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Software review: TurboTax

I wasn't looking forward to doing my taxes this year.  They were going to be more complicated than in years past, because I left my regular job and started working full-time as

The Best (Inexpensive) Souvenirs

As a rule, we don’t buy souvenirs for their usefulness. A t-shirt from the Hard Rock Café or a shell sculpture from Hawaii isn’t going to increase your productivity — in fact, dust

Jobless Americans Paying Fees for Unemployment Benefits

It seems crazy, but it's true — by receiving funds on prepaid cards, unemployed citizens are forced to pay fees to access cash when they need it the most.

Need To Lose Some Weight? Put Some Money On It!

Recently I wrote about the incentive my husband gave me to lose some weight . Basically he is willing to forgo half of his entertainment budget if I lose the fat I gained post co

Essential Money Lessons for Recent Grads

Learning the ins and out of managing money can be daunting, especially for young adults. Master these financial fundamentals to get off to a good start.

Low Interest Credit Card for Military Families: USAA Rate Advantage Visa Platinum

Military personnel and their families can save money with this low interest rate credit card.

Leave Town Fast: Essentials for Making a Last-Minute Move

If you have to leave town in a hurry, get you and your stuff from here to there with these tricks for relocating on a short deadline.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Handle a Cash Catastrophe

Today we found some fantastic articles on handling a cash catastrophe, saving money on textbooks, and banishing bad money habits.

How To Host A New Year's Eve Party On A Budget

With the New Year celebration just around the corner from the Christmas shopping season, many people skip hosting a New Year's Eve party due to financial concerns. Find out how you

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On choosing temporary freedom

On one side there's your typical job. It's clearer than ever that it doesn't offer the security it once did, but it still offers some, and it offers other things--predictable inco

Best Money Tips: Things You Can Sell to Make Money

Today we found some fantastic articles on things you can sell to make money, money lessons from toddlers, and ways your bank may be ripping you off.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save at the Pump?

Tell us how you save at the pump and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How will the new credit card rules affect consumers?

Today a new bill was passed by the U.S. Senate with the intent of restricting abusive practices in the credit card industry. A House bill was passed on May 12th and will be reconc

10 Great Reasons to Drink Wine

Wine's great taste is reason enough to drink a glass or two. But if you need more to justify that drink, consider these 10 health benefits.

Ask the Readers: The Best Thing That Happened to You in 2015?

Tell us about the best thing that happened to you in 2015 and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

What is Simple Living and Why Should I Care?

With our economic situation still precarious, many people desire simple living. But what does that mean in our busy, modern culture, and how can we get there?

Da' Buy World: Considering "Blue Saturday"

The hard truth behind pop culture trends such as Black Friday, is that saving money on items you don't need because of a price drop, is still a net loss. While many shopped until t

8 Quick Ways to Boost Energy Without Caffeine

You don't need a dose of caffeine for a quick pick-me-up — you need a good laugh. Discover how that and seven other things can give you caffeine-free boosts.

When It's Time to Destroy Debt, Start With a Goal

I'm doing a 90-day series on air and online to help people destroy debt. My first installment concerns the single most important thing you can do: establish goals. Read and watch f