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Ask the Readers: What Money Topic Do You Want to Learn More About?

Tell us what money topic you want to learn more about and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Ask the Readers: Do You Have Pets?

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

7 Shopping Jedi Mind Tricks and How to Spot Them

Don't let Obi-Wan sell you anything: Learn how to spot these subtle sales tricks from retailers.

How to Build a Downsized Wardrobe You Love

Maximize your look while minimizing your wardrobe (and spending on clothing) with a few simple rules that match your clothes to your lifestyle.

Ask the Readers: What Was the Last Book You Read?

Tell us about the last book you read and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Ways to Score a Raise

Today we found some stellar articles on ways to score a raise, how to never make a late payment again, and paying off student loans smarter and sooner.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Father's Day on a Budget?

Tell us how you celebrate Father's Day on a budget and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Five Last-Minute Thanksgiving Fixes

Don't throw out your Thanksgiving mistakes; follow these tips to salvage everything from dry turkey to bad wine.

Ask the Readers: Are You Wearing a Costume for Halloween This Year?

Tell us whether you're wearing a costume this Halloween and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Make Money Tweeting

If you're popular on Twitter, you could get paid for your tweets...even if you're not a Kardashian.

Not Insuring These 6 Things Could Bankrupt You

You know you've become a responsible adult when you start worrying about insurance. Here's what you need to protect.

6 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Ground Beef

If only the family of 22-year-old Minnesotan Stephanie Smith had known to ask a few simple questions of the local grocer before buying ground beef, Stephanie might not be paralyzed

Wise Bread Reloaded: Real Estate Market Rebound?

The real estate market continues on the mend. This week's Reloaded refreshes your understanding of home buying, home selling, and home refinance.

Where is the Business Going? Succession Planning Points for Consideration

When I was a practicing financial planner, I was shocked at the number of small business clients who did nothing but blink their eyes in response to my line of questions about t

5 Theme Menus for a Merrier Holiday Meal

From southern comfort to old-world classics, these atypical theme menus will have your guests falling on their knees and hearing angels' voices.

Professional Resume Services: Are They Worth Paying For?

It almost seems like a silly inquiry, because after all, if you don’t know who you are then who does? The fact is, however, that no matter how well you know yourself or how good yo

Warning: The Government Mail You Received Might Be a Scam

Scam artists are constantly bombarding you with bills that look like official government mail. It is one of the most effective scams, and there’s a good chance you are already a vi

Parent PLUS Loans

Parents can take out low-interest loans in order to help their children pay for school. With a Parent PLUS loan, parents can borrow directly from the federal government and receive

The Negotiation Comfort Zone: How to Improve Your Negotiation Skills

To be a successful business owner, it is crucial to be comfortable negotiating, both in casual and formal situations.

7 Things I'd Love to Change About Meetings

We can't rid the world of meetings, but we can make them shorter, painless, and more effective with these 7 great tips.