found articles on why you should never shop on the weekend, beauty product testing panels where you can get free cosmetics, and ways to make cash right now.

5 Dreams You Won't Achieve Unless You Live Below Your Means

By spending less than you earn, you can much more easily achieve big goals in life, from retiring early to finding a job you really love.

Too Broke to Buy Diapers?

A recent report says some parents are leaving their tots in stinky diapers to save pennies. A better alternative? Stop paying so much for diapers.

8 Terrible Restaurant Values You Should Avoid

Everyone knows dining out is rarely frugal, but some dishes take the cake. If you value value, choose something else from the menu.

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