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5 Things You Must Do Before You Quit Your Job

Don't just take that job and shove it. Before giving notice, make sure you're prepared for whatever comes next.

7 Money Software Tools Worth the Price

It's time to spring clean your finances. There are plenty of free tools to help you do it, but several paid apps and programs are worth a look, too.

How to Start Saving for Retirement at 40+

It's never too late to start saving. If you skirted retirement savings in your younger years, you can still catch up — here's how.

Unusual Ideas to Save an Extra $100 a Month

A C-note saved is a C-note earned. Try these out-of-the-box saving ideas and watch your capital grow!

10 Free (or Almost!) Tools and Resources for Creating a New 2015 Budget

Holiday spending knocked your budget all out of whack? Use these tools to start budgeting smartly in 2015.

15 Personal Finance Rules You Should Be Breaking

Rules are made to be broken — even supposedly ironclad personal finance rules. Find out when it's okay to skirt money management law.

7 Ways Auto-Payments Can Screw You

Auto-pay can be a convenient way to pay for regularly billed goods and services. As with other conveniences, that benefit comes at a price.

The 9 People in Your Life Who Are Keeping You Poor

It's not easy to manage money, but when you include the influence and needs of those around us, it's downright hard. Who's keeping you poor?

12 Money-Saving Tricks You Can Learn From Hipsters

You know why Hipsters ride fixies? One gear is cheaper than 10. That and more frugal lessons from the latest edition of youth counter-culture.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make a Better Budget Today

Today we found some great articles with helpful tips to make your budget better, the smartest way to repay your student loans, and the only legit reasons to work for free.

Never Use Cash for These 11 Things

Living the cash-only lifestyle can be good for your budget — except when it isn't. Learn why some purchases are best made on credit.

4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Every Major Purchase

Before you break out the checkbook, ask yourself a few probing questions. Your future self will thank you, whether you decide to buy or not.

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!

13 Dumb Little Purchases You Need to Stop Making Today

All small purchases add up quickly and ruin budgets, but these wastes are just silly — or even harmful. Find out what not to buy.

The 10 Most Low Effort Ways to Save Money Ever

Saving more money is easy once you set your mind to it. Start doing so with these simple savings strategies.

9 Ways Staying on Budget Can Be Fun (Really!)

Let's face it: Staying on budget is hard. But if you make it fun, you'll get some short-term kicks while you're saving for long-term goals.

The Most Valuable Thing Debt Takes From You Isn't Money — It's This

The longer you stay in the debt, the more it's going to cost you.

4 Financial Mistakes That Limit Your Freedom

The mistakes you make with money hurt more than your finances — they limit your freedom. Are you making any of these mistakes?

Do This One Thing Every Day to Defeat Out-of-Control Spending

If you're worried about how much you're spending, keep your wallet in check with this simple daily task that has profound long-term effects.

15 Ways to Stay on Budget — Even With Your Spendy Friends

You don't have to give up spending time with your friends if you have decided to stop spending money. Here's what to do instead.