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Keeping The Budget In Budget Travel

To save money for your vacation you crafted a detailed budget and stuck to it. Now, with your bags packed and ticket in hand, you are ready to put all the of preparation and planni

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Shoes

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on shoes, things not to buy during the holidays, and ways to give gifts that matter.

What’s the Difference Between Student Loan Refinancing and Consolidation?

No, refinancing and consolidating your student loans aren’t the same thing! Learn the difference and what’s right for you!

Retirement on the installment plan

Among the fraction of the population who manage to put money aside, many view their investments through the lens of retirement.  They've got a number in mind--call it $X--enoug

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Topic: Navigating the Holiday Shopping Season! Join our chat with Farnoosh for a chance to win $300 in prizes. Use #WBChat and #ChaseChat to join us!

25 Major Retailers That Give Employees Time Off for Thanksgiving

For some stores, Black Friday starts on Thanksgiving. These major retailers are fighting back — and keeping employees home for the holiday.

Best Money Tips: How to Ask for a Raise

Today we found some fantastic articles on how to ask for a raise, saving on summer camp, and signs you need a vacation.

Miss the Big Sale? Claim Your Savings Anyway

Use these techniques to haggle your way to savings, even if you miss a sale.

Patriotism and Personal Finance - A Brief Walk Through American History

To all the Americans out there, happy Independence Day! I think this a great day to reflect upon how personal finance and patriotism is so intertwined in America. So I dug up a f

7 Career Tips You Wish You Could Give Your Younger Self

Don't you wish a future you would come back and tell you which career choices you should make?

Fun Things For Five Dollars Or Less In And Around Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Want to have a fun day but short on cash? Here are some outings around my town that I have enjoyed, nearly all for free.

Follow Your Frugal Bliss

Sometimes reading about frugal phenoms can be discouraging instead of inspiring. The lady who raises her own laying hens on her balcony, the family that gets hundreds of dollars in

What to Do (and Not Do) When You're in a Car Accident

An auto accident can be traumatic, and so can the aftermath. Follow these steps to protect yourself later.

Important Habits of Very Frugal People

We've all read about (or heard about) the habits of highly effective people — but what about the habits of the fantastically frugal?

Going Back to the Root Cellar

My grandmother once told me about her parents' root cellar: it was just a story of something so different from modern day that she thought I would get a kick out of it. But root ce

Do we really need help with getting more debt?

Today a new rescue program called the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) was announced by the Treasury and Federal Reserve to support owners of securities backed by

Save More Money With 5 Sneaky Tricks

Struggling to build up a savings? It might be all in your frame of mind...

Need a job? Apply to become a Census enumerator

The Census Bureau produces an important set of demographics data about the United States every ten years. The 2010 Census is coming up soon and the Bureau is hiring thousands of t

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 08/29

Today's great deals include 50% off Diesel, 40% off sale items at Armani Exchange, 50% off women's dresses, and more!

7 Money Lessons I Learned From Thrift-Shopping

Scouring thrift shops can bring out your inner treasure hunter — and you inner money master. Here's what one avid picker picked-up about personal finance.