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5 Ways to Keep Anxiety From Ruining Your Budget

Anxiety and depression can worm their way into many aspects of life — including your money. Here's how to fight back.

15 Unique Holiday Gifts for Teachers That They'll Actually Like

Teachers deserve all the gifts, really. But here are some excellent, nonfood options that teachers will actually use — and enjoy!

5 Tips From "Playbook For Tough Times" That'll Help You Live Your Best Life

When you experience financial setbacks, turn to Donna Freedman's "Playbook For Tough Times" to get you back on track.

8 Ways to Decide if It's a "Fund-Worthy" Emergency

You worked hard to build up your emergency fund for a rainy day like today. Is it raining hard enough to dip into your stash of cash?

7 Things a Thanksgiving Turkey Teaches Us About Money

The Thanksgiving turkey — the centerpiece of the table, and a treat that leads to overindulgence. This tasty bird can also teach us a thing or two about money.

How to Manage Your Money During a Spousal Separation

If you and your spouse decide to separate, you'll still need to agree on how to handle your money — together. Here's how.

6 Money Moves You Can Make While Stuck in an Endless TSA Line

Corralled into a never-ending TSA line? Put your boredom to work and make these money moves while you wait.

Flashback Friday: 44 Sneaky Shopping Traps to Avoid

You've got your list, and you trust your willpower is strong. But then something shiny lures you in, and oh, it's on sale! Here's how to resist those sneaky shopping traps.

How to Stay on Budget While Eating Paleo

Eating like a cave man can be surprisingly expensive. Use these tips to eat paleo wisely, without blowing your budget.

Flashback Friday: 38 Money Misconceptions We Need to Stop Believing

There are a lot of myths and lies floating around out there about money. It's time to debunk them once and for all.

Reach Your Money Goals Faster With a Simple Naming Trick

Mortgage repayment, emergency funds… these things may not be "fun," but a cheeky approach to banking can make them a whole lot less stressful.

Flashback Friday: 47 Brilliant Ways to Save Money on Dinner

Looking for ways to make tonight's dinner on the cheap? Look no further.

5 "When You're Rich" Dream Buys That Aren't That Great

So, you achieved the American dream, and came into serious money. But before you go spending all that green, a word of warning…

How to Come Up With $1,000 in the Next 30 Days

Wouldn’t it be nice to have an extra $1,000 at the end of a month? You can do it!

Are You Spending Too Much on Halloween This Year?

If your Halloween shopping is more of a trick than a treat, it might be time to rein in the spending. How does your spend compare with your neighbors'?

Flashback Friday: 38 Money Lessons We Can Learn From Celebrities

Rich and famous celebs are rich and famous for a reason. Here are some of their brilliant bits of financial wisdom.

How to Stop Student Loans From Ruining Your Life

You got a higher education to improve your life — not to burden it. Don't let a student loan ruin everything.

Take Control With These Easy 5-Minute Money Fixes

Get smarter about finance, get better at managing your money, and get savvier at scoring discounts on everything you buy, all in five minutes or less.

How to Get Your Finances Back on Track After Losing Everything

Money setbacks happen. Even when it feels like you've lost everything, you can rebuild.

Flashback Friday: 85 Best Ways to Save on Halloween This Year

With costumes, candy, and decorations, Halloween can be a costly holiday. Here's how to save big this year.