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Are You Smarter Than Your Sibling? (Your Birth Order Might Provide the Answer)

Who's smarter — older siblings or younger ones? It all depends on when you ask.

Pay with a Selfie: How Safe Are the New Ways to Pay?

Smile! You just paid with a selfie. How safe are these trendy new ways to spend, anyway?

10 Tips from a Financially-Savvy Teen

A few years ago, Tamara Johnson had no savings. Today she is a college student, funding her education with scholarships and savings. Learn how she did it.

8 Organizations That REALLY Can Help You With Your Debt

Some debtors fall victim to shady debt relief companies who often make everything worse. Instead, turn to these trusted organizations.

6 Ways to Spend Black Friday at Home

How to spend the infamous shopping day getting ready for the holidays without ever leaving your house.

Saving at Tax Time: Highlights from our Chat with America Saves

Don't miss the highlights from our chat with America Saves on saving during tax time!

The Importance of Friendly Letters

Electronic messages are fast but impersonal. Learn why you should send a friendly letter instead.

6 Ways to Earn Extra Holiday Cash

With all the gifts you'd like to buy, the most wonderful time of the year can be expensive. Here's how to pick up some side cash to fatten your wallet this holiday season.

12 New Ways Restaurants Trick You to Spend More

From anchoring to the Midas Touch, learn how restaurateurs and their employees exploit consumer psychology to get you to spend more.

8 Timeless Tips for Resisting the Upsell

From pricey insurance plans to products you never planned to buy, the pressure of an upsell can lead to unnecessary purchases. Learn how to avoid the temptation.

Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Make Money From Social Media

Today we found articles on easy ways to make money from social media, tips to make technology last beyond the warranty, and how to make the most of a health savings account.

Best Money Tips: Fight Back Against Your Inner Critic

Today, we share seven things to tell the voice in your head when it's bringing you down, the worst retail store policies for shoppers, and ways to stretch your food dollars.

The First 5 Things You Must Do After Getting Laid Off

Right after getting fired or laid off is no time to sit around and mope. Take care of yourself, and then take care of business.

Here's How Your Taxes Will Change After You Have a Kid

Welcome to parenthood! Of all the changes headed your way, don't forget about tax changes, too.

How to Choose an Accountant for Your Small Business

The role of an accountant doesn't have to be limited to tax preparation. He can be a valuable adviser for your business year round. Here are some things your accountant should b

73 Easy Ways to Save Money Today

Accelerate your debt retirement by redirecting current spending to repaying old bills. Lots of little savings here and there add up fast!

6 Ways to Differentiate Your eCommerce Website

There are as many ways to differentiate an eCommerce website. Here are 6 techniques focused on trust-building, reliability, and consistency.

You're Doing It Wrong, Moron: 5 Tips for Giving Better Compliments

Receiving compliments is easy. But giving legitimate, thoughtful compliments is increasingly rare in an era of instant, faceless communication.

8 Ways Your Fridge Door Can Improve Your Life

Need inspiration to save money, achieve a goal, or improve your life? Look no further than your refrigerator door.

3 Snow-Day Recipes to Help You Weather the Storm

Stuck close to home because of the snow? Break your cabin fever with these filling, feel-good recipes that all use ingredients you likely have on-hand.